Statement from Kevin McCoy, President of Irving Shipbuilding

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Irving Shipbuilding  remains confident that the Canadian Government will build the complete combatant package of ships at Halifax Shipyard. The men and women of Irving Shipbuilding appreciate Prime Minister Trudeau's firm commitment to building ships in Canada, expressed when he visited the shipyard this past April.


World’s Largest Truck Convoy

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Special Olympics Truck Convoy took place on September 19 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. This international event celebrates the trucking industry while also raising funds for Special Olympics athletes. The convoy occurs in 24 states and 4 provinces, making it the World’s Largest Truck Convoy and, to date, has raised over $113,000 for the Special Olympics.


JDI Employees Lending a Helping Hand

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

As part of J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI)’s continued commitment to the Partners Assisting Local Schools (PALS) program, JDI employees volunteer their time  helping children in their local community. A group of ten J.D. Irving, Limited employees spend their lunch hour every Tuesday and Thursday helping serve lunch to the children of Prince Charles School in partnership with Boys & Girls Club of Saint John.


Statement from Kevin McCoy, President of Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

HALIFAX, NS: In October 2014 Irving Shipbuilding was asked by the Royal Canadian Navy to propose an interim refueling and resupply capability. We assembled an international team of naval and commercial shipping experts to tackle the problem. This included my own experience as a former Vice Admiral in the United States Navy responsible for all ship design, construction, maintenance and conversion in a Navy of almost 300 ships and submarines.


Karl Le Gal, Process Improvement Leader

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

In 2005, after completing a Bachelor of Engineering at Université de Moncton, Karl Le Gal joined the team at J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) at the Saint Léonard Sawmill. A native of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Karl was thrilled to find a rewarding career so close to home.


A Fresh Take on Classic Cavendish Farms Flavours

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Cavendish Farms has introduced three new varieties to their line of FlavourCrisp products. The next time you are grocery shopping, keep an eye out for Herb and Garlic, Fiery Cajun, and Crispy Classic in the frozen food aisle!


Take Our Kids to Work Day

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is proud to be a part of Take Our Kids to Work Day. This nation-wide initiative is put on by The Learning Partnership every year during National Careers Week. Take Our Kids to Work Day gives ninth grade students from schools across Canada the opportunity to shadow their parent or guardian at the workplace to learn about potential future career options.


Skilled Trades at JDI – Sean’s Story …and We’re Hiring

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Our newest wave of TV ads focus on the careers of J.D. Irving, Limited employees such as Sean Thomas, Electrical Apprentice in the Electrical and Instrumentation shop of Irving Tissue in Saint John, and the NB education that set him on course for a rewarding career.


Celebrating Safe Driving

Monday, November 09, 2015

Every year Midland recognizes and honours our driving professionals who have reached milestones of accident-free driving.  Congratulations to our 48 “Million Milers” who received awards for their commitment, dedication and focus on safety in 2014. These 48 professional drivers have combined for 64 Million accident-free miles.


Building a New Home with Habitat for Humanity

Monday, November 02, 2015

Ten women from Irving Shipbuilding have teamed up to build a new home with Habitat for Humanity in East Preston, Nova Scotia this October. The Women Build initiative is part of Habitat for Humanity’s global campaign that brings women together with the goal of helping families in need of affordable home ownership.