Month: November 2020

The Miramichi Fire – A History by Alan McEachreon

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 29, 2020 /

Book Review by Faye Baisley, NBGS – Miramichi Branch The Miramichi Fire occurred on October 7, 1825, destroying approximately 6,000 square miles and devastating entire communities along the river. It was the largest wildfire ever to occur within the British Empire and one of the largest in North American history. In spite of the historical…

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Searching For Roots – New Brunswick Genealogical Society

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 28, 2020 /

The Miramichi Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society (NBGS) often receives inquiries from individuals researching their family roots. QUERIES DOYLE – Looking for information on my great great aunt, Mary Doyle who was born in 1843 in Armstrong’s Brook, the daughter of Patrick Doyle and Bridget Daly. In 1849, the family moved to Jacquet…

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‘Tis the Season… to give a Garden Gift!  

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 27, 2020 /

As we honour the service of our great Canadians who gave all this month, we remember, our attention now moving on to gift-giving and Christmas trees. This year, there are more ways to honour and remember in our community while supporting a wonderful community gardens project located at the Mount Saint Joseph Sensory Garden grounds,…

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Giving Tuesday, Miramichi!

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 26, 2020 /

Giving Tuesday is a global movement of giving! It’s a day set aside to provide an opportunity for people to give back to charities and nonprofit organizations, after the shopping frenzy of Black Friday. Cali.Co Cafe invites Miramichi’ers to join them in giving back on Giving Tuesday. Purchase a drink at Cali.Co Cafe on Tuesday,…

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Buzzie McKay receives the Bob Walsh Memorial Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 25, 2020 /

The Miramichi Valley Snowmobile Club (MVSC) would like to congratulate Arnold “Buzzy” McKay on being awarded the Bob Walsh Memorial Award for many years of loyal dedication to the club. The Bob Walsh award is an award given out every year by the MVSC in honor of individual who has contributed to organized snowmobiling on…

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New Holiday Album – “Peppermints” by Robbie Tucker

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 24, 2020 /

Robbie Tucker unwraps his “sweet” new holiday album Peppermints! It seems Canadian musician Robbie Tucker is becoming nostalgic. Tucker, who turns 44 in January is releasing a new Christmas album aptly titled Peppermints. The 8 track adventure will be available on all streaming platforms November 25th. Tucker, who grew up loving music was diagnosed with…

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Miramichi White Caps Swim Club – New Members Welcome!

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 24, 2020 /

The Miramichi White Caps have restarted and are getting ready for their Winter Program. They offer affordable training out of the Miramichi Valley High School Pool and have a program for swimmers of all ages, from beginners to novice. Swimming is an important life skill, but when practiced as a sport, it offers many benefits.…

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Life a Gift Passed On – An Anthology of Elders’ Stories

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 23, 2020 /

Words on Water Miramichi announces the launch of the book Life a Gift Passed On, An Anthology of Elders’ Stories, a Words on Water Legacy Project. The collection represents diverse voices from all regions in the Miramichi and includes newcomers to Canada, Indigenous people, veterans and other unique men and women of the Miramichi.  Eight…

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Walking Tour of Historic Nelson

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 20, 2020 /

The Friends of Beaubears Island and their community partners will raise awareness of the history in the former village of Nelson-Miramichi, when they stage a Walking Tour of Historic Nelson on December 12 from noon until 3pm.  The tour will begin at the Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre (35 Saint Patrick’s Drive) and incorporate Saint Patrick’s…

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Waterview Animal Hospital Update

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 19, 2020 /

Hi Waterview friends!! Just a quick update on a few events going on at the hospital. Their Annual SPCA Food and Supplies Drive is happening now and they have a wish list in the hospital of food items and cleaning supplies that the shelter is in desperate need of. Most of the food can be…

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Urgent Need from the Salvation Army Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 18, 2020 /
Salvation Army Miramichi

The Salvation Army Miramichi is in an urgent need of the following new, unused toiletries at this time. Shampoo and Conditioner Men’s and Women’s Deodorant Toothbrushes and Toothpaste Body Wash and Body Gel Men’s and Women’s Shaving Cream and Shower Gel Men’s and Women’s Razor Blades Brushes Toilet Paper The Salvation Army Miramichi thanks you…

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GBRC Christmas Sale

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 17, 2020 /

GBRC is having their annual Christmas Sale starting Tuesday November 17 to Friday November 20. Open 10am to 3pm. In addition to Christmas decorations, linens, ornaments, books, stuffies, slippers, stockings, and clothing… they have many never opened, New to You gift items. The regular thrift store is also open during this time with gently used…

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Towne Ford’s Virtual 29th Birthday Party

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 16, 2020 /

On Monday, November 30th, 2020, Towne Ford will be celebrating their 29th birthday and like no other, because they are celebrating with our business friends! This year has been tough, not just for us, but our entire local economy, so we want to show our support. Get ready for live draws and familiar faces, because…

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