Recipe: Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 5, 2016 /

Do you have a favourite recipe to share with our readers? Use the submissions form on to send it in along with photos of the finished product and a little bit about yourself and why you enjoy making this recipe. Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins This muffin recipe was submitted by Darlene Jardine of Barnettville. “Blueberries…

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Book Review: “The Memory Chair” by Susan White

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 1, 2016 /

New Brunswick author Susan White’s “The Memory Chair” (2015, Acorn Press) was recently chosen by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre as one of their Best Books for Kids and Teens. It is the story of Betony, a thirteen-year-old girl who is often dragged along by her father when he visits Gram, Betony’s great-grandmother.

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Book Review: “Till the Boys Come Home” by Curtis Mainville

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 18, 2016 /

Till the Boys Come Home (2015 Goose Lane Editions) by Curtis Mainville, a 22-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, focuses on the good men (and women) of Queens County, New Brunswick who either volunteered, were conscripted or stayed home to support the war effort by working on the family farm or in the mines.

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Book Review: “Three Wrongs” by Chuck Bowie

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 4, 2016 /

New Brunswick author (born in Miramichi, now living in Fredericton) Chuck Bowie has written three books in his “Sean Donovan: Thief for Hire” series. Three Wrongs (Muse It Up, 2013) is the first instalment. The latest is Steal it All (2016). When I first found out about Sean’s vocation as a thief, I thought about that 60’s TV series “It Takes a Thief” starring Robert Wagner.

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Snowbirds & CF-18 Demo Team Coming to Air Show! New Dates Announced!

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 19, 2016 /

Organizers of Air Show Atlantic have secured the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Snowbirds and CF-18 Demo Team for the weekend of August 20-21, 2016. As a result they have advanced the date of the event by one week from their earlier announcement. Because of the new scheduling opportunity organizers have moved dates to take advantage of the RCAF’s…

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Air Show Atlantic returns to Miramichi!

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2016 /

The 2016 Atlantic Canada International Air Show returns to Miramichi this summer on August 13th and 14th! This Air Show is unique in that it is the only Air Show in North America that presents world-class performances in a different location each year. The challenge is a big one but, it gets easier when they return…

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Book Review: “The Lost Wilderness” by Nicholas Guitard

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 18, 2016 /

This book by New Brunswick author and photographer Nicholas Guitard is subtitled “Rediscovering W.F. Ganong’s New Brunswick” and it is an attractive book. From the moment I took it out of the shipping wrapper and saw the cover picture of Ganong standing on a rock in the middle of a body of water doing surveys, I could sense it was something special.

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Book Review: “Knife Party at the Hotel Europa” by Mark Anthony Jarman

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 11, 2016 /

A man, let’s call him Adam (since one of the stories in this collection is called Adam and Eve Saved from Drowning, and Eve is the name of his cousin and sometime travelling companion) is trying to escape his past: a failed marriage, children grown and out of the house, and the beautiful woman that he left his wife for suddenly departs his life.

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