Monthly Archives: April 2009

Healthy Living Expo in Miramichi

The people of the Miramichi region are invited to Healthy Living 2009 happening this week. Healthy Living 2009 is a wellness event being organized by the Regional Health Authority B-Miramichi Zone and will feature motivational speaker and well-known psychologist Dr. Michael Vallis, PhD, along with an expo component featuring up to 40 displays of chronic… Continue Reading

MYPIE Awards Announced

The first annual Miramichi Young Professional and Involved Entrepreneurs (MYPIE) Gala Awards Banquet took place last night at the Miramichi Golf & Country Club with awards being presented in three categories. “I am pleased to announce and congratulate our winners of the first edition of the MYPIE GALA,” said Nadine Duguay. Continue Reading

Start a Scrapbooking Business

Scrapbooking, Tips for Getting into the Industry By Kathy Tapley-Milton Scrapbooking got a start in 1980 with the Christensen’s who live in Utah and created the company Keeping Memories Alive. Since then scrapbooking has exploded into a huge industry that includes direct sales consultants, instructors, events organizers, product designers, gurus, professional scrapbook artists, retailers, and… Continue Reading

Renowned Acadian band 1755 Announce Tour

The most renowned Acadian band, 1755, will tour across villages and towns in New Brunswick, plus a few shows in Québec and PEI, from May to October, presenting 21 shows. The tour, entitled Celebrate 2009, will mark New Brunswick’s 225th anniversary, Acadian flag’s 125th anniversary and the 40th year of existence of New Brunswick’s Official… Continue Reading

10th Frye Festival Starts Tomorrow

The Frye Festival kicks off its tenth anniversary edition this Friday, April 17th in Moncton. Canada’s only bilingual, international literary festival features 10 days of literary delights. Audiences of all ages will “feed their imaginations” by meeting world-renowned authors in a wide variety of events from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 26. Continue Reading

Blue Rodeo Headline Miramichi Concert

Juno Award-winning band, Blue Rodeo, will headline Miramichi Culture Fest ’09, the city’s first outdoor cultural concert happening June 26th at the Exhibition grounds. Tickets cost $65 each and there will be 10,000 available. Advance tickets go on sale today at Blue Rodeo’s website Continue Reading

A Little Tissue, A Big Issue

The Miramichi Regional Hospital Foundation has launched a new Annual Campaign called “Histology – A Little Tissue,  A Big Issue”  with a goal to raise $100,000 to purchase a slide stainer and coverslipper for the Histology Section of the Lab Department at Miramichi Hospital. The new equipment will assist staff to complete slide preparation in… Continue Reading

What Easter Means To Me

Jonathon Aube wrote the following essay in 1994 when he was 10 years old. The essay won the $75 first prize in a contest sponsored by the Chatham Business Association. Jonathon is now a welder working in Saint John, NB. Submitted by Jonathon’s Nanny, Joan Cripps of Chatham. Every Easter about a week before Easter… Continue Reading

Frye Fest Community Read to Feature Neil Smith

Greater Moncton readers will have the opportunity to meet one of Canada’s up-and-coming authors, Neil Smith, during the Frye Festival’s Community Read event. The author will discuss Bang Crunch, a book of short stories, on Sunday April 19th at 3pm in the Capitol Theater Lobby. The Community Read, not originally featured in the program, promises… Continue Reading