Yearly Archives: 2004

A Message to the Business Community of Miramichi

A Message to the Business Community of Miramichi from Susan Robichaud I could hardly sleep from the excitement of such a great turnout of entrepreneurs during our River Business Networking meeting on October 20th at Dooley’s (thank you Louis Ringuette for such great service). I counted 38 entrepreneurs in attendance, 14 of which were new… Continue Reading

Denis Pickup and Delivery

Denis Pickup and Delivery by Mark J. LeBelle Miramichi-based courier Denis Comeau says he has delivered just about everything over the past seven years through his inter-city delivery service, Denis Pickup and Delivery.  Formerly a brush cutter and thinner, Comeau decided to make a career move after becoming tired of seasonal work. After much deliberation… Continue Reading

Rexton Business Breakfast

Rexton Business Breakfast by Dirk P. Stewart On October 22, 2004 at the Rexton Village Café, I attended a Business Breakfast. The guest speaker at this event was Mr. Allen Doyle of Global Windows. Allen Doyle is a graduate of Mount Allison University and received a degree in Industrial Engineering at the Technical University of… Continue Reading

Hot Toddy Release New CD

Hot Toddy Release New CD The award-winning Fredericton-based roots and blues trio, Hot Toddy, release their fifth independent album, the Salty Sessions vol. 2, with a New Brunswick and Nova Scotia tour that began November 2nd in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea. Other dates include Saint John November 5th, Miramichi November 6th, Sussex November 9th, Fredericton November 10th,… Continue Reading

Writers Vie for Cash Prizes

Writers Vie for Cash Prizes Over $2000 in cash prizes is up for grabs in the Writer’s Federation of New Brunswick’s (WFNB) 2005 Literary Competition. Writers from across Canada are invited to enter in six categories: individual poems, short fiction, children’s literature, fiction manuscript, poetry manuscript, and short fiction written by a youth. Judges for… Continue Reading

Charley Goes to War

Charley Goes to War Nova Scotia author, Glen Hancock, launched a new memoir on November 12, 2004. Charley Goes to War is an account of the Second World War told through Hancock’s experiences as an RCAF airman. He takes us from the streets of Wolfville, NS, on September 4, 1939, to Canada’s training camps, from… Continue Reading

Learning Never Stops

Learning Never Stops by Pegine Echevarria It doesn’t matter how old you are or when you graduated from high school, college or got your doctorate — learning never stops. The most important education you can have is about yourself. Learning why you do what you do, learning what behaviours work for you and which ones… Continue Reading

It’s MY Computer

Data In, Data Out It’s MY Computer by Bill O’Kane Today we are looking at the most important icon on your computer, appropriately named, “My Computer.” Double left click the “My Computer” icon. Now, double left click the icon named “Control Panel.” A window appears containing more icons, these are applets that allow you to… Continue Reading

The Ant Philosophy

The Ant Philosophy by Jim Rohn Over the years I’ve been teaching kids about a simple but powerful concept — the ant philosophy. I think everybody should study ants. They have an amazing four-part philosophy, and here is the first part: ants never quit. That’s a good philosophy. If they’re headed somewhere and you try… Continue Reading

Silicon East Conference

Silicon East Conference by Mark J. LeBelle Garry Belair, RCMP: National Child Exploitation Co-ordination Centre A mixture of technology and community safety professionals descended upon Miramichi on October 21 to partake in the first annual Silicon East Conference, held at the Rodd-Miramichi River. Silicon East Inc., a commercial not-for-profit company, organised the event. Dedicated to… Continue Reading