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People’s Campaign Release Report On Airport

People’s Campaign Release Report On Airport

The People’s Campaign has released a new report — entitled ‘A Bad Deal For Bermuda’ — on the airport redevelopment project, saying the purpose of the report is to “keep the critical, unanswered questions concerning this deal in the public domain.” The report says, “The proposed redevelopment of the LF... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign Affirm Support For Hayward

People’s Campaign Affirm Support For Hayward

Following Jason Hayward’s apology to Finance Minister Bob Richards in Court yesterday, the People’s Campaign said they “would like to affirm that we stand without reservation in support of our colleague.” The Finance Minister launched legal action against Mr Hayward last year after he made certain statements about the Minister on... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley: “Reject This Irresponsible Call”

Premier Dunkley: “Reject This Irresponsible Call”

“The People Campaign’s call for an Island-wide withdrawal of labour is both irresponsible and misconceived,” Premier Michael Dunkley said this evening, adding that the “Government calls on people of goodwill to reject this irresponsible call, attend to their places of business as normal and keep helping Bermuda move forward.” The... Read more of this article

“Calling For Island-Wide Withdrawal Of Labour”

“Calling For Island-Wide Withdrawal Of Labour”

[Updating] The People’s Campaign said they join with Enda Matthie, IRAG, Union Brothers & Sisters and all people of goodwill in “calling for an island-wide withdrawal of labour on Friday March 11th, 2016 as a show of people power and island-wide solidarity appealing to the Government to withdraw its intention to table the Bermuda Immigration... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign: “A Bad Deal For Bermuda”

People’s Campaign: “A Bad Deal For Bermuda”

[Updated] Saying that they believe the airport redevelopment project is a “bad deal for Bermuda,” the People’s Campaign released a flyer and also encouraged Bermudians to attend the information session on the project scheduled for 5.30pm this evening [Nov 18] at the Cathedral Church Hall in Hamilton. The flyer states, “The Minister... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign Questions On Airport Deal

People’s Campaign Questions On Airport Deal

[Updated] The People’s Campaign has posed questions to the Minister of Finance regarding the airport deal including the total cost of the airport redevelopment, the duration of the concession agreement, what efforts have been made to close the gaps identified in the Deloitte report and more. We asked the Finance Minister’s office for a response... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign: Silencing Public Discourse

People’s Campaign: Silencing Public Discourse

[Updated with video + OBA response] The legal action “being sanctioned by the Cabinet who have taken the unprecedented step” to pay for the legal fees “enshrines as official policy of this Government the silencing of public discourse,” the People’s Campaign said today. These comments follow after legal action was launched after... Read more of this article

PC: Govt Wrapped “Itself In A Veil Of Secrecy”

PC: Govt Wrapped “Itself In A Veil Of Secrecy”

“It continues to be very interesting that a government that sold itself to the people of Bermuda as paragons of transparency, inclusiveness and accountability in governance” continues to “wrap itself in a veil of secrecy in regards to the proposed airport project,” the People’s Campaign said today. A statement from the group... Read more of this article

PC Response: Minister/CCC/Aecon Conference

PC Response: Minister/CCC/Aecon Conference

Following yesterday’s press briefing with Finance Minister Bob Richards and senior executives from the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] and Aecon, the People’s Campaign said the “timing of this press conference and the sudden presence of the parties is more than coincidental considering that in the past when CCC and Aecon perceived... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Gathering At House Of Assembly

Live Updates: Gathering At House Of Assembly

[Updating] Following the release of the Aecon/CCC/Government emails, the People’s Campaign have called upon all Bermudians to “make their voices heard” today [May 15] beginning at 9:00am at the House of Assembly “demanding that all persons involved be held fully accountable.” Background In 2014, Minister Richards announced that... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign: Airport/Aecon/CCC Emails

People’s Campaign: Airport/Aecon/CCC Emails

The People’s Campaign said they “would like to highlight the following inconsistencies and statements that have been made surrounding the airport development project and request that the Minister of Finance publicly respond to the questions raised in the hope that he will bring clarification to the people of Bermuda.” “Minister... Read more of this article

PC Release Airport Development Documents

PC Release Airport Development Documents

[Updated] Questions have been raised over the circumstances surrounding the contract to redevelop Bermuda’s airport, following documentation apparently obtained by the People’s Campaign which is said to show communication involving Aecon, the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] and Bermuda officials. Background In November 2014, Finance... Read more of this article

2.5 Hour Video: People’s Campaign Meeting

2.5 Hour Video: People’s Campaign Meeting

The People’s Campaign hosted their public meeting on Tuesday [March 17] at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall, with the topic being the ‘Economic Impact of the 2015/16 Budget on Bermuda’.The panelists included Kristi Grayson from the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt, BIU President Chris Furbert, and... Read more of this article