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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

Masterworks Canada Day Celebration On July 1

Masterworks Canada Day Celebration On July 1

Masterworks will celebrate Canada Day on Saturday, July 1 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at Masterworks Museum. A spokesperson said, “With just over two months to go before the official birthday of Canada on July 1st, where will we all be? It is my sincere hope some of you will find your way to the museum to celebrate our very own Canadian artists and all... Read more of this article

Tourism Ministry: Increase In Canadian Visitors

Tourism Ministry: Increase In Canadian Visitors

[Updated] “The number of Canadians arriving in Bermuda for the first quarter this year improved by 35 per cent, compared to the first three months of 2016, according to visitor arrival data from the Bermuda Tourism Authority,” the Ministry of Tourism said today. “The largest percentage increase of any country with direct air service... Read more of this article

Captive Insurance Experts Head To Canada

Captive Insurance Experts Head To Canada

A team of industry experts, led by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], heads to Vancouver and Toronto this week to raise awareness about the value of captive insurance to Canadian corporations. The team visits Vancouver, BC, May 8–9, holding an Executive Forum on Bermuda Captive Insurance Solutions on the second day to offer insurance buyers,... Read more of this article

Nathan Titterton Wins Outstanding Youth Award

Nathan Titterton Wins Outstanding Youth Award

Bermudian Nathan Titterton was awarded the Outstanding Youth Award in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, being recognized for his volunteerism in the local community throughout his time as a student at Trinity College School [TCS] during the annual “Stars of Port Hope” Civic event. The Stars of Port Hope Civic Awards annually recognize community members... Read more of this article

Atlantic Canadian Post-Secondary Fair On Feb 6

Atlantic Canadian Post-Secondary Fair On Feb 6

Building on the success of their fall outreach in Bermuda, six Atlantic Canadian universities are returning to the island to host a follow-up Atlantic Canadian Post-Secondary Fair at Bermuda College on Monday, February 6 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Brittany Wood, international admissions specialist at St. Francis Xavier University, said, “We had record... Read more of this article

Canada’s Toronto Star Report On Protest

Canada’s Toronto Star Report On Protest

In a story headlined “Toronto construction company Aecon under fire in Bermuda,” the Toronto Star has reported on the protest on Friday, saying that “tempers flared” in the “normally peaceful tourist hot spot best known for its pink sand beaches.” The report said “A Toronto construction company is the focus of... Read more of this article