Media Room

For media inquiries about Great Places in Canada and to arrange interviews, please contact:

Élizabeth Millaire
Coordinator, Communications

News Releases

In The News

The Saint John City Market has been named a finalist in the Great Places in Canada contest (Municipal Information Network)

Two jewels in our crown (

City of Langley Earns Award from Urban Institute for Innovative Brownfield Redevelopment Strategy (CivicInfo BC)

Art, food, music and fun in Fredericton (

Winners of the 2013 CUI Brownie Awards announced (Canadian Architect)

Call for submissions to the 2014 National Urban Design Awards (Canadian Architect)

The Square in final four of Great Places contest (Goderich Signal Star)

City Market Can Still Be A Great Place (Country 94 CHSJ)

Riverside Park a finalist in Great Places in Canada contest (Cambridge Times)

St. Jacobs, Riverside Park in Cambridge and Goderich square are finalists in Great Places in Canada contest (Cambridge Times)

St. Jacobs, Riverside Park make Great Places shortlists (Cambridge Times)

Goderich Square Great Street Finalist (Blackburn News)

Bernard Ave. makes finals (Kelowna Daily Courier )

Edmonton's 104th Street chosen as one of the top 14 Great Places in Canada (Edmonton Journal)

Goderich's octagonal downtown in running for greatest street in Canada (Huron News Now)

Kal Lake Didn't Win - But We Still Love It (107.5 Kiss FM)

London's Old South in running as one of the country's favourite neighbourhoods (London Free Press)

Wortley Village in national contest(London Community News)

Laugh statues in the running for Great Places spot (The Province, Vancouver)

a-maze-ing laughter gets serious nod in Great Places contest (Vancouver Sun)

Show Your Love for the Market by Voting(CHSJ Country 94.1, Saint John, NB)

Parkwood Mansion up for Canada's greatest place award(Oshawa Express)

It's great to extol our great places (The Record, Cambridge, ON)

Saskatoon's River Landing competing for title of Canada's Great Public Space(Metro Saskatoon)

Riverside Park nominated for Great Places in Canada contest(MSN/Cambridge Times)

Kitchener Civic Square in the Running for Great Places(Kitchener-Waterloo Record)

Three nominations in Waterloo Region for the Great Places in Canada contest (

Three local sites nominated for Great Places Awards (MSN/Kitchener-Waterloo Record)

What's Your Favourite Place? Is It One of Canada's Greats?(Canada Newswire)


Vote for your favourite place until September 23, 2013!

Finalists will be announced on October 21, 2013.

Winners will be announced on World Town Planning Day, November 8, 2013!