Monthly Archives: September 2004

Innovation Forum

Innovation Forum Innovative industries, up-and-coming enterprises, educators and economic development agencies from north-eastern New Brunswick will meet in Miramichi to discuss strategies for successful regional innovation and fostering internationally competitive firms. The Greater Miramichi Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) and Silicon East, an emerging hub of knowledge-based firms, will co-host the breakfast forum. Dr. Don Simpson,… Continue Reading

Entrepreneurs’ make Success Doing what they Enjoy

Entrepreneurs’ make Success Doing what they Enjoy by Jacob & Sam Bouchard One day last summer, my brother and I decided to buy my father’s old paintball markers. Now, we just needed a place to play. There was no paintball field in our town. At this time, we were working for Mr. Conrad Toner. We… Continue Reading

Kit Pearson Workshop

Kit Pearson Workshop The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) welcomed Governor General award-winning author Kit Pearson for a public reading and workshop for writers as part of the Alden Nowlan Literary Festival being held in Fredericton this month. “C. Walter Hodges has written about the common ground shared by the adult in the child and… Continue Reading

Ann-Marie MacDonald & Beth Powning Reading

Ann-Marie MacDonald & Beth Powning Reading Ann-Marie MacDonald and Beth Powning will read, take questions, and sign books at the Ted Daigle Auditorium in Room 101 of the Brian Mulroney Building at St Thomas University on Thursday September 16th at 8pm, as part of the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick’s (WFNB) annual Alden Nowlan Literary Festival.… Continue Reading

Old North Esk on the Miramichi

Old North Esk on the Miramichi by W. D. Hamilton The following has been excerpted from Ruby Cusack’s column in the Telegraph-Journal of August 31, 2004, and is used with her permission: A book just released by Miramichi Books, of Saint John, called OLD NORTH ESK ON THE MIRAMICHI, is all about past events, community… Continue Reading

A Writing Workshop with Alan Cumyn

A Writing Workshop with Alan Cumyn Ottawa author Alan Cumyn will give a writing workshop at McCord Hall (the Ice House), UNB, on Saturday, September 25th, beginning at 10 am, as part of the Alden Nowlan Literary Festival. In the Writing for Kids and Everyone Else workshop, Cumyn will explore the key differences in writing… Continue Reading

Alden Nowlan Festival Underway

Alden Nowlan Festival Underway The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick’s (WFNB) annual Alden Nowlan Literary Festival got underway in Fredericton last Thursday with a workshop for writers with renowned children’s author, Kit Pearson, and readings by critically acclaimed authors Ann-Marie MacDonald and Beth Powning. The Alden Nowlan Literary Festival, a tribute to M. Travis Lane,… Continue Reading