Canada 150 Road Trip – Stop 3: Rural Ontario (Alliston)

Rural Ontario is the third stop on our Canada 150 Road Trip! We’re featuring a different Canadian region each month of the campaign, giving our customers the chance to win a $250 Flight Centre gift card in each destination. Learn more about the contest and see our road trip schedule.


TPH Branch 82 in Alliston is the second featured location for our Rural Ontario trip stop! Read more about their fantastic staff, recommendations for exploring the area, and what they love about Canada.

Alliston is a settlement in Simcoe County known for its authentic country tastes, treasures and unspoiled nature! The town is well known for its farming community – especially as a fertile land for growing one of the world’s most popular foods – the potato! 2017 will mark the 44th year celebrating the Alliston Potato Festival, which takes place in mid-August.

The team at Branch 82 in Alliston, Ontario

Branch Number: 82

How long has your branch been serving the Alliston community?

2.5 years

What makes the team special at your branch?

We are a dynamic, diverse group of people that works well together. We have each other’s backs and go above and beyond a traditional workplace structure.

What do you love most about Alliston?  Alliston is a small town, filled with friendly people. There’s a variety of shopping destinations and lots of great food!

If I had one day in Alliston, what should I see and do? 

You should visit the farms, as well as Earl Rowe Provincial Park – a hidden gem that’s great for community events. After exploring the beautiful Gibson Hills Trails, you should spend the afternoon wandering main street and having a meal at a local restaurant.

How does Canada inspire you?

Canada is the best country to live in in the world! We love being part of a diverse country filled with so many cultures. Canadians are friendly, polite and hard working – and best of all, have the freedom to be themselves.

How does working for a Canadian company inspire you?

We love working for a Canadian company, especially one that has locations across the country. It feels great to support a company that gives back and supports the community.

 

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