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Planning Dept To Host Quarterly Planning Clinics

Planning Dept To Host Quarterly Planning Clinics

The Department of Planning will be hosting quarterly Planning Clinics, which will be free of charge to the general public, and are designed to provide members of the public with an opportunity to obtain planning related advice and guidance. Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said, “Today, I am pleased to have the opportunity to announce the... Read more of this article

RFP For Supply Of Low Emission Public Buses

RFP For Supply Of Low Emission Public Buses

The Ministry of Tourism and Transport and the Department of Public Transportation [DPT] has issued a Request for Proposals [RFP] to qualified suppliers of Low Emissions Public Transit Buses. A Government spokesperson said, “DPT is seeking proposals for appropriately sized, accessible, and low emissions buses for Bermuda. The RFP specifies two... Read more of this article

Advisory: Cup Match Parks & Beaches Guidelines

Advisory: Cup Match Parks & Beaches Guidelines

The Government issued reminders regarding the use of the public parks and beaches over the Cup Match holiday weekend. A Government spokesperson said, “With the Cup Match holiday upon us, the Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. David A. Burch is issuing the following reminders to the community regarding the guidelines for usage of the public parks... Read more of this article

Training Course In Retail Management

Training Course In Retail Management

The Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Bermuda College/PACE are seeking interested individuals to participate in the upcoming training certification course in retail management. “The retail management training programme will run from late August to September and will include on-line and classroom study, inclusive of practical... Read more of this article

Public Service Bursary Award Recipients

Public Service Bursary Award Recipients

Recently, the Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert presented this year’s Public Service Bursary Award Scheme awards to four deserving individuals. Minister Furbert, Human Resources Director Carlita O’Brien, Human Resources Training Manager, Ashjuana Thomas, and Bursary recipients Tariq Basden, Channa McGowan and the parents of Precious... Read more of this article

Planning Dept To Launch New Energov System

Planning Dept To Launch New Energov System

In December, 2018, the Department of Planning had a soft launch of Energov and they are now introducing the next phase of implementation which they said “will allow for improvements to the efficiency and transparency of the Department’s business processes.” A Government spokesperson said, “On 3 December, 2018, the Department of Planning... Read more of this article

Victoria Pereira Appointed As Planning Director

Victoria Pereira Appointed As Planning Director

The Ministry of Home Affairs announced the appointment of Victoria Pereira as the new Director of the Department of Planning. “In her new role, Ms. Pereira will lead the Department in facilitating investment and development in Bermuda while ensuring social and critical environmental needs are met. She will also play an important role in streamlining... Read more of this article

Stubbs To Detail Economic Stimulus Programme

Stubbs To Detail Economic Stimulus Programme

A public presentation entitled Building an Economic Roadmap to Bermuda’s Future is being offered by Robert Stubbs on Wednesday [July 24] at 6.00pm in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Tradewinds Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Stubbs will detail an economic stimulus programme for Bermuda and outline a long-term, multi-decade... Read more of this article

16-Year-Old To Attend Yale Summer Programme

16-Year-Old To Attend Yale Summer Programme

On Friday, Premier David Burt presented a $2,500 cheque to 16-year-old student Kairo Morton to attend an invitation only 4 week summer internship at Yale University with the ROSE group. Kairo will be working on an Artificial Intelligence PhD project administered by Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Ruzica Piskac and will run from 22 July to 16... Read more of this article

Human Rights Commission Welcomes Ruling

Human Rights Commission Welcomes Ruling

The Human Rights Commission said they welcome the ruling by the Court of Appeal that “children involved in legal proceedings have been denied a right of access to the Courts through the Government of Bermuda’s failure to provide funding for their legal representation” An HRC spokesperson said, “On the 21st of June 2019, the Court... Read more of this article

National Training Board Annual Report Delivered

National Training Board Annual Report Delivered

The National Training Board Annual Report 2017-2019 was presented to the House of Assembly on Friday [July 12] by Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo. The Minister said, “The report for 2017-2018 is over a year late and I apologise to this Honourable House for the delay. “The Report before you has consolidated... Read more of this article

TCD Rockaway Testing Facility Closed Until 2pm

TCD Rockaway Testing Facility Closed Until 2pm

The Rockaway Examination and Testing Facility will be closed from 9:30 am until 2:00 pm today [July 3]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department is advising that the Rockaway Examination and Testing Facility will be closed from 9:30 am until 2:00 pm today. “The Department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause its... Read more of this article

Sun Canopies Erected At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Sun Canopies Erected At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva recently visited the Horseshoe Bay Beach parking lot area to view the recently installed taxi and shuttle bus passenger sun canopies and see firsthand how the canopies have improved the transportation experience for beach goers. Minister DeSilva said, “We are all familiar with heat and humidity of our... Read more of this article