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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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OPG making strides on mental health

30 January, 2019
One in five Canadians will personally experience a mental health problem or illness.

Over the past three years, we've made strides to destigmatize mental health in the workplace and ensure our 9,300+ employees have access to timely and effective treatment.

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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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Teamwork on Sturgeon River helps prevent flood scenario

22 January, 2019
The Crystal Falls spillway

On Jan. 17, OPG received a request from West Nipissing Power Generation to reduce flows at OPG facilities upstream of their station on the Sturgeon River after ice jammed the spill gates.

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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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