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Month: July 2012

15th Anniversary of the Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 31, 2012 / Comments Off on 15th Anniversary of the Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships

UPDATE August 13th: The tall ship Peacemaker has extended its stay until Monday August 20th 2012. Tours will be Tuesday, August 14 – Friday, August 17 from 1 to 6 pm. Saturday, August 18 (Dragon Boat Festival) and Sunday, August 19 from 10 am to 6 pm. Tentative leaving port on Monday Aug 20th, weather permitting. The tall ship [Read More…]

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Correction made to DFO Pool Closures

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 31, 2012 / Comments Off on Correction made to DFO Pool Closures

DFO has issued another variation order that includes a correction and a clarification to the previous closures. The initial variation order included:                Waters of the Southwest Miramichi River surrounding the pump house locate…

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Sobeys Douglastown Nutrition Events for August

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 30, 2012 /
Sobeys Nutrition Events

Here is the schedule of nutrition events happening at Sobeys Douglastown this August. The Healthy Cooking menu this month is: Roasted Tomato Gazpacho Summer Nicoise Salad with French Vinaigrette Balsamic Glazed Strawberries To register, visit our courtesy desk or call Dietitian Margaret Young at 1-866-546-9239 (voice mail) or (506)778-2404 (store). Controlling Cholesterol (Free) Discover which foods…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 26, 2012

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 26, 2012 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 26, 2012

Unfortunately, most of the news this week is not the kind anglers like to hear.  Low water, warm water and closures are the main topics.  Due to lack of rain and warm water temperatures, DFO has had to close a number of cold-water pools to help protect the salmon and grilse. A list of closures […]

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Village of Blackville to Honour Volunteers

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 25, 2012 / Comments Off on Village of Blackville to Honour Volunteers

The mayor and council of the Village of Blackville are recognizing some of our community’s unsung heroes, through the awarding of our own “Blackville Community Merit Awards”. This is an honor award to members of our community that vol…

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Call for Summer Submissions

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2012 / Comments Off on Call for Summer Submissions

Steaks on the BBQ … splashing in the pool … bonfires on the beach … hiking, biking, boating, camping, concerts, festivals, patio parties with family and friends … ice cream cones … Is there anything better than a New Brunswick summer? We think not! Summer is in full swing in New Brunswick and Bread ‘n [Read More…]

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Admiral’s 2012 Video Contest – $1000 CASH PRIZE

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2012 / Comments Off on Admiral’s 2012 Video Contest – $1000 CASH PRIZE

Admiral Insurance, a proud supporter of the Atlantic Film Festival is pleased to announce Admiral’s 2012 Video Contest. Video Submission Deadline: Friday October 19th, 2012 The contest is open to aspiring filmmakers and videographers from Atlantic Canada and filmmakers of all levels are welcome to submit a short three to five minute video to the [Read More…]

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Salmon a scarce sight this summer

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2012 / Comments Off on Salmon a scarce sight this summer

By SHAWN BERRY Daily Gleaner Legislature Bureau 23 Jul 2012 10:04AM The banner year that many fishermen enjoyed in New Brunswick’s salmon pools last year isn’t being repeated. Fishermen who have taken to the waters of the Miramichi River this summe…

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Salmon fishing pools closed until further notice

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2012 / Comments Off on Salmon fishing pools closed until further notice

BY TESS ALLEN TIMES & TRANSCRIPT STAFF 23 Jul 2012 10:26AM Effective Monday, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has announced that a number of salmon fishing pools will be closed to fishing due to high water temperature and low water levels. Keith W…

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DFO closes 12 pools due to high water temperature and low water levels

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 23, 2012 / Comments Off on DFO closes 12 pools due to high water temperature and low water levels

SALMON FISHERY ON THE MIRAMICHI Moncton – July 20, 2012 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) today announces that the following salmon fishing pools will be closed to fishing, for cause of high water temperature and low water levels, starting Mo…

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Local Church Celebrates 175 Years

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 22, 2012 / Comments Off on Local Church Celebrates 175 Years

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Howard celebrated its 175th anniversary at a special outdoor mass on Sunday, July 22.  The Annual Shrine Mass (Healing Mass) was celebrated by Bishop Robert Harris and well attended by other clergy, parishioners and …

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Canada’s Irish Festival Under Way in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2012 / Comments Off on Canada’s Irish Festival Under Way in Miramichi

The 29th Annual Irish Festival got under way in Miramichi last night with a live outdoor concert at Waterford Green in Chatham and continues throughout the weekend with many performances, workshops, displays and cultural events. The official Opening Ceremonies happen this evening at the Lord Beaverbrook Arena from 7-8:30 pm. The Festival’s mandate is to [Read More…]

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