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Home Hardware supports Communities in Bloom

November 4, 2016  By Dave Harrison

Mark Cullen, Home Hardware's gardening expert, was on hand to present the awards.

Nov. 4, 2016, Regina – Municipalities dedicated to the beautification of their communities were recognized during the 22nd edition of the Communities in Bloom national and international awards ceremonies.

As a proud national CIB supporter, Home Hardware Stores Limited sponsored three of the award categories:

• Trail, B.C., received the Home Hardware Community Involvement Award which recognizes municipalities that establish cultural and natural heritage programs, participate in policy development on environmental issues and promote community, neighbourhood and individual programs and projects.


• Castlegar, B.C., won the Home Hardware Beauti-Tone Heritage Conservation Award for its work to preserve natural heritage within the community.

• Lambton Shores, Ont., was presented with the Natura Tidiness Award for its concentrated efforts to keep its parks, green spaces, streets and sidewalks litter-free.

Click here to view the other category winners.


Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with a focus on the enhancement of green spaces.

The 2017 Symposium and Awards will be held in Ottawa-Gatineau, National Capital Region from Sept. 13-16.

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