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.
Summary: On November 30, 2017, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at Ray Daniel Salon & Spa, located at 500 Rexdale Blvd., Woodbine Centre, Etobicoke, ON, in regards to hairstyling work performed on September 22, 2017.
The inspectors determined that Maria Teresa Palmieri did apply hair colouring chemicals for remuneration while she did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of hairstylist (332A), and while she was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement.
On May 17, 2018, Maria Teresa Palmieri was convicted in a Toronto court and ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 plus a $500 victim fine surcharge. In addition, the court issued a two-year probation order for Maria Teresa Palmieri.