April 4, 2018 – Crystal Auto Sales and Services Inc.

Contravention: Employing or otherwise engaging individual to engage in compulsory trade without a Certificate of Qualification, contrary to section 4 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA).

Summary: On January 9, 2018, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at Crystal Auto Sales and Services Inc., located at 3496 Sandwich Street, Windsor, ON. The inspectors determined that an individual employed or engaged by Crystal Auto Sales and Services Inc. used a grinder to repair collision damage on the lower B-pillar area of a Ford Fiesta, removed and refitted a section of the vehicle framing and removed and installed both driver’s side vehicle doors while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of auto body and collision damage repairer (310B) that is not suspended, and while he was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended.

Notice of Contravention: On April 4, 2018, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Crystal Auto Sales and Services Inc. of Windsor, ON, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. The corporation had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to it in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.




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