Month: December 2020

Canadian Blood Services Upcoming Blood Donor Drive

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 31, 2020 /

Looking for something new to do this upcoming year and to make a difference and change someone’s life? The Canadian Blood Services Upcoming Blood Donor Drive will be taking place on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm and on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 from 12:00 pm noon to 3:30 pm and…

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An Evening of Comedy with Jimmy MacKinley

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 29, 2020 /

The Kinsmen Club of the Miramichi are proud to present Jimmy MacKinley and friends for an evening of comedy at the Kinsmen Club of the Miramichi, 100 Newcastle Boulevard on Saturday, January 16th! Tickets are $20 per person. Book your tables of 6 today! E-transfers can be sent to and be sure to specify…

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Making the Move to Online Accounting

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 28, 2020 /

Welcome to the beautiful world of online accounting! Exciting isn’t it? Well, not exactly, at least for many, accounting has been seen as boring, frustrating, and often painful. Times are changing for the small traditional accounting firm. Personal meetings are being replaced by more convenient and more accessible web conferencing, mountains of paper replaced by…

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Power Up! Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 26, 2020 /

POWER UP! is a FREE 10-week leadership empowerment training program designed to help all women 19+ take the next step in life.  Your next step can be toward employment, training, education, or community engagement. Whichever direction you choose, POWER UP! will help you get there!  We’ll show you skills that help set personal goals, work…

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Jingle Bells

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 24, 2020 /

This popular holiday classic was written by James Lord Pierpont (1822–1893) and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in 1857. Dashing thro’ the snow,In a one-horse open sleigh,O’er the hills we go,Laughing all the way;Bells on bob tail ring,Making spirits bright,Oh what sport to ride and singA sleighing song tonight. | chorus|Jingle bells, jingle bells,Jingle all the way;Oh!…

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German Glühwein

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 23, 2020 /

Looking to try something to keep warm over the Holidays and Wintery season rather than Hot Chocolate or Hot Apple Cider? Why not try German Glühwein! German Glühwein is a German/Austrian winter-holiday drink that most tourists know as an after-ski drink. After you come in out of the snow, it is supposed to make you glow…

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A Christmas Poem – Alzheimer’s Society of NB.

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 23, 2020 /

The following is an excerpt from the Alzheimer Society of NB Holiday newsletter.Through our work at the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, we meet many people on the dementia journey, and we treasure the stories they share with us as we believe they allow us to better support others living the same journey.  One person…

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Shoppers Drug Mart Donates $6000+ to Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 22, 2020 /

MIRAMICHI, NB, – Local Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies in Miramichi are proud to announce that, together with customers and store colleagues across Canada, they have raised more than $5.2 million in support of women’s health initiatives in 2020. This includes a donation to the Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women. Donations were raised through numerous fundraising…

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Comic Alley’s Game Day!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 21, 2020 /

***MASKS ARE MANDATORY*** Come have a fun day of gaming with Comic Alley Miramichi on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 from 10am to 6pm at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water Street.They will have board games set up, tabletop games being run, and it will be fun for all ages! *PLUS* A table for card…

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Giv’er Miramichi Christmas Coloring Page and Word Search

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 20, 2020 /

The following Christmas Coloring Page and Word Search were first featured in the 2020 Giv’er Miramichi Magazine’s Christmas Issue. Local artist, Laura Lea Comeau of Derby, sent us this hand-drawn Christmas colouring page to share with all of you, to print and colour. You can view her artwork at and To save the picture to your…

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New Brunswick Aviation Museum – Preserving Our Aviation History

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 19, 2020 /

Did someone in your family serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) or have other ties to New Brunswick aviation? Did they keep items relating to their service that are now stored in basements, attics or sheds?  If you are trying to figure out what to do with the uniforms, flying suits and jackets,…

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Peter Powning: A Retrospective Virtual Book Launch

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 18, 2020 /

Celebrating the launch of Peter Powning: A Retrospective!Join us Sunday, December 20, for an afternoon of art and conversion with artist Peter Powning and award-winning art historian, John Leroux. The event will stream live on Youtube and feature a presentation and Q&A period.Peter Powning is simultaneously referred to as a sculptor and a ceramist, but…

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Miramichi Salmon Blog – Winter Begins

By Brad Burns / December 17, 2020 /

  Mahoney Brook camp 12/7/2020 photo Jason Curtis The activity, including the just plain chatter, that normally accompanies Miramichi fall salmon fishing was the quietest during 2020 that I can remember.  Certainly a lot of that has to do with Covid and the lack of non-resident anglers.  Normally the fly shops in Doaktown and Blackville…

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