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Monuments and Memorials around Miramichi

Along our Mystical, Magical and Mighty Miramichi, there are many monuments and statues of prominent citizens that grace our river in our parks and cemeteries. J.B. “Jabez Bunting” Snowball and Family Memorial Jabez Bunting Snowball served as New Brunswick’s 11th Lieutenant Governor from 1902 to 1907. He was born on September 24th, 1837 in Lunenburg,…

SECOND WORLD WAR VETERAN SHARES STORY OF SERVICE, LOSS OF LIMB

Bob Gondek On Remembrance Day this year, many Canadians will be reflecting on the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Among those will be war amputee veteran Bob Gondek, of Toronto, who also carries a physical reminder of that pivotal time in history. At the age of 96, Bob can still vividly recall serving alongside the...

Salvation Army – Christmas Hampers and more Ways to Give

The Salvation Army Miramichi Community Resource Centre, would like to thank everyone for their sponsorship in the past to help local families in need. In Christmas 2019, 208 families were helped-including 135 children/teens and 277 adults in Miramichi and the surrounding area. This has been a hard year for everyone. We hope that you will team up with us to...

“Ookdataan” – Taste of Metepenagiag!

On Friday, October 23rd, 2020, beginning at 11 am, go onto Facebook and "view" and "like" the Metepenagiag Heritage Park, located at 2202 Micmac Road on the Metepenagiag First Nation, New Brunswick as they are premiering "Ookdataan" - Taste of Metepenagiag! This event will highlight one of their favourite park experiences. Learn about traditional Mi'kmaq bread making and follow along...

Saint Andrew’s United Church (Miramichi) Remembrance Day Roast Pork Tenderloin Take Out Supper

On Remembrance Day (Wednesday, November 11) there will be a Roast Pork Tenderloin Take Out Supper at St. Andrew’s United Church, 188 Wellington Street.   The roast tenderloin will be served from 4 pm to 5 pm, with all the trimmings and there will be cheesecake for dessert.  Please note, the meal will be take-out only. Tickets are $15 per...

Miramichi Season Ending Blog October 17

  Karl Furlaga, fishing out of Country Haven, caught this beautiful, bright salmon in the rising water during the closing days of the 2020 Miramichi season. On October 15th the remainder of the Miramichi River system closed to fishing for the year – the headwaters closed on September 30.  There are bodies of water like the Bartibog and Tabusintac that...

Miramichi Dog Authors “Pawsitive,” Inspirational Book of Hope

Local photographer Cathy Carnahan and her beloved dog, Miss Crosby, have teamed up to produce an inspirational book of hope, laughter, wisdom and common sense.Consider The Source, with a subtitle of Waggish and Canny Views on How to Survive in a Wacky World, is set to be released just before the Thanksgiving weekend. “This book is dedicated to our ancestors...