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Tragedy In Toronto: Ten Dead After Van Attack

Tragedy In Toronto: Ten Dead After Van Attack

[Written by Don Burgess] The co-owner of Edgehill Manor was driving along Yonge Street in Toronto just minutes before a man killed ten people, and injured 14 others with his van as it smashed its way down a busy sidewalk. Chris Morris told Bernews he left his mother-in-laws place to take a trip on the 401 Freeway. “At 1:30 the guy went careening... Read more of this article

Bermuda Business Forums To Be Held In Canada

Bermuda Business Forums To Be Held In Canada

A 14-strong delegation of industry representatives will head to Canada next month to promote the corporate benefits of setting up a captive insurance company in Bermuda. Led by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], the roadshow includes half-day executive forums in British Columbia and Ontario—in Vancouver on May 15 and Toronto on May 17—as... Read more of this article

Canada’s Security Review Delays Aecon Deal

Canada’s Security Review Delays Aecon Deal

Aecon — the company involved in Bermuda’s airport project — confirmed that the ‘outside date’ for their proposed acquisition by a Chinese company has been extended from February 23 to March 30, as the Canadian Government has “ordered a continuation of the national security review.” Canada’s CBC news... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: HMCS Toronto Visits Bermuda

Video & Photos: HMCS Toronto Visits Bermuda

The military vessel HMCS Toronto is visiting Bermuda, with the Royal Canadian Navy ship arriving on Friday. The Royal Canadian Navy website says, “Third of her class, Toronto was commissioned in her namesake city on 29 July 1993. A year later, she was on duty in the Adriatic, helping enforce United Nations sanctions against the former Yugoslavia.... Read more of this article

Three Bermuda Athletes Meet Carifta Standard

Three Bermuda Athletes Meet Carifta Standard

Three Bermuda track and field athletes met the Carifta Standard during the Bermuda vs. Canada Track meet at the National Sports Center. The first was Ashley Irby who clocked a 1500m winning time of 4:56.01; Sakari Famous will make yet another trip to the Carifta Championships when she met the Women’s High Jump mark on her way to a winning leap of... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Select CWW Canada Agency

Tourism Authority Select CWW Canada Agency

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced they have selected Connect WorldWide Canada [CWW Canada] as their “new integrated Public Relations, Tourism Trade Marketing and Business Groups representation agency in Canada.” CWW Canada will launch an integrated marketing campaign called #OutHere365 to highlight Bermuda’s year-round attractions... Read more of this article

67 Athletes And Coaches To Train In Bermuda

67 Athletes And Coaches To Train In Bermuda

The forecast high temperature at Western Ontario University in January is 32 degrees Fahrenheit, so it’s no surprise the Canadian school’s track and field team is excited to pack bags for Bermuda where it’s expected to be twice as warm. “We are looking forward to some outdoor training over the break – hopefully in the warmth,” said the team’s... Read more of this article

Jean-Jacques Lemay Dies Following Collision

Jean-Jacques Lemay Dies Following Collision

The police have paid tribute to former Commissioner of Police Jean-Jacques Lemay who died following a road traffic collision in Canada. Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] regrets to announce the death of former Commissioner of Police, Mr. Jean-Jacques Lemay QPM, CCM, BA, who died on the evening of Saturday... Read more of this article

Je-Shae Pace On Intern Experience In Toronto

Je-Shae Pace On Intern Experience In Toronto

[Written by Je-Shae Pace] Unlike the other interns, I did not apply to this program initially. While I saw the advertisements and call for applicants, I was a new mother to an 8 month old. For this reason I had convinced myself that it couldn’t work, that it just was not meant for me at this time. I gained my Bachelor’s in Architecture from the... Read more of this article

Report: Canada To ‘Review’ Deal To Buy Aecon

Report: Canada To ‘Review’ Deal To Buy Aecon

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the deal for a Chinese company to buy Aecon ”will be reviewed very carefully under the Canada Investment Act,” according to a report by Canada’s CTV News. The story said “The Trudeau Liberals are facing warnings to proceed cautiously and in as transparent a manner as possible as... Read more of this article

Students Visiting Canadian Universities On Trip

Students Visiting Canadian Universities On Trip

A group of Saltus Grammar School students are in Canada sounding out potential universities. The trip is made annually by Senior Year students and is designed to help them explore different options for further education. Students at the LF Wade International Airport before leaving BermudaThey left on Saturday and will this week visit 16 universities... Read more of this article

Canadian Consul General To NY Visits Bermuda

Canadian Consul General To NY Visits Bermuda

Government officials last week hosted the Canadian Consul General to New York, Phyllis Yaffe, who completed a round of courtesy talks and acquainted herself with Bermuda. The Consul General’s area of responsibility includes the U.S. states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware as well as Bermuda. Premier and Minister of Finance... Read more of this article

Jordan Lawrence Describes Intern Experience

Jordan Lawrence Describes Intern Experience

[Written by Jordan Lawrence] You miss 100% of the chances you don’t take. When I first heard about the opening to travel to Toronto for an internship programme put on by Aecon and Bermuda Skyport as part of the redevelopment of the LF Wade International Airport, I immediately took advantage of the opportunity, not completely sure of where the road... Read more of this article