December 15, 2017 – Mike O’CONNOR

Charge: Part III 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 Certificate of Qualification that is not suspended.

Summary: On July 5, 2017, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a residence located in Keswick, ON. The inspectors determined that Mike O’Connor ran conduit and cable wiring to a pool shed 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.

On December 15, 2017, Mike O’Connor was convicted of the charge in a Newmarket court and ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus a $125 victim fine surcharge.

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