January 3, 2018 – Mark AKONG

Contravention: Individual engaging in the practice of a compulsory trade without proper qualifications, contrary to section 2 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA).

Summary: On August 25, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a new residential construction site located at lot #53 Adams Avenue South, Listowel, ON. The inspectors determined that Mark Akong was installing and connecting piping for the supply of water while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of plumber (306A) 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 3, 2018, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Mark Akong of Ajax ON, setting out an administrative penalty of $250. Mark Akong had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to him in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.