Since the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA) came into effect on April 8, 2013, the Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance is working to ensure the Ontario College of Trades and Ontario Government works collaboratively with industry leaders as it formulates legislation and policies that affect the skilled trades.


Contributing to the Discussion

Some of the areas we focus on include: 

  • Apprenticeship ratios
  • Compulsory certification reviews
  • Stakeholder consultations
  • Representation
  • Governance
  • Regulation  
  • Enforcement  
  • Communications by the College of Trades
  • Internal decisions at all levels of the College 
  • Enforcement
  • Code of ethics
  • Public targeting strategy
  • Industry-driven solutions
  • Promotion of trades
  • Research capacity