The 2012 contest called Great Places in Canada is underway until February 29, 2012.
This annual contest "is sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), the national body which represents professional planners."
You can vote for your favourite place in each of 3 categories:
Public Spaces, Neighbourhoods, and Streets
The following links have great pictures & info re each place that was nominated in Newfoundland.
The MUN Botanical Garden in St. John's, Newfoundland in the Public Spaces category.
St. John's Ecclesiastical District of St. John's in the Neighbourhood category.
High Street in Grand Falls Windsor in the Street category.
You can view pictures of the 1st, 2nd & 3rd winners of the 2011 contest at this website.