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Future Together

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about COCA

The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) is a federation of construction associations, the largest and most representative group of Industrial, Commercial Institutional (ICI) and heavy civil construction employers in the province. We bring the concerns of our members to the attention of Queen’s Park and are committed to working with the government to ensure that Ontario’s legislative landscape is one in which our industry can grow and prosper.

the benefits of membership

Government Relations

COCA’s members have a powerful conduit to directly influence decisions that impact the construction industry in Ontario. On our members behalf COCA builds and fosters influence and relationships with decision makers.

Exchange of Ideas

Members have a forum to exchange information, ideas and best practices on construction industry issues in Ontario. This enables COA’s members to inform and protect their members and to provide leadership for their associations.

Exchange of Ideas

You have a forum to exchange information, ideas and best practices on construction industry issues in Ontario. This enables you to inform and protect your members and to provide leadership for your association.

Key Information

Members receive easy to understand, timely, relevant, credible, leading edge information that is contextualized for the construction industry. This means COCA members are always on top of the issues and their impact on the industry.

A Strong Voice

Our Federation is a strong voice for Ontario’s construction industry. COCA provides its members with the resources, credibility, relationships and expertise to increase the influence of their organizations.




COCA Anti Racism Statement

Message from COCA Chair Romeo Milano   For Canadians who have likely never experienced systemic racism, it is easy to deny its existence.  Systemic racism is a ripple effect from years of racist and discriminatory practices, and as individuals, it is normal to feel...

COCA Letter to Premier Ford

Today COCA President, Ian, Cuningham, sent a letter to Premier Doug Ford asking that the Government reconsider the recent emergency order which shut down much of the commercial component of the construction industry.

Safety Bulletins

Update The health and safety guidance developed jointly by the Building Trades, CECCO and COCA have been updated.  They have been updated to include recent changes to the Reopening Ontario Act that require the wearing of eye protection when a worker is working within...

COCA Announces New Chair

At its Annual General Meeting held on the morning of February 25, 2021, Romeo Milano, was elected as Chair of the Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA). “With more than 30 years of experience providing services to our industry, Milano brings a lot to the...