Story of the Day

Miramichi Threads sent to Montreal.

A group of Miramichi seamstresses have been making scrub caps and sending them to nurses in Montreal. It started when Alexandros Halavrezos, a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal who had been working many long shifts, reached out to his aunt Georgia Halavrezos asking if she could make him a few scrub caps.  “Do…

Research Strategies and Tips from Ancestry®

The Ancestry® Extra webinar series gives you access to a range of genealogy experts from across Canada and beyond. Airing every Tuesday (11am AST) and Thursday (1pm AST) on the Ancestry Canada Facebook page, these expert sessions will be filled with useful tips and tricks to help you further your family history discoveries. Sessions are free to access and no...

New Brunswick Public Libraries Have More Online Resources Than Ever!

NB Public Libraries have been working with partners to bring you access to more content during this unprecedented time. In addition to Online Databases, eBooks and Audiobooks, and the Public Libraries Catalogue, they've added Additional Online Content to help you read, learn and stay entertained at home. Some of the additional content will only be available for a short time,...

Remembering Their Sacrifice – 75 Years Since the Liberation of the Netherlands

In May 2000, the late Cliff Chadderton (1919 – 2013) led a parade of fellow Canadian veterans through the streets of Apeldoorn, Netherlands, where they were met with cheering crowds and words of “thank you.” This May marks 75 years since Canadians sacrificed life and limb to help liberate the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. Chadderton lost part of his right...

Walk for Alzheimer’s – Walk Online 2020

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is moving online! While we can’t physically walk together right now, we can still connect virtually and come together in spirit as a sign of solidarity and hope for those living with dementia! The time is right. Now. Join. Walk. Help. Join us May 31st at 1:00 pm AST, for a fun and...

Miramichi Writer Wayne Curtis Releases a New Collection of Short Fiction

Book review by James M. Fisher. Winter Road is the newest collection of Wayne Curtis' fictional short stories and is a continuation of his 2017 collection, Homecoming: The Road Less Travelled. The classic Wayne Curtis is all here: reminiscences of glory days gone by, of a world that has changed, of growing older, though perhaps not all that much wiser....

Surprise! Miramichi Salmon Fishing Begins Early

Jason Curtis’s Britanny pup Lattie watches him bring in a grilse on the SW Miramichi. Campbell’s Pool is in sight just downriver. Country Haven’s website says that this fish was caught within five minutes of beginning to fish by Larissa Bryenton. The start of the Atlantic salmon fishing season in New Brunswick, normally scheduled for April 15 was delayed until...