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Month: November 2012

Women’s Institute Hosts Christmas Craft Sale

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 10, 2012 / Comments Off on Women’s Institute Hosts Christmas Craft Sale

The Blackville Women’s Institute hosted their Annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale today, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the United Church Centre. Over a dozen vendors were on hand selling handmade knitted goods, homemade candles, children’s books and gifts, Christmas wreaths and crafts, and baked goods. The event was well attended this year, and along […]

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MLA Pays Homage to Local Heroes with Trip to Normandy

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

In 2011, Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart ventured to France on D-Day to participate in the 67th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy and to honour the brave local heroes who fought for our freedom. In the video below, Jake recalls his reasoning for visiting and his sense of pride felt towards the North Shore…

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Days Inn Celebrates Grand Opening

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 8, 2012 / 0 Comments
The Days Inn Team

Days Inn grand opening this week brought a large turnout from the community in support for the event.   The Chamber of Commerce presented a plaque to Directors Peder Berggren and Brent McCarthy thanking them for choosing to invest and do business in Miramichi. All rooms and the hotel are being renovated to bring the atmosphere…

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Miramichi Curling Club Ranked Tops in Canada

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

It is one of the best kept secrets on Miramichi, but in the curling network, Miramichi Curling Club is noted for having the best Ice Surface in Atlantic Canada and ranks in the top 10 in Canada.   Men’s Curling Champion Russ Howard, reserved ice time to practice at the Miramichi Club before going to the…

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Remembrance Day in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

On November 11, remember those men and women who served and sacrificed to protect the freedom that we graciously enjoy today. Miramichi and surrounding communities will host several Remembrance Day ceremonies to honour those who have supported Canada’s war efforts. The following is a list of services in the area: Blackville – Service starts at…

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New Brunswick Playwrights Call for Submissions

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 1, 2012 / Comments Off on New Brunswick Playwrights Call for Submissions

Emerging and established New Brunswick playwrights are invited to submit their short opening act plays for New Voices for consideration for further development by Theatre New Brunswick (TNB), NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival (NB Acts) and Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC). Deadline for submissions is DECEMBER 31, 2012. “Part of TNB’s mission is to celebrate New [Read More…]

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Doug’s Christmas Shopping List

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 1, 2012 / 0 Comments

With the fishing season over and equipment taken care of, I’ll wrap up another year with my annual Christmas shopping suggestions for the angler.  I’ve checked with my friends in the tackle shops and have an estimated price range for many items mentioned.  This column is the “clip and paste” on the fridge with certain…

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Doug’s Christmas Shopping List

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 1, 2012 / Comments Off on Doug’s Christmas Shopping List

With the fishing season over and equipment taken care of, I’ll wrap up another year with my annual Christmas shopping suggestions for the angler.  I’ve checked with my friends in the tackle shops and have an estimated price range for many items mentioned.  This column is the “clip and paste” on the fridge with certain […]

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Friends Honour Friend

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 1, 2012 / Comments Off on Friends Honour Friend

Jody Harrison was a co-owner of a fishing camp on the Little Southwest Miramichi. On Oct 22, 2011 he lost his life in an ATV accident. Like his friends, Jody was a big supporter of the MSA and salmon conservation in general. In honor of Jody, this year…

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