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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.



2018 year in review

2018 has been a year of change – it has been exciting, eventful and rewarding for COCA and all its members. Read our annual review to see how we can make changes together.



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