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The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Business Awards Gala

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 24, 2018 /

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the Miramichi business community gathered to honor the 20th Business Award winners at the Tyra’s Infinity Centre in Douglastown. Congratulations to all winners of the 2018 year!

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2018 Miramichi and Cains Rivers Fall Fishing Recap

By Brad Burns / October 22, 2018 /

Brad Burns shares this 2018 Miramichi and Cains Rivers Fall Fishing Recap following the Fly Fishing Season closure of the 2018 year.

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Miramichi Photography Club Preliminary Meet

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 19, 2018 /

Calling all Miramichi and Surrounding Area Photographers!  On Thursday evening, November 1st, 2018, come out to the Club 10 Meeting Room (Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 10 Meeting Room) located at 20 Fountain Head Lane, above the Goodie Shop Restaurant in the former Town of Newcastle (Miramichi West), for the Miramichi Photography Club Preliminary Meet. 

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4é Marché de Noël – 4th Annual Christmas Bazaar 2018

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 18, 2018 /

The 4th Annual Christmas Bazaar 2018 will be taking place on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Baie Sainte Anne Community Centre. The event kicks off with a community breakfast, along with a Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, variety of vendors and a visit from Santa! For more information or to reserve a table ($20), please contact Alda Poirier by Facebook at:  or 228-3521!

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Rotary Club of Newcastle 7th Annual Purse Auction Fundraiser

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 15, 2018 /

The 7th Annual Purse Auction happens November 2 at the MAEA from 6-12 PM. Tables of eight are available, cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Scotiabank (Chatham or Newcastle), or Brookdales and Town Hill Jewelry in Newcastle, as well as by contacting Newcastle Rotary Club members. A multitude of purses will be available through silent auction, as well as a live auction of celebrity purses. The fashion show component will provided by Denim Warehouse and Town Square Boutique. There will be a dessert competition, as well as other fun activities. Emcees for the evening will be popular hosts Judy Losier and Gerry Green.

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Dickison’s Pharmasave: Your Locally Owned and Operated Community Pharmacy Since 1921

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 10, 2018 /

CM Dickison & Sons, a well-known pharmacy throughout the Miramichi, was founded by Charles M Dickison in February 1921, after he operating another pharmacy since March 1910 with a business partner. In 1921 he had associated with his three sons, Albert, Roy and Charles D, all certified drug clerks. From 1921 to 1954 the business was carried on in the MacMillan Block, Ellen Street. On October 21, 1954 they moved into their spacious new store on Henry Street one of the most up to date pharmacies in the province.

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Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 20th Business Awards Gala

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 8, 2018 /

The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Business Awards Gala is happening on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at the Tyra’s Infinity Center (former Douglastown Community Center), 1 Marina Drive in the former Village of Douglastown. The event kicks off with Cocktails at 6:00 pm and at 6:30 pm the Dinner and Ceremony will begin. Tickets are just $60.00 per person or for a table of 8 people just $440.00. To reserve a ticket, please contact the Miramichi Chamber of Commerce Office at 1-506-622-5522 or by email at

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GoChi Transportation Cooperative: Go where you need to go, when you need to get there.

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 26, 2018 /

GoChi is a new local community transportation co-operative with a mission to provide efficient, affordable transportation and connections to residents living within Northumberland County. GoChi’s purpose is to provide accessible transportation to people who need it within Northumberland County. As the service evolves, some of the services provided by GoChi may include: – ride-sharing, – ride-home program, community transportation connections by working with other transportation groups within and out of Northumberland County.

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Building a Corn Maze Business: A Dream Come True for the Fletcher Family

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 22, 2018 /

The idea to build a Corn Maze in Nelson (Miramichi) was planted in my head close to a decade ago. I had seen a maze online and was fascinated by the idea. However, the seed laid dormant as my wife and me – like many other Miramichi’ers- moved away from home in pursuit of employment. We had moved a lot over the years, and we finally settled – we thought- in Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2014.

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Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 20, 2018 /

Dana Horrocks is the Newcastle Public Library’s new Director and since a librarian is practically every book lover’s favourite person, James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader thought it would be interesting to get to know one better. Dana gladly agreed to be interviewed by The Miramichi Reader.

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The Fall 2018 Issue of Giv’er Miramichi Magazine is Here!

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 19, 2018 /

The Fall 2018 Issue of Giv’er is in the mail this week and is available at locations around the region, and also online at:

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10th Annual MYPIE (Miramichi Young Professionals & Involved Entrepreneurs‎) Awards Gala

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 14, 2018 /

On Saturday evening, September 29th, 2018, beginning at 7 pm at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water Street, in the Historic Chatham Business District (former Town of Chatham / Miramichi East), the City of Miramichi presents the 10th Annual MYPIE (Miramichi Young Professionals & Involved Entrepreneurs‎) Awards Gala!
Standing reception with Hors D’Oeuvres. Cocktail Hour starts at 7 pm, Awards Presentation at 8 pm and Dance to follow at 9 pm. Music by “DJ Dave”. We will presenting 5 exciting awards: Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, New Business of the Year, Community Champion Award and Customer Service Award!

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