Ole Hammarlund

MLA District 13 Charlottetown – Brighton

MLA Ole Hammarlund
Contact Ole

Ole Hammarlund
Mailing address: PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Office address: 2nd Floor, Coles Building, 175 Richmond Street

Tel: 902-620-3977
Email: ohammarlundMLA@assembly.pe.ca

About Ole

Ole Hammarlund was born near Copenhagen, Denmark. He studied architecture at the Royal Academy there and moved to Boston to finish his architectural degree at MIT.

He came to PEI in 1974 to design and construct the Ark, a bioshelter that was opened in 1976 by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Since then he has designed many new and renovated buildings, often demonstrating the latest in sustainable design and technology.

In 1977 Ole met Karen Lips, a landscape architect, and they have been together ever since, both personally and professionally.  They have a grown son, Leif.

Past architectural projects include the following, many with wife Karen on the team: The Coles Building, The Main Building at UPEI, the Charlottetown Rural, Prince County Hospital, the Atlantic Tech Center, Brudenell Expansion Phase 1, Princely, Kings Square and Hensley Green Co-ops, Charlottetown Farmers Market, Duffy Building UPEI, The Irving Chemistry Center UPEI, The PEI Advanced House, The Conserver Houses, the Jean Canfield Building (LEED Coordinator), the Y Lofts and numerous seniors housing and nursing home projects. In 2013, Ole became a fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Ole and Karen are frequent hosts to cultural and political events at their Y Loft at the old YMCA, one of their more recent projects.

Ole was elected as MLA for District 13, Charlottetown-Brighton on April 23, 2019, and currently serves as opposition critic for Transportation and Infrastructure.

Critic for
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability
Our Work
Motion 8: Motion to establish PEI as a cycling destination
Motion 8: Motion to establish PEI as a cycling destination

On April 19, 2022, Peter Bevan-Baker, MLA for New Haven-Rocky Point and Leader of the Official Opposition started debate on Motion 8: Motion to establish Prince Edward Island as a cycling destination. The motion was introduced in honour of Josh Underhay and his son,...

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Statement calling for improvements to ventilation in Island schools
Statement calling for improvements to ventilation in Island schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2022 Statement by Ole Hammarlund, Official Opposition Critic for Transportation and Infrastructure, calling for improvements to ventilation in Island schools The King government has failed to update and maintain the ventilation...

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In the Legislature
Holiday Greetings 2022
Posted on December 24, 2022
Share Cars
Posted on November 25, 2022
Net Zero - Ready or Not?
Posted on November 18, 2022
Carless Neighbourhoods
Posted on November 9, 2022
We need a public inquiry into LTC
Posted on July 12, 2022
Congrats Class of '22
Posted on June 21, 2022
Grow Home
Posted on May 6, 2022
Buying new or keeping old
Posted on April 29, 2022
Missing link in public transit
Posted on April 20, 2022
Building housing co-ops
Posted on April 5, 2022
Car Share for Low-Income Islanders
Posted on March 24, 2022
Equal benefits for all
Posted on March 9, 2022

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Office of the Third Party
2nd Floor, Coles Building
175 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island, Canada