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  1. Meet Ireland's 'Am-BadAss-ador' - the man who killed a terrorist and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... get the papers going again." When he was a child, Vickers dreamt of becoming Pope. He grew up in New Brunswick's Miramichi - a region known for its rich salmon fishing, lumber, and proud Irish Catholic community. Despite his faith, and the fact that ...

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  2. Monday Interview: The Mountie who got his man - and became Ireland's 'Am-BadAss-ador'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... get the papers going again." When he was a child, Vickers dreamt of becoming Pope. He grew up in New Brunswick's Miramichi - a region known for its rich salmon fishing, lumber, and proud Irish Catholic community. Despite his faith, and the fact that ...

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  3. Students learning to grow pot in Dieppe - without the actual plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | CBC News

    ... 12-week course announced last fall by the provincial government, which is covering the tuition. Shawn Stewart of Miramichi says he's happy to use his science background in what looks like a promising industry. (Pierre Fournier/CBC News ) Shawn ...

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  4. Government asked to approve more money to 'stabilize' Phoenix pay systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... recruiting and retaining qualified workers for its pay offices in Winnipeg, Edmonton and the main pay centre in Miramichi, N.B., and last year resorted to offering incentive packages to prospective administrators. "This funding will increase ...

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  5. MPs asked to approve more spending for 'stabilization' of Phoenix pay systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Globe and Mail

    ... recruiting and retaining qualified workers for its pay offices in Winnipeg, Edmonton and the main pay centre in Miramichi, N.B., and last year resorted to offering incentive packages to prospective administrators. "This funding will increase ...

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  6. Hundreds of seasonal workers in Tracadie protest against EI changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | CBC News

    ... who are also struggling with the changes. "We mobilized here in Tracadie, Shippagan, Caraquet, Richibucto and Miramichi to send the message to the government, 'Hey listen, this is enough,'" According to Thibodeau, the point of the protest ...

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  7. Dog rescued from Miramichi home last month given new lease on lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | GlobalNews

    A dog left abandoned without food and water in a Miramichi home last month is expected to make a full recovery. "Sunny," a seven-year old Pomeranian was one of three dogs, eight cats and a rabbit recovered from module home on Jan. 25 after police received a call from a concerned family member who believed the pets were left to fend for themselves.

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  8. Nine of 10 civil servants in Nova Scotia affected by Phoenix Pay debacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... two-thirds of agencies and departments whose employees are serviced by the public service pay centre in Miramichi, N.B., which has seen the bulk of the issues, as well as those who process their pay internally using the Phoenix system. The Phoenix ...

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  9. Miramichi man dead following Route 8 collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | CBC News

    A 52-year-old Miramichi-area man died after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 8 in New Brunswick on Saturday afternoon. RCMP say a car travelling north had stopped for deer on the shoulder of the road when it was rear-ended by a second car.

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  10. Three Oaks hosting eight-team Sweetheart basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... to host." Schedule Sweetheart basketball tournament schedule: ( Site in parenthesis) Friday, Feb. 2 2 p.m. Game 1: Miramichi vs. Avon View (Athena). 2 p.m. Game 2: Three Oaks vs. Leo Hayes (Three Oaks). 4 p.m. Game 3: Bluefield vs. Amherst (Athena). ...

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  11. Public servants outside Ottawa more often affected by Phoenix pay fiasco: documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | National Post

    ... underpaid or not paid at all. According to the PSAC, problems include understaffing at the main pay centre in Miramichi, N.B., a lack of training and issues with the Phoenix software itself, which the government procured from IBM Canada. The ...

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  12. Employment opportunities directly linked to population growth, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | CBC News

    ... said the study's author RenA Morissette. For example, between 2001 and 2015 in the region of Campbellton-Miramichi, paid employment fell about 12 per cent. During the same time period, the working age population, defined as those between 15 ...

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  13. New book looks at brutal 2017 Acadian Peninsula ice stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 28 | CBC News

    ... by trade, Doiron now lives and operates an organic farm in Pointe-Sapin, a small, remote community between Miramichi and Richibucto-Village. As a volunteer firefighter with the Baie Sainte-Anne fire department, Doiron had a front seat to the chaos ...

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  14. 10 bizarre New Brunswick bylaws you might be breakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 28 | CBC News

    ... such displays: there are similar contain-your-snake laws on the books in Sussex, Perth Andover, Sackville and Miramichi. No word on whether Venus, the Colombian red-tailed boa constrictor that escaped in Fredericton in 2015 , was appropriately ...

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  15. Tanner McCabe's work ethic has helped him make smooth transition to Panthers blue-lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | The Guardian

    ... realize to the extent what we have in a Tanner McCabe." McCabe's junior hockey journey took him from Summerside to Miramichi, N.B., with stops in Pictou County and Amherst, N.S., before finding a home with the Caps. "I ended up in Summerside, and it ...

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  16. Moncton charity asks for a helping hand to keep goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | CBC News

    ... in their darkest hour" and he hopes the community will rally around. The charity has a presence in Fredericton and Miramichi, but Surette said he's been unable to find volunteers in those cities either.

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  17. Tory MLA wants Blaine Higgs to promise the PCs will abolish Medavie dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | CBC News

    ... for the party leadership, said the Medavie and Shannex contracts are both unpopular in his riding of Southwest Miramichi-Bay du Vin. Former Health Minister Victor Boudreau and former New Brunswick premier Bernard Lord, the CEO of Medavie, made the ...

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  18. Residential hospice to be built this spring in MiramichiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | CBC News

    The chair of the hospice board, Paul McGraw, told Shift New Brunswick on Wednesday that it felt surreal that they are this close to breaking ground on the project. Hospice Miramichi offers daytime hospice services for patients and their families at their location on Howard Street.

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  19. Salmon smolt falling prey to bass as they leave Miramichi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | CBC News

    The report says salmon smolt survival in the Miramichi estuary is estimated to have fallen twofold since the mid-2000s. A newly published three-year study says large numbers Atlantic salmon smolt are being eaten by striped bass as the smolts leave New Brunswick's Miramichi River and enter the Gulf of St Lawrence for open ocean.

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  20. Caps host Timberwolves in game that will have huge implications on standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... at Eastlink Arena. That contest will feature the Summerside D. Alex MacDonald Ford Western Capitals hosting the Miramichi Timberwolves in a 7 p.m. start. "It's going to be a big game, and we are going to be prepared," said Capitals head coach Billy ...

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