Richibucto is a town in Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada.
The town is situated on the Richibucto River where it discharges into the Northumberland Strait.
Richibucto had been the location of an annual Mi'kmaq summer coastal community prior to European settlement. The town takes its name from a Mi'kmaq term meaning "river of fire". It is believed the term was mispronounced, or misunderstood from the Mi'kmaq language.
The downtown area, situated on the mouth of the river, has commercial fishing wharves, several restaurants, and local stores. The economy is dominated by lobster and deep sea fishing.
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- St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church was completed in 1965. Designed by Belanger and Roy of Moncton, it was inspired by the designs of the Spanish architect, Félix Candela.
- William Chandler (1804–1856), lawyer, judge
- James Hannay (1842–1910), lawyer
- John Livingston (1837–1894), journalist, editor
- Murray MacLaren (1861–1942), doctor, politician
- George McLeod (1836–1905),
- James D. Phinney (November 17, 1844 – ) lawyer, judge, politician
- Henry Powell (1855–1930), politician
- Louis Robichaud (1925–2005), former Premier of New Brunswick
- John P. Tenass (1849–1928), Indian chief
- Peter Veniot (1863–1926), former Premier of New Brunswick
- Charles Wesley Weldon (1830–1896), lawyer, politician
- ^ Richibucto Town Website
- ^ "Micmac Locations". Micmac Tribe. Access Genealogy. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
- ^ History of Richibucto
- ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
- ^ Statistics Canada: 2011 census
- ^ John Leroux, Building New Brunswick: An Architectural History, Goose Lane, 2008, p. 216-219
Coordinates: 46°41′N 64°52′W / 46.683°N 64.867°W
Jeux de l'acadie 2013 Saint-Louis-de-Kent Richibucto
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Richibucto River Wine Estate - Part 1
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Kevin Bourque Richibucto Skatepark
Kevin ripping up Richibucto's shitty skatepark.
Richibucto River Wine Estate - Part 2
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New Brunswick Sistema Richibucto - 1st concert - Etude 1
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:18:05 -0700
A single-vehicle crash on Route 10 in Richibucto Road has claimed the life of a 22-year-old woman from Noonan, New Brunswick. The crash occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when a vehicle lost control and crashed into the ditch to avoid colliding with a ...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:03:45 -0800
A northeastern New Brunswick woman was arrested for impaired driving following a head-on collision in Saint-Anne-de-Kent that sent four people to hospital on Monday. The Richibucto RCMP said it received a 911 call just before 1:30 p.m. about a ...
Communications Nouveau-Brunswick (Communiqué de presse)
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800
Ces renseignements les aideront à organiser leurs activités. La trousse comprend, entre autres, l'affiche officielle de la Semaine du patrimoine 2015, qui est l'œuvre de Janie Thibodeau, une élève de l'école Soleil-Levant, de Richibucto. « J'invite ...
The Weather Network
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:31:49 -0700
It was one of Ontario's deadliest-ever natural disasters. Its pounding rains sparked massive floods that killed more than 80 people and left thousands more homeless. In today's terms, the damage would have amounted to the equivalent of more than a ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:57:54 -0700
Over the weekend, a 22-year-old woman was killed on Route 10 in Richibucto Road after she swerved to avoid a moose and went into the ditch. In September, three people were killed in Saint-Louis-de-Kent when a minivan collided with a moose and caused ...
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 02:22:29 -0800
Don Denholm, owner of the Morgan Pub and Eatery in Richibucto, where the machines are displayed in plain sight, told CBC News he makes 10 times more money off the machines than he does off liquor sales. And he is defiant when it comes to the idea of ...
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:47:05 -0700
The following year, he moved to Richibucto, east of Moncton and near Northumberland Strait, and opened another Mekong Restaurant. “We lived next door, and every morning the school bus could pick the kids up outside the restaurant,” Huynh recalls.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:06:36 -0700
Police say they are from the Bouctouche and Pigeon Hill areas. “There's one patient that was hospitalized, but it's not life-threatening,” says Sgt. Marco Papillon of the Richibucto RCMP. An RCMP reconstructionist travelled to the scene to investigate ...
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