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 (3 counts).
Summary: On November 30, 2016, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a Brampton residence with regards to electrical, plumbing and sheet metal work performed between November 1, 2016 and November 9, 2016.
The inspectors determined that Amrik Bagga laid out and installed electrical fixtures and wiring for systems of light and power, piping for the supply and disposal of water, and sheet metal work for systems of heat and air-conditioning while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in any of the compulsory trades of electrician–construction and maintenance (309A), plumber (306A) or sheet metal worker (308A) that is not suspended, and while he was not an apprentice in any of those trades working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended.
On February 6, 2018, Amrik Bagga admitted to the facts underlying all the charges, was convicted of two of the counts in a Brampton court and ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus a $125 victim fine surcharge.