With one week remaining before the comment period expires on September 16, 2011, the list of supporters for the CCGA's application to the CRTC (to broaden the assignment of the 811 dialing code to include Call Before You Dig services) is approaching 200. Support for joint use of the 811 dialing code is from a wide spectrum of stakeholders - from major pipeline companies transporting hydrocarbons across Canada, to excavators and contractors, to various levels of government - municipal, provincial and federal.
Joint use of the 811 dialing code would significantly simplify access to One Call Services to protect buried utilities prior to ground disturbance, is consistent with the North American Numbering Plan
, and will ultimately enhance public, worker and community safety and the integrity of our critical buried infrastructure,
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(current to September 2, 2011)