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OPG employee recognized for collaborative R&D project

14 March, 2019
OPG employee Alex Crichton, left, received the Technology Transfer Award from EPRI.

Alex Crichton, Manager of Radiation Training for OPG’s Pickering and Darlington Nuclear stations, received the Technology Transfer Award from EPRI at an awards ceremony on Feb. 5.

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Our People: John Hunter

12 March, 2019
John Hunter in uniform.

For 12 years, Lieutenant John Hunter has been educating youth with the Cadet Instructor Cadre Branch of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Our People: Sara Dolatshahi

08 March, 2019
Sara Dolatshahi receives her Control Room Shift Supervisor licence.

As Manager of Operations Training at Darlington Nuclear, Dolatshahi administers the training for shift supervisors and authorized staff.

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Ontario universities helping to drive nuclear innovation

20 February, 2019
The University of Waterloo team with an autonomous driving robot.

At the University of Waterloo, grad students are researching and developing autonomous driving robots to inspect nuclear reactors.

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New Niagara Falls radar on the lookout for vessels entering danger zone

12 February, 2019
OPG and NYPA have installed a new public safety detection and alerting system on the Niagara River.

OPG the New York Power Authority have invested in a new radar system that keeps an eye out for vessels venturing into dangerous waters near Niagara Falls.

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OPG cheers on athletes at the 2019 Durham Parasport Games

07 February, 2019
Athletes playing wheelchair basketball

Organizers have challenged the Durham community to help support athletes and teams by participating in a “Be the Roar” campaign.

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Indigenous carpenter’s dream leads to the Darlington Refurbishment

06 February, 2019
Jenelle LaFonte, Carpenter

Carpenter Jenelle LaFonte is supporting the Darlington Refurbishment after finding a job through OPG's Indigenous Opportunities in Nuclear program.

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OPG joins EV100 group, pledges commitment to electric vehicle fleet

05 February, 2019
OPG currently has 29 electric vehicles in its fleet, including this Chevrolet Bolt.

The EV100 initiative currently consists of 31 companies that have publicly committed to accelerating the transition to electric vehicles and cutting millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year.

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