Riverview NB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Plan to bring grieving mother's relatives to Halifax 'moving quickly' as funeral for seven children planned for Saturday - The Globe and MailSaturday, March 02, 2019
Nova Scotia and were embraced by residents there. Coun. Stephen King, who represents Elmsdale-Belnan, said a non-denominational vigil for the family was planned for Friday night at Riverview United Church. "They were living right in historic centre of Elmsdale. It's where everyone passes through and everything is happening – like our July 1st parade and tree-lighting ceremonies," said King. "The neighbours around them really embraced the children." Story continues below advertisement King said they lived on a short street with about half-a-dozen houses, in an older home known locally as Miller House. "The kids would got back and forth to those houses every day – there was interaction every day," said King. "You'd see the child out by the house, or by the church and the little general store – or they would be walking up to the mall. Everybody got to know them … They seemed to be a real good fit with the community." He said even the younger children seemed to be picking up English rather quickly. "They were always polite and, everyone will tell you, they were always smiling," he said. "I was always impressed with the oldest boy. He seemed to be mature beyond his years. Of course, you never know what they are shouldering." div id="c-ad--flex-gpt-5" class="c-ad c-ad--inl...
Funeral visit prompts plea from Coquitlam mayor to revive Riverview Hospital - Globalnews.caThursday, April 12, 2018
Coquitlam’s mayor is making an emotional plea to the province to fast-track a centre for mental health and addictions at the city’s Riverview Hospital site.In a three-minute video posted to Facebook on Sunday, Stewart said he was renewing his call to revitalize the century-old facility after a first-hand encounter on Saturday with the deadly effects of the overdose crisis.Story continues below“I’m [at Riverview] on my way home from a funeral,” Stewart said in the video.“Another funeral. A young man who died of his mental illness and addictions. I got to offer condolences to a family that lost their young son, and I don’t want to do that again.”That funeral was yet another example of how the overdose crisis is not a Downtown Eastside problem, but a B.C. problem, Stewart told CKNW on Sunday.The Facebook post marks the second time Stewart has taken to social media to plead for action at the 244-acre site.Jan. 2017: Coquitlam mayor’s heartfelt request to reopen Riverview HospitalWork is underway to move three existing mental health and addictions facilities to Riverview, but Stewart said he wants to see a “massive expa...
Funerals, memorials for victims of Broncos' bus crash set to take place throughout the week - CBC.caThursday, April 12, 2018
Alta. The celebration will start at 1 p.m. MT at the Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre. Family and friends are also invited to pay their respects between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, at Martin Brothers Riverview Chapel. A memorial service for Broncos' player Evan Thomas is scheduled for Monday at Saskatoon's SaskTel Centre. Doors will open at 12 p.m. CST. The families of four Edmonton-area Humboldt Broncos players will host a public celebration of the lives of Jaxon Joseph, Logan Hunter, Parker Tobin and Stephen Wack. People are invited to attend the celebration on April 17, that takes place at 1 p.m. MT, at Rogers Place.Public seating at the arena will be by general admission, but will be ticketed, and people may pick up the free-of-charge tickets, available through Ticketmaster. Floor seating will be reserved for family and invited guests. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
What's Open, Closed Easter Weekend - BlackburnNews.comThursday, April 12, 2018
Line at 519-354-6628.Public Health Clinic Services located at 177 King St. E in Chatham will be closed on Friday and Monday. Essential public health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.Riverview Garden’s reception and administrative offices will be closed on Friday and Monday. Services, activities, and visiting hours will continue as normal over the holiday weekend. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) at 325 Grand Ave. E will be closed on Friday and Monday. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.Tourism:The Chatham-Kent tourism office will be closed Friday through Monday. More information can be found online.Entegrus at 320 Queen St. will be closed on Friday and Monday.Previous StoryCK Hospice Gets Some LoveNext StoryLead Foot Means Charges For a Windsor ManSarah CowanSarah graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Information and Technoculture from Western University and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Fanshawe College. She has worked as an intern at Zoomer Radio in Toronto and CHML News in Hamilton.div class="ad ad-125" data-a...
