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Video: Minister David Burch Press Conference

Video: Minister David Burch Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press conference this afternoon [March 2] regarding the 2021-2022 Budget. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 21-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.37pm: Minister Burch’s remarks Good... Read more of this article

Senate: Order Of Business For March 3rd

Senate: Order Of Business For March 3rd

The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Wednesday [March 3] and statements listed on the Order Paper include the National Sports Centre Audits 2012 to 2015 and Supporting Bermuda’s Musicians; and the Cannabis Licensing Act 2021 is due for its second reading. The Order of Business follows below [PDF here]: Related StoriesVideo:... Read more of this article

Premier, Finance Minister Meet With Unions

Premier, Finance Minister Meet With Unions

Premier David Burt and Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson hosted a luncheon for representatives of Bermuda’s Unions yesterday [Feb 28] to discuss the 2021 Budget. A Government spokesperson said,  “In attendance was Armell Thomas, President of the Bermuda Public Services Union, Nishanthi Bailey, President of Bermuda Union of Teachers, Marcus... Read more of this article

Video: Premier & Minister Press Conference

Video: Premier & Minister Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt and Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson are holding a press conference this afternoon [March 1] regarding the 2021-2022 Budget. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 44-minute replay is belowUpdate March 2, 9.10am: Minister... Read more of this article

Updates/Summary: Covid Tests, Vaccine, Rules

Updates/Summary: Covid Tests, Vaccine, Rules

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 700 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and frequent developments we are providing live updates to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We will still post articles as normal but will provide updates here as well. For all our coverage... Read more of this article

Finance Minister: Estimated Savings Of $20M

Finance Minister: Estimated Savings Of $20M

“In fiscal year 2021/22 I have determined to defund any vacant post unless the funding for it has been allocated in support of delivering a service or active recruitment for the post is underway” which “results in estimated savings to the public purse of approximately $20.0 million.” This was stated in the 2021/22 Bermuda Budget,... Read more of this article

GDP Decline Of 5.9% For 2020 Third Quarter

GDP Decline Of 5.9% For 2020 Third Quarter

According to the Quarterly Gross Domestic Product [GDP] report from the Department of Statistics, during the third quarter 2020, GDP at “constant prices was estimated at $1,437.0 million, decreasing 5.9% year-over-year.” Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said, “After adjusting for inflation, the GDP in constant prices for the... Read more of this article

Governor & Deputy Governor Receive 2nd Dose

Governor & Deputy Governor Receive 2nd Dose

Governor Rena Lalgie and Deputy Governor Alison Crocket received their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine this morning [Feb 27] at the Bermuda College. Government House posted the photos below online, saying, “This morning the Governor and Deputy Governor received their second Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination with the Department of Health at the Bermuda... Read more of this article

$10M Guarantee For  Bermudiana Beach Resort

$10M Guarantee For Bermudiana Beach Resort

There will be a $10 million guarantee to “support funding necessary for the completion of the next phase of works,” Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson said in reference to the former Grand Atlantic property.This was stated in the 2021 budget speech, with Minister Dickinson saying, “Another example of target stimulus is the planned... Read more of this article

Deloitte Release 2021/22 ‘Budget Snapshot’

Deloitte Release 2021/22 ‘Budget Snapshot’

Following the delivery of the 2021 Budget by Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson this morning [Feb 26] in the House of Assembly, Deloitte released a ‘Budget Snapshot’, which highlights some of the key points from the Budget Speech, and follows in full below. You can click here to view our live blog, and click here to view all our coverage of the... Read more of this article

Charts Only: 2021-2022 Bermuda Budget

Charts Only: 2021-2022 Bermuda Budget

For those seeking a quick visual view of the 2021 Budget delivered in the House of Assembly by Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson this morning [Feb 26], the charts extracted from the Budget are below. For comparison’s sake, charts from the 2020 Budget are here, 2019 Budget are here, 2018 Budget are here, 2017 Budget are here, the 2016 Budget... Read more of this article

Full Document: 2021/2022 Budget Speech

Full Document: 2021/2022 Budget Speech

This morning [Feb 26], Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson delivered the 2021 Budget in the House of Assembly, which details Government’s financial plans for the upcoming fiscal year. The full Budget Speech is below [PDF here]: Related StoriesOpposition Leader On Pre-Budget Report Live Updates & Video: Minister Delivers... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Video: Minister Delivers Budget

Live Updates & Video: Minister Delivers Budget

[Updating] Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson is set to deliver the 2021 Budget in the House of Assembly this morning [Feb 26], which will set out the Government’s financial plans for the upcoming fiscal year.We will be covering the Budget all day, providing live updates as the Minister delivers the speech, as well as posting a copy of the full... Read more of this article