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Safe Digging Month spreads across Canada!

16 Apr 2011 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Québec: In collaboration with the Québec CGA (l'Alliance pour la protection des infrastructures souterraines du Québec), Transports Québec recognizes "Safe Digging Month" and the awareness of damage prevention best practices / La Canadian Common Ground Alliance a désigné le mois d’avril comme le Mois de l’excavation sécuritaire. Le Ministère, en collaboration avec l’Alliance pour la protection des infrastructures souterraines du Québec (APISQ), se joint à cet évènement de sensibilisation à de meilleures pratiques pour prévenir les dommages aux infrastructures souterraines.

The Suppliers' Area of the Québec Ministry of Transport website further promotes "Safe Digging Month" / La Zone des fournisseurs sensibilise le mois de l'excavation sécuritaire.

The Municipal page of the Québec Ministry of Transport website recognizes "Safe Digging Month" / Le Ministère de Transports Québec reconnaît mois de l'excavation securitaire.

Ontario: On April 13th, this Private Member's Bill was introduced as Bill 180.Press Release - MPP Bob Bailey - 11-04-13 - Ontario One Call.pdf

Also, please note the reference page on the Ontario Legislature website where information about Bill 180 will be posted, including copies of the legislation, links to debates and an update on its current status.

Video of Bob Bailey introducing Bill 180 in Legislature.

“Bob Bailey wants you to call before you dig” April 1st on City TV with ORCGA members.

Manitoba: The Manitoba Common Ground Alliance (MCGA) proclaims April as "Safe Digging Month".

Saskatchewan: The Government of Saskatchewan declares April as Safe Digging Month across the province, in a co-ordinated effort with Sask 1st Call and the Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance (SCGA) to increase public awareness on the importance of working safely around underground infrastructure.

Alberta: Alberta Proclamation for Safe Digging Month.

British Columbia: The BCCGA's "Safe Digging Month" banner can be seen on many British Columbia websites promoting safe digging month!

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) recognizes Safe Digging Month.

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