He would like to see an inspection of OCOT’s inspectors
Another HVAC contractor alleges unprofessional conduct by an OCOT enforcement officer
October 5, 2018 by canadiancontractor
This so-called Ontario College of Trades has only been around for limited years and it’s privately run. Just another reason to charge a tradesman or journeyperson $150 every year to keep their ticket or license. It’s just another everyday money grab and that’s what I think Doug Ford should go after. To shut them down and let the working class work in peace.
I had an OCOT inspector threaten me via text – which is still on my phone as proof. He also threatened my builder and made fun of his French heritage (he’s from Montreal). He did this in front of four other tradesmen. Bullying his way on to my job site and into my personal life. He is no longer allowed on any one of my job sites – if he sees my van he is to keep driving. He says he’s from the federal government when he in fact is not.
I have been a contractor for over 20 years. There should be automatically be a grandfathering clause for my licensing. This inspector threatened me, my livelihood and my business. In short, I think their inspectors should be inspected… OCOT needs to go. After all where would this country be without us old tradesmen?