Month: January 2012

Walk of Hope in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 11, 2012 / Comments Off on Walk of Hope in Miramichi

The Walk of Hope We have all experienced a low in our lives at one time or other. Some of us bounce back; however there are others who need support and assistance to regain self-esteem and self–confidence. Did you know that one in five people will suffer some type of mental illness in their lifetime? [Read More…]

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12th Day of Christmas: My Mountain School Christmas

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 5, 2012 / Comments Off on 12th Day of Christmas: My Mountain School Christmas

My Mountain School Christmas by Kellie Underhill This year my Christmas festivities started early in December when my mother, Pauline, sister, Sherry, and I went to the Kin Centre around the square in Newcastle, Miramichi to attend a special dinner theatre performance. A local theatre troupe, The Heritage Players, were staging their latest production called [Read More…]

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Job Opportunity with MRTA

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 4, 2012 / Comments Off on Job Opportunity with MRTA

Content Developer

Miramichi River Tourism Association

Full Time – Term Position – 21 Weeks

Job Description: The Content Developer will work with the SMART Community Project Officer for Miramichi River Tourism Association. The primary objective of the MRTA is to support the development and promotion of the tourism industry in the Miramichi Region which covers an area from the Boiestown/ Doaktown area of Central New Brunswick to the Tabusintac/ Escuminac Northeast area including the City of Miramichi.

Duties: The Content Developer will assist with all technology requests regarding SMART boards, the MRTA website, and other technical devices (ex. IPads), along with developing and implements new products and templates.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

• To Support existing products and suggest improvements for marketing

• To implement new products and templates

• To develop tutorials and other training materials and methodologies

• To update database and identify potential improvements to content support mechanism

• To support the SMART Learner Certification Program

• Technical Support

Miramichi River Tourism Association is seeking a youth between the ages 15-30; who is currently underemployed or unemployed and not in receipt of EI benefits. This person must be a post graduate not currently in school.

This dynamic individual will be responsible to lead our technology program and create new product content to promote authentic tourism through the use of youth creativity and technology.


• Background in education, technology and tourism

• Communication skills (written and oral)

• Familiar with Microsoft office products, SMART Technologies, Mac and Apple Products

• Bilingual is an asset but not essential

• Strategic Creative Thinker

• Ability to empower without influence

Please mail to:

Miramichi River Tourism Association

199 King Street

Miramichi, NB

E1N 5C8

Attn: Tammy Sanford


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11th Day of Christmas: Christmas Kitty

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 4, 2012 / Comments Off on 11th Day of Christmas: Christmas Kitty

Christmas Kitty By Jacinta “Oh, Daddy, please let me keep the kitty,” cried four year old Jessica Wells. Her father answered firmly, “Pipe down, Jess. You know we can’t afford this kitten.” He drove up to a subdivision entrance and dropped the kitten off, leaving quickly. Trying to get Jess to stop crying, Daddy told [Read More…]

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10th Day of Christmas: New Year! New Wishes!

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 3, 2012 / Comments Off on 10th Day of Christmas: New Year! New Wishes!

New Year! New Wishes! By Patricia Anne McGoldrick Make a wish scroll for 2012. What are your wishes for this upcoming year? List three or five. Then start to make your wish scroll. This is a wonderful gift for someone in your family, a friend or relative. It is also a special present that you can [Read More…]

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9th Day of Christmas: A Poem from Christopher Brown

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 2, 2012 / Comments Off on 9th Day of Christmas: A Poem from Christopher Brown

Merry Christmas So many people seem to have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas spirit so eager to spend; to receive and to give they lose sight of what’s important. While gifts and the sort are rather nice and It can be fun to get that special someone the gift that lights their eyes when [Read More…]

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8th Day of Christmas: The Hustle & Bustle of the Holiday Season

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 1, 2012 / Comments Off on 8th Day of Christmas: The Hustle & Bustle of the Holiday Season

The Hustle & Bustle of the Holiday Season by Conrad Toner There is a great French song called “Noel N’est Pas Au Magasin”. “Christmas is not found in the stores” but in our hearts and in our hands. I find myself humming that song this time of the year and thinking about the words. I [Read More…]

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