August 24, 2017 – Torburgh Enterprises

Charge: Part I Provincial Offences Act notice for an offence under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, sec. 4 – employing or otherwise engaging individual to engage in compulsory trade without a Certificate of Qualification.

Summary: On March 23, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at Torburgh Enterprises, located at 117 Trafalgar Road North, Hillsburgh ON. The inspectors determined that one individual employed by Torburgh Enterprises had removed the rear corner of a truck cab and had prepared the area for the installation of a metal patch panel while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of auto body repairer (310Q) 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.

On August 24, 2017 Torburgh Enterprises was convicted of the charge in a Guelph court and ordered to pay a fine of $295 plus a $60 victim fine surcharge.

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