TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - On December 6, 2018 and January 2, 2019, Amr Adel Mousta Robah and Revival Design and Management Group Inc., were convicted of breaching the Professional Engineers Act by the Ontario Court of Justice at Toronto and Whitby, respectively, and fined a total of $27,500.
In or about 2016, Revival was retained to provide design services for second-storey additions for two residential properties in the City of Oshawa. In or about 2018, Revival was retained to provide design and construction services for interior alterations and basement finishing for a residential property in Pickering. For each of the projects, Robah submitted documents to the respective city's building department containing a professional engineer's seal without the engineers' knowledge or consent.
Robah and Revival were each convicted of three offences relating to use of the seals, with Robah fined a total of $7,500 and Revival fined a total of $20,000.
Nick Hambleton, associate counsel, regulatory compliance, represented PEO in these matters.
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SOURCE Professional Engineers Ontario
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