Should the Ontario College of Trades “enforcers” (sorry, they are called Enforcement Officers) REALLY be hitting contractors up for credentials at TIM HORTONS? Seems they are!
One of our members experienced this exact scenario recently – and contacted our CARAHS office about it.
This particular OCOT enforcement officer was observed by this contractor approaching other contractors stopping by for their morning coffee . The contractor took the photo we’ve featured on our Facebook page.
Soon these trades cops could be asking you questions about your qualifications on YOUR coffee break!
It was my understanding that OCOT officers are supposed to be following up on specific complaints. That was their mandate, I thought. Guess I’m wrong and they are into playing their “trade” at donuts and coffee shops. What next, outside big box stores? Following you from there to job sites? Photographing you eating your sandwich or pizza?
To me, this is too much government. What do you think?
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