WSIB/OH&S Committee


The WSIB/OH&S Committee is mandated to review public policy issues relating to the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) and occupational health and safety that impact upon the construction industry.  The committee identifies those issues that are of greatest importance to the membership and to conduct research and develop positions, recommendations and alternatives for approval by the Board of Directors.

Chair: Paul Gunning, Acoustical Association of Ontario


Construction Lien Act Taskforce


The Construction Lien Act Taskforce is charged with ensuring that the Construction Act is implemented as intended and to support the passing of federal prompt payment legislation.

Chair: Ted Dryer, Madorin, Snyder LLP and Grand Valley Construction Association


College of Trades Taskforce


The College of Trades Taskforce is mandated to monitor the decisions and activities of the Ontario College of Trades, communicate with the COCA membership to solicit opinions and to disseminate reliable information about the College.  The committee will regularly review the approved position paper on the College and make recommendations for amendments to the Board of Directors.

Chair: Denis Shank, Northeastern Ontario Construction Association


Chief Operating Officers Committee


The Chief Operating Officers Committee was created as part of COCA’s Strategic Plan in 2003 with a mandate to provide a forum for the exchange of information and discussion of common opportunities and challenges amongst the Chief Operating Officers of member associations.

Chair:  Harold Lindstrom, Construction Association of Thunder Bay

Contact Information

Council of Ontario Construction Associations
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 2001
Toronto, ON  M5G 1Z8

Phone: (416) 968-7200
Fax: (416) 968-0362

Ian Cunningham
416-968-7200 ext 224

Operations & Member Services Manager
Martin Benson
416-968-7200 ext 222