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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

Bermuda Canada Ryder Cup To Support Charity

Bermuda Canada Ryder Cup To Support Charity

Bermuda is set to host the inaugural Bermuda Canada Ryder Cup for Charity Competition, with the four-day, Pro-Am golf tournament taking place from November 12 to November 15 at Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort, Port Royal Golf Course, and Tucker’s Point Club. A spokesperson said, “All net proceeds will be donated to the Coalition for the Protection... Read more of this article

Atlantic Canadian Universities Visiting Bermuda

Atlantic Canadian Universities Visiting Bermuda

Eight Atlantic Canadian universities are visiting Bermuda next week in order to meet with prospective students and share information about their post-secondary institutions. A spokesperson said, “This visit is part of an ongoing relationship, as many Bermudian students have been attracted to institutions throughout Atlantic Canada. “While... Read more of this article

Ricardo Graham-Ward On Intern Experience

Ricardo Graham-Ward On Intern Experience

[Written by Ricardo Graham-Ward] I believe that I have always been a person who is proactive and keen to seize and capitalize on great opportunities when they present themselves. When I became aware that Aecon was looking for a recent civil/structural engineering graduate to work on the Bermuda airport project, I had no hesitation in reaching out and... Read more of this article

Cricket: Bermuda Win Opener vs Canada

Cricket: Bermuda Win Opener vs Canada

The Bermuda Development Team won their opening tour match of Canada defeating the Canadian High Performance team by 1 run. Batting first after winning the toss in a reduced to 32 overs match the Bermuda Development Team scored 201/6, with Janeiro Tucker leading the way with 71 not out from 47 deliveries, Tucker hit 7 sixes and 3 fours. Kamau Leverock... Read more of this article

Intern James Gould On Experience In Toronto

Intern James Gould On Experience In Toronto

[Written by James Gould] This time last year, I was working in Dockyard restoring the Chicane Building as an assistant superintendent at Kaissa Ltd. Now I am now living in one of the world’s major cities, Toronto, working for one of Canada’s largest construction companies: Aecon Group Inc. Aecon is helping to build our new airport and offered an... Read more of this article

Bermuda Youth Sailors Dominating In Canada

Bermuda Youth Sailors Dominating In Canada

Bermuda sailor Sebastian Kempe retained the lead in the championship fleet at the Canadian Optimist Championships. In a fleet of 129 sailors, Kempe managed to navigate the difficult conditions, which included winds over 35 knots, for a low score of 6 Net Points. Andreas Steinitz is second with 11 points, closely followed by Jack Gogan and Noah Adler... Read more of this article

Intern Owen Chisnall On Experience In Toronto

Intern Owen Chisnall On Experience In Toronto

[Written by Owen Chisnall] My name is Owen Chisnall, I am a 22-year-old Bermudian who has been a part of the Aecon internship programme for Bermudians for the last 2 months. Along with five other Bermudians, we have been placed within Aecon and its partner companies here in Toronto, Canada to receive training in our various disciplines. Our training... Read more of this article

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations In Warwick

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations In Warwick

In celebration of Canada Day, the Association of Canadians in Bermuda [ACIB] hosted their Canada Day BBQ Beach Party today [July 1] at Warwick Long Bay, with crowds of people spending the day socializing and having fun on the beach. Sponsored by Freisenrbuch-Meyer Group, Surface Trends and Hamilton Princess Beach Club, the ACIB promoted the event as... Read more of this article

Bermuda Students Recognized At Albert College

Bermuda Students Recognized At Albert College

Thirty-eight students representing ten countries recently graduated from Albert College in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, including three of Bermuda’s own – Sasha Griffin, Sergio Griffin Jr. and Tauriko Gibson, all three from Pembroke. The boarding school also welcomed families of graduates from Barbados and the Cayman Islands, as well as Turkey,... Read more of this article

Beach BBQ: Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

Beach BBQ: Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

This Saturday [July 1], the Association of Canadians in Bermuda [ACIB] will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday at Warwick Long Bay from 12.00pm to 6.00pm. Sponsored by Freisenrbuch-Meyer Group, Surface Trends and Hamilton Princess Beach Club, the ACIB says the event will offer Canadian music, Canadian beer, Canadian gear and “lots of... Read more of this article

Intern Barak Bremar On Experience In Toronto

Intern Barak Bremar On Experience In Toronto

[Written by Barak Bremar] My name is Barak Bremar, I am a 24-year-old Bermudian. I graduated from New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, Rhode Island in September 2016 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, in Electrical Engineering Technology. In addition, I also have an Associates Degree in Electrical Technology with Renewable Energy Systems. Recently,... Read more of this article