Month: March 2017

Churches of the Miramichi Region

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 29, 2017 /

By Anthony W.J. McLean, Contributing Reporter  In my spare time away from being a Contributing Reporter for MCG Media/ Giv’er Miramichi, I love doing digital photography. Out of the many hobbies and interests I have, this is and will always be my favourite. I love to take pictures of a variety of things, and one…

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Second Annual New Brunswick Book Awards

By Giv'er Saint John / March 29, 2017 /

The Fiddlehead and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) have announced the shortlisted titles for the second annual New Brunswick Book Awards. The winners will be announced at an awards presentation ceremony on Wednesday May 24th, at the University of New Brunswick;s Memorial Hall in Fredericton.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / March 27, 2017 /

The championship countdown is on! This weekend the puck drops at the Civic Centre as the Miramichi Honda Tim Hortons Rivermen host the 2017 Major Midget Atlantic Championship. Your Rivermen will hit the ice for their first tournament performance at 8 pm this Thursday March 30th against the St. John’s Maple Leafs (NL). The tournament gets underway…

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April 2017 Nutrition Events Sobeys in Douglastown

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 25, 2017 /

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what your Sobeys Dietitians are up to this April in Douglastown! Tuesday, April 11th 6-8 pm Healthy Cooking with Chef Brian Matheson ($15) Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef and get nutrition tips from our dietitian. Menu includes Mediterranean Oat Groat Salad, Pork and Apple Skewers, Wilted Spinach with…

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Spring Cleaning with Meaning Clothing Drive for Roots of Empathy

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 24, 2017 /

By Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter A Spring Cleaning with Meaning Clothing Drive in support of the Roots of Empathy program will take place on Saturday April 1st, 2017. Between 9 am and 3 pm next Saturday, drop off Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Clothing including Dresses, Pants, Shirts, Shoes, Shorts, and Sweaters. Other acceptable items include Purses,…

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River Watch 2017 started March 13th

By Giv'er Saint John / March 23, 2017 /

New Brunswickers are reminded to be cautious around waterways and watch for any potential for flooding. The River Watch program officially started on Monday, March 13th.

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Public input sought for long-term energy supply plan

By Giv'er Saint John / March 22, 2017 /

Our Energy Future NB from NB Power on Vimeo. New Brunswickers are invited to share their priorities about clean energy, affordability and customer options as NB Power maps out its energy supply plan for the next 25 years. NB Power is seeking public input for its Integrated Resource Plan 2017.

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Tartan Day – Dinner / Concert

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 21, 2017 /

A Tartan Day Dinner and Concert will be held on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Boulevard. Supper starts at 6 pm. The Menu will also cater to special diets. A celebration of the Scots – featuring Scottish Music with Atlantic Bridge – Penny Phenix and Terry Arsenault from Woodstock, New…

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March is National Nutrition Month

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 20, 2017 /

By Miramichi Horizon Public Health Dietitians and Mango March is National Nutrition Month and in honour of this, your local Horizon Public Health Dietitians, Mango and Dietitians of Canada want to help Canadians to take the fight out of food. The slogan for the 2017 campaign is Take the fight out of food! Spot the…

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Flying the Main Southwest with Greg Sprague and Bob Matthews

By Miramichi Salmon Association / March 20, 2017 /
Islands below the Doaktown highway bridge.

Being a bit of an amateur photographer I had mentioned to Bob on a couple of occasions that I would love to try taking a few photos of the Main Southwest from the air if he ever needed a co-pilot. One fine fall day in September, 2016, my friend Bob Matthews phoned to see if I was interested in going flying.

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Chefs Program Teaching Blackville School Kids to Cook

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 19, 2017 /

The Chefs Program at Blackville School is teaching grade 5 students about healthy eating and physical activity while they learn the fun of cooking. The program was designed by the Department of Health and began last year in Blackville. The young chefs are lead by facilitator April Jardine, and includes 90-minute sessions designed with children…

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Home inspections

By chamber / March 18, 2017 /

VERIFICATIONS 360 Inc. is a home inspection company that services Northumberland and Kent counties. Our bilingual inspector is a graduate from the Home inspection training program offered by the Carson Dunlop college in Toronto. The inspection covers the major aspects and component of the home from: roofing, structure, electrical, plumbing to heating/cooling, interior/exterior, Insulation and…

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Saint Patrick’s Day Church Service

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 16, 2017 /

The Anglican Parish of Newcastle-Nelson-Hardwicke is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a special Saint Patrick’s Day Communion Service at Saint Andrew’s Anglican Church, 186 Pleasant Street, Newcastle-Miramichi West, on Friday, March 17th at 5:30 pm. With special permission from Anglican Diocesan Bishop, the Right Reverend David Edwards, the Celebration of the Holy…

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