Monthly Archives: January 2012

Investing in Sunny Corner Enterprise a start says Premier Alward

Investing in Sunny Corner Enterprise a start says Premier Alward

Alward delivered the 2nd annual State of the Province Address Premier David Alward says innovation will be the “rocket fuel” for the province’s sputtering economy. During his state-of-the-province address Thusday night, Jan. 26, Alward said his government can help by fostering the right business climate, educating the province’s youth and training workers. The recent investment in… Read more »

Groups, Clubs and Organizations

We’re looking for historical photographs of Blackville clubs, groups and organizations to be part of a special photo gallery on If you have photos you’d like to share on the Memories of Blackville website, please s… Read more »

Miramichi White Gold Festival

February 10 – 12, 2012

FRIDAY, February 10

8:00 pm

Dart Shoot, Royal Canadian Legion Miramichi Br. 10

For info call 506-622-1809

9:00 pm

Karaoke with Tom L’Huillier, Royal Canadian Legion Miramichi Br. 10

For info call 506-622-1809

SATURDAY, February 11

1:00 pm

2nd Annual Ralph Mullin 9 Ball Tournament, Royal Canadian Legion Miramichi Br. 10

$10 per player- individual play, all money to prizes, minimum 6 games. Light lunch 3-4pm. Sign up early at Canteen, first 24 players accepted. For info call 506-622-1809.

7:00 pm

A Taste of Chocolate, Rodd Miramichi River

“Defining Love” original onc act play featuring The Crule Players. A light hearted look at Love through our ages. Music by Connie & Paul. Desserts, auctions & 50/50 draw. Tickets $25 per person, available at Bill’s Quik Mart, Saltwater Sounds and Books Inn. Sponsored by Hospice Miramichi. For info call 506-625-2153 or email

9:00 pm

White Gold Dance, Miramichi Civic Centre

Music by Angry Candy. Doors open at 8 pm, close at 11pm. Tickets: $12, available at Nite Owl, Books Inn, Jean Coutu – Newcastle, City Argo and Kingston’s Car Wash – Downtown Chatham. Sponsored by Miramichi Valley Snowmobile Club. For info call 506-622-2941.

9:00 pm

Dance – Royal Canadian Legion Miramichi Br. 10

Music by Daniel & Carol. For info call 506-622-1809

SUNDAY, February 12

6:00 pm – Closing Event

Annual White Gold Dinner & Concert, Beaverbrook Kin Centre

Hot roast beef dinner and dessert. Special door prizes. Music featuring Friends with Heart, Gerald Doiron, Jo-Anne Lynch, Special Guests Maggie Dace Hollis & Glenn Copland, Cathy Harrigan, Sharon Duplessie & Patty Micheaud, Jimmy Lawlor, Bob McCallum, Susan Butler & Barbara Somers. Sponsored by the 55th Miramichi Folksong Festival Inc. Tickets by reservation only. Call Susan Butler at 506-622-1780 or email


Miramichi, the gateway to the New Brunswick’s Northern Snowmobile Odyssey, is located in the heart of the snowbelt with above average snowfall and 600 kilometers of groomed trails. Snowmobilers will find all the services they need in Miramichi. Great accommodation packages, cozy restaurants, gas stations and snowmobile dealers offering parts and services are all available in Miramichi.

Fletcher’s Sleigh Rides, Little Bartibog

Enjoy a sleigh ride through a wooded trail to a cozy camp. Warm up with some hot chocolate and then try out the sliding hill in front of the camp. Rides can be booked 7 days a week, afternoons or evenings. Cost $5 per person, minimum 10 people per trip, otherwise $50 per ride.

Call 506-773-9367 for information and bookings.

Miramichi Cross Country Ski Club offers 25 kilometers of scenic, lighted trails. Bring the whole family out and enjoy an invigorating day of skiing or snowshoeing. Ski and snowshoe rentals are available. Afterwards, relax in the warm lodge with a hot drink. Located on Route 126. Tel: 506-622-6991. 1-800-459-3131 Read more »

NBCC Miramichi Grads Receive Awards

NBCC Miramichi Grads Receive Awards

Miramichi – Three of the June 2011 Business Administration Sales and Marketing NBCC graduates were recently awarded Sales Excellence Awards from the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA). Cheryl Daigle, Robert Kryszko and David Mouck have been selected as the recipients of awards of $1,130 from CPSA. Only five award recipients are chosen each year across… Read more »

Horizon Health Network to expand smoking cessation model throughout Atlantic Canada

Horizon Health Network to expand smoking cessation model throughout Atlantic Canada

Horizon Health Network’s Centre of Excellence for Clinical Smoking Cessation will expand a smoking cessation model of care to a variety of health-care settings in Atlantic Canada over the coming months. Health Canada has provided $607,699 towards the expansion of the “Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation”, which was developed by the University of Ottawa Heart… Read more »

Ted Lynch Returning to Nashville

Ted Lynch Returning to Nashville

Miramichi singer/ songwriter, Ted Lynch is returning to Nashville next month to record his second CD. It was almost two years ago that Bread ‘n Molasses magazine interviewed Ted about his debut album after he returned from his first trip into a Nashville recording studio. Today, they’ve posted a follow-up interview that you won’t want… Read more »

Ted Lynch to Return to Nashville

In the July/August 2010 issue of Bread ‘n Molasses magazine, we sat down with Miramichi singer/ songwriter, Ted Lynch, for a candid conversation about his trip to Nashville, Tennessee to record his first album. Now, almost two years later, Ted is heading back to the studio and graciously allowed us to follow up. Spending any [Read More…] Read more »

Rotary Pond Hockey returns to French Fort Cove

Rotary Pond Hockey returns to French Fort Cove

This years Pond Hockey Tourney returns to the French Fort Cove. The Rotary Club of Newcastle announces the ice is in excellent condition for this years Pond Hockey tourney. “It is a go for the tourney to return to the Pond at French Fort Cove,” says Wally McLean. “Registration is still open, so be sure… Read more »

5th Anniversary of the District 16 CUTE Awards

You’re invited to the 5th Anniversary of the District 16 CUTE Awards

(“Creative Use of Technology in Education”)

Come and experience a passion for learning! See how District 16 students and teachers are transforming education through the innovative use of technology. Get hooked on youthful creativity!

 Wednesday, February 15

(Storm Date: February 16)

James M. Hill High School Theatre

6:30pm – Learning Showcase – Lobby

7:00pm – Awards Ceremony – Theatre

Awards will be presented in many categories, including: Digital Video, Audio, Photography and Art; Animation; School Web Sites; Collaborative Projects; Photo Essays; Innovative Use of Technology; and 21st Century Learning. Read more »

Now Hiring – Trevali Commences Initial Production at Halfmile Mine

Now Hiring – Trevali Commences Initial Production at Halfmile Mine

TV-NR-12-01 January 6, 2012 Vancouver, British Columbia…Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX: TV and TV.WT; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) is pleased to announce that initial mineral production has commenced from the uppermost portions of its wholly-owned Halfmile polymetallic (zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold) Massive Sulphide Deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp of northern New Brunswick,… Read more »

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