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Monthly Archives: July 2017

New chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities

New chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities

Andrew Daley of Green Mountain has been appointed the new chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities. “The council makes an important contribution to improving the lives of persons with a disability and I am honoured to be appointed chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities,” said Daley. “The next three years will be a… Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. Read more »






Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. Read more »






Summer Fun at Miramichi Dragway

Summer Fun at Miramichi Dragway

Drag racing is getting better and better at Miramichi Dragway. Last year’s upgrades have resulted in some new track records and personal bests for many Maritime racers. With big events coming up in July and August, it is likely more records will be set. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) National Open is returning… Read more »






Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true Miramichier if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival. Read more »






Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 13, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, July 13, 2017

MIRAMICHI — Once again this week, there is a slight improvement in the number of fish coming into the system, but still no great run. However, if slow and steady wins the race, we’ll take it. One concern is the striped bass which are spreading further and further up the river systems than ever before. Read more »






Technology Coaching for Seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Technology Coaching for Seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Are you struggling to keep up with the constant changes happening to technology? Do you have parents who are frequently frustrated by their tech devices; always getting locked out or altering something they can’t change back? Many seniors now own computers, tablets and smartphones, but still haven’t found a way to easily learn the multitude… Read more »

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