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BELCO To Host Online Public Forum On May 12

BELCO To Host Online Public Forum On May 12

Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO] announced that an online public forum will be held at 5.30 pm on Wednesday [May 12]. A spokesperson said, “BELCO President Wayne Caines will host the meeting which will include a presentation on the Company’s operations and a question and answer session for members of the public. “The public... Read more of this article

“Privacy By Design” Webinar On May 13

“Privacy By Design” Webinar On May 13

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda will hold an educational webinar discussion about Privacy by Design [PbD] on Thursday [May 13], with the event to feature the creator of the PbD principles, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, former privacy commissioner for Ontario. A spokesperson said, “On 13 May 2021, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Bermudian Resilience’

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Bermudian Resilience’

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series allows you to celebrate the 2021 Heritage Month and Bermuda Day theme of ‘Bermudian Resilience’, with a phone lock screen incorporating the term along with the Bermuda crest.The design below is also available here as both a Twitter header and Facebook profile cover... Read more of this article

PrivCom Welcomes Assistant Commissioner

PrivCom Welcomes Assistant Commissioner

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda is welcoming Georgia W. Fevriere as Assistant Commissioner. A spokesperson said, “Assistant Commissioner Fevriere will lead the operations unit for the Office, with varied responsibilities for administration, project management, research, and policy development. “Ms. Fevriere possesses a... Read more of this article

Virtual Classes: Science, Sound, Plants & More

Virtual Classes: Science, Sound, Plants & More

With schools closed to in-person learning due to the pandemic, the BIOS Ocean Academy education has been offering virtual classroom support to teachers and students. A spokesperson said, “In early April, when schools closed to in-person learning in Bermuda due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the BIOS Ocean Academy education team began offering... Read more of this article

NASA Launch To Be Visible From Bermuda

NASA Launch To Be Visible From Bermuda

A NASA rocket launch scheduled for May 7 may be visible from Bermuda, with two vapor clouds also expected to form north of the island. Additionally, specialized cameras based in Bermuda will help to analyze the vapor clouds and their interactions as part of an experiment. The NASA website said, “A mission to explore energy transport in space using... Read more of this article

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island. A spokesperson said, “The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island and can be viewed here. “Now in its fourth year, it is a collaboration between Nonsuch Expeditions, the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources and the Cornell Lab of... Read more of this article

BELCO On December 2020 Island Wide Outage

BELCO On December 2020 Island Wide Outage

BELCO provided an update on the island wide power outage that occurred in December 2020, with the company saying they have “taken the necessary steps to prevent a similar future outage.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited [BELCO or the Company] today provided an update on the December 18, 2020 outage report that... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sea Glass On Beach

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sea Glass On Beach

In the tenth of our weekly series, Bernews’ latest ‘Wallpaper Wednesday’ graphic allows you to showcase some of the island’s natural beauty with this phone wallpaper/lock screen that features sea glass on a Bermuda beach.The design below is also available here as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every... Read more of this article

‘Sustainable Investment Framework Navigator’

‘Sustainable Investment Framework Navigator’

KPMG has collaborated with the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership [CISL] in the development of the Sustainable Investment Framework Navigator [SIFN], “a world-class, leading digital solution that combines academic rigour with industry knowledge and innovative technology.” A spokesperson said, “The project is... Read more of this article

Photos: SailGP Helicopter Takes Flight

Photos: SailGP Helicopter Takes Flight

A helicopter has been buzzing over Bermuda lately, with the helicopter brought to the island to assist in gathering footage of the sailing action of the SailGP event, which is presented by the Hamilton Princess. With assistance of the footage captured from the helicopter, the competition is being broadcast in various nations — 175 territories... Read more of this article

KBB Announce Launch Of New Website

KBB Announce Launch Of New Website

Keep Bermuda Beautiful announced the launch of a new website – www.kbb.bm – which they said is “easy to navigate, provides lots of fun facts and clear information on the various ways people can get involved.” Board President Stefan Smith said, “We wanted to have a clean and modern website with improved functionality. The new site is... Read more of this article

BHB: New 3D Unit For Mammography Service

BHB: New 3D Unit For Mammography Service

Bermuda Hospitals Board is upgrading its mammography service with a new 3D unit, noting that “the technologies produce clearer images which have a host of medical benefits one of the most important of which is that it improves our ability to detect cancer.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is upgrading its mammography service... Read more of this article