January 15, 2018 – Hawk River Construction Ltd.

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 November 9, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at Hawk River Construction Ltd., located at 82 Mallard Road, Haliburton, ON. The inspectors determined that an individual employed or engaged by Hawk River Construction Ltd. was repairing and reassembling a wheel bearing on the rear driver side axle of a truck while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of truck and coach technician (310T) 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 January 15, 2018, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Hawk River Construction Ltd. of Haliburton ON, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. Hawk River Construction Ltd. 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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