Month: April 2017

Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 30, 2017 /

Canadian author and retired forensic anthropologist Debra Komar has written her fourth book examining a historical crime, Black River Road. Subtitled “An Unthinkable Crime, an Unlikely Suspect, and the Question of Character”, Ms. Komar searched back through historical court records to find this unique case of a murder committed outside the city of Saint John.

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Become Involved with your Community Inclusion Network

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 29, 2017 /

What do you know about your Community Inclusion Network or CIN in your region? The CIN contributes to peoples knowledge of the reality of poverty in the region and emphasizes the power of community in utilizing assets and bringing people together. The CIN coordinates the efforts of individuals and groups with the hope of creating…

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Isabella in Concert at Vogue Theatre

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 28, 2017 /

By Rick Daley The Saint Michael’s Basilica Capital Fundraising Campaign will be hosting a fundraising concert on April 30th at 7 pm. The feature performer will be Isabella Imperatori. Better known by her stage name, Isabella, is a native of France where she has sang professionally for 15 years before relocating to Canada 17 years…

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Oral health: an important piece of your overall health

By Quali-Dent Dental Clinic / April 28, 2017 /

Research shows there is a relationship between oral disease and other health problems such as diabetes and certain kinds of pneumonia. There may even be a link between oral diseases and heart disease and stroke, as well as premature and low birth-weight babies.

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, April 27, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 27, 2017 /
From our archives: Bill Seymour with a nice striped bass 2015

MIRAMICHI – Spring salmon season appears to be quite good in most places and slower to average in others.  Striped Bass are sporadic at best thus far, with a few here and there as the water is still too cold for good fishing. W. W. Doak and Sons in Doaktown said angling was pretty good…

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2017 Striper Cup Bass Fishing Tournament in May

By City of Miramichi / April 27, 2017 /

Atlantic Canada’s award winning Premiere striped bass fishing tournament attracted over 1800 fishing enthusiasts in 2016. This year’s tournament runs the weekend of May 26-28, 2017.

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World Tai Chi Day 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 26, 2017 /

On Saturday morning, April 29th, from 9:30-10:30 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 everyone is invited to attend. The activity will be followed by brunch at the Goodie Shop. Tai Chi stretches…

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HARKINS: A Name to Remember

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 26, 2017 /

by John Bosma I wonder what John Harkins would think about the closing of the Harkins School complex this past December. I would like to believe he was impressed with the almost 150 years of education that Harkins Seminary, Harkins Academy, Harkins Academy High, Harkins Jr. High and Harkins Middle schools provided to students from…

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Book Review: “The Lynching of Peter Wheeler” by Debra Komar

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 25, 2017 /

Author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar has written two books dealing with murder and wrongful conviction in Atlantic Canada’s past. Her first book, “The Ballad of Jacob Peck” (2013, Goose Lane Editions) was about a murder inspired by religious fervour that occurred in 1805 in New Brunswick. The follow-up is “The Lynching of Peter Wheeler” (2014, Goose Lane Editions).

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New Brunswick, part of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge

By Giv'er Saint John / April 25, 2017 /

Music / Musique NB (MNB) is presenting its third annual edition of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge, May 17 to 20 in St. Andrews. The project pairs local and national songsmiths for a collaborative multi-day songwriting camp. The creative sessions will conclude with a Songwriters’ Circle, as part of the Paddlefest schedule.

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Creative Connections Conference

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 24, 2017 /

The Creative Connection Conference is taking place at UNB this November from the 16th to the 18th. Creativity is leading the wave of innovation and change globally.

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Miramichi Spotlight Featuring Aftersurf

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 21, 2017 /

by Lucas Durelle, The Modern Typewriter During my last interview with local musican Dillon Ryan, He mentioned a band named Aftersurf. I got in contact with the bands front man Riley H and set up a meeting to discuss their music and their passion. I decided to bring my long time best friend Mackenzie Morris…

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150 Things to Do In The Miramichi Region (1-25)

By Discover Miramichi / April 21, 2017 /

In honour of Canada 150 we thought we would put together a list of 150 fun things to do in Miramichi this year!

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