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Ministry On Govt Quarry Operations & More

Ministry On Govt Quarry Operations & More

“The Government has not made any decision regarding the future of the quarry operations, nor will it do so without proper consultation with our Union partners,” the Ministry of Public Works said. A Government spokesperson said, “The facts are as follows: The former carpentry and paint shop buildings were in need of renovations as both... Read more of this article

Day For Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Day For Elimination Of Violence Against Women

“In observance of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which starts on Friday, November 25th, I will UNiTE in solidarity with women from the public and private sectors who are activists for the prevention of violence against women and girls.” said the Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee... Read more of this article

Non-Compliant Licence Plate Fine Increased

Non-Compliant Licence Plate Fine Increased

New legislation will see the fine for non-compliant licence plates rise from $25 to $500 per plate, according to Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert. Minister Furbert previously said, “The new legislation also included an amendment to the Traffic Offences [Penalties] Act 1976 that increased the fine for non-compliant licence plates from $25.00 to... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Hayward Press Conference

Video: Minister Hayward Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward is holding a press conference this morning [Nov 24] on Bermuda’s 2nd Quarter Economic Performance. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below Update 2.44pm: Minister Hayward’s remarks: Good... Read more of this article

Govt Media Interview Three Former Premiers

Govt Media Interview Three Former Premiers

In “an effort to capture some of the important aspects of Bermuda’s history,” the Government owned CITV television station “will be airing a series of interviews with former Premiers of Bermuda.” A Government spokesperson said, “Entitled Conversations with A Former Premier, the 45-minute show features three separate interviews... Read more of this article

Financial Policy Council Review Group Formed

Financial Policy Council Review Group Formed

“I am pleased to announce the formation of a Review Group to assess the work of the Financial Policy Council [FPC] and make recommendations for possible improvements. This is the first review of the FPC since its establishment in 2015,” said the Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt. “The FPC has provided focused and helpful advice... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Weeks Tours Hamilton Docks

Photos: Minister Weeks Tours Hamilton Docks

“When Bermuda experiences a hurricane, getting the cargo docks up and running quickly is vital, not just for everyday goods, but also for hurricane supplies and repair materials to arrive here as quickly as possible,” said National Security Minister Michael Weeks following his recent tour of the Hamilton Docks. A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Minister: Increase In Afterschool Programme

Minister: Increase In Afterschool Programme

The Afterschool Programme currently has a waitlist, but it is “anticipated that specified cost savings realized in the Ministry will help to provide greater service capacity,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Senator Owen Darrell said today [Nov 21] in the Senate. The Minister said, “The Department of Youth, Sport, and Recreation... Read more of this article

Column: Tessitore On Throne Speech & Youth

Column: Tessitore On Throne Speech & Youth

[Opinion column written by approved OBA candidate Sophia Tessitore] After listening to the Government’s 2022 Throne Speech, it has become increasingly clear to me that despite its lackluster 1000 Day Plan and Education Authority, the Progressive Labour Party Government is woefully unprepared and unwilling to meet the needs of Bermuda’s youth. As... Read more of this article

Minister Diallo Rabain On Education Reform

Minister Diallo Rabain On Education Reform

Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on the work that is taking place to reform the public education system in Bermuda. The Minister’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to update this Honourable House and the listening public on the exciting work that is taking place to reform... Read more of this article

Senate: Order Of Business For Today

Senate: Order Of Business For Today

The Senate is scheduled to be in session today [Nov 21], and the statements listed on the Order Paper include the Increase in Afterschool Programme Support and The Mirrors Programme – An Update. The Order of Business follows below [PDF here]: Related Stories Ministry On Govt Quarry Operations & More Day For Elimination Of Violence Against... Read more of this article

Minister: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Minister: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

“I am pleased to update you today on the progress we are making on the ‘Agree Our Starting Points’ project through the development of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment by the Ministry of Health and partners across the government, the health sector and the community,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said in the House of Assembly. The... Read more of this article

Development & Planning Amendment Act 2022

Development & Planning Amendment Act 2022

Deputy Premier and Ministry of Home Affairs Walter Roban tabled the Development and Planning Amendment Act 2022 un the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 18]. The Minister’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker, today I am tabling the Bill entitled: the Development and Planning Amendment Act 2022 [“the Bill”]. This Bill proposes to amend section... Read more of this article