September 7, 2017 – Ryan Michael James PARENT (appeal of previous conviction)

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 March 24, 2014, Ontario College of Trades inspectors were assigned to a complaint received by the Ontario College of Trades from a Toronto resident informing them that Mr. Parent was witnessed performing compulsory work in their home on October 9, 2013. The inspectors determined that Ryan Michael James Parent was installing, repairing, connecting and testing electrical fixtures, apparatus and wiring for light or power while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of 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 September 7, 2017 Mr. Ryan Michael James Parent’s appeal of his previous conviction was dismissed by a Toronto court, and he was ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 plus a $500 victim fine surcharge. In addition, the court issued an 18-month probation order for Mr. Parent.

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