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