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2018

Mini yellow submarine helps solve a tricky problem at Smoky Falls

13 July, 2018
OPG diver Trevor McKenzie holds a remotely operated submarine used to monitor walleye in the Mattagami River near Smoky Falls.

Divers in Northern Ontario helped check for walleye spawning activity at the new Smoky Falls Generating Station, located about 70 kilometres north of Kapuskasing.

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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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OPG joins Walk With Us to help put Taykwa Tagamou Nation on the map

09 July, 2018
OPG staff testing the Chevrolet Bolt EV joined students with the Walk With Us project to help photograph TTN for Google Maps.

OPG staff testing the Chevrolet Bolt EV joined students with the Walk With Us project to help photograph TTN for Google Maps.

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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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Abitibi Canyon GS celebrates 85 years of clean energy

28 June, 2018
Abitibi Canyon Generating Station

The station began harnessing the Abitibi River’s power to produce electricity for northern mines and pulp and paper mills in May 1933.

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Visitors get rare tour of R.H. Saunders for station’s 60th anniversary

26 June, 2018
Visitors take a guided tour of R.H. Saunders Generating Station in Cornwall.

More than 600 people turned out for the rare opportunity to take a guided tour of OPG's second-largest hydroelectric generating station.

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Important Cobalt-60 isotopes safely harvested at Pickering Nuclear

25 June, 2018
Workers harvest life-saving isotopes at Pickering.

Earlier this year, life-saving Cobalt-60 was safely harvested at Pickering, a process that first took place at the plant in 1971.

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Local Indigenous history, culture celebrated at Darlington Nuclear

21 June, 2018
Split image featuring a new indigenous display (left) and new Ojibway totem (right)

A new First Nations display along with three Ojibway totems proudly celebrate local Indigenous culture and the environment.

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