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Month: April 2014

World Tai Chi Day

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2014 / 0 Comments
Dave's Tai Chi group in Miramichi strike a pose for the camera.

by Dave Bucklow World Tai Chi Day will be celebrated locally at Ritchie Wharf in Newcastle starting at 10 am tomorrow, Saturday April 26th. This is an annual open public demonstration of the ancient Healing Art from China. This worldwide event kicks off in New Zealand, travelling around the world to finish in Hawaii. Oriental Arts –…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 24, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

After about a little over a week’s delay, the 2014 angling season for Spring Salmon has finally began in most places.  However, conditions remain dangerous with ice jams breaking and heading down rivers.  The water is cold and high, particularly with the rain in the last couple of days, which will probably float more shore…

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Blackville to Host Two Award Winning Performers in May

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

In support of Hunger Awareness Week, The Greater Blackville Resource Centre (GBRC) has a week of events planned including concerts by two award winning folk singer-songwriters – ECMA Winner Catherine MacLellan on May 5th, and Juno Award winner Stephen Fearing on May 9th. Benefit Concert featuring ECMA Award Winning Singer/Songwriter, Catherine MacLellan When: Monday May…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 17, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

Welcome to another year of Doug’s Fishing Report. Although by the calendar, opening day has come and gone, very few anglers were able to get lines in the water. Most rivers are still full of ice and the snow is blocking most roads and trails that lead to the water. There were a few patches…

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2014 Striped Bass Limited Recreational Fishery

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 14, 2014 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Salmon Association

Moncton, NB     April 4, 2014- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) today approved the 2014 Conservation and Harvesting Plan for Striped Bass in the waters adjacent to the Maritime Provinces in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. New for 2014, the Department will authorize additional days in the retention fishery. From May 1 to 21, from […]

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Story with Local Setting up for National Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 11, 2014 / 0 Comments
Driftwood by Valerie Sherrard

Valerie Sherrard’s latest book for young people has been short-listed for the prestigious Canadian Library Association 2014 Book of the Year for Children. This respected award honours a book published in Canada in 2013 by a Canadian author that appeals to readers aged 12 and younger. On behalf of the children of Canada, the Canadian…

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Miramichi Chamber’s Action plan for 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 10, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Miramichi Chamber’s Annual General meeting held at the Riverside Entertainment Center last Thursday April 3rd had an excellent turnout.  Energy Minister Craig Leonard spoke on shale gas and entertained questions from the floor. To highlight the Chambers vision, President Mike Hill laid out in detail the plan for 2014 and said one of their main…

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Horizon Health Harmonies for Haiti Village Health

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 10, 2014 / 0 Comments
"Horizon Health Harmonies for Haiti Village Health" - A Wine/ Cheese Fundraiser, Silent Auction and Variety Show

The second annual “Horizon Health Harmonies for Haiti Village Health” – A Wine/ Cheese Fundraiser, Silent Auction and Variety Show featuring entertainment from local Horizon physicians and hospital staff will take place on Friday, April 25th at Carrefour Beausoleil. Wine and Hors D’oeuvres will be served at 6:30 pm, with the Variety Show beginning at…

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Biggest Loser Challenge starts Monday . . . New format!

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

The Biggest Loser Challenge starts on Monday and it changing it’s format to encourage a healthy life style change. “We have changed our challenge to be all about you.” said Chad Dunn the manager of Peak Performance Heath Center We are calling it the 90 Day Fitness Challenge. It will start Monday April 7th and…

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