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Month: September 2016

Miramichi Celebrates Culture Days this Weekend

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

Celebrate Culture Days in Miramichi this weekend! Tomorrow Saturday October 1st join the Miramichi Art Core for a Paint Out in the Town Square from 10 am to 2 pm. Artists will be painting outside and encouraging others to join in by picking up a paint brush and painting on an easel. All are welcome…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 29, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 29, 2016 / 0 Comments
Jeff Morris and son Ben with a very nice salmon caught on the Main Southwest Miramichi

As we end September and begin October, we move into the “Cast ‘n Blast” season.  Already some anglers have combined fishing with the hunting of Woodcock, but Saturday signals the opening of grouse and duck season. Generally, there has not been a Fall run yet, but in the last week or so, there have been…

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2016 Walk for Autism & Family Fun Day/ 5th Annual Ribbon Campaign

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

by Anthony W.J. McLean What better way to kick off Autism Awareness Month in Canada than to join the Autism Walk and Family Fun Day in the Miramichi! This Saturday October 1st from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Waterford Green in Miramichi East (Chatham) please join us for a day of fun to raise…

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Cranksgiving Miramichi

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

Cranksgiving Miramichi is part bike ride, part food drive. It is a great way to get active while giving back to your community! Miramichi will host its first ever Cranksgiving this Saturday October 1st from 11 am to 2 pm. The event is simple: you show up to the grocery store (Atlantic Superstore in Newcastle)…

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Just in Time for Culture Days: ArtsLink NB New HQ in Uptown Saint John

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

The ArtsLink NB Headquarters have moved to a more spacious and accessible office. Just in time for Culture Days, they are now sharing Suite 407 at 89 Canterbury Street with Third Space Gallery in Uptown Saint John. Their new digs include room for member-based programming such as readings, exhibitions, workshops and more. They plan to open up this space for members to be able to book their own events, and for creating new opportunities to share what members do.

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Investment in mental health support in schools

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

The Integrated Service Delivery model for providing mental health, addiction, intervention and social services to children and youth will expand to another 112 schools this fall, from Saint John to Sussex and in the Miramichi and Chaleur-Restigouche regions.

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Submissions Now Open for the 2017 ECMAs

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

Awards and stages submissions for the 2017 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference in Saint John, NB April 26-30, are now open! The deadline to submit is 5:00PM AST on Monday, October 3, 2016. ECMA is pleased to be working with Marcato once again for the submission process.

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Book Review: “In the Country” by Wayne Curtis

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

New Brunswick author Wayne Curtis has released his latest title, In the Country (2016, Pottersfield Press) a collection of short stories, twelve in all, that will resonate with anyone familiar with the Miramichi River area where the author was born some 73 years ago. It will especially appeal to readers who lived here over the decades of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s.

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 22, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 22, 2016 / 0 Comments
Ledges guest Al Moore with fresh fall salmon.

First a caution:  Don’t forget that this week is moose season and hunters will be out in full force in pursuit of the Swamp Donkeys, so wear some hunter orange when out and off the beaten track.  Take care using moose-hair flies in case some crack-shot sees one in the air. Generally, angling is what…

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Candidates sought for three legislative officer positions

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

New Brunswickers are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for three legislative officer positions: the Conflict of Interest Commissioner, the New Brunswick Consumer Advocate for Insurance, and the Chief Electoral Officer for the Province of New Brunswick. Government House Leader Rick Doucet announced the competitions today, Wednesday September 21st, 2016.

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Fall Harvest APEGNB Pumpkin Fling

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

Miramichi’s premier Fall Harvest and pumpkin flinging contest is back on Saturday September 24th from 12 noon to 3:30 pm on Waterford Green in downtown Chatham! Come target shoot with pumpkins, zipline gourds, build war machines, drone flying, judge chilli, and more! Elementary, middle and high school students from the Anglophone/ Francophone North School District…

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Canada will host World Environment Day in 2017

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

Canada demonstrated its commitment to environmental action in New York City today as Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and UN Environment Chief, Erik Solheim, announced that Canada will host World Environment Day in 2017.

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