Delivered by His Excellency the Governor on Friday 13th November 2015, on the occasion of the convening of the legislature.
Madame President and Members of the Senate
Mr. Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly
Bermudians, throughout their long and eventful history, have demonstrated qualities of confidence, ingenuity and resilience.
These attributes have enabled them to prevail through thick and thin, exercising know how, teamwork and faith to progress the lives of their families, their communities and their Island.
These homegrown traits are alive today, working in countless ways to move Bermuda forward, helping to end years of economic stagnation and decline…