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PelicanCorp was proud to support the CCGA 2019 Damage Prevention Symposium
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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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Upcoming Events

The ORCGA’s two-day Locate Rodeo and Excavator Challenge Competition will be held August 15–16 at Durham College in Oshawa.


The 2020 ORCGA Damage Prevention Symposium will be held February 11–13 at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa.

APWA Equipment Rodeo
September 5–6, 2019
Westerner Park
Red Deer, Alberta

Canadian Crude Oil Conference
September 10–12, 2019
Fairmont Chateau
Lake Louise, Alberta

BILD Horizons
September 12–15, 2019
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, Alberta

Western Canada Water Conference
September 17–20, 2019
Edmonton Convention Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

CSSE Professional Development Conference
September 22–25, 2019
RBC Convention Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba

SPE Technical Conference and Exhibition
September 30–October 2, 2019
BMO Centre
Calgary, Alberta

Alberta Power Symposium
October 1–2, 2019
Hotel Arts
Calgary, Alberta

Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Association Conference
October 6–8, 2019
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Halifax, Nova Scotia

APWA Excellence in Public Works Conference
October 7–9, 2019
Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre
Red Deer, Alberta

CanWEA Conference and Exhibition
October 8–10, 2019
BMO Centre
Calgary, Alberta

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National News

Source: On-Site Magazine |

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pledged May 16 to pursue a coast-to-coast energy corridor, achieve Canadian oil independence within a decade and adjust mortgage rules with the aim of making home-buying more affordable.

Source: Surety Association of Canada |

On May 16, the Surety Association of Canada (SAC) was invited to Ottawa to speak in support of prompt payment in the construction industry, which is referenced in Division 26, Part 4 in Bill C‐97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget, and other measures. Bill C‐97 was tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and passed second reading on April 30, 2019. 

Source: Government of Canada |

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that the Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) and that every dollar the federal government earns from this project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition.

Source: Trans Mountain |

The Government of Canada's approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) is an endorsement that the Project is in the best interest of Canadians and triggers the regulatory and commercial steps that now can be completed to get shovels in the ground.

Source: The Star |

The federal government has put the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion back in motion after a court-ordered delay, a move that had political leaders declaring the environment and economy will be ballot questions for Canadians in the coming federal election.

40 years as Canada's Premier Utility Contractor

Since 1978, we've delivered projects safely, on time and on budget. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications and renewable energy. In addition, Valard is head of the Valard Group of Companies, and part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. We have the experience, knowledge and resources to take on any utility project, any size, any complexity, any place.

Source: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency |

A strong economy depends on a healthy environment. The Government of Canada is enshrining in law better rules for major projects that protect the environment and communities, advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and ensure good projects can go forward, creating good jobs and economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians.

Source: CBC News |

A pair of controversial environmental bills, including the environmental assessment bill, scaled their final hurdle in the Senate on Thursday over the objections of critics who warn the two pieces of legislation will kneecap Canada's oil industry and fuel separatist sentiment in Alberta.

De : Agence canadienne d’évaluation environnementale |

Une économie forte dépend d’un environnement sain. Le gouvernement du Canada a inscrit dans la loi de meilleures règles pour les grands projets, qui protègent l’environnement et les communautés, font progresser la réconciliation avec les peuples autochtones et s’assurent que de bons projets peuvent aller de l’avant, créant de bons emplois et des possibilités économiques pour les Canadiens de la classe moyenne.

De : le gouvernement du Canada |

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada a approuvé l’agrandissement de l’oléoduc Trans Mountain (TMX). Le gouvernement investira chaque dollar généré par ce projet dans la transition écologique du Canada.

De : Trans Mountain |

L’approbation qu’a annoncée le gouvernement du Canada au sujet du Projet d’expansion Trans Mountain (PETM) confirme que le projet est dans l'intérêt supérieur des Canadiennes et des Canadiens et donne le coup d’envoi aux étapes réglementaires et commerciales qui peuvent maintenant être effectuées pour lancer les travaux.

Association News

This event focuses on critical issues specific to Canadian stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity to network with your peers from across Canada and share knowledge & ideas.

Full Symposium Registration Includes:

• All Educational Sessions
• Tuesday Welcome Reception
• Wednesday Breakfast and Lunch
• Wednesday Exhibitor Reception
• Thursday Breakfast and Lunch

Register for #CCGA19 before early-bird prices end on August 12!


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.

L’inscription au symposium dans sa totalité comprend :

• Accès à tous les ateliers de formation
• La réception de bienvenue du mardi
• Le petit-déjeuner et le déjeuner du mercredi
• La réception des exposants du mercredi
• Le petit-déjeuner et le déjeuner du jeudi

La date butoir pour une inscription anticipée est le 12 août 2019.

Regional Partners

Source: AlbertaCGA |

For contractors who are undertaking large, pre-planned projects—where work will occur over large areas and continue for a significant length of time—the new ticket type will allow them to map much larger areas on a single ticket: up to 800,000 square metres in an urban area, or up to 4.2 square kilometres in a rural area.

Source: ABCGA |

Before You Dig Partners are continuing their free weekly webinar series, which reviews the submission process and recent changes to the one-call software, to help customers address any issues or hurdles they have encountered.

Source: SCGA |

Luis Wilson, President of the Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance (SCGA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shannon Doka as the new Executive Director for the SCGA.

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