Ski Day on the Hill 2018

February 14 was Ski Day on the Hill.  The west lawn of Parliament was turned into a public cross-country ski track.   The event served as an opportunity to promote cross country skiing as an excellent form of physical activity and to promote the feasibility of transforming school yards across the country into ski tracks during the winter months.

 

 

 

 

Canada’s excellence at the Winter Olympics

Senator Raine attended an official presentation by the Library and Archives Canada highlighting Canada’s excellence at the Winter Olympics. Here she is with Guy Berthiaume, Archivist and Librarian of Canada.

Kamloops Museum and Archives

On February 2, Senator Raine attended the opening of an exhibition at the Kamloops Museum and Archives on the downhill ski culture in Kamloops.  The exhibit will run until May 26, 2018.

Canada Post celebrates Canadian Women in Winter Sports

Canada Post celebrates Canadian Women in Winter Sports with six women honoured in a special five-stamp issue, including Senator Greene Raine.  She attended the ceremony at the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary on January 24, 2018.

 

 

Meeting with FCM representatives

Senator Raine met with representatives  of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in Ottawa.

 

Senator Raine with Arjun Singh, Union of British Columbia Municipalities, Wendy Booth, Union of British Columbia Municipalities, and Sam Waddington, City of Chilliwack.

 

 

Senator Raine receives award from the International Maple Syrup Institute-

Senator Raine received an award from the International Maple Syrup Institute-North American Maple Syrup Council at their awards banquet during their annual meeting held in Levis Quebec.  The award was for the work she did as a Senator in moving the new International Maple Syrup Institute proposed grades initiative through the mechanics of government.

 

 

Women for Nature reception

Senator Raine co-hosted the Women for Nature reception on Parliament Hill to celebrate women’s leadership for nature.

Senator Raine with Senator McPhedran and Genevieve Zaloum with Celeste, a great horned owl.

 

David Foster Harbour Pathway

Senator Raine was a special guest at the inauguration of the David Foster Harbour Pathway in Victoria BC the final link in connecting Canada’s Great Trail from coast to coast to coast.  It was great to see the vision of a Trans Canada Trail vision, which began 25 years ago, become a reality.

Senator Raine meets with Debbie Davis and Gabrielle Rochon-Humberstone of Neurological Health Charities Canada on October 17, 2017.