Monthly Archives: May 2014

French Fort Cove Boardwalk Officially Opening Sunday

The city will be officially opening its new French Fort Cove board walk on Sunday June 1st, which is also  In Motion Parks and Trails Day (http://hepac.ca/trailsday/). The ribbon cutting will occur at 1pm and there will be activities all afternoon. Everyone is welcome. The new aluminium boardwalk replaces the old wood boardwalk, which had fallen into… Read more »

Celebrate Canada & Support Fireworks Display

Celebrate Canada & Support Fireworks Display

Today Downtowns Miramichi launched a new website, www.CanadaDays.com, with all the information about the Celebrate Canada events schedule for 2014. “A fireworks display as part of our Celebration of Canada is essential,” says Mavis Williamson, General Manager of Downtowns Miramichi. “Fireworks are one of the awesome moments in any Canada Day celebrations. They attract all… Read more »

Singer Joan Kennedy to Perform in Blackville

Singer Joan Kennedy to Perform in Blackville

Joan Kennedy will perform live on stage at Nine Pine on Sunday, June 8 starting at 7pm. Tickets are $15 each and are available at Nine Pine, 59 Main Street in Blackville. Encompassing a career which has spanned more than 3 decades, Canadian born and raised singer/songwriter Joan Kennedy has accumulated more accolades and awards […] Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 29, 2014

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 29, 2014

It is the “in-between” season now.  Spring salmon are pretty well gone, There are only scattered reports of bright trout, although the time of year is right on a normal year, and bright salmon should be imminent. Striped Bass retention is over until August, but anglers are still able to fish for them with a… Read more »

Photo Submissions

Photo Submissions

We love the deer photos below that were submitted by Genna Gouchie for the May 2014 issue of Giv’er Miramichi! If you’ve seen the magazine you can’t miss that great close up in its pages! But we didn’t have space to include the other group shot, so we’re posting it here. Thanks Genna! Great photos!… Read more »

Miramichi Announces Biggest Quitter Challenge

Miramichi Announces Biggest Quitter Challenge

During June 2-6, 2014, Miramichi will roll out its Biggest Quitter Challenge. The aim of the challenge is to help individuals stop smoking one week at a time. It involves a commitment to: Quit smoking, Reduce tobacco use, Continue to live smoke free, Maintain a smoke free home, garage and environment, Make your surroundings safer… Read more »

Employee of the Month: Kenneth Blacquier

Employee of the Month: Kenneth Blacquier

We’re finding valued local employees who really GIV’ER and contribute to the community. Introducing Kenneth Blacquier: Education: Graduate of James M Hill (1989); NBCC Carpentry Program (1990); Multimedia Arts Program (1992); Patient Care, Academy of Learning (2008) First Job: Carpenter’s Helper at 14 years old Current Job: Patient Care Attendant (Region 7 Hospital) Other Jobs… Read more »

Legion Pool Team Heading to National Tournament

Legion Pool Team Heading to National Tournament

Four members from the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10 are off to the 2014 Dominion 8-Ball Tournament today in North Bay, Ontario, May 23-May 26. Ricky Harris, Dan Carroll, Jerry Carroll and Rocky Blackmore representing Branch 10 won the NB Command 8-Ball championship back in November 2013 paving the way for them to represent NB… Read more »

Ed Sheasgreen Memorial Hockey Tournament

Ed Sheasgreen Memorial Hockey Tournament

Eight teams, upwards of 100 players, participated in the Third Annual Ed Sheasgreen Memorial Hockey Tournament (Fast Eddie Cup) at the Sunny Corner Arena on the weekend of April 4 – 5, 2014. The annual tournament honours Ed and his many years of playing hockey around the Miramichi. All proceeds go towards a scholarship in… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 22, 2014

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 22, 2014

Full-moon tides, a lot of rain and snow-melt have made the rivers high and dirty, making fishing rough for most anglers.  Sunday was probably the best day for Striped Bass with catches much harder the rest of the week.  Hopefully water levels drop and warmer temperatures make it more desirable to be on the rivers.… Read more »

Miramichi Masons Complete Bowlathon for Camp Goodtime

Miramichi Masons Complete Bowlathon for Camp Goodtime

By Dave Bucklow The Masons of the Miramichi recently completed a Bowlathon fundraiser in support of Camp Goodtime. Camp Goodtime is a great camping experience provided to New Brunswick Children suffering from Cancer, located on Grand Lake, and suitable for children between the ages of 7 and 12. Since 1998 the Masons of New Brunswick… Read more »

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