Statement from Irving Shipbuilding Regarding Federal National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy Update

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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.


Irving Woodlands Can-Am 250

Monday, February 25, 2013

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.


Building the Next KENT team

Monday, February 25, 2013

Construction of the new KENT store in West Saint John is well underway, with its grand opening expected this spring.


MV Leif Ericson

Monday, February 25, 2013

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.


Sea Dogs on the Loose!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Harbour seals are familiar winter residents of Irving Nature Park’s shores on the Bay of Fundy.  They are known as “sea dogs” because of their expressive, dog-like faces and barking cry.


Supporting Local Winter Activities

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Working with local cross country ski and snowmobile clubs to safely enjoy trails on the lands we own or manage.


Scotties (U.S.) Trees Rock Video Contest

Monday, February 11, 2013

Irving Tissue has partnered with American Forests in the Scotties (U.S.) Trees Rock video contest for elementary schools across the United States.


Living the Dream

Monday, February 11, 2013

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.


Supporting the Tiniest Patients

Sunday, February 03, 2013

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.


More Than Just Trees - The American Kestrel

Sunday, February 03, 2013

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.