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Mountain of toys makes spirits bright

21 December, 2016
A collection of toys for donation to families in need.

For 16 years, Darlington Nuclear has teamed up with Durham Regional Police to provide toys for families in need.

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Niagara ice smasher ready for action

19 December, 2016
The Niagara Queen II icebreaker boat smashing into a piece of ice on the Niagara river.

The Niagara Queen II is all tuned up and ready for another winter of kicking ice on the Niagara River.

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Making Ontario green

16 December, 2016
Hands planting a young sapling into brown earth.

Since 2000, OPG's regional biodiversity program has planted more than 6.5 million native trees and shrubs.

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Ice booms keep the power flowing

09 December, 2016
An ice boom stretches across a river

Without ice booms, hydroelectric power production on the St. Lawrence and Niagara rivers would be seriously impeded.

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Filming the salmon's big comeback

07 December, 2016
A split image - a hand with salmon fry and filmmaker Peter Shatalow holding a camera.

Filmmaker Peter Shatalow has documented the restocking of Atlantic Salmon to Lake Ontario and its streams.

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OPG employee's coin design picked for Canada 150 loonie

05 December, 2016
Employee Wes Klassen stands beside a large print of his winning coin design

Starting next spring, millions of Canadians will find Wes Klassen's loonie in their spare change.

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OPG raises holiday cheer in Deep River

02 December, 2016
A parade float featuring a large snow man and kids on a snowmobile.

Volunteers from our Des Joachims Generating Station are busy assembling their holiday float for the Deep River Christmas Parade.

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Help save the pollinators on Giving Tuesday

29 November, 2016
A bee pearches on a yellow flower.

OPG has teamed up with Ontario Nature, a non-profit conservation group, on their #BeeWild fundraising drive.

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