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 (two counts).
Summary: On March 15, 2017, as a result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a residence located in Whitby, ON. The inspectors determined that Bertrand Leotaud installed a vanity and replaced light fixtures in the ground floor bathroom of the home while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of plumber (306A) and electrician – construction and maintenance (309A) 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 November 1, 2017, Bertrand Leotaud was convicted of the charges in a Whitby court and was ordered to pay a fine of $3,500 plus a $875 victim fine surcharge.