October 23, 2017 – Paul ADAMS

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 22, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a residential construction site, located at Green Mountain Road and First Road, Hamilton ON. The inspectors determined that Paul Adams was performing electrical installation work in a new construction 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 23, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Paul Adams of Brampton, setting out an administrative penalty of $250. Mr. Adams 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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