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Registration Tribunal

The Registration Committee conducts formal hearings between the Registrar and applicants for licensure. Applicants who have received a Notice of Proposal to refuse to issue a licence from the Registrar may request a hearing by the Registration Committee. At a hearing, an applicant must demonstrate that the applicant who had received the Registrar’s Notice of Proposal to refuse, meets the requirements set out under the Professional Engineers Act and its Regulations, or, that the applicant should be granted an exemption and will engage in the practice of the professional engineering, with competence and integrity. If the applicant is successful in making that evidence, the Registration Committee can order that the Registrar issue to the applicant a licence, provisional licence, Certification of Authorization, temporary licence or limited licence, as the case may be. Applicants for a licence who meet the requirements for the issuance of a licence, other than the 1 year Canadian experience requirement, may request the issuance of a provisional licence. Applicants who disagree with the Registrar’s proposal to refuse to issue a licence, may also make an additional request to the Registration Committee for an Order directing the Registrar to issue a provisional licence at a hearing of the Registration Committee regarding their contested application for a licence.

2017 Hearing Schedule

Name of Parties

Date/Time of Hearing

Douglas Owen MacDonald v. The Registrar of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario

 December 6, 2017 – 9:30 a.m.

* This schedule of the Registration Committee proceedings is provided for public information and is subject to change.

* All hearings are open to the public, unless the Registration Committee determines that all or part of the hearing should be closed to the public. The hearings are held at the PEO offices on the 7th floor. Persons wishing to observe the hearings can proceed directly to the 7th floor, and must be seated in the Tribunal hearing room at least 15 minutes before the proceedings commence. 

Stakeholder Comments Requested

As part of its commitment to deliver fair and impartial adjudicative services, the Registration Committee seeks to improve its independent processes by inviting stakeholder comments. To that end, after reviewing the content on its webpage, if you have suggestions that pertain to access improvements, document interactivity, guidelines, forms, or general ease of use of the webpage, please email your comments to: 

comments.tribunalwebpage@peo.on.ca

All comments sent to this email address will be treated confidentially and considered by the Registration Committee and its staff for use to improve service delivery to the parties and other stakeholders.  We hope you'll take a moment to send us a comment. Thank you.

Registration Committee Practice Directions

1. Recorded proceedings and Transcripts:
Motion or hearing proceedings before the Tribunal are recorded by an independent Court Reporter.  If a party wishes a partial or complete transcript, these can be ordered directly from the Court reporter in attendance at the proceeding.  The name of the Court reporter in attendance is provided to the parties at the beginning of the proceeding.  Costs of transcribing the recordings are the party’s responsibility. 

Documents

Other References for Parties and Witnesses Appearing Before the Tribunal

Contacts

Chair of Registration Committee
Virendra (Vinni) Sahni, P.Eng.
Email: ChairRegistrationCommittee@peo.on.ca
Fax: 416-224-1579

General Inquiries (B) and any accessibility assistance requests (B):
Sal Guerriero, LLM, P.Eng.
Manager, Tribunal Operations
Tel.: 416-840-1080
Fax: 416-224-1579
Email: sguerriero@peo.on.ca

The designation (B) indicates a staff member who communicates in French and English.

Registration Committee Members
Stella H. Ball, LL.B.
Paul Ballantyne, P.Eng.
Bogdan Damjanovic, P.Eng.
Joseph Khatamy, P.Eng.
Chee Lee, P.Eng. (Vice-Chair)
Charles McDermott, P.Eng.
Simon Sukstorf, P.Eng.
Anthony Tam, P.Eng.

Council Liaison: Michael Chan, P.Eng.

The electronic addresses of PEO’s staff and volunteers are provided for inquiring about PEO’s regulatory activities related to the regulation of professional engineers. The staff and volunteers do not wish to and do not consent to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages such as advertising or other promotional material.

Last updated: August 22, 2017