Island Lake with blades of green grass in the front on a nice sunny day

Communities in Bloom Profile Book 2018

Jul 12, 2018 | General

The Town of Orangeville is one of three Canadian municipalities competing at the national level in the 2018 Communities in Bloom challenge, in the population category of 10,001 to 30,000. Two national judges will visit Orangeville July 12-14, to tour the Town and meet representatives. 

In 2017, the Town of Orangeville competed at the national level, achieving a five-bloom bronze rating and a special mention for collaborative partnerships. The Town was also a finalist for two Outstanding Achievement Awards -- winning the national Community of Gardeners Award and being one of three finalists for the Canada 150 Award. In 2016, the Town of Orangeville was one of 10 Ontario municipalities to achieve a full five-bloom rating at the provincial level, allowing them to compete at the national level, in their population category. Provincially, the Town also received a special mention for the “Tranquil Gardens” and the dedicated volunteers at the Headwaters Health Care Centre. Plus, the Town picked up the criteria award for Heritage Conservation which takes in both built and natural heritage.