Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle

Borrow. Grow. Repeat. Be a Seed Saveur!

Borrow. Grow. Repeat. Be a Seed Saveur!

Whether you are new to saving seeds or an old hand at germinating and winnowing, everyone is invited to become a member of the Seed Saveurs network this fall. A special event launching the Seed Saveur initiative is planned for both November 2, 2017 in Upper Miramichi and on November 4, 2017 in Miramichi. Use… Read more »

Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

This Pumpkin Spice Cake will fill your kitchen with the sweet smell of Fall baking! Submitted by Georgia Halavrezos, it is one of her family’s favourite treats. Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups All Purpose Flour 1 ½ tsp Cinnamon 1 ½ tsp Nutmeg 1 tsp Ginger 3 ½ tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda ¾… Read more »

Brew up funds for your local Alzheimer Society

Brew up funds for your local Alzheimer Society

On September 21, World Alzheimer’s Day,  the Alzheimer Society kicked off Coffee Break®, their largest nationwide fundraiser that simply asks participants to share a cup of coffee in exchange for a donation to their local Society. Each year, Coffee Break events in New Brunswick raise over $50 thousand and this year, we’re excited to welcome… Read more »

Introducing Miramichi’s New Health Coach

Introducing Miramichi’s New Health Coach

Hi, my name is Marie-Pier Page, the new Health Coach for the Miramichi region. My work is focused on the Live Well | Bien Vivre program, which is a health initiative by Diabetes Canada in partnership with the Government of New Brunswick. Live Well | Bien Vivre is a free health coaching service offered to… Read more »

World Breastfeeding Week Oct 1-7, 2017  “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together”

World Breastfeeding Week Oct 1-7, 2017 “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together”

Breastfeeding week is celebrated in Canada from October 1st to October 7th, 2017. This year’s theme “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together” highlights that a team effort is needed for the success of breastfeeding. Why is Breastfeeding important? Breastfeeding is recognized as the best source of nutrition for most infants. Mothers produce breast milk that is unique and… Read more »

Wellness Week – Oct. 1st to 7th

Wellness Week – Oct. 1st to 7th

5210 A Way of Life The 5210 A Way of Life initiative was launched during wellness week 2016, this year we are launching our new website www.5210.ca ! 5210 A Way of Life is an initiative that partners with communities across the Northumberland County to promote healthy behaviors among children. It provides clear goals for… Read more »

Rides@Rockwood Automotive Show 2017

Rides@Rockwood Automotive Show 2017

A road trip may be in order for this year’s biggest Rides@Rockwood in Saint John to date! This will be the 3rd annual Rides@Rockwood automotive show taking place at the beautiful Rockwood Park on Saturday September 23rd from 9 am to 6 pm. Read more »

World Mental Health Awareness Walk

World Mental Health Awareness Walk

The NB Mental Health Consumer Network Miramichi Branch #7 and Caring Friends Activity Centre invite you to celebrate World Mental Health Day at the 4th Annual Awareness Walk on Tuesday October 10th, 2017. The event will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #3, 18 McCurdy Street in Chatham. Participants are asked to meet up at… Read more »

Spotlight on Betty Fitzpatrick

Spotlight on Betty Fitzpatrick

Anyone who has had the wonderful pleasure of meeting Betty Fitzpatrick, will easily know what I mean when I say that there a few other individuals that have such a zest for life. July of this year marked Betty’s 90th Birthday believe it or not and after the invite came and a lot of shock Read more »

Oh, the Things You Can Do with Glue!

Oh, the Things You Can Do with Glue!

Everyone on Pinterest is going crazy for projects involving white glue and hot glue, but what happened to good ol’ reliable wood glue? This is one of the handiest items to have in your work area. If you’re new to woodworking, you might be unsure of the best way to use a heavy-duty adhesive. Read more »

Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2017

Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2017

The Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge is a challenge for which geographic area (province, state or territory) has the most breastfeeding babies, as a percentage of the birthrate, “latched on” at 11 am local time. To celebrate breastfeeding and milk-banking, and demonstrate promotion, protection and support for breastfeeding women and their families. It’s a chance for education… Read more »

Be “72-hours ready” in case of emergency

Be “72-hours ready” in case of emergency

With hurricane season underway, New Brunswickers and their families are reminded to be 72-hours ready in case of an emergency. That involves having everything they need to be self-sufficient for at least three days, including food, water, medication, batteries, cash and other necessities. Read more »

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