Samuel Holland 250 Commemorations highlight Island identity
Samuel Holland 250 Commemorations Committee Honourary Chair, His Honour H. Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor, and Chair, David Keenlyside, Executive Director, PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation.
In 2015, to mark the 250th anniversary of the completion of Samuel Hollandís map of Prince Edward Island a series of promotional and educational activities will pay tribute to Captain Holland.
Seniors to benefit from expanded library delivery service
Tourism and Culture Minister Rob Henderson and Andrews of Stratford resident Lillian MacVicar look over material made available to community care facility residents through the Public Library Service.
A recent expansion of the Provincial Public Library Serviceís (PLS) Community Care Facility Delivery Service means more Island seniors and other facility residents now have better access to library materials.
Brookvale set to open two runs
Brookvale Provincial Ski Park will open two downhill ski runs on Friday, January 9, 2015.
Island skiers will finally have a chance to hit the slopes thanks to an extended snap of cold weather and hard work by staff at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park.
Paralympic Medalist honoured at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park
(L-R): Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson; Paralympic Medalist Mark Arendz; Minister of Community Services and Seniors Valerie Docherty.
The Canada Games ski trail in Brookvale, PEI, is being re-named in honour of Island Paralympian Mark Arendz. The trail where Arendz trained is now known as Mark's A2Z trail. The biathlete from Hartsville, PEI, captured a gold and a silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.
Community Inclusions Ltd. moving into new premises
(L-R): Raeanne Adams, Chairperson of Community Inclusions Ltd; Hon. Robert Henderson, minister responsible for the PEI Liquor Control Commission; Kevin Porter, Executive Director of Community Inclusions Ltd.
Community Inclusions Ltd. is the new owner of the former PEI Liquor Control Commission retail outlet in O'Leary. The non-profit organization was the successful bidder in a recent Request for Proposal process.