Remembrance Day – November 11, 2018

by Don Barnes, President and CEO

On November 11th, Remembrance Day, we take the time to reflect, remember and honour those in armed forces who have lost their lives serving our country and fighting for our freedom. More than a million-and-a-half Canadians served overseas and more than 100,000 died. We also remember those who stayed in Canada and served on our (Read More)

Updates to our Cannabis Policies

by Kimberly Snow, Manager of Customer Relationships

On October 17, 2018, the Government of Canada legalized the use of cannabis in Canada. Like many other companies across the country, we have been working to determine how to best serve the needs of our customers and employees while recognizing the unique service we provide and locations in which we operate. After detailed review, we (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Receives Employment Equity Award

by Dave Frew, Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Human Resources

At Marine Atlantic, diversity and inclusion is an important priority for our people, our customers, our community relationships and our company. Our success is driven by our people and we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace. We recognize the benefits associated with being a diverse and inclusive organization. That is why (Read More)

Our Canadian Forces Appreciation Fare

by Stefan Carew, Digital Communications Officer

  The Canadian Forces Appreciation Fare is a year-round discount offered to serving members and veterans of the Canadian Forces and is a token of appreciation for their current and past efforts in protecting the interests of the people of Canada at home and abroad. In an effort to simplify the eligibility process for the (Read More)

Be On The Lookout For Some Of Our Marine Friends

by Corporate Communications

Did you know that the Cabot Strait is home to some rich and unique marine life? Each crossing, there is a possibility that you may see some of this wildlife and to help we’ve recently launched a number of exciting onboard activities that highlight some of the majestic creatures that call the Atlantic Ocean home. (Read More)

Staying Safe During Your Crossing

by Stefan Carew, Digital Communications Officer

At Marine Atlantic, safety is our first priority.  We believe the health and well-being of our employees and passengers is our greatest responsibility.  That’s why we’re committed to maintaining a ‘safety first’ culture. For the safety of you, your family, other passengers and our employees while travelling with Marine Atlantic, please review and follow these (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Celebrates 120 Years of the Gulf Service

by Don Barnes, President and CEO

On June 30, 1898, the SS Bruce departed Port aux Basques just before midnight and arrived in North Sydney the next morning on July 1, the first passenger ferry crossing between Port aux Basques and North Sydney. This year marks the 120th anniversary of that historical crossing. While many thousands of crossings have taken place (Read More)

9 things you may not know about Argentia, NL

by Stefan Carew

Argentia, NL has been the home of one of terminals since 1967. Currently, we operate our service between Argentia, NL and North Sydney, NS from June to September of each year. The route is an ideal way to be connected to Newfoundland and all of the amazing destinations it holds. Here are some interesting facts (Read More)