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Women's Institute to Host Heritage Week Celebration

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The Blackville Women’s Institute will host their annual Heritage Week Celebration on Wednesday, February 15 at the Blackville Community Centre, 12 South Bartholomew Road.

The event will take place from 2:00pm to 4:00pm with guest speaker Jake Stewart, MLA for South West Miramichi Bay-du-Vin. A lunch will follow.

The theme for Heritage Week 2017 is Celebrating 150 years – Célébrons 150 ans. This topic will provide an opportunity to recognize New Brunswick’s role in Confederation, as well as to reflect upon the many past contributions made by the people of New Brunswick to our nation of Canada.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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