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Marine Atlantic Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

by Darrell Mercer

The ice bucket challenge continues to raise significant awareness regarding the fight against ALS and is helping to raise funds to combat the disease. The social media sensation has spread across the internet and introduced many people to a disease that impacts thousands of people each and every year. People from all walks of life (Read More)

MAI Presents Good Samaritan Award

by Kristie Cochrane

Each year we are pleased to sponsor the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) Good Samaritan Award, which is presented to an individual who works in the trucking industry and has performed an act of charity and/or provided assistance to person/s in need or in despair, while on the job. This year’s recipient of the Good (Read More)

Happy Holidays from all of us at Marine Atlantic

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

The Holiday Season is truly a time to reflect upon the past, the present and the future. For Marine Atlantic, we are very proud of what we have achieved during the past year. We are approaching the final stretch of our 5-year funding commitment and through co-operation, dialogue and hard work we have already significantly (Read More)

Ferrisview Elementary Visits Marine Atlantic

by Katie Guiney

Marine Atlantic recently had the pleasure of welcoming 39 students from Ferrisview Elementary to the North Sydney terminal for a tour of the terminal grounds and the MV Atlantic Vision. The Grade One and Grade Two students were greeted upon arrival by Marie-Claire, Marine Atlantic’s Customer Experience Officer for North Sydney. Marie-Claire led the students (Read More)

Helping to Make Wishes Come True

by Darrell Mercer

On Sunday, July 14, Marine Atlantic had the honour of hosting David and his family onboard the MV Atlantic Vision for a crossing between Port aux Basques and North Sydney. David is an extraordinary young man and has a very strong interest in the military.  Through the tremendous work of the Children’s Wish Foundation, David (Read More)