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Year: 2013

DEW Awarded New Contract

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 18, 2013 / 0 Comments
On December 13, 2013, it was announced that two contract amendments worth a total of $25 million were issued to DEW Engineering and Development ULC for the provision of an additional 99 baseline shelters.

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Minister of National Defence, announced a contract award to DEW Engineering and Development ULC, of Ottawa, for mobile workspaces under the Medium Support Vehicle System project. “These contracts for the new mobile workspaces will help sustain over…

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Greater Blackville Resource Centre Launches Christmas Fundraising Campaign

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

With Christmas quickly approaching, the Greater Blackville Resource Centre is looking for donations to brighten the holiday season for their clients in need.

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Breakfast with Santa and Parade of Lights this Saturday

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2013 / 0 Comments

Santa Claus is coming to Blackville this Saturday! From 8:00am to 11:00am, join the big guy for Breakfast with Santa at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall, 105 Main Street. Breakfast includes bacon, eggs, toast, tea/coffee and juice. The price for adults is $6, and $3 for children.

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Local Churches Helping Children in Need This Christmas

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2013 / 0 Comments

For the past ten years, Saint Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church in Blackville has collected toys and clothing for local youth in need at Christmastime. This year, the parish will be collecting gifts for thirteen children from seven families.

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Blackville Home & School to host Annual Christmas Home Tours

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 27, 2013 / 0 Comments

The Blackville Home & School Association’s 11th Annual Christmas Home Tours will be held this Saturday, November 30. Participating homes will be open for viewing from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, with refreshments following at the school cafeteria. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Blackville Credit Union, Bernice Hair Styling, Forever Young Aesthetics and Blackville […]

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Sobeys Nutrition Events Schedule for December

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 27, 2013 / 0 Comments
Sobeys Nutrition Events

Here is the schedule of nutrition events happening at Sobeys Douglastown in December. Please feel free to share with others or post in your workplace. The theme of this month’s Taste and Learn class is “Holiday Desserts”. Join us to find out how you can make simple, delicious desserts that are just a little bit…

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Striped Bass Pose a Serious Threat to Salmon Smolts

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 27, 2013 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Salmon Association

Striped Bass Pose a Serious Threat to Salmon Smolts – Unrestricted Fishing Season for Striped Bass is Urged Miramichi Salmon Association Press Release; Monday, November 25, 2013 The Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) is gravely concerned about the huge number of striped bass spawning in the Miramichi River estuary with estimates as high as 400,000 of […]

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Trey Lewis Third Star of the Week

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 26, 2013 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Timberwolves Trey Lewis

This week’s third star in the MHL is Miramichi Timberwolves defenseman, Trey Lewis. The 20 year old from Aldouane, New Brunswick posted four assists in two games, helping lead the T-Wolves to a perfect 2-0 weekend. On Friday night, he assisted on the game winning goal as Miramichi defeated the Woodstock Slammers 5-3 at the…

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Fundraising Benefit for Brenda Hachey this weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 25, 2013 / 0 Comments

There will be a fundraising benefit for Brenda Hachey on Saturday, November 30 at the Dungarvon Whooper Lounge in Blackville from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.

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12th Miramichi Christmas Turkey Drive

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 25, 2013 / 0 Comments
The 12th Miramichi Turkey Drive runs December 2 - 13, 2013.

The 12th Miramichi Christmas Turkey Drive needs 34 more turkeys than it did last year. The coordinators of the Christmas Hampers have identified a requirement for 197 turkeys for the 2013 holiday dinner. For the second year, the collection will be done by Mary Richardson, owner of Tiny Treasure Chest. “It is a great opportunity…

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Rankyn Campbell 3rd Star for MHL

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 20, 2013 / 0 Comments
Rankyn Campbell, Miramichi Timberwolves

The Maritime Hockey League (MHL) has announced its three stars for the week of November 11th – 17th. This week’s third star is Miramichi Timberwolves forward Rankyn Campbell. The 20 year old from Galloway, New Brunswick makes his second appearance in the league three star selections on the strength of four goals in two games.…

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A Note of Thanks

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 14, 2013 / 0 Comments
The Sturgeon family: Gary, Paulina, Sherry and Anna.

If you saw someone broke down on the side of a dark unlit road, would you stop to help? If you were broke down and somebody stopped, would you take the time to write a thank you note? In this day and age human kindness can be difficult to find and acknowledgement even more elusive,…

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