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
Petit vidéo décrivant la région hôtesse de la 34e finale des Jeux de l'Acadie.
Dominic LeBlanc - Port de Richibucto / Richibucto Harbour
L'hon. Dominic LeBlanc demande au gouvernement de faire les réparations nécessaires au port de Richibucto - 19 novembre 2014. The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc asks the governement to make the ...
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SUBWAY ,Cartier Mall, Richibucto, NB, Needs help .... Racial Slurs, fighting, Discrimination,
Same story as before, like any other country or city this will not go away that easy. There was a flash mob planed and people came to support the cause of these acts which was witnessed by...
Kevin Bourque Richibucto Skatepark
Kevin ripping up Richibucto's shitty skatepark.
Richibucto River Wine Estate - Part 2
Note: Select highest quality HD 720p to settings (gear symbol, bottom screen) Richibucto River Wine Estate is the home of award-winning New Brunswick wines made exclusively from their own...
Hudson Oddities in Richibucto - New Brunswick, Canada
Hudson Oddities is a popular jewelry store in Richibucto, New Brunswick. Using only authentic ocean-worn sea glass for their products, join the artists as they produce unique rings, necklaces,...
Richibucto River Wine Estate - Part 1
Note: Select highest quality HD 720p to settings (gear symbol, bottom screen) A visit to Richibucto River Wine Estate provides the visual impact of 20 acres of vineyards growing along the...
testing at Richibucto Wharf
Here I am trying to find a way of loading a Lobster boat without using an electric crane.This tool is my way of saving electric energy and fighting global warming.
SUBWAY -Cartier Mall, Richibucto, NB, Needs help .... Subway Needs Help
Not sure of the story, what happen yesterday was someones elses story. Today was a flash mob which sparked Subway to closed ther doors today. My story was on December 23rd 2013 when the ...
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:45:00 -0700
... Inc. in Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, Cape Oysters Ltd. in Dieppe, Aquador Oysters Inc. in Aldouane, R & D Shellfish Ltd. in Cocagne, King Aquaculture Inc. in Richibucto-Village, Mauril Bastarache in Bouctouche and Norm's Oyster Farm Ltd. in Richibucto-Village.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:02:25 -0700
On Thursday, the NDP said shared busing was already the norm at a school district in Richibucto. The government, however, responded by immediately promising to stamp out what it dubbed an “administrative anomaly.” In a statement to the National Post, ...
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -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 ...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:13:56 -0700
... eastern New Brunswick. The Anglophone North School District has closed schools in Miramichi, Rexton, Harcourt and Janeville. The Francophone South School District has closed schools in Baie-Sainte-Anne, Richibucto, St.-Louis-de-Kent and Miramichi.
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:47:22 -0800
The RCMP are investigating after a man's frozen body was found outside his home in Pointe-des-Georges on New Year's Day. The 47-year-old victim was discovered in his front yard by family members shortly before 3 p.m., said Cpl. Daniel Melanson.
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:27:10 -0800
A Richibucto Village man is facing a bill from NB Power for hundreds of dollars after a tree he cut fell on power lines. Henri Richard refuses to pay the bill, saying he repeatedly called the company to say the tree was a problem. “Month after month ...
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:03:45 -0700
Growing up in Richibucto, N.B., Richard said he used to enjoy playing in the snow. But this, he said, was no fun. “I had snow maybe that high, but this is ridiculous,” he said. Already worried about the spring thaw, and with another storm fast ...
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:51:22 -0700
Moncton-Richibucto had the lowest rate in the province at 8.6 per cent. Looking across the region, New Brunswick has the second highest unemployment rate in Atlantic Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest rate at 12.6 per cent, compared to ...
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