Monthly Archives: April 2005

Hum-Dinger of a Project

Hum-Dinger of a Project The Rotary Club of Chatham with Hummer Miramichiers are known for their large volunteer base and great generosity in supporting local causes, but the Rotary Club of Chatham is kicking things up a notch with their newest fundraising project. It’s a Hum-Dinger! Labour Day weekend 2005 a lucky Canadian will drive… Continue Reading

Miramichi Relay for Life

Miramichi Relay for Life Dear Friend: On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, New Brunswick Division and the Miramichi Relay For Life organising committee, I would like to invite you to be part of cancer history by participating in the 4th Miramichi Relay For Life on June 17th & 18th, 2005. Relay for Life is… Continue Reading

Students Create Summer Jobs

Students Create Summer Jobs The New Brunswick government’s Student Employment and Experience Program (SEED) offers interest-free loans to students who wish to create summer employment and gain valuable business experience  by operating their own business. Do you know any students who would like to run their own business this summer? In order to be eligible,… Continue Reading

SURGE Protection: How Safe Are You?

SURGE Protection: How Safe Are You? by Leslie McLaughlin If you own a computer system one piece of standard equipment you should have is a surge protector. Most designs serve one obvious function — they let you plug multiple components into one power outlet. With all of the different components that make up a computer… Continue Reading

Cyberbullying Summit in Miramichi

Cyberbullying Summit in Miramichi Parents and the general public are invited to attend a free session on cyberbullying at the James M. Hill Theatre in Miramichi on Wednesday May 4th beginning at 7 p.m.  The Child Safety Research & Innovation Centre (CSRIC) has partnered with the Miramichi Police Force and New Brunswick School District 16… Continue Reading

Writers Descend on Moncton for Frye Festival

Writers Descend on Moncton for Frye Festival The 6th annual Northrop Frye International Literary Festival kicks off on Tuesday April 19th with a special emphasis this year on aboriginal writing. Authors from around the world will gather in Moncton, New Brunswick from April 19 to 24. Many of those participating are aboriginal writers and storytellers,… Continue Reading

New on DVD — Closer

New on DVD — Closer by Jennifer Keenan Closer Now available on DVD is the Oscar nominated film, Closer. Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen are Anna, Dan, Alice and Larry — four people whose lives are perversely connected through love, hate, passion, deception and truth. Each of these phenomenal actors gives… Continue Reading

Levelling the Field

Levelling the Field by Kellie Underhill Biff Mitchell In the same way the Internet allows small business to compete with big business, it also levels the playing field for writers, providing more opportunity for unpublished authors. Last month writers and poets participated in Read an eBook Week events across the nation and I was honoured… Continue Reading