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Prince Edward Island: Biography Crane, Olive
District #7 Morell - Mermaid

Olive Crane was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island on March 20, 2006 in the by-election for District #2, Morell - Fortune Bay, and re-elected to the Legislature on May 28, 2007 representing District # 7, Morell - Mermaid.

Prior to her current role, Olive was a career civil servant working for provincial government since 1979. She has worked in a variety of departments from Health & Social Services, Office of the Attorney General to Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture. As well, Olive has consulted on numerous Special Projects for other departments within the provincial government.

In the past Olive has been a board member on the National Council of Welfare as well as the Canadian Association of Education. Olive has been a community volunteer in a variety of capacities with the Morell and Area Soccer Club.

Olive grew up in rural Morell, Prince Edward Island. She was educated at local schools and she received her Degree in Social Work from the Maritime Social Work School, Dalhousie University, in 1991.

Olive is married to Paul Affleck and they live in Douglas Station with their three children, Lindy, Drew and Lydia Affleck. The family operates a wild blueberry farm.

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