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Month: April 2016

Premier Launches New Brunswick’s Open Data Policy

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

Premier Gallant unveiled the province’s new open data policy on Thursday April 28th while attending the 2016 Canadian Open Data Summit in Saint John. “The establishment of an open data policy will foster new start-up businesses, increase transparency and enable New Brunswickers to help solve some of the challenges our province is facing,” said Gallant. “Providing access to big data is a crucial step for New Brunswick to become the smart province.”

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Giv’er Miramichi is Now Hiring

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

MCG Media is looking for a full time Sales & Advertising Consultant for the Miramichi Region. The successful applicant is responsible for networking in the community, contacting associations, groups, and businesses to understand their needs and offer advertising solutions. Desired Skills & Experience Requirements include but are not limited to the following: • Strong interest…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 28, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

The second week of spring salmon continues to provide good fishing.  Keep in mind the best fishing is a few days after ice-out, but there is still good fishing to be had. Sunday May 1 is the official opening for two more sport fisheries.  The first is for trout which opens on all streams, rivers…

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Two New Brunswick Theatre Companies Announce Historic Partnership

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

Two of New Brunswick’s oldest theatre companies have come together in a historic partnership to create the province’s first professional stage production to be produced in both official languages. A Sunday Affair, written by Gabrielle Houle, Thomas Morgan Jones and Richard Lee will be produced by Theatre New Brunswick (TNB) and Théâtre populaire d’Acadie (TPA) with a French language translation by Maurice Arsenault.

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Culture Plus: A strong new partner for NB’s cultural workforce

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

An important player is taking the stage in NB’s cultural sector. Several years of collaboration within the cultural sector has led to the establishment of the Cultural Human Resources Council of New Brunswick (Culture Plus), a not-for-profit, bilingual organization committed to ensuring the vitality of the cultural workforce through life-long career development and training.

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Ribbers Announced for 2016 Rotary Ribfest on the Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Newcastle is excited to announce the line up of Ribbers who will be cooking up their delicious rib stickin’ pork ribs at this year’s Rotary Ribfest on the Miramichi.

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Miramichi Children’s Author & Artist Rita Russell has a New Book

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Miramichi children’s author and artist, Rita Russell, recently released a new book, Logan’s Many Hats. This illustrated children’s book contains watercolour and found-object artwork inspired by the Miramichi River and aims to teach children aged 7 – 11 how to unleash their inner creativity and curiosity. In a world of specialization and early pigeonholing, Logan’s…

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Noel Named Ironmen Coach

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

Mark Noel, a former Ironmen, was named head coach of the team starting the 2016 season. Noel played for the Ironmen from 1989 to 1994.

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Mactaquac Conversation Continues with Discussion Paper, Community Sessions

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

NB Power is inviting the public to a series of community-based dialogue sessions about the future of Mactaquac Generating Station, and encouraging informed dialogue with a new discussion paper focused on policy and technical considerations related to the decision.

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PARC presents the Annual New Brunswick Playwrights’ Cabaret!

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

All are welcome to attend as the Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC) presents its annual New Brunswick Playwrights` Cabaret on Saturday April 30th 2016 at 7:30 pm. Hosted by the Saint John Theatre Company (SJTC) in the BMO Studio.

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Gun Club to Host NB Provincial Championship

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Miramichi Sportsmens Gun Club is hosting the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) New Brunswick Provincial Championship September 10th and 11th, 2016. IPSC shooting is dynamic, challenging, and one of the fastest growing shooting sports in the world today. Courses of fire use many aspects not found in the more traditional shooting disciplines such as…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 21, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

The 2016 spring salmon season kicked off with a bang last Friday and fishing has continued to be good.  Many anglers are limiting out and seeing and hitting lots of fish. W. W. Doak and Sons in Doaktown said angling has been very good with good numbers of fish around and ready to take.  “This…

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