Monthly Archives: April 2004

Castlevania Sports Relocation & Expansion

Castlevania Sports Relocation & Expansion Richard Donovan, proprietor of Castlevania Sports, has moved his business into a new larger location at 181 School Street across from “Pet Feeds” and just steps from the Miramichi Civic Centre. Castlevania carries large selections of jerseys, hats, magazines, hockey memorabilia, collector stickers, banners, mini-sweaters, tech decks and much more.… Continue Reading

Response to recommendations of Miramichi Prosperity Task Force report

Response to recommendations of Miramichi Prosperity Task Force report The creation of a new $25 million Miramichi Regional Economic Development Fund is part of the government’s response to the recommendations of the report of Miramichi Prosperity Task Force, Premier Bernard Lord announced today. At a business breakfast meeting hosted by the Greater Miramichi Chamber of… Continue Reading

East Coast High Performance

East Coast High Performance For a long time Luc Michaud wanted to go into business for himself. Opportunities came and went while he weighed his options and developed a solid plan.  Fourteen months ago Luc finally took the plunge. He opened East Coast High Performance and hasn’t looked back since. “Things are good so far,”… Continue Reading

The Race for Mayor in Miramichi

The Race for Mayor in Miramichi On Wednesday April 28th at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, the Greater Miramichi Chamber of Commerce hosted a “Meet the Candidates Evening” for the business community. The Squire rang in the event facilitated by Jo Ann Colepaugh. The evening began with the four mayoral candidates briefly addressing the audience in… Continue Reading

SLAM announces a $7.5 million financing

SLAM announces a $7.5 million financing SLAM Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V – SXL) is pleased to announce an offering of flow-through common shares and units that could result in new equity proceeds of up to $7,500,000 which will be used to fund its ongoing exploration and development obligations of its 50/50 Bathurst mining camp joint venture… Continue Reading

Checking Out the “Wares”

Data In, Data Out Checking Out the “Wares” by Bill O’Kane, Alternative Business Systems Personally, I blame Hollywood. For many, using a computer for the first time is a terrifying experience. In reality the computer is nothing more than another household appliance, something to help us live and work more comfortably and efficiently. Hopefully in… Continue Reading

Atlantic Canada Bursts onto World Stage with Silicon East

Atlantic Canada Bursts onto World Stage with Silicon East Atlantic Canada is poised to enter the global market in a big way with the recent launching of a new organisation in Miramichi, New Brunswick. Emphasizing partnership and co-operation, Silicon East, the former Shared Visions group, plans to help Atlantic Canada businesses expand into new markets… Continue Reading

SLAM/ Noranda Bathurst Joint Venture Update

SLAM/ Noranda Bathurst Joint Venture Update SLAM Exploration Ltd. announced a few weeks ago that the $5,000,000 Phase I exploration program of the Bathurst Joint Venture (JV) with Noranda Inc. is substantially complete. Airborne surveying has produced a significant amount of geophysical survey data now being analysed, a process that will continue into Phase II.… Continue Reading

Thinking Inside the Box

Data In, Data Out Thinking Inside the Box by Bill O’Kane, Alternative Business Systems This brings us to the most important part, the box itself. As mentioned earlier this is commonly referred to as the CPU, and nobody will rap your knuckles for using the term. Referring to it as the system unit certainly does… Continue Reading

Joe Cunard

Dear Bread ‘n Molasses, My grandmother, Margaret (Vickers) Murphy, was born in 1871 in Blackville and died in 1940 in Newcastle. She had a scrapbook in which she kept articles of interest. While visiting my cousin, Irene Loggie, a few summers ago, I saw this article and made a copy of it. I have no… Continue Reading