Graham Surveys is pleased to have you visit our
The members of our firm consider ourselves an
integrated team of people and thus use the word “we” when describing
the firm and its activities.
Surveys, incorporated in 1979 as Derek G. Graham Limited, provides
Professional Surveying Services to both the private and public sector.
work in conjunction with many private professional engineering, land
use planning organizations, law firms and government bodies at all
levels in order to provide a wide variety of clientele with a resource
centre for a consistent state of the art professional service.
from a strong management level background in the private communication
and regulatory sector, Alex(andra) F. Graham left CTV as Program
Promotion Manager in 1974 to enter family life. Since the Fall of 1979,
she has provided the required management systems and quality control
that allows for one of our stated goals:
“To provide for not missing a deadline and never going over an estimate
for professional services rendered”.
is very important to us that the firm's opinions and reports are to be
delivered in many fashions to the client in a clear and understandable
way. Thus, to paraphrase, “the medium has been the
We do not share with third parties any information that our initial
client has contracted for without the original client’s specific
G. Graham OLS OLIP left a large local firm to found a consumer related,
'hands on practice' with the OLS surveyor always
being in the field directly supervising the party chiefs, instrument
persons, technicians and other professional staff. There are
no intermediate steps to interpret between the field staff's technical
work and the final opinion. This method assures the client
that the highest professional standard is attained consistently and
basic philosophy is to work with and employ good people with a variety
of backgrounds to have the service delivered as economically as
possible. All of this is meeting and surpassing all the
statutory and regulatory provisions of Canadian and Ontario law.
do carry professional liability insurance, as is required of all
members of the Association of Ontario land Surveyors. We are
proud to point out, due to our ‘hands on’ level of quality control and
conservative business practices, our unblemished record of never having
been sued. We never have had to rely upon our professional or
other liability insurance.
believe we were the first professional surveying firm to be ‘up and
running’ in Wellington County when cadastral surveying had the
wonderful opportunity of computer aided drafting (CAD) made available.
The savings with this type of product delivery unfortunately did leave
behind the ‘hand’ drafting as a passing art.
this new technology, we passed on this efficiency to our many clients.