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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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Our People: Mary Poulter

03 August, 2018
Mary Poulter, centre, holds her Good Citizen Award from the City of Thunder Bay.

For her long-time commitment as a volunteer, Poulter was recently recognized with a Good Citizen Award for Exceptional Achievement.

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OPG's ION program recruits and places skilled members from Indigenous communities

11 July, 2018
Ben Shaughnessy, millwright apprentice from Curve Lake, ON.

The new Indigenous jobs program is helping millwright apprentice Ben Shaughnessy start his nuclear career at OPG.

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Our People: Lianne Lees

03 July, 2018
Lianne Lees speaks at International Women's Day 2018.

As Section Manager at Darlington, she leads up to 200 workers including scaffolders, building mechanics, and painters, who support the station’s outage and online maintenance work.

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Pickering Nuclear engineering interns make their mark through innovation

16 May, 2018
Engineering interns Fernando Salinas Medina, left, and Adnan Lokhandwala at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

Fernando Salinas Medina and Adnan Lokhandwala have been solving real-life problems using innovative technologies at the Pickering Nuclear X-Lab.

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