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Appreciating Our Roots

Time flies by, especially over the course of the summer holidays. For us, who will soon been stepping into our new adventure as university students, it really flew by quicker than we could’ve imagined. I guess we were all just having fun, because that’s when time flies the fastest. This summer we were given the opportunity to work for Discover Miramichi.

While working for Discover Miramichi I, Sarah MacCallum, had the opportunity to explore the Miramichi region and learn so many new things along the way. I had never worked in the tourism branch before, so the idea of the job itself was new to me. I have always loved adventuring and trying new things, so I knew that working for Discover Miramichi would be something I would enjoy! Some of my favourite things I did this summer was hiking at Kouchibouguac National Park, Ziplining at Over the Cove Zipline, and setting up teepees at Metepenagiag Heritage Park. I never knew Kouchibouguac had so many hiking trails and that setting up a teepee requires many specific steps before obtaining the perfect outcome.  This summer I was also able to experience many things for the first time such at tubing at Gallan’s Tubing, fly fishing at Wilson’s Sporting Camps, paddle boarding at Storeytown Cottages (which I learned is a lot harder than it looks and requires a lot of practice) and I also attended my very first Pow Wow! Throughout the summer I also learned some interesting facts about our region that I never knew before.  While paddling past Wilson’s Point on the Voyageur Canoe Experience at Beaubears Island, I learned that once coupled, bald eagles will mate for life. While spending the day in Tabusintac, I learned that running a U pick farm takes a lot of hard work from the staff at Cowassaget Brook farms. Lastly, I learned about all the amazing opportunities I was missing out on. Working in tourism has allowed me to take part in all the amazing activities in the city I call home.  I used to be one of the people who complained about having nothing to do in Miramichi, but working for Discover Miramichi has changed my mindset completely and has taught me there are always things to do and places to see in Miramichi!

I, Nathan MacDiarmid, got to experience a whole different side of the Miramichi region I had no idea existed! After spending a year long Rotary Youth Exchange in Belgium, August 2018 to July 2019, it really gave me the chance to see my home town in a completely different light. Before I left on my exchange, I had no idea what all there was to do in my region, I had been all over the Atlantic region playing hockey and baseball, but I had never taken a step back and fully indulged in what our city has to offer. Aside from just touring around, I was given the opportunity to learn about social online marketing. Seeing first hand what it takes to get tourists and visitors to the city from other places around the Atlantic region, and the world, or even visitors from Miramichi who want to get to know their city a little better. I have seen countless different tourist attractions in and around Miramichi all the while forming bonds with two new friends making plenty of new and interesting memories. Learning about Miramichi’s history and culture one visit at a time, I really got to see my hometown in a different, more appreciative, light.

Time to Cork Your Boots and Go Ashore

« Time to cork your boots and come aboard! » – Azade Haché. Story time with Azade on his famous boat – the Max Atiken kept us thoroughly entertained for a couple hours as we sailed down and back the Miramichi River.  Having had Azade as a teacher in middle school, I could always remember him talkingContinue Reading

Miramichi Pronature

Miramichi Pronature

   Pronature is a family owned and operated outdoor store, focused on offering the very best products and services possible for every member of your family.  During the spring, from lines to lures, pronature will meet the fisherman’s outfitting needs for a premiere angling experience while the fall colours bring a wide assortment of « huntersContinue Reading

Le Marché des Fermiers de la Rue Water

Ce petit marché, caractérisé par son ambiance chaleureuse et accueillante, met en valeur un éventail d’articles artisanaux de qualité, fabriqués par des artisans de la région. Parmi les produits des marchands, il y a des articles en tricot et en crochet, de l’artisanat de bois, des peintures sur tôle, des bijoux, de la poterie, desContinue Reading

East Wind Gifts

  La boutique East Wind Gift présente des pièces d’artisanats de Miramichi et du Nouveau-Brunswick Un petit quelque chose pour tout le monde! Bijoux artisanaux Médaillons souvenirs et breloques flottantes Breloques européennes et bracelets Vêtements arborant des thèmes locaux Articles d’artisanat en bois Articles de tricot Articles au crochet Cartes de souhaits et correspondance ArticlesContinue Reading

Marché de Fermiers de Newcastle

Marché de Fermiers de Newcastle

Au marché des fermiers de Newcastle, on trouve des mets faits maison, des plats sans gluten et sans sucre, des confitures, des cornichons, des fèves, du sucre à la crème, des viandes fraîches, des œufs, du fromage, des légumes, du miel et du vin. On peut aussi s’y procurer des repas pour manger sur placeContinue Reading

Miramichi Smokehouse Inc.

Miramichi Smoked Salmon est le meilleur saumon atlantique fumé à froid disponible. Transformé manuellement par petites quantités sur le bord de la rivière Miramichi, au centre du Nouveau – Brunswick, où seul le saumon le plus savoureux, disponible localement et élevé de façon responsable est employé.   Le fumage est la plus ancienne méthode deContinue Reading


Des produits agricoles frais et des objets d’artisanat aux marchés des fermiers, d’authentiques œuvres des artisans locaux et de petites boutiques spécialisées dans les quartiers historiques de Newcastle et de Chatham, font de votre visite une merveilleuse expérience de magasinage. Promenez-vous le long des rues parmi des édifices historiques où vous découvrirez de nombreuses boutiques,Continue Reading