Minister Sutherland: Competition Authorities Still Relevant

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Competition Authorities play and will continue to play a vital role in safeguarding innovation and staving off the emergence of anti-competitive behaviour. Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, expressed this view last Friday, as he addressed the start of the Fair Trading Commission’s (FTC) 15th Annual Lecture, held at the Hilton Barbados, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. The …

FTC’s Annual Lecture On March 15

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The 15th Annual Lecture of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) will be held on Friday, March 15, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. It is being hosted in collaboration with the CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) and starts at 7:00 p.m. Entitled Competition Authorities: Keeping Pace with Technology, Commerce and Consumers, it will be delivered by Deputy Chair …

FTC’s Lecture Focusing On Technology Commerce & Consumers

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC), in collaboration with the CARICOM Competition Commission, will host its 15th Annual Lecture on Friday, March 15, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael, from 7:00 p.m. Entitled Competition Authorities: Keeping Pace with Technology, Commerce and Consumers, it will be delivered by Deputy Chair of the Enforcement Decision Making Committee of the Bank …

NCSA To Host Public Lecture

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will host a lunchtime lecture entitled Supporting the Family of Drug Users, on Thursday, January 31, in its training room, at the corner of 1st Avenue Belleville and Pine Road.  It will begin at 11:00 a.m. The lecture, which forms part of NCSA’s activities to mark Drug Awareness Month 2019, will be delivered …

Lecture On Stick Licking On Nov. 6

bgis Ministry News

The Randal Phillips Polyclinic Men’s Health Group will host a lecture/discussion on the topic: Stick Licking – A Bajan Martial Art and Our Cultural Heritage, on Tuesday, November 6. It takes place at the polyclinic in Oistins, Christ Church, at 7:00 p.m. and will be presented by cultural studies expert, Dr. Philip Forde. Members of the public are invited to attend. Ministry …

Breast Cancer Lecture October 25

Joy Springer Ministry News

A free public lecture on Mammograms and Ultrasound in the Early Detection of Breast Cancer will take place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, on Thursday, October 25. Presenters will be consultant radiologists, Dr. Dianne Soares of the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and Dr. Fidel Rampersad of Trinidad and Tobago. The lecture, …

Samuel Jackman Prescod Lecture Postponed

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The 14th Samuel Jackman Prescod Memorial Lecture, which was scheduled for Thursday, September 27, has been postponed. A new date will be announced for the lecture which is entitled: Digital Disruption and Innovation in Higher Education: Implications for Barbados. Management of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) regrets any inconvenience caused. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Minister Sutherland: …

Lecture On Weathering The Storm On Sunday

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Director of the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), Kerry Hinds, will deliver a lecture entitled: Weathering the Storm, on Sunday, August 19, at the St. George Secondary School, Constant, St. George, beginning at 6:00 p.m. It is being hosted by the DEM in collaboration with the Ermine Holmes Community Trust. Theatre Arts Lecturer, Dr. Yvonne Weekes, will also be present …

Public Lecture Coming Off At Baywoods

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

The Community Development Department will host a public lecture on the topic: The Rights of the Consumer in Barbados in These Challenging Economic Times. The lecture will be held on Thursday, July 5, at the Baywoods Resource Centre, Baywoods, St. James, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend. paula.harper-grant@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Upgrade Your …