Monthly Archives: April 2013

Forum on the Professional Status of Artists

Forum on the Professional Status of Artists

The artist’s profession is not very well recognized or well supported in New Brunswick. In order to deal with some of the challenges artists face and to set the stage for the work of the Premier’s Committee on the Status of the Artist, due to begin in August 2013, the Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s [Read More…] Read more »

MSA President Mark Hambrook to Receive Top Conservation Award

MSA President Mark Hambrook to Receive Top Conservation Award

Our President, Mark Hambrook, is being presented with the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s highest honour at meetings in Montreal this week.   The award has been presented annually since 1975 in memory of T.B. “Happy” Fraser to an individual who has made outstanding, long-term contributions to wild Atlantic salmon conservation.   Miramichi Salmon Conservationist Receives Top AwardAprill 29, […] Read more »

Jason Dickson Named Honorary Captain for Team New Brunswick

Jason Dickson Named Honorary Captain for Team New Brunswick

Jason Dickson, an Olympian and former major league baseball pitcher, has been named Team New Brunswick’s honorary captain for the 2013 Canada Summer Games. “We are pleased to have Jason Dickson selected as Team New Brunswick’s honorary captain for the 2013 Canada Summer Games,” said Healthy and Inclusive Communities Minister, Dorothy Shephard. “Dickson’s achievements on… Read more »

The Gift, a Poem by Elizabeth Copeland

The Gift, a Poem by Elizabeth Copeland

THE GIFT The gift came not as I thought it would – wrapped in pink cellophane, yellow ribbons streaming, a chorus of glory hallelujahs ringing out. The gift came not as I hoped it would – clarity streaming in like cold spring water, bottled and guaranteed to provide easy enlightenment. The gift came instead wrapped… Read more »

World Tai Chi Day Happens this Weekend

World Tai Chi Day Happens this Weekend

by Dave Bucklow A team of doctors at the Harvard Medical School have been conducting a study of Tai Chi’s health effects with numerous medical conditions over the last 10 years, and the results of these studies have prompted the doctors to write a book covering the health benefits of this ancient art from China.… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 25, 2013

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 25, 2013

High and dirty water hampered angling to some degree last weekend and early this week, but there was still catching to be had.  The higher water allowed boats freedom to cover much greater areas of the various rivers. W. W. Doak and Sons in Doaktown said after the weekend’s high and dirty water, anglers began […] Read more »

Theodore Tugboat at Festival of Tall Ships

Theodore Tugboat at Festival of Tall Ships

The New Brunswick Festival of Tall Ships on the Miramichi announced yesterday that they will be hosting a very special guest at the event. Theodore Tugboat will chug up the Mighty Miramichi River on Friday, May 31st to do what he loves best – spend time with friends and fans! It’s his first visit to… Read more »

New Consulting & Design Firm, Breakwater

New Consulting & Design Firm, Breakwater

“Success begins with Planning … Continues with Management.” This is the tagline for a new full service consulting and design firm that opened in February on the Miramichi. Breakwater Consulting & Design was established through the partnership of Reid Mutch and Dave Colbourne, who together bring over 40 years of experience to their clients. Reid… Read more »

New Live Release Video for Wild Atlantic Salmon

New Live Release Video for Wild Atlantic Salmon

The Atlantic Salmon Federation has produced a video showing the proper techniques for releasing an Atlantic salmon. A New Live Release Video for Wild Atlantic Salmon Posted on April 20, 2013 by admin In New Brunswick the 2013 Atlantic salmon angling season is already here, and elsewhere it will be starting before too long.  To […] Read more »

Traffic advisory / Centennial Bridge

Traffic advisory / Centennial Bridge

Repairs and upgrades to the Centennial Bridge at Miramichi will resume on Monday April 22nd, 2013. There will be no full or single-lane closures during the day, but some full closures will take place on the bridge at night. Detour signs will be posted. The first complete bridge closure is scheduled for Monday night, April… Read more »

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