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Secretary to the Order of Prince Edward Island
Office of the Clerk
197 Richmond Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Order of Prince Edward Island
The Order of Prince Edward Island is the highest honour the Province can bestow. It gives public recognition to individual Islanders whose efforts and accomplishments have been exemplary. There are many citizens who make remarkable contributions to the social, economic and cultural life of our province and its people and the Order of Prince Edward Island is a unique opportunity to honour them. The Order of Prince Edward Island is established under the Provincial Emblems and Honours Act (PDF).
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Do you know a deserving Islander who should be considered for the Order of Prince Edward Islander? The advisory council is accepting nominations for recipients of the 2021 Order of Prince Edward Island.
2020 Recipients of the Order of PEI Medal of Merit
The 2020 recipients of the Order of Prince Edward Island were announced by the Chancellor of the Order, Her Honour the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island and Mr. Gerard Greenan, Chair of the Order of Prince Edward Island Advisory Council.
The three Islanders selected to receive the honour are:
- Olive Bryanton of Hampshire;
- Henry Purdy of Parkdale; and,
- B.E. (Bev) Simpson of York.
These three individuals were selected from a total of 32 Islanders nominated to receive the award this year, and will receive the insignia of the order in a ceremony on September 30, 2020, at Government House, Charlottetown.
Last year's medal recipients were Dr. Najmul H. Chishti of Charlottetown, Jeanette Arsenault of Albany, and Leo Broderick of Charlottetown. They received the Insignia of the Order at an investiture ceremony in September 2019 at Government House.