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 April 10, 2017, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at the East Rail Maintenance Facility located at 609 Victoria Street East, Whitby, ON. The inspectors determined that George Daniel Toma handled and installed sheet metal work lighter than No. 10 U.S. Gauge that was part of the exhaust/intake fan system for a paint booth while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of sheet metal worker (308A) 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 January 3, 2018, George Daniel Toma was convicted of the charge in a Whitby court and was ordered to pay a fine of $850 plus a $125 victim fine surcharge. In addition, the court issued a six-month probation order for George Daniel Toma.