Charge: Part III Provincial Offences Act summons for an offence under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, sec. 86 (7) – obstruction of an inspector in the course of his duties.
Summary: On March 8, 2017, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted a compliance audit inspection of 415694 Ontario Ltd. o/a Brothers Plumbing Ltd., located at 130 Osler St. in Toronto.
On March 8, 2017, inspectors requested information from the company to determine its compliance with the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009. Inspectors did not receive any response from #415694 o/a Brothers Plumbing Ltd. between March 16 and May 1, 2017, despite several additional attempts to follow up. 415694 Ontario Ltd. o/a Brothers Plumbing Ltd. was subsequently charged with obstruction.
On January 16, 2018, 415694 Ontario Ltd. o/a Brothers Plumbing Ltd. was convicted of the charge in a Toronto court and ordered to pay a fine of $3,000 plus a $750 victim fine surcharge.