Today’s briefing by Canada reaffirms that the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) process continues to move forward. Our focus is on meeting the current federal schedule to cut steel on the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships in 2015 which was confirmed again today, while at the same time completing our estimated $300 million shipyard investment to realize the long-term, generational opportunity that NSPS provides.
The 21st Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races begins this weekend in Fort Kent, Maine. Mushers from throughout North America and around the world will be competing on March 2-5 in three races: the 30-mile, the 60-mile, and the 250-mile.
The MV Leif Ericson is a commercial ferry that travels between North Sydney, NS and Port aux Basques, NF, named in 2001 to mark the 1000th anniversary of Norse explorer Leif Ericson’s arrival in the New World - nearly 500 years before Christopher Columbus.
Atlantis Resources Corporation, a world-leading marine energy company, has been awarded a $5 million grant by the Canadian Government’s Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) fund towards a 1+ megawatt tidal energy project in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia.
Lee Price of Saskatoon always had a dream of raising his family in the Maritimes. Today he is living that dream as a recent hire at NB Southern Railway (NBSR) in Saint John. He, his wife Elyse, and their four children moved from Saskatchewan last fall to settle into a new job and a new home in Saint John.
The J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies lead the way at the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation's last and most successful Rally of Hope in 2009. JDI’s contribution has helped the hospital make significant advances in technology that will benefit our tiniest patients.
The American Kestrel is one of 18 raptor species that J.D. Irving (JDI) Woodlands looks out for and protects on the 5.5 million acres (2,023,000 hectares) of forest land that we manage across New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Maine.