October 11, 2017 – William WEBSTER

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 September 8, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a residential dwelling in Niagara Falls ON after receiving a complaint regarding work performed on August 28, 2017. The inspectors determined that, on August 28, 2017 William Webster had installed new electrical wiring in the basement of the dwelling while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of electrician – domestic and rural (309C) 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 October 11, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to William Webster of Niagara Falls, setting out an administrative penalty of $250. Mr. Webster had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to him in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.

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