College of Trades

PCA Leads Coalition Call to Overhaul or Abolish Ontario College of Trades

Canada NewsWire   TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW – A broad coalition of small, medium, and large construction employers across Ontario is calling on the next provincial government to take immediate action to either overhaul or abolish the Ontario College of Trades. The call comes in response to a major study of the College completed …

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Cardus Report: Serious Flaws With Ontario College of Trades

Canada NewsWire   HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW/- A major study released today by the Hamilton-based think tank Cardus shows that Ontario’s College of Trades is designed to fail. The College of Trades was set up in October, 2009 by the Ontario government as a self-governing professional college providing regulatory oversight, discipline, enforcement, and …

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PCA Concerned About New College Appointments Chair

Daily Commercial News and Construction Record VINCE VERSACE – Staff Writer   Tim Armstrong is the perfect choice as the newly appointed chair of the Ontario College of Trades appointments council, says the provincial government, but some construction stakeholders remain unconvinced. “Tim was an obvious choice, his report on compulsory certification contained the idea of …

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