U de M Business Student Receives J.D. Irving, Limited Accounting Incentive Award

Monday, June 24, 2013

June 24, 2013 (Saint John, NB):  Twenty-one-year-old Justin Robichaud from Saint John, New Brunswick is the recipient of the J.D. Irving, Limited Accounting Incentive Award.  The third-year business student from l’Université de Moncton received a $3,000 award payable toward his education and a co-op accounting position with JDI Finance in Saint John.


Summer Jobs at JDI

Monday, June 17, 2013

Recognized as a Top Employer of Youth by the Conference Board of Canada, JDI provides valuable work experience that allows students and JDI managers the opportunity to identify potential full-time employment with the company.


Nature Conservancy of Canada Announces Largest Private Land Conservation Project in Atlantic Canada

Friday, June 14, 2013

Halifax, NS – The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has announced the largest private conservation project ever in Atlantic Canada. NCC has acquired 5,077 acres (2,055 hectares) of significant habitat in the Tusket River Headwaters area of Digby County, Nova Scotia.  A news conference was held today with funding partners to help celebrate this major  achievement.


Atlantic Towing Limited Purchases New Offshore Vessel – Atlantic Merlin

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Atlantic Towing, Limited (ATL) has purchased a new state-of-the-art Anchor Handling Offshore Supply vessel from JAYA, and is expected to take delivery of the vessel during the first quarter of 2014.  Atlantic Merlin will generate twenty-four new jobs to crew the new ship.


Eastern Maine Railway Purchases Madawaska-Van Buren Track from Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Eastern Maine Railway (EMR) - operator of Maine Northern Railway - has completed an agreement to purchase the 28 mile line between Madawaska and Van Buren (known as the Van Buren Subdivision) from the Montreal Maine and Atlantic (MMA) Railway.  All regulatory approvals are in place and the transaction closed yesterday afternoon (June 10, 2013).  The purchase also includes acquisition of the international bridge that crosses into Canada to St. Leonard, with connections to the CN line.