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Geographic Councils are 13 local meetings held across the province, twice yearly.
The purpose of these meetings is to deliver a consistent message of “damage prevention is a shared responsibility”.
Geographic Councils help you to connect and network with local communities to discuss and promote damage prevention, the Best Practices, the ORCGA, and local developing issues.
Expand your contact networks and business development opportunities, at both the local and provincial level.
The Geographic Councils are free of charge and include breakfast.
Agendas for each location and registration will be available in the coming days.











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Enbridge Gas Inc.
Avertex Utility Solutions Inc.



The Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance and its stakeholders have designated April as the annual Dig Safe Month in Ontario.

This month is dedicated to reducing damages to underground facilities by raising awareness through local events across the province, and, to serve as a reminder to homeowners and contractors of the need to contact Ontario One Call before starting any excavation work to prevent injuries, property damage and outages.

More information to come in our next Tolerance Zone newsletter as well as our social media platforms. 

Industry News
Source:  ConstructConnect 
There may yet be a short-lived recession in the economy as a whole but Ontario’s ICI contractors are generally confident about workloads over the next 12 months, they told the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) in a recent contractor confidence survey.
Overall, 32 per cent of contractors in Ontario expect an increase in work in 2023, while 49 per cent believe they’ll do the same level of work as in 2022 and 16 per cent expect less compared to 2022.
Source:  Link2Build Ontario 
The federal and provincial governments have announced combined funding of more than $100 million to deliver internet access to more nearly 20,000 Ontario homes.
Vivax Canada
Source:  Trenchless Technology 
A topic that arises during most trenchless conversations is the cost justification for the usage of trenchless methodologies vs open cut. The Akkerman team hones in on this subject to compare and contrast the cost factors and the primary categories that comprise microtunneling.
Source:  Link2Build Ontario 
A plan designed by two First Nations to build a road to potential mining sites in Ontario's Ring of Fire has been approved by the provincial government, but the mining minister has refused to say when the project would be completed.
Webequie First Nation and Marten Falls First Nation designed and submitted the now-approved plan that will link their First Nations and mining sites to Ontario's road network.
The Ring of Fire region about 500 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay is said to be rich in critical minerals and the province has made long-standing promises to develop and mine the area.
Vermeer Canada Inc.
Reef Industries, Inc.