Defendant: Fabio Garcia, 29, of Caledon.
Charge: Part I Provincial Offences Act summons for an offence under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, sec. 2 – individual engaging in compulsory trade without a Certificate of Qualification.
Summary: On Dec. 9, 2014, Ontario College of Trades enforcement officers conducted an inspection at a new residential construction site located in Collingwood. Garcia was confirmed to performing work of an electrician – construction and maintenance (309A) while not having a Certificate of Qualification or being a member of the College.
On April 28, 2015, Garcia failed to appear and was convicted in absentia under sec. 2 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009.