JDI IT Division Sponsors the NB High School Programming Competition

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In partnership with the Department of Computer Science at University of New Brunswick Saint John, the Information Technology (IT) Division at J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) was pleased to sponsor the NB English High School 2017 Programming Contest. Competing in teams of two for the top prizes – including laptop computers with backpacks from JDI - 46 students from 13 different New Brunswick high schools participated.


Ready, Willing, and Able: An Employee that Raises the Bar at Kent

Thursday, May 25, 2017

When Kent Building Supplies was thinking about adding a person with an intellectual disability to their team, they didn't have any concerns about their performance. That's because Patrick O'Neil and his colleagues at the Kent Distribution Centre in Moncton, N.B. had been working with a team member who has an intellectual disability for over 20 years, with very positive results.


Welcoming Our 2017 Summer Students

Thursday, May 25, 2017

In 2017, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) will welcome over 650 students across our operations. From retail to shipbuilding and more. For the summer term, over 380 students, 67 of which are co-op students, have joined our operations.


Spotlight on JDI Innovation: Innovation Week

Friday, May 12, 2017

The province of New Brunswick is celebrating innovation week May 8 to 12. As a culture focused on continuous improvement and innovation we’re sharing some of our top innovation stories across the business from trees to shipbuilding. We are proud to partner with university and community research partners.


Sussex Tree-mendous Seedling Sale

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

2017 marks the 10th year J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) opens the tree nursery in Sussex for the annual seedling sale.


New KENT Store Opens in New Minas, Nova Scotia

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The 250 vehicle parking lot was full at the Grand Opening of the new 58,000 foot new KENT store in New Minas, Nova Scotia on Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Mary Delaney, the store manager of the New


Thank You Winter-term Co-op Students

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

This past winter (January April), J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) welcomed 82 students across our divisions including Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, Irving Pulp & Paper, Irving Shipbuilding, Transportation and Logistics, and Human Resources. Josh McIntyre, marketing student at the