Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, September 28, 2020 – The 2020 recipients of the Order of Prince Edward Island will be honoured at a special investiture ceremony at Government House on Wednesday, September 30, at 10:30 a.m.
Chancellor of the Order, the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor, will confer the honour on the following individuals:
These three individuals were selected from a total of 32 Islanders nominated to receive the award this year.
The honour was first conferred in 1996. The honour is awarded as a means of recognizing those Islanders who have shown individual excellence or outstanding leadership in their community and in their chosen occupation or profession. It is the highest honour that can be accorded to a citizen of the Province. It is awarded annually following a public nomination process with recipients being selected by an independent nine-person Advisory Council each year.
A maximum of 4 media personnel (first come first serve) are invited to attend ceremony and are requested to please have all equipment in place by 10:00 a.m. to ensure that the dignity of the ceremony is not interrupted. As well, all social distancing procedures will be in place and those media attending the ceremony are required to wear a mask.
Live streaming of the ceremony is available at assembly.pe.ca/opei.
For more information contact:
Office of the Lieutenant Governor