East Coast Trail to Expand its Network with Provincial Government Investment
Friday, September 11, 2009
Innovation, Trade and Rural Development Tourism, Culture and Recreation
With a $205,000 investment from the Provincial Government, hikers of the world-renowned East Coast Trail will be able to further enjoy the unique experience. The provincial investment will enable the East Coast Trail Association (ECTA) to complete the trail’s 17.5 kilometre section between Logy Bay and Flatrock.
The announcement was made today at Doran’s Lane in Outer Cove by the Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development. Minister Skinner was accompanied at the announcement by Randy Murphy, President, East Coast Trail Association and Kevin Parsons, MHA, Cape St. Francis.
Please read the full Official Press Release on the website of the Provincial Government.
Images from left to right: Hon. Shawn Skinner, Minister of Innovation, Trade, and Rural Development; Kevin Parsons, MHA, Cape St. Francis;and, Randy Murphy, President, East Coast Trail Association; Randy presenting Kevin and Shawn with ECTA coffee mugs; view point near Torbay Point; everyone hiking the East Coast Trail near Torbay Point; Kevin and Shawn meet the Trail Building Crew.