February 7, 2018 – Glenn GOURLEY

Charge: Part III Provincial Offences Act summons for offences 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 January 11, 2017, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors followed up with Pickering homeowners with regards to work performed at their residence between October 20, 2016 and November 11, 2016.

The inspectors confirmed that Glenn Gourley installed sheet metal work inside the residence, installed and connected electrical fixtures, laid out and installed wiring for the purpose of lighting, and installed and connected piping for the disposal and supply of water while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in any of the compulsory trades of electrician–domestic and rural (309C), residential (low rise) sheet metal installer (308R) or plumber (306A) 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 7, 2018, Glenn Gourley was convicted of the charges in a Whitby court and ordered to pay a fine of $9,000 plus a $2,250 victim fine surcharge. In addition, the court issued an 18-month probation order for Glenn Gourley.



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