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The project director working on major government housing and health infrastructure dies…Prime Minister Skerrit expresses regret

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Chris Timmins, the Project Director for Montreal Management Consultants MMCE, has died.

Kairi News learns that Timmins passed suddenly on Saturday evening.

Timmins was instrumental in the construction of housing units under Government’s housing programme in several communities in Dominica including in Bellevue Chopin.

Timmins was at the time of his death also leading construction works on health centers in at least 10 communities in Dominica.

A statement issued by MMCE said Timmins had been a valued member of MMCE for nearly a decade.

This is truly a great loss for MMCE and to the community as a whole. Chris’ dedication to the company and knowledge of the industry has contributed significantly to our company’s success, the company wrote.

Prime Minister Skerrit said Sunday, Timmins made a significant contr8ibution to the Dominica’s development.

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(NYCD) Will hold an Inauguration Ceremony this coming Saturday

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The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) will hold an inauguration ceremony this coming Saturday, to officially adopt a new executive in 2021.

President-elect of the NYCD Ashma McDougall says the Council will hold its inauguration at the Windsor Park Stadium.

This year, the Council will welcome two student representatives from the Dominica State College, a representative for the Kalinago People as well as a representative of Dominica’s disabled community.

McDougall says at the ceremony, the NYCD will also table a bill to allow for a Diaspora Youth Representative.

Ashma McDougall, President- Elect of the National Youth Council of Dominica

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An agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

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Government has reached an agreement to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of construction of the International Airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit spoke to the media on Monday during a site visit to Joe Burton where construction has begun on 37 homes for relocation of displaced Wesley residents.

Mr. Skerrit said Government is seeking to use the services of local experts.

Meantime Prime Minister Skerrit said an agreement could be finalized soon for the construction of the international airport.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.

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