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.
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.
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.
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.
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.