Teddy Bear Convoy Takes Place this Weekend

by Darrell Mercer

The 32nd Annual Janeway Children’s Miracle Network Telethon takes place this weekend, and that’s where you will find many of the province’s commercial trucking representatives and their trucks. As part of the telethon events, members of the “Just for Kids Transportation Group” come together in a Teddy Bear Convoy to raise funds to help the (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - Wayne Stacey

by Stefan Carew

Wayne Stacey says he was never a lover of the sea, but that didn’t keep him from having a career with Marine Atlantic that spanned over 35 years. Wayne is a resident of Port aux Basques and started working with Marine Atlantic, known as CN Marine at the time, in 1980. Over the years he (Read More)

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the MV Joseph and Clara Smallwood which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney and Argentia-North (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - Milly Harrison

by Stefan Carew

Milly Harrison started work with Marine Atlantic in 1973 when the Corporation was known as Canadian National Railway (CNR). Her father, an Assistant Chief Steward with CNR, moved their family from Fortune Bay, Newfoundland to North Sydney, Nova Scotia to be closer to work. She remembers getting hired with a group of eight to ten (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - MV Marine Packer

by Stefan Carew

The MV Marine Packer is the first ship to get featured as part of our #ThrowbackThursday series. Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting (Read More)

It’s getting closer! Sure don’t mind that there’s still snow in the forecast, summer is only weeks away and that means Marine Atlantic’s Argentia service will be back in operation. To put everyone in a summer mood, our seasonal Argentia advertising campaign will be launching this week. With our target markets of Atlantic Canada and (Read More)

International Women's Day

by Dave Frew, Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Affairs

  “Never underestimate the power of a woman,” said Nellie McClung, one of The Famous Five (along with Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney and Irene Parlby) who launched the historic “Persons Case” in 1927 to allow women to sit on the Canadian Senate. International Women’s Day has grown to become a global day (Read More)

2016-17 Schedule and Rate Structure Now Available for Booking

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

World class tourism destinations, friendly hospitality, rich cultural traditions, culinary delights: what do all of these things have in common? They reflect just a small part of what Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia have to offer. And now that Marine Atlantic’s 2016-17 schedule and rate structure have been released, you can make your bookings (Read More)