On March 28, 2014 the newly appointed Ontario Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur announced that as a result of concerns raised during Bill 69, the Prompt Payment Act public hearings the government will launch a review of the Construction Lien Act.  

The review will be led by an independant third party and begin in spring 2014.  To read the media release click here.

» Prompt Payment Initiative
   COCA is taking up the cause of establishing prompt
   payment legislation for the Ontario construction industry.

» Construction Lien Act Reform

   Redeveloping industry consensus and re-introducing
   reform proposals to the Ministry of the Attorney General.
» Ministry of Labour - Prevention 
   The Ministry of Labour's Prevention Office is busy 
   implementing key recommendations from the Expert
   Advisory Panel on Occupational Health & Safety.

» WSIB Funding Review
   COCA actively participated in the WSIB's Funding Review. 
   The Final Report, Funding Fairness, can be found here.
Don Gosen Headshot
On December 16, 2013 the Ontario College of Trades announced that COCA Chairman Don Gosen has been appointed to the Board of Governors.

Dawn Tattle Headshot
The MoL announced that Dawn Tattle, President of Anchor Shoring & Cassions Ltd., has been named to the Prevention Council.  COCA has long advocated for a construction employer to serve on the Prevention Council and we endorse Tattle's appointment.