Sussex, NB

The small town of Sussex, NB was recently dealt a blow when the potash mine that employed over 400 people ceased production. On the heels of the closure, J.D. Irving Ltd. held a job fair that was attended by nearly 1000 job seekers.

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Job seekers wait in line to drop off their resumes at a J.D. Irving Ltd. job fair in Sussex, NB on Thursday, January 28, 2016. Irving, who announced 7,900 jobs in the next three years, held the job fair a week after the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan cut over 400 jobs by suspending the operation of their mine near Sussex. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

NB Irving Jobs 20160128

Job seekers wait in line to drop off their resumes at a J.D. Irving Ltd. job fair in Sussex, NB on Thursday, January 28, 2016. Irving, who announced 7,900 jobs in the next three years, held the job fair a week after the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan cut over 400 jobs by suspending the operation of their mine near Sussex. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

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