Posts tagged with : COCA

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Feb 19
2019

COCA Newsletter – February 2019

Expert to Study Occupational Cancers On January 25 th the Ministry of Labour announced a review of occupational cancer to help ensure that best practices and the most up-to-date information are considered with respect to compensation. Dr. Paul Demers through Cancer Care Ontario was appointed to lead the review and report back to the Ministry […]

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Oct 23
2017

Bill 142 Hearings

The Legislature’s  Standing Committee for the Legislative Assembly will be holding hearings on Bill 142 on Wednesdays October 25, November 1 & 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Selected deputants have a maximum of 10 minutes to make their presentations and 5 minutes to respond to questions from Committee members.  COCA has been allocated a time slot at 1:15 – […]

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Oct 12
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – October 2017 Edition

In This Issue Bill 142 Update Accreditation Update WSIB Extends Consultation Deadline OCoT Needs You to Lead Your Trade COCA Disappointed with Cancellation of Energy East Pipeline Matthews and Sandals Not Seeking Re-election New on the COCA Website Bill 142 Update Here’s what we know about Bill 142 Construction Lien Amendment Act 2017: The Bill does […]

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Posted:
Sep 16
2016

Construction associations raise concerns about new proposed mandatory entry-level construction worker safety training rules

Article issued in the ‘Ontario Construction Report on September 12, 2016 The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) says proposed Ministry of Labour’s (MoL) mandatory training requirements for entry-level construction workers will, if implemented, cost the industry $180 million in lost-time and training costs. The proposals stem from the Tony Dean Expert Panel recommendation, and […]

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