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Month: May 2014

French Fort Cove Boardwalk Officially Opening Sunday

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 30, 2014 / 0 Comments

The city will be officially opening its new French Fort Cove board walk on Sunday June 1st, which is also  In Motion Parks and Trails Day (http://hepac.ca/trailsday/). The ribbon cutting will occur at 1pm and there will be activities all afternoon. Everyone is welcome. The new aluminium boardwalk replaces the old wood boardwalk, which had fallen into…

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Celebrate Canada & Support Fireworks Display

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 30, 2014 / 0 Comments
On Saturday June 28th, Celebrate Canada events will start in Historic Chatham Business District with Canada Day Market at the Water Street Farmers Market 1 Ellis Street. Then at 9 am, Water Street from Henderson to Cunard will be an open air market, closed to vehicle traffic. The merchants will also have special Canada Day promotions and look for live cultural performances.

Today Downtowns Miramichi launched a new website, www.CanadaDays.com, with all the information about the Celebrate Canada events schedule for 2014. “A fireworks display as part of our Celebration of Canada is essential,” says Mavis Williamson, General Manager of Downtowns Miramichi. “Fireworks are one of the awesome moments in any Canada Day celebrations. They attract all…

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Singer Joan Kennedy to Perform in Blackville

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 30, 2014 / 0 Comments

Joan Kennedy will perform live on stage at Nine Pine on Sunday, June 8 starting at 7pm. Tickets are $15 each and are available at Nine Pine, 59 Main Street in Blackville. Encompassing a career which has spanned more than 3 decades, Canadian born and raised singer/songwriter Joan Kennedy has accumulated more accolades and awards […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 29, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 29, 2014 / 0 Comments
A trout landed by Derek Munn while fishing bass 23 inches long

It is the “in-between” season now.  Spring salmon are pretty well gone, There are only scattered reports of bright trout, although the time of year is right on a normal year, and bright salmon should be imminent. Striped Bass retention is over until August, but anglers are still able to fish for them with a…

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Photo Submissions

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

We love the deer photos below that were submitted by Genna Gouchie for the May 2014 issue of Giv’er Miramichi! If you’ve seen the magazine you can’t miss that great close up in its pages! But we didn’t have space to include the other group shot, so we’re posting it here. Thanks Genna! Great photos!…

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Miramichi Announces Biggest Quitter Challenge

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 25, 2014 / 0 Comments
Miramichi's Biggest Quitter Challenge runs June 2 -6, 2014.

During June 2-6, 2014, Miramichi will roll out its Biggest Quitter Challenge. The aim of the challenge is to help individuals stop smoking one week at a time. It involves a commitment to: Quit smoking, Reduce tobacco use, Continue to live smoke free, Maintain a smoke free home, garage and environment, Make your surroundings safer…

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Mileage Chart of the Southwest Miramichi River – by canoe

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 24, 2014 / 0 Comments
MSA

For anyone planning a canoe trip on the Southwest this season MSA Director Greg Sprague has provided us with a mileage chart – to download the chart click Main SW Mileage by Canoe Thanks Greg!

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Employee of the Month: Kenneth Blacquier

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 24, 2014 / 0 Comments
Kenneth Blacquier

We’re finding valued local employees who really GIV’ER and contribute to the community. Introducing Kenneth Blacquier: Education: Graduate of James M Hill (1989); NBCC Carpentry Program (1990); Multimedia Arts Program (1992); Patient Care, Academy of Learning (2008) First Job: Carpenter’s Helper at 14 years old Current Job: Patient Care Attendant (Region 7 Hospital) Other Jobs…

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Legion Pool Team Heading to National Tournament

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

Four members from the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10 are off to the 2014 Dominion 8-Ball Tournament today in North Bay, Ontario, May 23-May 26. Ricky Harris, Dan Carroll, Jerry Carroll and Rocky Blackmore representing Branch 10 won the NB Command 8-Ball championship back in November 2013 paving the way for them to represent NB…

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Ed Sheasgreen Memorial Hockey Tournament

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 23, 2014 / 0 Comments
Ed Sheasgreen Memorial Hockey Tournament photo submitted by Sharon Best

Eight teams, upwards of 100 players, participated in the Third Annual Ed Sheasgreen Memorial Hockey Tournament (Fast Eddie Cup) at the Sunny Corner Arena on the weekend of April 4 – 5, 2014. The annual tournament honours Ed and his many years of playing hockey around the Miramichi. All proceeds go towards a scholarship in…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 22, 2014

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2014 / 0 Comments
Jenilee McIsaac and Ian Mollins

Full-moon tides, a lot of rain and snow-melt have made the rivers high and dirty, making fishing rough for most anglers.  Sunday was probably the best day for Striped Bass with catches much harder the rest of the week.  Hopefully water levels drop and warmer temperatures make it more desirable to be on the rivers.…

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Miramichi Masons Complete Bowlathon for Camp Goodtime

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2014 / 0 Comments
A great time was had by the Masons attending the Bowlathon, with lots of laughter at the many gutter balls.

By Dave Bucklow The Masons of the Miramichi recently completed a Bowlathon fundraiser in support of Camp Goodtime. Camp Goodtime is a great camping experience provided to New Brunswick Children suffering from Cancer, located on Grand Lake, and suitable for children between the ages of 7 and 12. Since 1998 the Masons of New Brunswick…

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