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PelicanCorp was proud to support the CCGA 2019 Damage Prevention Symposium
PelicanCorp Canada
It was great seeing everyone in Niagara Falls, Ontario at CCGA19! There is no better venue to connect with damage prevention industry professionals, exchange ideas and expand knowledge on the protection of essential infrastructure in Canada and beyond. Thanks to all who connected with our team during the 3-day event. Congratulations to the trip giveaway winner, Jason Kostiw of TC Energy heading to the 2020 CGA Expo in Palm Springs!  
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Regional Partners

Source: Before You Dig Partners

Before You Dig Partners are hosting a series of webinars for the new one-call software in Western Canada for Alberta One-Call, BC One-Call, and Click Before You Dig Manitoba.

Webinars will be scheduled between October 22 and mid-November.

Click here to sign up.


Source: Ontario Common Ground Alliance |

The ORCGA is now accepting papers for the 2019 ORCGA Damage Prevention Symposium, February 13 to 15, 2019 at Sheraton on the Falls‎, Niagara Falls, ON.

You are invited to demonstrate your company’s innovations and expertise in front of the damage prevention and buried infrastructure industries at the ORCGA Damage Prevention Symposium.

The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2018.

De : Info-Excavation |

Info-Excavation lance un appel aux conférenciers dans le cadre de la 13e édition de son congrès annuel qui se tiendra à Trois-Rivières du 20 au 22 février 2019.

Ce congrès est l’occasion pour les professionnels provenant de divers horizons d’échanger autour d’une cause commune, celle de la prévention des dommages aux infrastructures souterraines.

Si vous pensez avoir un cas vécu sur le terrain, une innovation, des mesures ou tout autre sujet d’intérêt en lien avec la prévention des dommages aux infrastructures souterraines, écrivez-nous au :


Source: Alberta Common Ground Alliance |

The British Columbia Common Ground Alliance (BCCGA) and the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) have now signed a licensing agreement for the new Ground Disturbance 201 Standard (British Columbia) which will facilitate the development of BC-specific branding on endorsed training certificates and promotion of the standard throughout the province.

The BC Common Ground Alliance is currently accepting applications to access the Ground Disturbance 201 Standard (British Columbia).

Association News


The 6th Annual Canadian Common Ground Alliance Damage Prevention Symposium is nearly here! Join us in Whistler, BC for this year's symposium from October 30 to November 1.

Be a part of Canada’s unified damage prevention voice at this event that attracts members from the many Canadian organizations and associations who share the responsibility of damage prevention and public safety solutions. An excellent opportunity to network with peers across Canada and share knowledge and ideas.


Le 6e symposium annuel du Canadian Common Ground Alliance arrive à grands pas. Rejoignez-nous à Whistler, en Colombie-Britannique, du 30 octobre au 1er novembre.

Cet événement mettra l’accent sur les enjeux cruciaux propres aux parties prenantes canadiennes. Ce sera l’occasion idéale de faire du réseautage avec vos homologues de partout au Canada pour partager des idées et des connaissances communes.


The CCGA Damage Prevention Symposium was approved for accreditation by the Canadian Construction Association National Gold Seal Committee. Attending the CCGA Symposium’s sessions this year can earn you one Gold Seal credit.

The Gold Seal accreditation recognizes the CCGA’s dedication and commitment to providing quality construction management training and allows us to issue certificates.

To register, visit

Le symposium de le CCGA a été approuvée par le Comité national du Sceau d’or de l’Association canadienne de la construction. Participer aux sessions du symposium de le CCGA cette année peut vous permettre d’obtenir un crédit du sceau d’or.

L’accréditation du Sceau d’or reconnaît le dévouement et l’engagement de le CCGA de fournir une formation de qualité en gestion de la construction et nous permet d'émettre des certificats.

Visiter pour vous inscrire.

Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
National News

The new CSA Z663 standard, Land Use Planning in the Vicinity of Pipeline Systems, has been published and is now available for purchase in English and French from the CSA's website. The French translation of the standard is underway and is expected to be released in December or January.

Source: Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies | SurveyMonkey

The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) is conducting a survey to better understand the current state of Sub-Surface Utility Engineering (SUE) practices, barriers and acceptance across Canada.

Source: The Guardian

Who owns the spaces beneath the ground? As new structures and more infrastructure are buried below the ground, how do we keep track of who owns what and where it is located?

Source: Global Affairs Canada

The Government of Canada has announced a pilot program to facilitate new cybersecurity solutions for the energy sector. The pilot project will increase collaboration between Canada’s natural gas industry and Israeli cybersecurity firms to address fundamental cybersecurity challenges.

De : Affaires mondiales Canada

Le gouvernement du Canada a annoncé le lancement d’un programme pilote pour faciliter la mise en œuvre de nouvelles solutions de cybersécurité pour le secteur de l’énergie. Le programme prendra des mesures communes pour résoudre les problèmes fondamentaux liés à la cybersécurité.

Source: Financial Post

As hacking becomes more frequent and sophisticated, Deloitte LLP, an industry consultant, has found that three out of four oil and natural gas companies fell victim to at least one cyber attack last year.

Upcoming Events

Join us in Whistler, BC for the 2018 CCGA Damage Prevention Symposium and become part of Canada’s unified voice on damage prevention! Every year, the CCGA Symposium brings together members from organizations and associations across Canada who share the responsibility for preventing damage to underground infrastructure and for improving safety for our workers and the public.

The Damage Prevention Symposium is an excellent opportunity to network with your peers and other industries, and learn about the latest developments, technologies and trends for damage prevention in Canada.

Joignez-vous à nous à Whistler, en Colombie-Britannique, pour le Symposium sur la prévention des dommages de le CCGA de 2018 et faites partie de la voix collective en matière de prévention des dommages au Canada! Chaque année, le symposium de le CCGA réunit des membres au sein d'associations et d'organismes canadiens qui ont un partage des responsabilités pour trouver des solutions en termes de sécurité publique et de prévention des dommages.

Le Symposium sur la prévention des dommages est l’occasion idéale de faire du réseautage avec vos pairs et d'autres industries et de vous renseigner sur les derniers développements, technologiques et tendances en matière de prévention des dommages au Canada.

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