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Tribute Concert In Honour Of Louise Jackson

Tribute Concert In Honour Of Louise Jackson

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts will be hosting a concert in honour of the late Louise Jackson, OBE at the Earl Cameron Theatre [City Hall] on Wednesday, February 26th at 8:00pm. As the 2014 Bermuda Festival is coming to a close, it is felt fitting to honour Mrs Jackson who was both a Board Director and a Member of the Programming Advisory... Read more of this article

Crowds Pay Their Final Respects To Jackson

Crowds Pay Their Final Respects To Jackson

[Updated with photos + video] Crowds of people have gathered at the Cathedral on Church Street this morning [Jan 11] to pay their final respects to Mrs Louise Jackson, who passed away last week at age 83. Well known in political realm for her tireless work on behalf of seniors, Mrs Jackson’s service to Bermuda extended back decades with her involvement... Read more of this article

Condolence Book In Honour Of Louise Jackson

Condolence Book In Honour Of Louise Jackson

The Cabinet Office advised today [Jan 7] that a Condolence Book is available for signing in honour of the late Louise Jackson, OBE. Members of the public wishing to sign the book can visit the Cabinet Office between 10.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m., tomorrow Wednesday, January 8 through Friday January 10. Known in her later years for her contribution to politics,... Read more of this article

Age Concern & Seniors Advisory Mourn Jackson

Age Concern & Seniors Advisory Mourn Jackson

Age Concern Bermuda and the Seniors Advisory Council have both paid tribute to former MP Louise Jackson, who was well known for her work on behalf of seniors. Mrs Jackson passed away last week at age 83, leaving behind a legacy that spans her work in education, the performing arts, politics and advocacy work. A statement from Age Concern said, “The... Read more of this article

UK Send Sympathies: Louise Jackson’s Death

UK Send Sympathies: Louise Jackson’s Death

On behalf of the Queen, the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood wrote to Governor George Fergusson to express sympathy over the passing of Louise Jackson. Known in her later years for her contribution to politics, Mrs Jackson’s service to Bermuda extended back decades with her involvement in both education and the performing arts. She passed... Read more of this article

Former MP Louise Jackson Passes Away

Former MP Louise Jackson Passes Away

[Updating] The island has lost one of its most respected figures with the passing of former Member of Parliament Louise Jackson. Known in her later years for her contribution to politics, Mrs Jackson’s service to Bermuda extended back decades with her involvement in both education and the performing arts. She passed away this afternoon at 83... Read more of this article

Four Named In Queen’s New Year Honours List

Four Named In Queen’s New Year Honours List

Her Majesty the Queen has recognized Louise Jackson, Stan “Lord Necktie” Seymour, Kathleen Ester Ford and David Michael Thompson in her New Years Honours List 2014. Former MP Louise Jackson was honoured for her public service and service to seniors, Stan “Lord Necktie” Seymour for his service in tourism and the arts, Kathleen Ester Ford for... Read more of this article

Video: New Security Review Committee Formed

Video: New Security Review Committee Formed

Governor George Fergusson, Premier Craig Cannonier and the Minister of Public Safety Michael Dunkley hosted a press briefing today [May 22] to announce the formation of a Security and Defence Review Committee. The Committee members — which the Governor called an “excellent team” — will include Review Chair Leopold Mills, former... Read more of this article

Video: Health Minister On Hiring Consultants

Video: Health Minister On Hiring Consultants

Former United Bermuda Party and One Bermuda Alliance MP Louise Jackson was hired as a consultant, said Health Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, who also said she “inherited a significant number of consultants.” “It is a known fact that Mrs Jackson has been the fiercest advocate and had perhaps the most robust and informative knowledge... Read more of this article

Louise Jackson To Seniors: ‘Your Vote is Secure’

Louise Jackson To Seniors: ‘Your Vote is Secure’

OBA MP Louise Jackson has assured seniors that their vote is protected against anyone seeing how they marked their ballot. Mrs Jackson said: “There are no cameras in the voting booth, or any other device that can take a picture of your mark on the ballot. There are officials guarding your vote. No one can see your ballot or know how you voted. “Also,... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Confirm Susan Jackson For C#20

Video: OBA Confirm Susan Jackson For C#20

[Updated with video] Louise Jackson’s daughter Susan Jackson will stand for the Opposition in C#20 Pembroke South West, the OBA confirmed this afternoon [Nov 28]. This is the final candidate rolled out by the OBA, who has now confirmed all 36 candidates for the General Election, which will be held in 18 days.Ms. Jackson has a professional background... Read more of this article

Louise Jackson: ‘BHB Continue To Stonewall’

Louise Jackson: ‘BHB Continue To Stonewall’

“We appreciate that the Bermuda Hospitals Board responded to questions regarding the resignation of Dr. Donald Thomas, but they failed to provide answers,” Opposition spokesperson for Seniors Louise Jackson said. Dr Thomas was employed as Chief of Staff from June 2008 to October 2012. He was placed on “administrative leave” during this... Read more of this article

Jackson Questions Dr Thomas’ Resignation

Jackson Questions Dr Thomas’ Resignation

The Minister of Health and the Bermuda Hospitals Board must provide Bermuda with answers to the many questions surrounding the tenure and resignation of the hospital’s high-priced Chief of Staff Dr. Donald Thomas, Opposition Seniors spokesman Louise Jackson said this afternoon. Mrs Jackson said: “The BHB’s two-paragraph press statement announcing... Read more of this article