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“Look To Ways Of Making That Connection”

“Look To Ways Of Making That Connection”

On the occasion of Father’s Day, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier recalled his relationship with his own father, saying “let me urge any father who might not have a close relationship with their children to look to ways of making that connection.” In an effort to offer perspectives on fatherhood leading up to Father’s Day,... Read more of this article

Minister Aware Of MP Brown’s PATI Request

Minister Aware Of MP Brown’s PATI Request

MPs had an exchange in the House of Assembly today [May 15] following the disclosure by Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier that he was aware of a PATI request made by MP Walton Brown, which Mr Brown said is in violation of the PATI act which states the “identity of a requester shall be kept confidential.” Mr Brown said, “The public... Read more of this article

Premier, Public Works Minister Conduct Site Visit

Premier, Public Works Minister Conduct Site Visit

Earlier today [Jan 23] the Premier Michael Dunkley and the Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier visited the Botanical Gardens to assess the progress of two ongoing projects. The first stop was at Camden to view the upgrades and refurbishments taking place at Camden.A Cabinet Office spokesperson said , “Camden is a considerably old and historic... Read more of this article

PLP: Cannonier Appointment Is “Poor Judgment”

PLP: Cannonier Appointment Is “Poor Judgment”

[Updated with OBA response] “Craig Cannonier’s appointment to the Ministry of Works & Engineering represents extremely poor judgment by Premier Dunkley and an endorsement of the dubious conduct that led to Cannonier’s disgraceful exit from the office of Premier,” the PLP said today. This follows after today’s [Jan... Read more of this article

Timeline Of The Rise & Fall Of Craig Cannonier

Timeline Of The Rise & Fall Of Craig Cannonier

Craig Cannnonier’s fast-tracked rise from political newcomer to Premier crashed down on Monday evening with his resignation following the “JetGate” scandal, with his time in office marking one of the shortest times a Premier has ever served. Bursting onto the political scene only a few short years ago, Mr. Cannonier was elected leader... Read more of this article

Live Blog: Michael Dunkley Has Been Sworn In

Live Blog: Michael Dunkley Has Been Sworn In

[Updated: Late last night Craig Cannonier tendered his resignation as Premier, and Michael Dunkley was sworn-in as the new Premier of Bermuda on Tuesday morning. Mr. Cannonier will remain an MP, and Premier Dunkley will retain the Ministry of National Security portfolio.]  Both Craig Cannonier and Michael Dunkley attended Government House this evening... Read more of this article

Bean: “Cabinet Shares Collective Responsibility”

Bean: “Cabinet Shares Collective Responsibility”

The Premier did not act alone yet he alone is being held responsible and Minister Shawn Crockwell and AG Marc Pettingill “share responsibility with the disgraced Premier and should also do the honourable thing and resign,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said. Mr. Bean was speaking after Craig Cannonier’s resignation last night [May 19],... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Craig Cannonier’s “meteoric 17 month rise to Premier has been riddled with controversy and “his Cabinet and the blindly compliant OBA backbench must take responsibility for their part,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said following the resignation of former Premier Craig Cannonier. Late last night [May 19] Craig Cannonier... Read more of this article

Video: Cannonier’s Statement On Resignation

Video: Cannonier’s Statement On Resignation

[Updated with video] Following his resignation this evening [May 19], Craig Cannonier issued a statement confirming that he will remain an MP, and saying that “nothing illegal was done, but I accept there was a failure over time to be completely transparent. “This is a fundamental component of good governance and a core principle upon which... Read more of this article

Live Blog Day #2: OBA Hold Another Meeting

Live Blog Day #2: OBA Hold Another Meeting

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance appears to be meeting again today [May 18] with cars known to belong to various OBA MPs and Executive Members lined up outside OBA headquarters, while the same blue car that Premier Craig Cannonier drove to yesterday’s meeting is also there, giving the impression they are all huddled in another meeting inside... Read more of this article

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