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)

Wishing You Special Holiday Memories to Last a Lifetime

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

We all have fond memories of past holiday season experiences, special moments that transcend religious, cultural and personal celebrations. It’s those moments when you have the opportunity to spend time with family and friends and recognize what is truly important in each of our lives. At my house, we celebrate the Christmas season; a time (Read More)

Supporting Our Communities

by Deborah Inkpen

Each year Marine Atlantic sponsors the Atlantic Provincial Trucking Organization’s Good Samaritan award. The award is given to an individual who demonstrates an act of charity and/or provides assistance to those in need. This year’s award winner was Stephen Bartlett of Armour Transportation Systems. The award was presented during the APTA Annual Meeting. The following (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Career Fair

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Are you in the Port aux Basques area tomorrow? Interested in an exciting career sailing on a ferry, enjoying ocean views every day and catch a glimpse of a pod of whales on your break? If this appeals to your adventurous spirit stop by our Career Fair tomorrow! Where: St. Christopher’s Hotel When: From 10:00 (Read More)

Marine Atlantic’s 2015 Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

Yesterday, we held our 2015 Annual Public Meeting in St. John’s, NL. Marine Atlantic’s Corporate Governance Committee Chair Sharon Duggan was joined by the President and CEO Paul Griffin, and Vice President Finance Shawn Leamon in presenting the 2014-15 financial statements and an overview of the Corporation’s activities.   The Annual Public Meeting is designed (Read More)