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2018

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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Niagara dam safety drill readies OPG's response plan

30 November, 2018
OPG staff gather around the Mobile Command Vehicle during a recent full-scale dam safety exercise in Niagara.

Full-scale dam safety exercises take place annually within OPG’s Renewable Generation group.

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OPG staff support Canada's wounded veterans and first responders

26 November, 2018
Emergency and security staff at OPG's Pickering and Darlington stations are wearing red epaulets to support Wounded Warriors Can

Through November, security and emergency staff at our nuclear stations are wearing red epaulets to support Wounded Warriors Canada’s Slip on Your Red Campaign.

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Ice booms keep winter's deep freeze at bay

19 November, 2018
The Niagara ice boom on Lake Erie.

Without the ice booms, hydroelectric power production on the St. Lawrence and Niagara Rivers would be seriously impeded and the risk of flooding greatly increased.

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Mom and daughter team up to promote women in energy

15 November, 2018
Janice Robertson Taylor and Hunter Taylor recently volunteered at OPG's Student Day.

For Hunter Taylor, the key to blazing her own career path in the energy industry was having a great female role model - her mom.

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Startups pitch their best ideas at OPG Ignite competition

13 November, 2018
More than 25 startups, small businesses and entrepreneurs made their best pitches at OPG's Ignite pitch competition.

Contestants presented their innovative ideas to a panel of judges on Nov. 2 for a chance at receiving valuable seed money.

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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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Precise, powerful water jet cutter saving costs at Pickering Nuclear

07 November, 2018
The powerful water jet cutter creates parts by spitting out water at a force of 60,000 pounds per square inch.

The station’s Maintenance Welding and Fabrication Projects team uses pressurized water to precisely cut various materials.

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