The Canadian Common Ground Alliance is excited to hold its 2023 Damage Prevention Symposium, in person, at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Quebec, November 21st – 23rd, 2023!
This event is a signature event for the CCGA attracting over 200+ damage prevention management professionals and decision makers from across Canada including stakeholder groups such as municipalities, excavator contractors, oil and gas, telecommunications, electrical transmission/distribution, water and sewer, telecom, emergency management, surveyors, regulators, trenchless industries, One Call Center members, utility locate service providers and administrators, engineers, insurance, risk management operations, and others who protect the underground infrastructure and impact damage prevention.
Join us for this dynamic and engaging event that is sure to provide practical, relevant information which will focus on damage prevention public awareness initiatives and expand stakeholder knowledge on efforts to protect essential infrastructure.
The format for the conference consists of 3 days of professional development, workshops, panel presentations, networking events, along with an exhibitor tradeshow.
The Canadian Common Ground Alliance (CCGA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing public safety, and increasing the integrity and reliability of Canada’s underground utility infrastructure through the development and implementation of effective and efficient damage prevention practices across Canada. As Canada’s unified voice on damage prevention, the CCGA attracts members from all Canadian national organizations and associations who share common damage prevention and public safety solutions. The CCGA and its Regional Partners welcome all stakeholders who wish to be part of the identification and promotion of best practices that reduce damage to buried utilities.
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Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
CCGA Best Practices
In the spring of 2022 the CCGA released Best Practice Version 4.0. This includes updates developed through regional and stakeholder consensus.
This is a continuation of the significant goal of the harmonized Best Practices Version 1.0 released in 2014.
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The Canadian Common Ground Alliance is the voice of Canada's Regional Partner CGAs dedicated to working toward damage prevention solutions that will benefit all Canadians. This website is a portal to Canada's Common Ground Alliance Partners and provides routine updates to the damage prevention issues of national interest the CCGA is managing on behalf of our Regional Partners.
"Through shared responsibility among all stakeholders, the CCGA works to reduce damages to underground infrastructure - ensuring public safety, environmental protection, and the integrity of services by promoting effective damage prevention practices."