Month: July 2017

So you say you’re ready to stain your deck?

By Northumberland Coop / July 28, 2017 /

If you’re looking out the window at a sad-looking deck that could use a little TLC, you’re not alone. Many homeowners dread the thought of restaining their deck because it seems like such a daunting task. At Northumberland Co-op, we are here to remind you that staining a deck isn’t actually that difficult or time-consuming.

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 27, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2017 /
From our archives: Submitted by Daniel Porter, Camp Moose Call

MIRAMICHI – With the cold-water pool closures now lifted, and very few anglers on the rivers, I will do a summary report this week. Fortunately, temperatures both during the day and night have been cooler. However, the rivers remain low, and we need a good day’s rain to really improve things. On the positive side,…

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Book Review: “Down Inside: Thirty Years in Canada’s Prison Service” by Robert Clark

By James M. Fisher / July 27, 2017 /

Down Inside is the memoir of Robert Clark whose entire working career was spent with the Canadian Correction Service (CSC). When he retired in 2009, he was serving as a deputy warden and a few years later sat down to write about his experiences in the hope of inciting change in the current system.

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Saving wild Atlantic Salmon – CAST Efforts are Making a Difference

By Miramichi Salmon Association / July 26, 2017 /

MSA President Mark Hambrook issued the following Press Release Monday July 24th, 2017. As we reach the mid-point of the 2017 adult wild Atlantic salmon returns to the Miramichi River, it is becoming apparent that not enough salmon are returning to meet critical spawning levels. Salmon stocks in New Brunswick are in crisis.

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Northumberland Co-op has New Delivery Truck

By Northumberland Coop / July 22, 2017 /

We are very excited to have in our fleet a new delivery truck with a mobile boom. This will help us serve our customers providing the ability to deliver to some difficult areas. Not to mention saving on the back injuries. Looking forward to serving you! The Co-op Team!

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New chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities

By rivervalley / July 21, 2017 /

Andrew Daley of Green Mountain has been appointed the new chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities. “The council makes an important contribution to improving the lives of persons with a disability and I am honoured to be appointed chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities,” said Daley.

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Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2017 /

It’s Irish Festival weekend! Here’s the Schedule of Events: Thursday July 20th New Brunswick Senior Baseball League 7:30 p.m. Chatham Ironmen vs. Fredericton Canada’s Irish Festival and Miramichi Boat Tours present An Evening of Irish Music onboard the Max Aitken with Gerry Roberts 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Leaving from and returning to Rodd Miramichi). Limited seating! $20. […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 20, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 20, 2017 /
Ledges Head Guide Andrew Anthony with Guest Scott Boley nice hen

Cold water pools closures on the Miramichi As of Thursday, July 20, 26 cold water pools will be closed to fishing on the Miramichi River system. A variation order was just issued yesterday to this effect (download 2017 Salmon Pool closures pdf), and a notice to anglers was published on the regional DFO Internet at…

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Temporary closure of Salmon pools on the Miramichi River

By Miramichi Salmon Association / July 20, 2017 /

Fisheries and Oceans Canada wishes to inform the public that the following 26 salmon fishing pools will be closed to angling for all species of fish, for cause of high water temperature and low water levels, starting Thursday July 20th, 2017.

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Remembering Fallen Peacekeepers

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 19, 2017 /

On Wednesday the 9th of August members of the Canadian Peacekeepers Veterans Association will be holding a parade to commemorate their fallen comrades. The parade will begin at 11 am in front of the cenotaph located in Queen Elizabeth Park, in front of City Hall. Any veterans from the Military, RCMP or Police Officers retired […]

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U14 Boys Runner-up in Moncton Codiac Tournament

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2017 /

Congratulations to Miramichi United Soccer Club’s U14 Boys Division 1 team who were runner-up in the Moncton Codiac Tournament this past weekend. The U14 Boys team lost to Restigouche in the final match after posting wins against teams from Halifax, Oromocto, Fredericton, and Shediac to reach the final game. MUSC players come from Miramichi, Rogersville…

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International Games of La Francophonie: unveiling of Team Canada-New Brunswick

By rivervalley / July 17, 2017 /

The provincial government revealed this week the members of the team that will represent New Brunswick at the 8th Games of La Francophonie July 21-30 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

By Giv'er Saint John / July 16, 2017 /

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent.

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