Month: April 2016

Interactive Session on the Science of Forest Renewal and Herbicide Use

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 19, 2016 /

In New Brunswick, our forests provide important economic, recreational, and spiritual value. Ensuring they are sustainably managed is important to all of us. Join three of Canada’s leading scientists for a discussion moderated by Forest NB about the science of forest renewal and the practices in use today to keep our forests growing for generations to come. Topics to be covered include: wildlife, human health, and safety.

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Forest-fire season Began April 18th

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 19, 2016 /

The 2016 forest-fire season in New Brunswick began on April 18th. Each year, the season begins on the third Monday of April and continues through until October 31st unless otherwise indicated.

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Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 19, 2016 /

Health Minister Victor Boudreau is encouraging New Brunswickers to observe National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week this week, April 18th to the 25th.

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Book Review: “Till the Boys Come Home” by Curtis Mainville

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 18, 2016 /

Till the Boys Come Home (2015 Goose Lane Editions) by Curtis Mainville, a 22-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, focuses on the good men (and women) of Queens County, New Brunswick who either volunteered, were conscripted or stayed home to support the war effort by working on the family farm or in the mines.

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World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day to be Celebrated in Miramichi April 30th

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 17, 2016 /

by Dave Bucklow World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day will be with us once again on the 30th of this month. On Saturday morning, April 30th, at 9.30 am at Ritchie Wharf the Miramichi Tai Chi club will be giving a public demonstration of this amazing Oriental Art that is being referred to as Moving Medicine, and…

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Free Tuition for Low-income & Middle-class Families

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 16, 2016 /

Premier Brian Gallant and Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labour Minister Francine Landry have announced that through the Education and New Economy Fund, tuition will be free for New Brunswick students from low-income and many middle-class families.

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Good Brothers to Perform this Weekend in Renous & Bathurst

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 15, 2016 /

Bruce, Brian, and Larry also known as The Good Brothers are in the province this week as part of their 2016 Maritime Express Tour and will perform at the Renous Recreation Centre on Friday April 22nd and at the Bathurst Legion on Saturday April 23rd. Both shows start at 9 pm and tickets are $20…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 14, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 14, 2016 /

Friday, April 15 is the long awaited “Opening Day” for anglers to hit the water in pursuit of Spring or “Black” Salmon.  Basically, salmon angling will be all hook and release in NB as per last year.  The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans released the following Wednesday April 13, 2016: [wp_bannerize group=”doug1″] Catch and release…

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John Harley Play Runs this Weekend April 15-17th

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 13, 2016 /

The curtain rises on Friends of Beaubears Island’s latest theatrical production, The Tide Recedes, this Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7 pm, at the Vogue Theatre. The actors are putting in last-minute rehearsals, director Chris Matheson keeping a watchful eye on their progress, as a growing audience anxiously awaits the show. It’s not too late to…

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Photo Contest 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 12, 2016 /

The MSA WANTS YOUR PICTURES! Take part in the Miramichi Salmon Association’s first ever Photo Contest. It’s free, and you don’t even need to be a member for your chance to win a prize.

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Miramichi Dragway to Host a NHRA National Open in 2016!

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 11, 2016 /

National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) officials have announced that Miramichi Dragway has joined the NHRA Member Track Network as part of Division 1, the Northeast Division. Over the last several years, facility owner Rodolphe Savoie has shown his commitment to the sport of drag racing time and time again, and with the help of local…

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“Winning at Athlete Development” Theme of 2016 Sport for Life Mini-Summit

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 10, 2016 /

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture (Sport and Recreation branch) and the Northumberland County Sport Network presents the 2016 Sport for Life Mini Summit, at 5:30 pm on Monday, April 18th at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel. The goal of the mini-summit is to offer quality information sessions for coaches, parents, educators, and sports club organizers…

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Nominations Sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 9, 2016 /

Nominations are being sought for the 29th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is June 1st, 2016.

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province.

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