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Month: January 2014

NB Power Offering Instant Rebates

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 31, 2014 /

NB Power is helping New Brunswickers save energy and money by offering instant rebates on a range of energy-saving products in February and March. “We are working hard to help our customers save money on energy-saving products that will give them the extra bonus of saving on their monthly power bills,” said Gaëtan Thomas, president…

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Boyd Underhill to Celebrate 80th Birthday With Open House

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 30, 2014 /

Blackville resident Boyd Underhill celebrates his 80th birthday on February 6, 2014. To commemorate this special milestone, friends and family are invited to an open house on Saturday, February 1 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at Saint Andrews United Church Hall in Blackville. Best wishes only.

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National Literacy Week: Why I Read

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 30, 2014 /
It's National Literacy Week!

by Jules Keenan A lot of people have come to me, asking how I can read so much, or saying they hate reading, and only read when they have to. They can’t seem to understand what literature can do to a person. They don’t comprehend what a good book can do. Great books, especially old…

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Blackville Rec Council Hosting Free Skating Party

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2014 /

The Blackville Recreation Council will be hosting a free skating party on Friday, January 31 from 6:00pm to 9:30pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend for a great evening of family fun, skating and prizes! Blackville mayor Andrew Hawkes, councillors Cindy Ross, Matthew Sturgeon and Christopher Hennessy and Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart will be in […]

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Boston Dinner 2014 Auction Items

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2014 /
Miramichi Salmon Association

The Boston Dinner is almost upon us. For those attending there are a lot of great items in this year’s Live Auction – February 1, 2014. Here is a preview so that you can decide on which items you would like to bid. Know someone who isn’t attending but would like to participate? Let them […]

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KPH Theatre Arts Classes Registration Now Open

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2014 /

Following the smashing success of their December 7th showcase, Glenn and Elizabeth Copeland are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the new line-up of theatre arts classes at KPH. Curtains Up! Theatre Arts for the Young and Young at Heart. Focus is on fun! All classes run for 16 weeks, though students…

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‘Miramichi Forever Funds’ eclipses $2-million mark

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 27, 2014 /

A campaign to raise money for long-term conservation efforts on the Miramichi River has soared past the $2-million mark and now may hit $3 million. The campaign, known as Miramichi Forever Funds is being run in both Canada and the United States. […]

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New Federal-Provincial Funding Program Addresses Farmers Concern

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 26, 2014 /

A new federal-provincial funding program has been announced to address ongoing concerns of farmers about livestock losses and crop damage due to wildlife. Premier David Alward made the announcement of the Wildlife Damage Compensation Program on Thursday at the annual general meeting of the Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick. Farmers will be able to apply…

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Miramichi Idol Week 3

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 25, 2014 /

Miramichi Idol Week 3 is happening tonight Saturday, January 25 at 8pm!  Here is a list of the singers and their selections for this evenings event.   Alicia Hachey Black Horse and the Cherry Tree – KT Tunstall Lips Of An Angel – Hinder Bethany Matchett Wagon Wheel (Guitar) Perfect – Pink Christopher Manuel Good…

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WOMEN Mini Trade Show happens Wednesday

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 25, 2014 /

WOMEN welcomes you to join them on Wednesday, January 29th beginning at 6:30 pm at Season’s View Café on Water Street to enjoy an evening of networking, food and a chance to view 10 members as they showcase their business and professions at a Mini Trade Show. The following members will be present to show…

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Miramichier Appointed President & CEO of NB Liquor

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 25, 2014 /
Brian Harriman

Brian Harriman is the new president and chief executive officer of NB Liquor, effective February 1st. “This is a historic appointment, and we are proud to be the government that has introduced an open and transparent recruitment process to the selection of this important role at NB Liquor,” said Premier David Alward. The appointment is…

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Rail Freight Service Commitment, Northern NB

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 24, 2014 /
Freight rail is a critical mode of transportation for industries in northern New Brunswick

The provincial government and CN have reached an agreement to preserve rail freight service on the line in northern New Brunswick. “Freight rail is a critical mode of transportation for industries in northern New Brunswick, and it is a vital lifeline for the jobs and communities that rely on these industries,” said Premier David Alward.…

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