Category Archives: News & Events

RENOUS / PINEVILLE: $10,000 investment into the Renous Rec Center.

RENOUS / PINEVILLE: The provincial government has made a $10,000 investment into the Renous Rec Center. The newly installed heating and air conditioning system will drastically lessen costs to heat the Renous Rec. The added air conditioning also opens doors for new revenue opportunities. I made the commitment to the people of Renous and Pineville that I would look after their needs, and this is just another example of a commitment becoming a reality.


New Renous Pic

Benefit for Camm Underhill

On Saturday, July 19 there was a fundraiser held for Camm Underhill who lost everything in a house fire on the 26th of May. The benefit was held at the United Church Hall, and featured entertainment from local talent, an auction, and prizes. It was great to see so much community support for Camm. I alsoContinue Reading

Rural Community of Upper Miramichi – June mail-out

This was sent out to all mailboxes in the Rural Community of Upper Miramichi.  We will continue to post all mail-outs on social media outlets as well.  Best regards, Jake Stewart, MLA

MLA Pays Homage to Local Heroes

In 2011, Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart ventured to France on D-Day to participate in the 67th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy and to honour the brave local heroes who fought for our freedom. In the video below, Jake recalls his reasoning for visiting and his sense of pride felt towards the North ShoreContinue Reading

NB Day Celebrations

I took the time today to reflect on the outright success of the official NB Day celebrations in Blackville. What a testimony to the strength, wit, and hospitality of our people. The words of Chief Augustine appealed to all of us and the traditional drum was soothing to an audience filled with culture. Winston’s bagpipesContinue Reading

Blackville to hold official provincial New Brunswick Day celebration

BLACKVILLE (GNB) – Official New Brunswick Day celebrations will be held this year on Monday, Aug. 5, in Blackville. “New Brunswick Day is an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the past and present of our culture and way of life,” said Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Trevor Holder. “Last year’s celebrations in Saint-AndréContinue Reading

MLA travels to France to honour D-Day vets

Under heavy fire and an overcast sky, they landed on Juno Beach in Normandy, France, on the morning of June 6, 1944. The North Shore Regiment, made up mostly of farmers, fishermen and blue collar workers from northeastern New Brunswick, fought tirelessly throughout a treacherous German onslaught. By the end of the day, the soldiersContinue Reading

Premier Alward Visits Students at Blackville School

On Monday, January 17, New Brunswick Premier David Alward visited Blackville School students for a skating party and speaking engagement. The morning started with students skating with the Premier at the Blackville Outdoor Rink. The students enjoyed skating around the Blackville rink with Mr. Alward and asking him a few questions that they had onContinue Reading