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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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Danielle Sero has found the right fit through OPG’s Indigenous jobs program

24 January, 2019
Danielle Sero, Project Administrator

The project Admin is now working full-time at CanAtom Power Group supporting Darlington Refurbishment, Canada’s largest clean energy project.

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Our People: Woody Kassouf

18 January, 2019
Woody Kassouf and his birds of prey

Kassouf, who owns and raises birds of prey as a hobby, deployed the birds at Darlington Nuclear to scare away troublesome seagulls.

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Our People: Hassan Jaber

11 January, 2019
Hassan Jaber, Project Leader – Plant Monitoring

Jaber is a Project Leader at the Monitoring and Diagnostics Centre in Pickering, where he leads the implementation of wireless sensors across OPG’s nuclear and renewable generation fleet.

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Our People: Christy DeCarlo

07 December, 2018
Christy DeCarlo

For this Darlington Refurbishment pipefitter, a strong safety mindset isn’t something left at work at the end of the day.

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Decoding the story of an Akwesasne hero

08 November, 2018
Alex Oakes was part of an elite group of Akwesasne code talkers during World War II.

Code Talker Alex Oakes received two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for Valor.

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Our People: Rene Heeringa

18 October, 2018
Rene Heeringa, Authorized Nuclear Operator in Training

Heeringa has been in training for the past year and a half to become an authorized nuclear operator, tasked with operating a reactor from inside the control room.

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Our People: Karissa Palinka

12 October, 2018
Karissa Palinka, Environmental Qualification Specialist

Palinka works as an environmental qualification specialist at OPG's Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

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