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Check out this promo video highlighting last year’s Locate Rodeo and Excavator Challenge!

Click here to view the video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVzGPU3ZBhw

 
   
Vivax Canada
      
Weinmann Electric Ltd.
   
Turning Waste Into Value
Wessuc Inc.
Our keyhole coring process provides safe and quick access to underground utilities and enables localized excavation. We are equipped with hole plates that can safely cover the holes, allowing them to be immediately driven on. To compliment the coring service, Wessuc provides hydro-vac excavation services. Our combination wet/dry vac trucks break up soil using air/water while simultaneously excavating the slurry with a powerful vacuum. Wessuc is available for 24/7 emergency calls.
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Education
  

The Damage Prevention Technician, DPT® program provides instruction on the fundamentals of locating based on locating processes employed by specific industries. Click here for the brochure. 

Click here for the DPT course schedule.

 

   
PGC Services
      
Vivax Canada
   

 

 

DIRT Reporting
Prior to Map Selection Notification (MSN), Ontario One Call notified based on street segments, which would send notifications to all Members in the area including some who may not have infrastructure at the actual dig site.
 
Ear to the Ground
 In 2017, NPL Canada partnered with Enbridge Gas Distribution (EGD) on the City of Toronto's multi-phased effort to expand its transit network with an 11-kilometre light rail transit line. As a result of the LRT route, a number of utilities had to be relocated, including numerous natural gas pipelines.
 
Member News
Join us October 8-10, 2019 at the Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
 
The article, "True Cost of Telco Damages,” originally published in dp-PRO, mentions when combining hard costs with the soft costs, only 40-50% is usually recovered when telecommunications cables are damaged by contractors.
 

If you can spare a few minutes, please follow the link below and take the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance Readership suvey.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ORCGA
 
As a valued industry stakeholder, your input is extremely important as we strive to create useful, timely and relevant publications.


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We understand your busy schedule so we appreciate you taking the time give us feedback. Survey participants can enter for a chance to win a $50 VISA Gift Card.
 
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In Ontario, we have two seasons – winter and construction. Spring is often considered the unofficial start to construction season with thousands of contractors and homeowners alike preparing for their dig projects. Call or click before you dig is crucial to ensuring safe excavation, preventing damages to buried infrastructure and of course, it is the law.
 
TransCanada recently launched a Youth Energy Safe Award, to recognize non-profit organizations for completing safe digging projects. This program encourages youth-based organizations to click before they dig by incentivizing them with a $1,000 grant. To qualify, youth-based organizations need to submit an application form with their One Call ticket number, as well as contact information. Examples of digging projects include planting trees, shrubs or flowerbeds, installing a mailbox or fence or building a deck.

Once a completed application is received, TransCanada will ensure that the requirements are met and then submit a charitable grant to the recipient organization in acknowledgement of their commitment to safety and community service.
 
Source: Northern Ontario Business
The Town of Kirkland Lake had a huge funding haul from FedNor to help with a local mining company’s expansion.
 
The northeastern Ontario community pocketed more than $1 million to extend municipal servicing from its Archer Drive industrial park over to nearby Kirkland Lake Gold’s Macassa mine complex.
 
 
   
Naylor Association Solutions
      
Vivax Canada
   
About ORCGA

If you are looking to make contributions to the damage prevention industry through best practices, reporting and evaluation, or events and communication, the ORCGA committees are looking for your input.

Events and Communication Committee meeting: TBC

Reporting and Evaluation Committee meeting:  May 28, 2019

Best Practices Committee meeting:  May 21, 2019

Contact Jennifer by email or call 905.328.7063.