“If we hope to pre­serve our way of life, the first thing we must do is re­dis­cover our re­spect for the land, the wa­ter, and the en­tire nat­u­ral world. And if we do man­age to re­gain that re­spect, then we must make sure that hu­man be­ings never lose it again.”

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the Univer­sity of Al­berta. In ad­di­tion to this she served on many boards in­clud­ing the Cana­dian Her­itage Gar­den Foun­da­tion. In 1999, she was ap­pointed Al­berta’s 15th lieu­tenant gov­er­nor by Prime Min­is­ter Jean Chre­tien. It was an hon­our and role she ex­celled in.

Over the course of her life Lois was awarded with many hon­ours and ac­co­lades in­clud­ing Ed­mon­ton’s 1995 Busi­ness and Pro­fes­sional Woman of the Year. She was ap­pointed a mem­ber of the Or­der of Canada and as well has had a hos­pi­tal wing and pro­vin­cial park named after her. Lois died in 2005.

To­day the busi­ness has grown into so much more than the hum­ble roots from whence it came. The Hole En­joy Cen­tre is lo­cated across from the Lois Hole Centennial Pro­vin­cial Park named in her hon­our. The En­joy Cen­tre of­fers event spa­ces for wed­dings, a café and mar­ket, and health and well­ness ser­vices such as massage, yoga and sa­lon ser­vices in ad­di­tion to its full gar­den and flo­ral ser­vices.

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