Canada Day services altered - Chatham Daily NewsWednesday, July 05, 2017
Public Health: Essential after-hours Public Health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207. Public Health Clinic Services, located at 177 King St. E., Chatham will be closed Monday.Riverview Gardens: Reception and administrative offices will be closed July 3, but services, activities and visiting hours continue as normal. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.Libraries: All public libraries will be closed Saturday, July 1 and will have normal operational hours on Monday, July 3.The Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Monday, regular business hours 8:30-4:30 p.m. will resume on Tuesday, July 4. Note that there will be no court on July 4 and July 5 as it is a Judicial Conference Week.Free open swims on July 1 from 1:30 – 4 p.m. at Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool. All outdoor pools are closed. Bothwell Arena will be open for Canada Day celebration activities. All other arenas will be closed.Waste and Recycling: Garbage and recycling collection services will not be affected by the holiday. Collection will be on your regular day during the week of July 3. Please refer to the Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details. The Harwich Transfer Station, Wallaceburg Transfer Station and Chatham Leaf and Yard Depot will be closed on Monday, July 3. All other transfer stations will be open regular hours and will not be affected by the holiday.Chatham-Kent Health AllianceRoutine X-rays, electrocardiograms (EKG), and ultrasounds will not be available on Monday. These departments will be staffed to meet the needs of inpatients and emergencies.Ambulatory care services, out-patient rehabilitation services, out-patient laboratory services, pre-surgical screening services, diabetes education centre, pulmonary function lab and patient appointment offices will be closed on Monday. Health records will be closed on Monday up to and including Friday, and will reopen on Monday, July 10.The Chatham-Kent Mental Health and Addictions Program out-patient department will be closed on Monday. For any immediate crisis, call the crisis line at 1-866-299-7447.Elston Pharmacy, located at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus, will be closed on Monday.The oncology/chemotherapy department will be closed on Monday.The business office and cashier's office will be closed on Monday. Note there are two bill changers in the buildin...
Sanaz Shirshekar Envisions Saint John As 'Playground For Architects To Experiment' - Huddle TodayWednesday, March 27, 2019
It allowed me to do both."
It also allowed her to work at two renowned firms in Canada and the United States and has now brought the Toronto-born architect to New Brunswick to start a business of her own.
After graduating from architecture school at McGill in 2006, Shirshekar started working for Toronto-based KPMB as a project architect. There, she got to work on projects such as the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, the UBC Alumni Centre, The Globe & Mail's new interior offices and the Fort York Branch Library.
"We were aiming for it to be the 100th public library in Toronto, and it turned out to be the 101st," says Shirshekar, "which is still cool."
Fort York Branch Library (Image: torontopubliclibrary.ca)
From there she went to work in New York with Yabu Pushelberg as a senior designer. She was in the heart of Soho, working on projects that were more private and high-end, including a resort for Hyatt in Los Cabos, Mexico, and a project for a residential client in Bejing. For Shirshekar, it helped make her architecture experience more versatile.
"I took that opportunity on because at KPMB I was getting a lot of those community, public space building projects. But I also wanted to be a little bit more seasoned as an architect and get some architectural interior experience," she says. "Yabu Pushelberg is really the expert for that. They are world renowned. They're really good at what they do and they're internationally known for their interior design excellence, so I really wanted to bring the architecture and the interior design together."
Shirshekar recently moved to New Brunswick to be with her husband, Jamie Irving, the vice-president of Brunswick News. At that point, she was ready to start her own practice, Studio Shirshekar.
"I feel all architects at some point, you feel like you've gotten enough experience and you want to give yourself an opportunity to try it out," she says. "Maybe it's not for everyone, but for me, I think i...
Surviving the death care business - CBC.caWednesday, March 27, 2019
MacDonald said."Some of it is burnout. You have to make sure with all the stress you deal with on a daily basis you know how to relax yourself, how to unwind."The New Brunswick Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association doesn't keep statistics on retention rates, however, funeral homes are "constantly looking for licensed funeral directors," said executive director Marc Melanson.While the pay can be appealing - $47,319 annually according to the Department of Post Secondary Education Training and Labour - compassion fatigue is a reality, along with unconventional work hours."It's not a Monday to Friday nine-to-five job," said Melanson. "It's evenings, weekends and holidays."People who get into the funeral profession genuinely want to help people. But a funeral home is never closed."Viewing rooms are often rearranged, making physicality a key component of the job. (Sarah Trainor/CBC News)The workday can be fluid and intense. It might start with MacDonald doing prep work on an infant that would afford parents more time with their child, then a full shift in gears to oversee a 103-year-old's celebration of life service in a space filled with laughter."You wear a lot of different hats and it changes so quickly," she said."I could be making funeral arrangements with a family, I could be directing a funeral, I could be painting - like literally building maintenance."We get dirty in our suits. We garden, mow the lawns, wash the cars, we do it all."The job requires a good deal of physicality. Viewing rooms are frequently rearranged to make space for what families want to bring to a visitation. Personal touches have been as dainty as jewelry and as grand as a motorcycle.Some scenes hard to processNot everyone is in a bed when they die, and moving a body can take some physical and mental effort."Some things you see you don't ever forget, and you wish you could. Especially when you walk into a scene where you can imagine their last moments."MacDonald said those moments can be difficult to process."It's hard to think of them as being a person in the way that you're protecting your mental state," she said."You say, 'I have to move them from one place to another,' and after, you reflect on that and think, 'OK, that was a human being and I feel terrible for them. And I'm going to probably have bad dreams for a while....
Saskatchewan police officers attend regimental funeral - Global News ReginaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Saskatoon Police Service, two from Moose Jaw, and one from Weyburn are representing the south of the province.Three Regina Police Service members who attended are originally from New Brunswick, including one from Fredericton.
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