Month: October 2017

NBCC’s Oasis mentors help new small business owners get on their feet.

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 31, 2017 /

By Gail Harding, CBC News A program that helps college graduates trying to start their own businesses is expanding and is now adding Fredericton to the communities where experienced business people help those starting out. The Oasis program began as a pilot project in 2014 in Miramichi after the New Brunswick Community College did some…

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Puzzle Play – In Support of Autism Resources Miramichi Inc.

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 30, 2017 /

On June 1st, 2017 Autism Resources Miramichi Inc. (ARM) was proud to be one of the newest non-profit organizations to launch a 50/50 toonie draw. For just $2 a week your name will go into one of our puzzle boxes for a chance to win 50 percent of the jackpot! All proceeds will assist ARM…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 26, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 26, 2017 /

MIRAMICHI – The only remaining salmon rivers open until October 29 are the Bartibog, Tabusintac and Burnt Church Rivers which are all very low water at present. If we get the rain that is forecast for today, perhaps there will be an opportunity to encounter some fall fish in these rivers. Jim Laws of Miramichi…

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Join us for our first Comedy Night “Fishing for Laughs”

By Miramichi Salmon Association / October 25, 2017 /

Join us November 18th, 2017 at the Vogue Theatre  in Miramichi, NB for our first comedy night featuring Jimmy MacKinley! Click the image for more details.

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City Leaf Pickup Schedule – 2017

By City of Miramichi / October 23, 2017 /

The City of Miramichi advises residents that FERO will be picking up leaves separate from regular household garbage on November 18th. See poster for details. City of

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Insulation 101

By Northumberland Coop / October 20, 2017 /

Insulation isn’t just that fluffy pink stuff that you see when a wall is opened up, and it’s certainly not something you never have to think about again once your house has been built. There are different types of insulation for the different areas of your home, from the interior walls, floor and ceilings to […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 19, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 19, 2017 /
Here’s the end product of a few of those great fall battles....

CORRECTION: Last week I inadvertently gave out wrong information regarding the daily retention number of stripped bass. I had stated “two” which was wrong. As of September 1 until October 31 the daily retention is ONE FISH ONLY between 50-75 centimeters. NOTE: For the past three weeks, there has been a disruption in this column’s…

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Miramichi Tales at the Vogue – Oct. 21

By chamber / October 18, 2017 /

On October 21, the Miramichi’s own Heritage Players will present their newest theatrical offering, Miramichi Tales – From the Headwaters to the Baie, a play retelling a handful of some not-so-familiar stories from our river in honour of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The show was done in collaboration with the Miramichi Museum Network, representing…

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Help a Family This Christmas with The Salvation Army Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 17, 2017 /

OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE: SPONSOR A FAMILY Provide food and/or toys and gifts for Christmas. Call to register. Families will be assigned to sponsors after Nov 18th.. CHRISTMAS KETTLE CAMPAIGN – Nov. 20th – Dec 23rd GIVE THE GIFT OF YOUR TIME – 2 ½ hr shifts Monday through Saturday at several city locations. Call 622-7826…

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War Memories In Song/Soldiers of Song

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 16, 2017 /

Over 30 years ago the Miramichi Folksong Festival held its first Remembrance Day Dinner/ Concert at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, featuring music of the war years. This year War Memories in Song will be replaced with “ Soldiers of Song” on Sunday November 5th at Carrefour Beausoleil. In celebration of the 150 birthday of Canada,…

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This Old Thing

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 14, 2017 /

This month Bernie Colepaugh of Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous has sent us another photo to see if our readers can identify it… Do you know what this is?   Also, one of our readers submitted an item he wants help identifying. What is it? Do you know? Email your ideas to . Include “This Old…

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Operation Christmas Shoe Box – Sending Christmas Parcels to Our Canadian Soldiers

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 13, 2017 /

by Brenda Daigle Operation Christmas Shoe Box marks 10 years in 2017. The campaign has served as an outlet for the people of the Miramichi region to show how much we appreciate the many sacrifices our Canadian Military make on a daily basis in order for us to live with the freedoms we enjoy. Over…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 12, 2017

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 12, 2017 /
Ledges guide Lloyd Lyons with salmon caught by Bob Lauer

MIRAMICHI – For the most part, this is the last week of the season with Sunday, October being the final day of 2017 for salmon. Exceptions are the Bartibog, Tabusintac and Burnt Church Rivers which close October 29. So a big THANK YOU to all my sources for their reports this season. Rain on Sunday/Monday…

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