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A Special Day For Carrefour Beausoleil Graduates

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 11, 2020 /

On Friday June 5, Carrefour Beausoleil School celebrated their graduates in a very special way. With the help of the Miramichi Police Force, the staff left the school at 12:30 to make their way to Warwick Settlement to surprise the first of their 14 graduates. Appointments were set up secretly with their parents. Led by…

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Local Story Included in Uplifting Canadian Book.

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 10, 2020 /

Authors Heather Down and Catherine Kenwell gathered stories from every province to illustrate the effects of COVID-19 and the ways in which ordinary Canadians are performing extraordinary acts of kindness during the pandemic. Miramichi Pizza Delight restauranteurs, Brian Geneau and David Hale were featured in one of the stories for their efforts to lift the…

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Private Prom Shoots by Susan Brophy of Susan Brophy Photography

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 9, 2020 /

Are you a recent High School Graduate? Want to capture those unforgettable memories? Private Prom photoshoots are available either for yourself or with a group of friends by Susan Brophy of Susan Brophy Photography! If you are interested or to book, contact her at 1-506-624-7790 and also be sure to visit her following websites: Website…

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The Hospice Shoppe: Volunteers Wanted “We Need You”

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 8, 2020 /

Do you like to have fun? Do you like to help people? Do you like shopping “amidst” beautiful things? Do you have a half day a week to volunteer? Would you like to devote that time to a caring, community-focused organization? Then The Hospice Shoppe is the place for you! For more information, and a…

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There Ain’t No Place We’d Rather Be

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 6, 2020 /

We are an extraordinary adventurous family who left our roots in Saskatchewan in July 2019 for an adventure of a lifetime. We took time to learn a little bit in each province as we rolled through with our camper trailer in tow. Once we got to Miramichi we enjoyed visiting family and friends so much…

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End Racism, End Hate Peace Convoy

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 5, 2020 /

To respect public health protocols and recommendations with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Miramichi Multicultural Association will be hosting the End Racism, End Hate Peace Convoy this weekend. Vehicles will meet at the NBCC Miramichi Parking Lot at 2:00 pm on Sunday, June 7th, 2020. A few speakers will begin the event on Sunday.…

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I Am Rotary – Mike Walsh

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 5, 2020 /

Michael Walsh was born and raised on the Miramichi. His Acadian mother, Nellie (Comeau) was a school teacher and his father Albert Walsh worked for DND at the Ammunition Depot in Renous and then the RCAF base in Chatham. Albert was a proud veteran of WWII and this heavily influenced Mike as did his mother’s…

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New Single and Video from Robert Ross

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 4, 2020 /

Cairns based singer/song writer Robert Ross has released his latest single from his album “It’s Never Too Late”. His song “I Will Rise” (CRS Digital and Checked Label Services) deals with the issue of domestic violence. Born in Barryville, Miramichi, Robert is now based in Cairns, Australia. Robert states: “The song “I Will Rise” is…

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Beaubear’s Island Interpretive Centre 2020 Event Schedule

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 2, 2020 /

Since 2016, nearly seventy thousand guests have participated in programming provided by the Friends of Beaubears Island Inc.  This year, despite the setbacks brought on by the current situation, the doors of the Interpretive Centre will open on June 17. In compliance with existing guidelines, and wishing the safety of both our staff and our guests,…

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Miramichi Threads sent to Montreal.

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 15, 2020 /

A group of Miramichi seamstresses have been making scrub caps and sending them to nurses in Montreal. It started when Alexandros Halavrezos, a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal who had been working many long shifts, reached out to his aunt Georgia Halavrezos asking if she could make him a few scrub caps.  “Do…

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Research Strategies and Tips from Ancestry®

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 12, 2020 /

The Ancestry® Extra webinar series gives you access to a range of genealogy experts from across Canada and beyond. Airing every Tuesday (11am AST) and Thursday (1pm AST) on the Ancestry Canada Facebook page, these expert sessions will be filled with useful tips and tricks to help you further your family history discoveries. Sessions are…

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New Brunswick Public Libraries Have More Online Resources Than Ever!

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 6, 2020 /

NB Public Libraries have been working with partners to bring you access to more content during this unprecedented time. In addition to Online Databases, eBooks and Audiobooks, and the Public Libraries Catalogue, they’ve added Additional Online Content to help you read, learn and stay entertained at home. Some of the additional content will only be…

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Remembering Their Sacrifice – 75 Years Since the Liberation of the Netherlands

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 4, 2020 /

In May 2000, the late Cliff Chadderton (1919 – 2013) led a parade of fellow Canadian veterans through the streets of Apeldoorn, Netherlands, where they were met with cheering crowds and words of “thank you.” This May marks 75 years since Canadians sacrificed life and limb to help liberate the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. Chadderton…

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