Category Archives: Politics

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. Read more »

Anderson Bridge to be replaced

Anderson Bridge to be replaced

The provincial and federal governments will invest $94 million to build a new permanent bridge to replace Anderson Bridge in Miramichi. “Anderson Bridge is a crucial link for the people and businesses in the Miramichi region and northern New Brunswick,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also minister responsible for Northern and… Read more »

King Street Elementary School Named in Ceremony

King Street Elementary School Named in Ceremony

By Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter Yesterday morning, Monday February 20th, 2017, at 10 am a Naming Ceremony for the new Miramichi East school was held at Saint Andrew’s Elementary School in Chatham. Emcee Eileen Bowes welcomed everyone and introduced the Sistema Beethoven Orchestra and Saint Andrew’s Elementary School Choir, who sang Oh Canada. The Sistema Beethoven Orchestra… Read more »

Miramichi Elects New Mayor & Councillor

Miramichi Elects New Mayor & Councillor

Miramichiers went to the polls Monday October 14th to fill the mayor and one councillor position in city hall. Congratulations to Adam Lordon on being elected mayor and Ryan Somers on being chosen councillor! Below is the Thank You Message Adam Lordon posted on Facebook: Thank You!! Merci! What a night!! Tonight, I am humbled… Read more »

Fall Update!

Fall Update!

First off after a very busy summer schedule I have to say its been a bit of time since my last post. I am glad to get back and update you all! As everyone is aware I am back on council and would like to thank the city for all the tremendous support I received… Read more »

Meet the Candidates Monday November 7th

Meet the Candidates Monday November 7th

The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce in partnership with DowntownS Miramichi and Roger’s Television’s Have a Chat program are hosting a Meet the Candidates event in anticipation of the upcoming by-election. Everyone is invited to come out the Miramichi Kin Centre around the square in downtown Newcastle on Monday November 7th beginning at 6:30 pm and meet the… Read more »

Candidates sought for three legislative officer positions

Candidates sought for three legislative officer positions

New Brunswickers are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for three legislative officer positions: the Conflict of Interest Commissioner, the New Brunswick Consumer Advocate for Insurance, and the Chief Electoral Officer for the Province of New Brunswick. Government House Leader Rick Doucet announced the competitions today, Wednesday September 21st, 2016. Read more »

Provincial & Federal Governments invest $1 million to expand Miramichi Airport

Provincial & Federal Governments invest $1 million to expand Miramichi Airport

The provincial and federal governments are investing up to $1 million to expand the Miramichi Airport. Each will contribute up to $500,000 for the development of a new multi-functional air services building. The City of Miramichi is providing $250,000 and the Miramichi Airport Commission is providing $362,000 to the project. “The new multi-functional air services… Read more »

International Youth Day

International Youth Day

The following statement was issued today by Nathalie Chiasson, chairperson of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of International Youth Day, August 12th: In December 1999, the United Nations approved a resolution decreeing that August 12 would become International Youth Day with the theme Youth is the future of mankind. Read more »

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