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Month: April 2013

Forum on the Professional Status of Artists

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 30, 2013 / Comments Off on Forum on the Professional Status of Artists

The artist’s profession is not very well recognized or well supported in New Brunswick. In order to deal with some of the challenges artists face and to set the stage for the work of the Premier’s Committee on the Status of the Artist, due to begin in August 2013, the Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s [Read More…]

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MSA President Mark Hambrook to Receive Top Conservation Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 29, 2013 / Comments Off on MSA President Mark Hambrook to Receive Top Conservation Award

Our President, Mark Hambrook, is being presented with the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s highest honour at meetings in Montreal this week.   The award has been presented annually since 1975 in memory of T.B. “Happy” Fraser to an individual who has made outstanding, long-term contributions to wild Atlantic salmon conservation.   Miramichi Salmon Conservationist Receives Top AwardAprill 29, […]

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Recreational Striped Bass Fishery to Open with Retention Season in May

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 26, 2013 / Comments Off on Recreational Striped Bass Fishery to Open with Retention Season in May
Miramichi Salmon Association

DFO Minister Keith Ashfield announced today the re-opening of a limited, recreational Striped bass fishery this season. A retention fishery will be open from May 1 to May 15, 2013, where anglers will be able to catch and retain a maximum of one Striped…

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Jason Dickson Named Honorary Captain for Team New Brunswick

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2013 /

Jason Dickson, an Olympian and former major league baseball pitcher, has been named Team New Brunswick’s honorary captain for the 2013 Canada Summer Games. “We are pleased to have Jason Dickson selected as Team New Brunswick’s honorary captain for the 2013 Canada Summer Games,” said Healthy and Inclusive Communities Minister, Dorothy Shephard. “Dickson’s achievements on…

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The Gift, a Poem by Elizabeth Copeland

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2013 /

THE GIFT The gift came not as I thought it would – wrapped in pink cellophane, yellow ribbons streaming, a chorus of glory hallelujahs ringing out. The gift came not as I hoped it would – clarity streaming in like cold spring water, bottled and guaranteed to provide easy enlightenment. The gift came instead wrapped…

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World Tai Chi Day Happens this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2013 /

by Dave Bucklow A team of doctors at the Harvard Medical School have been conducting a study of Tai Chi’s health effects with numerous medical conditions over the last 10 years, and the results of these studies have prompted the doctors to write a book covering the health benefits of this ancient art from China.…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 25, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 25, 2013

High and dirty water hampered angling to some degree last weekend and early this week, but there was still catching to be had.  The higher water allowed boats freedom to cover much greater areas of the various rivers. W. W. Doak and Sons in Doaktown said after the weekend’s high and dirty water, anglers began […]

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Miramichier RRRolls Up The Rim to Win a 2013 Toyota RAV4

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2013 /

By simply rolling up the rim of her Tim Hortons cup, Denise Newbatt of Napan is a new owner of an all-new 2013 Toyota RAV4, a grand prize in this year’s RRRoll up the Rim to Win® contest at Tim Hortons. “Having a grand prize winner at our restaurant is exciting for our guests, team…

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Theodore Tugboat at Festival of Tall Ships

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2013 /

The New Brunswick Festival of Tall Ships on the Miramichi announced yesterday that they will be hosting a very special guest at the event. Theodore Tugboat will chug up the Mighty Miramichi River on Friday, May 31st to do what he loves best – spend time with friends and fans! It’s his first visit to…

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New Consulting & Design Firm, Breakwater

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2013 /

“Success begins with Planning … Continues with Management.” This is the tagline for a new full service consulting and design firm that opened in February on the Miramichi. Breakwater Consulting & Design was established through the partnership of Reid Mutch and Dave Colbourne, who together bring over 40 years of experience to their clients. Reid…

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New Live Release Video for Wild Atlantic Salmon

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 22, 2013 / Comments Off on New Live Release Video for Wild Atlantic Salmon
Miramichi Salmon Association

The Atlantic Salmon Federation has produced a video showing the proper techniques for releasing an Atlantic salmon. A New Live Release Video for Wild Atlantic Salmon Posted on April 20, 2013 by admin In New Brunswick the 2013 Atlantic salmon angling season is already here, and elsewhere it will be starting before too long.  To […]

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Traffic advisory / Centennial Bridge

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 22, 2013 /

Repairs and upgrades to the Centennial Bridge at Miramichi will resume on Monday April 22nd, 2013. There will be no full or single-lane closures during the day, but some full closures will take place on the bridge at night. Detour signs will be posted. The first complete bridge closure is scheduled for Monday night, April…

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