Monthly Archives: October 2008

David Adams Richards Up for a GGDavid Adams RichardsThe Canada Council for the Arts announced the finalists for the 2008 Governor General’s Literary Awards yesterday and a Miramichier is among the nominees. David Adams Richards is nominated in the fiction category for The Lost Highway. The Canada Council for the Arts statement said, “The Lost… Read more »

Miramichi to host palliative care education day The Miramichi Extra Mural Program will host a palliative care education day for health care professionals working in palliative care today. The sold out event will have Joy Ufema, an internationally recognized lecturer on palliative care provide information about the “Dying Patient as a Person.” Joy Ufema is… Read more »

Frye Festival Writing Contest for Students FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, the Great- West Life / London Life Writing Contest is open to high school students province-wide! Check out the new themes and write to win $100, $300 or $500! This year, there will be two distinct categories for creative writing and essays, so express… Read more »

Writers Federation of New Brunswick Literary Fall Fair to Feature Beaverbrook Author Saturday, October 25, 2008Join us for an autumn afternoon of readings and a workshop. The afternoon activities will be held at Doodles Cafe, Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte St, Fredericton. 12 – 1 PM: Beth Powning, award-winning author of The Hatbox Letters… Read more »

More than Salmon Coming Back to the Miramichi River Seven river communities stretched along this part of the Miramichi River in New Brunswick have banded together in planning the largest homecoming reunion ever to be experienced in the area. Come Home to the River festivities are planned for August 14-16, 2009 in McNamee. Reminiscent of… Read more »

Miramichi celebrates Emergency Nurses Week One of the first health care professionals you will meet and speak to in a hospital emergency department is a nurse. Emergency nurses at the Miramichi Regional Hospital will be celebrating Emergency Nurses Week by promoting this nursing specialty and recognizing their contribution to the health and safety of Miramichi… Read more »

AUTISM RISK AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Autism Resources Miramichi Inc. with the support of the Miramichi Police Force PRESENT Dennis Debbaudt’s AUTISM RISK AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Tuesday October 21, 2008 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Rodd Miramichi River Hotel 1809 Water Street Miramichi, New Brunswick, E1N 1B2 Tel: (506) 773-3111, Fax: (506) 773-3110 www.roddhotelsandresorts.com… Read more »

World Breastfeeding Week to be celebrated Miramichi’s Baby Friendly Committee in partnership with the VON Healthy Baby and Me program, Family Resource Centres, and Mommies and Tummies will be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week during the first week of October through various activities both in hospital and the community. Events planned include participation in the International… Read more »

MYPIE activities for the SME week in OctoberMONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH:Women in Business Luncheonhosted by the CBDC-Northumberland and NB Association of Women in BusinessFeaturing Paula Morand with topic on: Developing International Networking 12:00-1:30 pm, Rodd Miramichi RiverCost: $5.00/personTo register: Suzie at 778-2121 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22ND FREE Breakfast Meeting hosted by Miramichi LeaderInfo session featuring Joe Bonura… Read more »

WFNB Seeking to Fill Executive Director Position The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick invites applications for the position of part-time Executive Director. The candidate should have a BA or equivalent, and possess grant-writing experience, excellent writing skills, organizational ability, book-keeping and administrative experience, and be proficient with computers/e-mail. Knowledge of writing in New Brunswick and… Read more »

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