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April 26, 2019
Delphine Jean: When determination leads to success
For as long as she can remember, Delphine always loved being on the water. An outdoor enthusiast, she worked as… Continue reading
March 8, 2019
Samantha McPherson: A seafarer who’s not afraid to get her hands dirty
International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. This is the perfect opportunity to recognize the exemplary work… Continue reading
February 8, 2019
Virgil Légaré: A seafarer with a real desire to learn
After several years working in hardware stores, Virgil Légaré was looking for a new challenge. After discussing with a friend… Continue reading
July 23, 2018
22 year-old Nicolas Smith shows us the next generation of Canadian seafarers are here to work hard and get their hands dirty
As one of the SIU’s newest recruits, Nicolas Smith is setting an example of how today’s youth can benefit from… Continue reading
June 13, 2018
Seafarer Story: Calvin Chaulk
Calvin Chaulk grew up on the shores of Burnt Islands, Newfoundland with the stories of his father and grandfathers’ sailing… Continue reading
March 7, 2018
“He said I couldn’t do it, so I did it” Margaret Szopinski tells us what it means to be a female seafarer in 2018
Meet Margaret Szopinski, a Mechanical Assistant and SIU member for almost sixteen years. With a drive to constantly improve her… Continue reading
January 4, 2018
James Taylor: keeping his shipmates strong with a taste of home
Meet James Taylor   James is a 26-year old professionally trained chef with a passion for making people happy through… Continue reading
November 15, 2017
Greg Wells: A proud Canadian seafarer for over 37 years
“I really liked being on the ships. It’s hard to explain, but when I was on them, I just got… Continue reading