The Hon. Lois Mitchell spearheaded Canada’s first Commonwealth Walkway in Banff and a second one in Edmonton. The walkways encourage Albertans and visitors to stay fit while exploring Canada’s history, the great outdoors and our country’s Commonwealth connections.
The Hon. Lois Mitchell encouraged Albertans to explore history and hosted various education programs in conjunction with the History and Heroes Foundation to inspire young Albertans to learn about the past.
Inspired by his own experiences with PTSD, the Hon. Donald Ethell created the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction to shine a light on positive work taking place in mental health and recovery and to let those who suffer know that they are not alone.
The Hon. Norman Kwong created the Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership for Active Communities Award to recognize the achievements of individuals and groups who are leading community change in the areas of active living, recreation and sport.
The Hon. Lois Hole created the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards to recognize distinguished and emerging Alberta artists for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the arts.