Month: February 2015

Members of Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon Announced

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 28, 2015 /

Committee Experts to Tackle Issue of Low Atlantic Salmon Returns on East Coast February 27, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario Today, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans announced the members of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon, created to advance Atlantic salmon conservation efforts. The advisory committee will include ten representatives from […]

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Quit Smoking One Minute at a Time

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 27, 2015 /

By Alicia Quann Health Coach, Live Well! Bien Vivre! Making a healthy lifestyle change can mean something different for everyone. Whether it’s adding more vegetables to your diet, walking to work, taking 10 minutes out of the day to relax or taking that yoga class you have wanted to try. After a Christmas filled with…

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Hanging Artwork in your Home

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 26, 2015 /

by Lauren Hare When it comes to buying art it’s easy to be inspired by colours, texture, and the beauty of the piece that you fall in love with, but, even the most beautiful piece of art can look just plain bad if hung incorrectly. This is something I’ve seen way too often, so here…

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Sobeys Douglastown Food & Nutrition Events March 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 25, 2015 /

March is Nutrition Month and Sobeys in Douglastown has a lot of Food and Nutrition events! On March 19th from 12-1 pm there will be a session focused on this year’s theme, eating 9-5. Sobeys Registered Dietitian Kayla Hebert will be talking about ways to make eating healthy at work easier. As always, there are…

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival Planning Continues

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 24, 2015 /

The Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival will be returning this year after setting the festival aside for the 2014 season. The festival failed to run last year due to a lack of volunteers, but the event’s organizers have confirmed that Rock ‘N’ Roll will be back this summer with old favourites and new performers. Festival…

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Production Gets Ready For The Vogue

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 23, 2015 /

Director Lloyd E. Cameron chose the complex, thoughtful and beautifully written play Mary’s Wedding because it is a powerful piece of theatre exploring human relationships founded on love and comradeship. He is confident audience members will identify with, and be moved by the superb performances of local actors Brittany Cormier and Joey Dignam. The play begins in the…

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Miramichi Sports Wall of Fame 2015 Awards

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 22, 2015 /
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The Miramichi Sports Wall of Fame Awards banquet for 2015 was a full house at the Rodd Miramichi River Resort on Friday February 20th, where there was an evening of recognition and celebration. Greg Morris, the Master of Ceremonies for the evening, introduced each recipient and welcomed them into the City of Miramichi Sports Wall…

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Soup’s On Again in Blackville

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 20, 2015 /

Following a successful run last year, the Greater Blackville Resource Centre’s Soup’s On program is back!  Soup’s On offers Free Meals and community spirit throughout the greater Blackville area. Various…

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Community Wellness Public Information Session

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 17, 2015 /

On Monday, February 23, there will be a Community Wellness Public Information Session at Blackville School. The session begins at 7:00pm in the school cafeteria and is open to all community members from Quarryville to Upper Blackville. Hosted by Public Health, Blackville Mango Committee, Blackville Village Council and Dr. Tiffany Keenan, the topic of discussion…

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Local Women Visit Brits with Miramichi Connection

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 16, 2015 /

Last October local ladies Heather Coughlan and Darlene O’Shea vacationed in Europe. When they visited London, England they met up with Bill and Jean Blanchard, the owners of a narrow boat named “Miramichi”, which we previously wrote about in March 2013. You can read that story in our online archives. The group spent a day…

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St. Raphael’s Hosting Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 15, 2015 /

Saint Raphael’s Parish is hosting a pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday, February 17 at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall, 105 Main Street in Blackville from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. The price for adults is $6 and $3 for children under 12. Supper includes pancakes, sausages, home baked beans and gingerbread with whipped cream for dessert. […]

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MP Tilly O’Neill Gordon to Receive Friend of the River Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 14, 2015 /

The Northumberland Salmon Protection Association (NSPA) will present its distinguished ’Friend of the River Award’ to Tilly O’Neill Gordon, MP for Miramichi, NB at its upcoming 17th Annual Gala Dinner, being held on February 17th, 2015 at the Rodd Miramichi Resort.

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Fundraisers Coming Up as Day Hospice Program is Introduced this Spring

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 13, 2015 /

Hospice Miramichi, Inc., a charitable non-profit volunteer organization, was established in March 2011 and received its corporate status in July. The focus of hospice palliative care is on comfort not cure and on life not death. Hospice Miramichi is seeking to raise the awareness of the unique needs of those living with life threatening illnesses…

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