Borden-Carleton selected for the 2018 Murray Pinchuk Community Builder Award
The Town of Borden Carleton has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Murray Pinchuk Community Builder Award for its work on the plan ‘Destination Borden-Carleton’.
The award was presented Friday, in Charlottetown to celebrate World Town Planning Day. Planners in 30 countries mark the day by presenting to community or student groups, or sponsoring activities that highlight the importance of planning in their community.
The Murray Pinchuk Community Builder Award is a local award presented by the Prince Edward Island Association of Planners to recognize an individual, group or organization that has through their outstanding volunteerism or exemplary action demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to making their community a better place today and for the future. The Borden-Carleton submission was recognized for positively creating a tourism, spatial master plan for the town. This plan was presented to the public in December of 2017 and completed in January of 2018. Funding for its development was sourced through the MacCain Fund.
The purpose of this plan “Destination Borden-Carleton” is to increase the town’s destination potential.
The plan is the guiding document to set a clear path for the future of tourism, community development, design and economic vitality for the municipality.
The plan places emphasis tangible steps and a number of recommendations to help Borden-Carleton become a welcoming gateway, community and premier destination.