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  • 16 Mar 2020 4:02 PM | Tracey Paluck (Administrator)

    CAPULC's 2020 Safety Conference and Trade Show - Canceled!

    Please be advised, due to the risk and ongoing spread and severity of COVID-19 pandemic, the Safety Conference and Trade Show portion of our upcoming event in April 2020 has been canceled. Because CAPULC endeavours to promote safety we have to take appropriate measures by assuming a social responsibility to help stop the spread of the virus and the demands on our health care - safety for all!

    Please follow the link below for more information:

  • 07 Jun 2019 9:25 AM | Deleted user

    To view the latest issue of  our industry publication - "The Locator" click HERE

  • 29 Apr 2019 7:08 PM | Deleted user

    To our Members and the General Public,

    We just wrapped up our 2019 Annual General Meeting, Safety Conference and 1st Locate Rodeo!  The event was held over two (2) days, April 17th and April 18th at Festival Place in Sherwood Park, Alberta.  It was a big success and we had excellent attendance from a diverse group of people in the industry throughout Canada.....please click HERE to read the full news update.

  • 03 Apr 2019 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    CAPULC has spent the last 8 years striving to standardize minimum competency levels in the industry through safety, education and communication with all stakeholders.  Please be advised that the organization is not liable for any personal views of any one person.  We encourage our members to promote leadership, promote safety, and enhance the value and reputation of the underground facility locating industry in Canada. We would like to remind our members to please review the Code of Ethics form that all members must adhere too. Please take some time and review the Code of Ethics with your employees and click HERE for President's Letter to our Members.

  • 10 Jan 2019 10:47 PM | Deleted user

    Register today and join us at our 2019 CAPULC AGM & Safety Conference and National Locate Rodeo on April 17 & 18, 2019 in Sherwood Park, Alberta. We have an excellent line-up of guest speakers, educational workshops, trade show, locate rodeo & BBQ and a special networking event. Our conference theme is "Damage Prevention is not just a slogan" 

  • 02 Nov 2018 12:05 AM | Deleted user

    CAPULC is pleased to announce that we have released the 2019 Edition of "The Locator" publication. We hope you enjoy the content of the 2nd edition. Also hard copies have been mailed out to our members. Click HERE to read.

  • 16 Mar 2018 11:25 AM | Deleted user

    CAPULC is pleased to announce the release of our first issue of "The Locator". This magazine is the first publication in Canada geared towards Line Locating and Ground Disturbance. Hard copies will be mailed out soon but you can view the online digital copy right now by clicking HERE.

  • 14 Nov 2017 3:00 PM | Deleted user

    The 2016 Western Canadian DIRT Report has been released and is available at the ABCGA website.


    The largest number of reported incidents occurred in June with 603 reported events. The next highest months were August with 561 reported events and September with 534 reported events.

    A significant number of incidents were reported during winter months: with 277 reported events from January to February and 562 reported events from November to December, for a total of 839 reported events during winter.

    Almost 42 per cent of all reported incidents (1,824 reported events) occurred in the region of Edmonton, and 1,217 of those occurred in the municipal region of Leduc, which accounted for almost 28 per cent of all reported incidents in Alberta during 2016.

    One out of every five incidents was reported as causing a service disruption, however more than 60 per cent of reported events listed the occurrence of a service disruption as "unknown."

    The largest number of reported incidents occurred during construction and development work, with 1,797 reported events, which was followed by 1,711 reported events occurring during street work.

    More information about DIRT can be found on our website under the DIRT Tab

  • 07 Nov 2017 7:59 PM | Deleted user

    Great news for the CCGA on Oct. 31! The Speaker of the House, Hon. Geoff Regan, passed his ruling on Bill S-229, allowing the bill to proceed to first reading.

    For more information on the Speaker's Ruling on Bill S-229, click here.

    This is great news for damage prevention across Canada. Federal damage prevention legislation will also be a big help in furthering our goal to introduce provincial damage prevention legislation in Alberta in the near future, helping to provide a model for provincial damage prevention legislation throughout Canada.

    We are working on our legislation outreach plan and we will send you an update in the next couple weeks on how you can reach your MPs and request support for the bill.

    If you would like to read the Speaker's Ruling, a full transcription is available to read on

  • 10 Aug 2017 3:05 PM | Deleted user

    Event Start: September 19, 2017
    Event End: September 21, 2017
    Location: Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

    Be a part of Canada’s unified damage prevention voice at this event that attracts members from the many Canadian organizations and associations who share the responsibility of damage prevention and public safety solutions. An excellent opportunity to network with peers across Canada and share knowledge and ideas.

    Topics under development include:

    Ground Disturbance Standard
    Abandoned Facility – A Panel Discussion
    Excavating Effective Strategies
    International Best Practices
    Protecting the Infrastructure through Public/Private Partnerships
    Municipal Best Practices – A Panel Discussion

    For more information, and to register go to

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