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Richibucto
Town
St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church is a notable Richibucto landmark
St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church is a notable Richibucto landmark
Richibucto is located in New Brunswick
Richibucto
Richibucto
Location of Richibucto in New Brunswick
Coordinates: 46°40′19″N 64°52′07″W / 46.67198°N 64.86852°W / 46.67198; -64.86852
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Kent County
Founded Early 1800s
Government
 • Type Town Council
 • Mayor Roger Doiron
Area
 • Total 11.83 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,286
 • Density 108.7/km2 (282/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code E4W
Area code(s) 506
Website http://www.richibucto.org

Richibucto is a Canadian town in Kent County, New Brunswick.[1]

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on the Richibucto River where it discharges into the Northumberland Strait.

History[edit]

Richibucto had been the location of an annual Mi'kmaq summer coastal community prior to European settlement.[2] The town takes its name from a Mi'kmaq term meaning "river of fire".[3] It is believed the term was mispronounced, or misunderstood from the Mi'kmaq language.

Present day[edit]

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.

Demographics[edit]

Attractions[edit]

  • 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.[6]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richibucto Town Website
  2. ^ "Micmac Locations". Micmac Tribe. Access Genealogy. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  3. ^ History of Richibucto
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011 census
  6. ^ 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 / 46.683; -64.867 (Richibucto)



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64 news items

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:13:20 -0700

A mother in Richibucto says the mould in her New Brunswick Housing Corporation duplex is making her three children sick. Lise Robichaud says black spots are growing on the linoleum and drywall in her basement, where her bedrooms and bathroom are ...
 
Marketwired (press release)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:22:30 -0700

RICHIBUCTO, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - July 28, 2014) - Three new affordable housing units for low-income seniors, non-elderly singles and persons with disabilities were officially opened in Richibucto. "I am proud of the role our government ...
 
AZoBuild
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:22:30 -0700

Now seniors and persons with disabilities in Richibucto can enjoy affordable housing that meets their needs, and remain close to family and friends", said Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for ...
 
Undercurrent News
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Also announced were improvement projects at Cap-de-Saint-Louis, Cap-Lumiere (Richibucto Cape), Chockpish (Sainte-Anne-de-Kent), Miscou, Pigeon Hill, Saint-Edouard-de-Kent, Saint-Marie-sur-Mer, Stonehaven, Miller Brook (Salmon Beach) and Les ...
 
St. John Valley Times
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Crosby said she is “toujours fier d'etre Acadienne” and that her neighbors, Jay and Jacqueline (Maillet) Tischendorf - with Jacqueline originally of Richibucto New Brunswick, have also raised a flag. Other neighbors Fern and Gloria Roy, originally from ...
 
CTV News
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:56:15 -0700

When they failed to return the equipment, park staff contacted the Richibucto RCMP to report that three people may be missing. “They rented at 1:45 p.m. in the afternoon and it was realized at 9, when the operator of the private concession for ...

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:21:26 -0700

A search for three missing people at Kouchibouguac National Park is now focused on finding the three boats they rented instead. RCMP believe it could be a case of stolen property, said Cpl. Chantal Soucy, who is with the Richibucto detachment of the ...
 
Glass on Web
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:15:00 -0700

Continuing to serve on the Executive are: Allan Doyle of Global Windows and Doors, Richibucto, N.B. as 2nd Vice-President and Kevin Pelley, Kohltech International Ltd., Debert, NS who serves as Treasurer for the association. For further information ...
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