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Month: August 2015

Angling Reopened Except for Cold Water Pools

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 25, 2015 /

Moncton – August 24, 2015 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) wishes to inform the public that angling in the Miramichi River system will reopen daily except for the 23 salmon pools which remain closed until water conditions improve. This change will be in effect as of Tuesday, August 25, 2015. DFO will continue to […]

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T-Wolves 2015 Pre-Season Schedule

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 24, 2015 /

With training camps beginning throughout the MHL and players reporting to various league locales, focus now turns to the league’s pre-season. The 2015 pre-season schedule opens up on August 28th, when the Miramichi Timberwolves visit the Summerside Western Capitals in a 7 pm start at Credit Union Place, the first of 24 exhibition games to take…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival a Grand Gathering

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 24, 2015 /

The annual Miramichi Scottish Festival hosted by the Highland Society of New Brunswick in Miramichi was a grand gathering and celebration on the weekend. The event kicked off with a Candlelight Tartan Dinner on Friday evening at the Riverside Entertainment Centre in Douglastown with music by the Fochabers Fiddlers from Scotland. The William Davidson medal for…

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Book Review: Two History Titles of Note from Nimbus

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 24, 2015 /

I recently had the pleasure of reading two titles from Nimbus Publishing: Failures and Fiascos by Dan Soucoup New Brunswick’s Early Roads by Ronald Rees Each of these books will appeal to the Atlantic Canada … Read more…

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Burnt Church Esgenoopetitj Powwow

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 23, 2015 /

The annual Burnt Church Esgenoopetitj Powwow kicked off on Friday August 21st and wraps up today, Sunday August 23rd. Taking place on the banks of the river, First Nation peoples from across NB and NS have come together to celebrate and share their culture. The event has drumming, dancing, crafts, and much more. Click to enlarge any of the photos below…

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Ironmen – Loss in Cross-Over at Nationals

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 23, 2015 /

Playing before a packed home town crowd, the Miecon Ironmen were defeated 3-1 by the Fredericton Royals in the cross-over playoff game on Saturday. Jamie Walls tossed a complete game for the Ironmen and with a timely hit here or there it may have had a different outcome. The Ironmen finished the round-robin in 2nd […]

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Escuminac Disaster Documentary to Air on TV

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 22, 2015 /

Still Fishing: Beyond the Escuminac Disaster” is a 28 minute documentary that recounts the story of the 1959 Escuminac Disaster.  This documentary that was produced by the Miramichi River Tourism Association screened in the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, as well as the 2014 Silver Wave Film Festival in […]

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Beaubears Island Last 2015 Tour Tomorrow

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2015 /

This year’s season at Beaubears Island is drawing to a close, as tourists from across Canada, the United States, and as far away as Europe, have come to hear the history of Beaubears Island recounted by the colourful characters of her past. Nonetheless, the Friends of Beaubears Island insist that you too come out and…

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Around the River this Weekend August 20th – 23rd

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2015 /

Definitely looks like we’re going to see some rain this weekend but hopefully that won’t dampen our spirits because there’s a lot happening around the river. There are a few Yard Sales to check out including a big Fundraising Yard & Bake Sale on Saturday in Blackville at the Greater Blackville Resource Centre. Click here to…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 20, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2015 /

Angling had been decent to quite good last weekend until Sunday when the heat wave struck.  Since then, there has been very little angling and even less catching.  So this week, I’ll make one general statement that will basically cover the whole system. [wp_bannerize group=”doug1″] The water is low and very warm, which has prompted…

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Miramichi Wellness/ Holistic Fair Seeks Local Vendors

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2015 /

Planning is well underway for the 4th Annual Miramichi Wellness/ Holistic Fair which invites you to come and discover ways of healing the body, mind, spirit and soul. The fair will be a two-day event on Saturday and Sunday, October 17th and 18th, from 10 am to 5 pm at Carrefour Beausoleil in Newcastle. Approximately…

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Health Care Values

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 19, 2015 /

by Dr. Tiffany Keenan As I return to Family Practice, I have been reflecting more on what Values are important to me as an individual and how that applies to my practice as a physician. Over the past several years, I continue to review my own “Wheel of Life” as I strive to find a…

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