Communities in Bloom (CIB) 2016 Community Profile Books

These documents are provided to the Communities in Bloom judges by the communities as part of the evaluation process. They contain information on programs, activities and events pertaining to parks and green spaces, environmental actions and community engagement. The community profile books are a valuable collection of best practices and community achievements.

Amherstburg ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a judges' itinerary and detailed map, history and quick facts, and describes ongoing and new initiatives in the CiB program, such...

Ashcroft BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes progress in the CiB program since first joining 10 years ago, and includes "What We Have" and "What We Need" charts. It describes...

Barrie ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

Summarizes the City's actions in the last 12 months to involve the public in the Communities in Bloom program and looks at new and ongoing...

Bay Roberts NL - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB categories, noting new and ongoing efforts such as a community vegetable garden that includes a rain...

Beaumont AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes the structure of the CiB Committee, a sub-committee of the Beaumont Promotions Committee, whose mandate is to provide eight flag...

Bois-des-Filion QC - Manuel descriptif de la collectivité 2016

Dans le désir d’amorcer un virage environnemental et de favoriser le développement durable, la Ville de Bois-des-Filion s’est dotée d’un...

Boissevain MB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides details of outdoor heritage murals, which have been restored over the years. Visitors can also follow a self-guided historical...

Calgary AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria, including examples of various parks and environmental plans, tidiness...

Castlegar BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes new initiatives such as its BAM (Business Ambush) program to create awareness of curb appeal to business owners, a partnership of...

Charlottetown PE - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes new initiatives in the CiB program, such as the Caring Meter initiative, where six bright green strategically installed parking...

Coquitlam BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Highlights new efforts in the CiB program, such as its enhanced recycling and green waste sorting stations, lawn alternatives in...

Drayton Valley AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Outlines the Drayton Valley Communities in Bloom Municipal Action Plan and describes initiatives such as its Lawn Chair Theatre, using...

Edmonton AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes various CiB efforts, such as its Capital City Clean Up comprehensive strategy, comprising various litter and graffitti management...

Estes Park, Colorado, US - 2016 Community Profile Book

Presents various CiB initiatives such as floral displays suitable to the Town's environment, an ongoing memorial tree program, ...

Fairhope, Alabama, US - 2016 Community Profile Book

Presents various CiB initiatives such as a six-week spring and fall farmers' market, control of mosquitos and other insects using cedar oil...

Goderich ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes additions to its Feature Garden program which recognizes different gardens every other week through the ‘Pay It Forward’ program...

Hanna AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a history of its ratings in past CiB participation, and a assessment system for action to be taken on judges' evaluations. Other...

Humboldt SK - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a history, map, and judges' itinerary, its guiding Culture-Led Strategic Plan and the CiB goals and actions taken. Describes...

International Peace Garden MB - 2016 Community Profile Book

This Profile Book created for Communities in Bloom 2016 looks at the not-for-profit International Peace Garden, which covers more than 2,...

Ituna SK - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a history, map, and judges' itinerary, and describes various CiB initiatives, such as three new Welcome signs and other improved...

Jasper AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Photographs, text and links are provided for each of the six CiB Evaluation Criteria. Describes initiatives such as its Tidy Up...

Killarney-Turtle Mountain MB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides an itinerary for the judges as well as a summary of 2016 initiatives, such as a 3-year plan for curb side compost, ...

Kinistino SK - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes action on previous years' CiB evaluations, and describes intitiatives such as its “Turn off your engine” program, more self-watering...

Lambton Shores ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes goals and achievements in the CiB categories, such as Garden of the Week and Best Bloomin' Business, Trash Bash Week,...

Letterkenny Ireland - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes various CiB initiatives such its intergenerational litter pick-ups, Secondary Schools Trash 'n Fashion project, which...

Loughborough UK - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes achievements since joining in 2009. Includes several case studies, such as the redevelopment and redesign of the stream area...

Maple Creek BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Highlights new efforts in the CiB program, such as a CiB Photo Contest for the next year's calendar and additional work on the Community...

Millet AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB categories under General and Annual, and New for 2016. Examples include encouragement of sidewalk...

Morro Bay, California, US - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes various projects resulting from the 2015 Community Profile, such as a rainwater-harvesting system at the city's busiest plaza,...

Niagara-on-the-Lake ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

This profile book includes indexes and cross-referencing to the CiB categories and action taken on the 2015 Judges' recommendations, such...

Norwich UK - 2016 Community Profile Book

Includes an indexed list of actions in each category, and notes its 30th year in the program. New and ongoing efforts include increasing...

Omagh, Northern Ireland - 2016 Community Profile Book

New and ongoing initiatives include its “Educate, Engage, Enforce” approach to delivering its environmental objectives, a Neighbourhood...

Pincher Creek AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB categories such as in the 7th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up, a Winter Pitch-in program along...

Pré-Saint-Didier, Italy - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes various initiatives such its energy saving communal heating plant, its strong tourism features, which has encouraged short and...

Rosemère QC - Manuel descriptif de la collectivité 2016 / 2016 Community Profile Book

Présentation des initiatives communautaires et du développement durable du Collectivités en Fleur. Des exemples : L'utilisation de éléments...

South Huron ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

Focuses on what is new and different within the last year, such as an “Upcycled Gardening” component to its wheel barrow garden...

St. John's NL - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes new and ongoing initiatives in the CiB categories, noting for example the importance of the harbour and the City "stepping up...

Stettler AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a summary chart of all efforts in the CiB categories, and details its initiatives, BYO Bag Promo, Spring/Fall seed exchange...

Stonewall MB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes the CiB Committee's Action Plan based on prior years' evaluations, such as rain barrels at a reduced cost, choice of the zinnia...

Strathcona County AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB categories such as its Pitch-In cleanup campaign, Doggie Bag dispensers, Goose Management...

Sun Rivers Resort Community BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB program, also noting action taken on the previous year's recommendations. Other efforts include placement...

Sussex NB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes new CiB initiatives such as a volunteer Skills Link group, work with a Syrian immigrant family who expressed a desire to have a...

Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides details about the municipality's history, industry, environment and more. Examples of efforts and initiatives include the many...

Tignish PE - 2016 Community Profile Book

Summarizes the community's participation in the CiB program and notes initiatives such as promotion of a memorial tree program, annual...

Trail BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes the City's efforts in the CiB program, such as its Adopt-a-Stair program to keep stairs free of graffitti, indestructible garbage...

Ukranian Cultural Heritage Village AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Includes a judges' itinerary and scoring sheets for the criteria, and notes ongoing and new efforts such as an annual volunteer recognition...

Vermilion AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a description of the town and describes initiatives such as Local 4-H clubs yearly ditch cleanup, Bat and Bee awareness...

Windsor NS - 2016 Community Profile Book

This profile book notes various new efforts, such as a Dutch-Canada Friendship Garden, free “pollinator garden” seeds through the...

Witless Bay NL - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes efforts in the CiB categories, noting an expansive Heritage Inventory and a booklet featuring its key heritage buildings, a...

Yarmouth NS - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes new and ongoing CiB initatives, such as completion of the trail system into the town, Integrated Pest Management, approval of a...
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