Through partnerships with local universities and colleges,
J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) demonstrates an ongoing commitment to developing the
skills of today’s students. As we continue to grow our workforce, we are proud
to provide students with practical, rewarding co-op work-term experience.
Sackville, N.B.: J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has partnered with Mount Allison to give students an opportunity to solve a real-life business case. Over the past eight years, JDI has sponsored IT, Finance, Supply Chain, and Marketing case study competitions. Our eight university partners include: Acadia University, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University, Université de Moncton, Mount Allison University, Saint Francis Xavier University, and the University of New Brunswick (both Fredericton and Saint John Campuses). To date, over 3,800 talented students have participated.
Twenty-two associates greeted customers at the new KENT store opening in Tracadie, New Brunswick. Before the grand opening, the associates hosted a contractor night for seventy-seven contractor customers who visited the store for a tour.
This week, the CBC released a sensational story insinuating a connection between the sudden leave of absence of Dr. Eilish Cleary (New Brunswick's Chief Medical Officer of Health), a study of glyphosate, and two companies in New Brunswick. CBC presented an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory as fact. The 500+ comments from listeners and viewers indicate that many believed the CBC story to be true. It is not.