Tag: Craig Cannonier

Premier Craig Cannonier’s Easter Message

Premier Craig Cannonier’s Easter Message

[Written by Premier Craig Cannonier] Good day everyone and Happy Resurrection Day! As you know, today Christians around the world reflect and celebrate the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made some 2000 years ago, when He made atonement for our sins on the cross at Calvary and rose again triumphantly on Easter morning. He did not forget us – We have... Read more of this article

Video: GR Interviews Premier Craig Cannonier

Video: GR Interviews Premier Craig Cannonier

Premier Craig Cannonier was recently interviewed by GR: Global Insurance Intelligence concerning the future of the insurance and reinsurance industry on the island. The interviewer Jack Grocott, opened with a question regarding Premier Cannonier’s comments regarding his goal of continued growth in Bermuda’s re/insurance market. “In... Read more of this article

Premier On Conference: “Very Encouraging”

Premier On Conference: “Very Encouraging”

Premier Craig Cannonier hailed his attendance at the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group [GIFIG] in London as “very encouraging for Bermuda” as the island was further positioned as a viable option for Islamic Finance. The objective of the GIFIG conference was to identify key global opportunities and barriers facing Islamic Finance... Read more of this article

Cannonier: “Keeping To The People’s Business”

Cannonier: “Keeping To The People’s Business”

[Opinion column written by Premier Craig Cannonier] It is my mission as Premier to bring about change that makes Bermuda work better for Bermudians. This can mean passing legislation that expands human rights, it can mean attracting foreign investment to create jobs; it can mean taking steps to protect our most vulnerable. Our objective is recovery... Read more of this article

Premier, Minister Richards In London For Talks

Premier, Minister Richards In London For Talks

Premier Craig Cannonier is in London this week to resume talks with Islamic Finance stakeholders at the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group [IFIG] Conference. He is accompanied by the Minister of Finance Bob Richards and the Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Derrick Binns. The Cabinet Office said, “While in London he will also engage in a number... Read more of this article

Opinion: The Budget And The Road to Recovery

Opinion: The Budget And The Road to Recovery

[Opinion column written by Premier Craig Cannonier] The OBA Government’s Number One objective is to get Bermuda’s economy on track to recovery and renewal, where people are finding jobs, incomes are growing, government finances are stable and there is care for people most in need. That objective may be hard to see given the noise and strife attached... Read more of this article

Opinion: “Fully Engaged In People’s Business”

Opinion: “Fully Engaged In People’s Business”

[Opinion column written by Premier Craig Cannonier] Bermuda politics has always been pretty intense – partisan, divisive, acrimonious, noisy. And these past few weeks has seen things ramped up to fever pitch with all sorts of accusations, name-calling and finger-pointing – all of it wearing down people’s spirits and deepening public cynicism. With... Read more of this article

Burt To Question Premier Cannonier On Landow

Burt To Question Premier Cannonier On Landow

[Updating] On Friday [Mar 7] in the House of Assembly, Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt will be posing two questions to Premier Craig Cannonier about his contacts with Nathan Landow. The Opposition have previously questioned the Premier about his relationship with Mr. Landow, a Maryland real estate developer with a net worth reported to exceed... Read more of this article

Premier: PLP Reply “Dangerous, Irresponsible”

Premier: PLP Reply “Dangerous, Irresponsible”

“The PLP leadership, in its Budget Reply on Friday, has taken an approach to the economy that is dangerous, irresponsible and a recipe for paralysis in the face of immense pressures to grow the economy and get our financial house in order,” Premier Craig Cannonier said this evening [Mar 2]. “I say it’s dangerous for two reasons. “The... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Cannonier On Travel Expenses

Video: Premier Cannonier On Travel Expenses

[Updated] Premier Craig Cannonier responded to the recent criticism from Opposition Leader Marc Bean about his travel expenses, saying that in eight or nine months the PLP spent about $191,000 on travel, while he spent $171,000 in 14 months. The Premier said it’s important to get revenue into Bermuda from the outside world, and that international... Read more of this article


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