September 15, 2017 – Thu Thi NGUYEN

Charge: Part III Provincial Offences Act summons for an offence under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, sec. 4 – employing or otherwise engaging individual to engage in compulsory trade without a Certificate of Qualification.

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 engaged by Thu Thi Nguyen 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 Thu Thi Nguyen was convicted of the charge in a Newmarket Court and was ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 plus a $500 victim fine surcharge. In additional, the court issued a one-year probation order for Thu Thi Nguyen.

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