Miramichi, NB: The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick have partnered with the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST) with a combined total of $4.7 million in research funding.
Eight women, including seven who are part of the team building ships for Canada at the Halifax Shipyard, as well as an employee of J.D. Irving, Limited, helped build a new home in Spryfield, Nova Scotia through Habitat for Humanity.
Saint John, NB: Kent Building Supplies, a division of J.D. Irving Limited, has agreed to purchase the retail operations of Central Supplies of Antigonish, Nova Scotia effective December 31, 2016. Central, owned and operated by Mr. Steve Smith for 40 years, has 7 retail locations and one Truss Plant.
A five day ascent brought Garrett Dixon, Management Trainee in Sales for Midland Transport, to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and fourth highest of the Seven Summits. To compare, Mount Everest, the Earth's highest mountain, is 8,848m; Mount Kilimanjaro is 5,895m.
J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is a proud supporter of co-op education students. To better understand the opportunities available, we feel it is important for our co-op students to get a first-hand view of our diverse operations.
Since the late 1700’s, Oak Island has drawn treasure seekers from across the globe. Brothers Rick and Marty Lagina and their team have unearthed many intriguing clues on the island located off the south shore of Nova Scotia while being followed as part of a history channel reality show, The Curse of Oak Island.
In Greater Saint John and beyond, you may have spotted the PALS Kids on the Go bus taking Saint John children to and from enriching programs and activities such as PALS in the Park, sporting events and the high school PALS En Route to success work placements.
J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is proud to be continuously involved in the annual Take Our Kids to Work Day. On November 2nd, 2016, JDI welcomed over 125 grade nine students to experience diverse workplaces of our operations.
Saint John: This fall, children in the Sistema New Brunswick (NB) Saint John Centre are learning to play on brand new instruments thanks to a $25,000 donation from J.D. Irving Limited (JDI). The contribution will purchase a timpani set for the Centre’s new percussion program plus ten cellos and four double basses for the strings program.