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Mark Arnold and Joyce Weinman


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They were teaching in Quebec's Cégep system when they first visited Prince Edward Island in 1972. The following year they purchased land on the Wigmore Road, and in the summer of 1975 they moved there full-time. Having experimented with a variety of agricultural pursuits, including keeping livestock and maintaining a large organic garden, the couple also held a number of part-time jobs in the community, including Mark's stints as a chimney sweep and as the first Executive Director of the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission. They left the province in August 1980 and reside in Toronto, where they are both lawyers.

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June 23, 2008

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