ORCGA Vision

The vision of ORCGA is to be recognized as leading Ontario to be the safest jurisdiction with the most reliable infrastructure in North America.


To enhance public safety and utility infrastructure reliability through a unified approach to effective and efficient damage prevention.

The Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) is an organization promoting efficient and effective damage prevention for Ontario’s vital underground infrastructure. Through a unified approach and stakeholder consensus, ORCGA fulfils its motto of “Working Together for a Safer Ontario”.

We are a growing organization with over 530 organizations as active members and sponsors, and represent a wide cross section of stakeholders including:

Electrical Distribution Electrical Transmission Engineering Equipment & Suppliers
Excavator Homebuilder Insurance Land Surveying
Landscape Fencing Locator Municipal & Public Works Oil & Gas Distribution
One-Call Railway Regulator Road Builders
Safety Organization Telecommunications Transmission Pipeline

The ORCGA works to foster an environment of safety throughout Ontario for all workers and the public.  This is accomplished by offering practical tools while promoting public awareness and compliance of best practices in regards to underground infrastructure and ground disturbance practices.

The ORCGA welcomes open participation on its various committees and board.