Health & Wellness

Carstar Annual Soaps It Up National Car Wash Fundraiser In Support Of Cystic Fibrosis

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 15, 2018 /

Come out to Carstar Miramichi for the Carstar Annual Soaps It Up National Car Wash Fundraiser on June 16th. Proceeds will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis. 

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New Brunswick Chapter of Special Olympics Canada – Miramichi Region  June and Premiere Update

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 9, 2018 /

June has kicked off to a great start for New Brunswick Chapter of Special Olympics Canada – Miramichi Region! Anthony McLean, our Mighty Content Coordinator with Giv’er On The River and a participant with the Special Olympics Canada – Miramichi Region shares this story about a recent Candlepin Provincial Bowling Tournament held in Moncton from June 1st-3rd, 2018.

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2018 City of Miramichi Outings for Seniors

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 7, 2018 /


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Real “Good Food” Needs a Real Community Impact

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 24, 2018 /

Five years ago, inspired by farms across the globe, Rebeka Frazer-Chiasson started a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program in Miramichi. The concept was simple yet powerful. People “invest in a share” of the farm during the spring, a time when the farm’s expenses are high and the revenues are low.

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Walk For Alzheimer’s May 6

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 1, 2018 /

Join the Walk For Alzheimer’s! Hosted by the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, the Walk for Alzheimer’s Miramichi will take place on Sunday, May 6 at James M. Hill Memorial High School. Registration is at 12:00pm with the Walk starting at 1:00pm. In New Brunswick alone, an estimated 20% of our population is impacted by dementia…

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World Tai Chi Day – April 28th

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 16, 2018 /

Celebrate World Tai Chi Day on April 28th at Ritchie Wharf Park with the Miramichi Oriental Arts Tai Chi & Qi Gong Club. A public demonstration will be held at 10am. Tai Chi, an amazingly Healthy Oriental Art and Tai Chi Day has been celebrated on the Miramichi for the past 18 years.

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The Miramichi Wellness Holistic Fair is Back for a 5th Year

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 20, 2018 /

The Miramichi Wellness/Holistic Fair is back after a two-year hiatus and will be held on the weekend of May 12-13, 2018 at the Miramichi Curling Club.  Organizer Joanne Maillet is very excited to be back planning the fair.

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The Wellness Movement: Brad’s Story

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2018 /

Hi there my name is Brad MacMillan, this is my FITNESS story. I have always said that the greatest gift my parents ever gave me was the gift of FITNESS. I remember seeing my mom and dad always working out, running, doing sit ups, pushups, always doing something. My dad introduced me to working out…

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Let us support you on your cancer journey…

By Brett Bundale / January 24, 2018 /

RECENTLY DIAGNOSED with CANCER, CURRENTLY IN TREATMENT OR DEALING WITH SURVIVORSHIP ISSUES. Let us support you on your cancer journey… HELP IS AVAILABLE Evidence shows that remaining active improves wellness and cancer survival. Come join us in a seated exercise program based on simple everyday movements. As a participant you will be encouraged to work…

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Nutrition Events at Sobeys

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 3, 2018 /

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what our Sobeys Dietitians are up to this month! Your Sobeys Pharmacist and Dietitian are your partners in better health. Giv'er MiramichiGiv’er Miramichi is about “What’s up, what’s new, what’s happening”. We are focused on building people up, supporting one another and celebrating our successes.

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The Biggest Quitter Challenge: Jan. 1-17

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 19, 2017 /

Quit Smoking January 1-17, and Join Us for the Biggest Quitter Challenge The aim of the challenge is to help individuals stop smoking on or before, Weedless Wednesday, January 17, 2018. • Between January 1st – 17th call 627-7565 to sign-up. • Then join us on Weedless Wednesday (Jan.17) at NBCC Miramichi, 80 University Ave.…

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Borrow. Grow. Repeat. Be a Seed Saveur!

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 12, 2017 /

Whether you are new to saving seeds or an old hand at germinating and winnowing, everyone is invited to become a member of the Seed Saveurs network this fall. A special event launching the Seed Saveur initiative is planned for both November 2, 2017 in Upper Miramichi and on November 4, 2017 in Miramichi. Use…

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Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 11, 2017 /

This Pumpkin Spice Cake will fill your kitchen with the sweet smell of Fall baking! Submitted by Georgia Halavrezos, it is one of her family’s favourite treats. Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups All Purpose Flour 1 ½ tsp Cinnamon 1 ½ tsp Nutmeg 1 tsp Ginger 3 ½ tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda ¾…

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