JDI’s Charlene Stoddard Wins Top Award in Canada

Monday, July 29, 2013

Congratulations to Charlene Stoddard for achieving the top certification award in Canada by the Canadian Payroll Association. Charlene received the award at the CPA National Conference in Vancouver in June. Charlene was also recognized recently for achieving the highest standing in the Atlantic Region.


Railway Operations Update

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

On July 15th, 2013, following a full operational review, we issued several operating bulletins to both our US and Canadian operations that will further safeguard the public and our employees. These changes are compliant with the changes announced by Transport Canada yesterday.


Irving Tissue Supports Local Cancer Center in Upstate New York

Monday, July 22, 2013

Irving Tissue Inc., maker of Scotties® (U.S.) facial tissues and major employer in Fort Edward, New York, has announced a contribution of $100,000 to the nearby Glens Falls Hospital Foundation in support of the C.R. Wood Cancer Center.


The Nature Conservancy of Canada Recognizes JDI

Monday, July 15, 2013

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) recently recognized J.D. Irving, Limited for its many years of support of our important land conservation projects in this region.


Experienced Leadership at Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Mr. James D. Irving, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Irving Shipbuilding Inc, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin M. McCoy as President of Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Mr. McCoy will assume his new role on August 6, 2013.


NBSR Helps Celebrate the Sussex Train Station’s 100th Anniversary

Monday, July 08, 2013

New Brunswick Southern Railway helped celebrate 100 years of rail service at the Sussex Train Station this past Canada Day.  An NBSR passenger train took over 200 passengers on a two-hour trip to Moosehorn, NB and back as part of the celebration.


More Work, More Jobs at Shelburne Ship Repair

Monday, July 08, 2013

Shelburne Ship Repair has landed a contract that will employ 40 people over the next several weeks.  The refurbished and modernized yard welcomed the CCGS Ann Harvey to its Marine Railway on Friday, July 5.  The vessel is in for its routine annual maintenance and repairs.  Twenty-four additional people will be hired to complete the job.


JDI Helps with Habitat for Humanity Project

Monday, July 08, 2013

Spryfield, NS:  Several JDI employees from the Truro Sawmill volunteered their time and skills to help build a house for a Spryfield family of four.  The JDI sawmill also donated most of the lumber for the Habitat for Humanity project.