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Celebrating Diversity on Multi-Cultural Day

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Running a world-class company takes world class people. And world-class people come from all over the world. Today we're celebrating cultural diversity in our organization for Multi-Cultural Day. 

 

JDI Enviro Training

Monday, June 26, 2017

Every spring our forest professionals and contractors go through rigorous environment training, to ensure that they are able to spot key indicators that help us conserve unique sites and maintain the forests. Enviro-training is developed and run by our Naturalist, Kelly Honeyman and our Biologist, John Gilbert, which ensures the well-being of the environment is the number one concern throughout the training.

 

Forestry rallies demand new softwood agreement

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Toronto—A diverse mix of workers, community allies, and employers held rallies in five cities across three provinces to demand a new Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement that protects good jobs.

 

National Aboriginal Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Today we celebrate some amazing Aboriginal people and organizations who are partners in research, job creation as well as employees in our organization who are excelling in their own careers, and involved in mentoring the next generation.

 

Seeing Double? Meet our Tree Planting Twins

Monday, June 19, 2017

Sally and Sarah are not only some of our amazing tree planters working with the J.D. Irving (JDI) Woodlands Division this summer, they are also twins. From Hampton, New Brunswick the girls say that they do everything together, including studying Education at the University of New Brunswick, and planting up to 3,000 trees a day.

 

Air Miles have landed at Kent Homes!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Move in and Get away ? That’s right! With the installation of your new Kent Homes Modular, Mini Home, or MicroHome product, you now receive heaps of AIR MILES®!!

 

Local School Grows Passion for Gardening

Monday, June 12, 2017

Students at Samuel-de-Champlain are getting their hands dirty planting their garden of vegetables and herbs. The school's greenhouse and community garden were championed by the students themselves who wanted a learning space outdoors. 

 

A Head Start for Atlantic Salmon

Monday, June 12, 2017

Since 2015 these rotary screw traps (smolt wheels) have been catching wild Atlantic Salmon smolt in the Miramichi River in Northern New Brunswick. These smolt will be a part of an innovative Atlantic Salmon conservation program called Smolt to Adult Supplementation or SAS

 

Growing Jobs at J.D. Irving, Limited’s Ashland Sawmill

Friday, June 09, 2017

J.D. Irving, Limited’s Ashland Sawmill in Northern Maine has expanded its operations with the construction of a new dry kiln. The $1.7 million dollar project was completed earlier this year as the company continues to invest in its state-of-the-art $30+ million dollar sawmill which was completed in 2014. The new kiln will mean more production and more jobs for the Northern Maine community.

 

J.D. Irving, Limited Sponsors 6 Cars in the APEGNB Saint John Soap Box Derby!

Monday, June 05, 2017

The 6th Annual Saint John Soap Box Derby recently took place on Cranston Avenue. Over 160 excited children and their chaperones, volunteers, fans, and families from schools and businesses all around the Greater Saint John area came out for the competition. Mayor Don Darling and other local celebrities joined in, climbing into a soap box car of their own!

 

Women Unlimited graduates begin their shipbuilding careers

Thursday, June 01, 2017

What a difference two years can make. In July of 2015, the Irving Shipbuilding Women Unlimited program’s first class had just completed their 14-week introductory program and were about to start their 2-year welding or metal fabrication diploma programs at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC).