Re: Supporting Ontario contractors and infrastructure builds by advancing the modernization of the locate services industry
24 April 2023
Kaleed Rasheed Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery College Park 5th Floor 777 Bay St, Toronto ON M7A 2J3 Re: Supporting Ontario contractors and infrastructure builds by advancing the modernization of the locate services industry Dear Minister Rasheed: For more than a century, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has supported economic growth in Ontario by advocating for business prio. [...] In short, we urge your ministry to continue working with Ontario One Call to support the modernization of the locate services and excavation industries. [...] • Explore ways in which adaptive and innovative technology can further expedite infrastructure projects, including the use of augmented reality and algorithmic-based response systems, such as the one recently implemented by the City of Burnaby, British Columbia. [...] • Work with industry stakeholders to identify and close gaps in the quality and accuracy of infrastructure location data. [...] Todd Smith, Minister of Energy, Government of Ontario Carlene Alexander, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Infrastructure, Government of Ontario Renu Kulendran, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery, Government of Ontario Jason Fitzsimmons, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy, Government of Ontario Ontario Chamber of Commerce | 180 Dundas Street West, Suite 2105, Toronto, ON.