September 15, 2017 – Thi Anh NGUYEN

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 May 8, 2017, as the result of a public complaint, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted a follow-up inspection at J&C Hair Salon, located at 3175 Rutherford Road Unit #42, Vaughan ON. The inspectors determined that one individual was performing a hair colour and cut service for remuneration while she did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of hairstylist (332A) that is not suspended, and while she was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended.

On September 15, 2017 Thi Anh Nguyen was convicted of the charge in a Newmarket Court and ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 plus a $125 victim fine surcharge. In additional, the court issued a one-year probation order for Thi Anh Nguyen.