The AIBC publishes recent illegal practice resolutions in summary form on its web site for a period of six months.
Recent Illegal Practice Resolutions
|Effective Date||Posted On||Summary|
|2020-05-11||2020-05-11||Mohammad Emami of Aban Creations Ltd. was misrepresenting the services his company is able to provide on his company’s website and other third party websites. Mr. Emami took the required steps to address the AIBC’s concerns and has corrected the misrepresentations.|
|2020-03-03||2020-03-06||Amardeep Dhillon of Space Smart Home Design Ltd. prepared draft drawings as part of a pre-application enquiry for an eight-unit stacked townhouse, a building which would require the services of an architect pursuant to the Architects Act. When the municipality informed him that the drawings were required to be prepared by an architect, Mr. Dhillon engaged an architect to carry on with the project. Mr. Dhillon expressed confusion about the requirements of the Architects Act and states that he did not realize an architect was required. Mr. Dhillon did not agree to execute an Undertaking and Covenant agreement acknowledging his breach of the Architects Act.|
|2020-03-03||2020-03-03||Sadegh Ahmadi prepared draft drawings for the interior renovation and a mezzanine addition to his business located in a commercial building, which would require the services of an architect pursuant to the Architects Act. When the municipality informed him that the drawings required an architect’s seal, Mr. Ahmadi circulated his drawings by email to various architects to canvass who could provide a seal. Mr. Ahmadi was confused about the city’s request and the requirements of the Architects Act and states that he did not realize an architect was required for his business renovations. Mr. Ahmadi did not agree to execute an Undertaking and Covenant agreement acknowledging his breach of the Architects Act.|
|2019-11-08||2019-11-12||The AIBC has secured an Undertaking and Covenant Agreement from Moortaza Bhaiji, P.Eng. of EMBE Consulting Engineers Inc. Mr. Bhaiji, a professional engineer, applied his signature and seal to architectural drawings and the architectural portion of letters of assurance for a project that required the services of an architect under the Architects Act. Through the Undertaking and Covenant Agreement, Mr. Bhaiji has acknowledged his breach of the Architects Act and committed to compliance in the future.|
To access older illegal practice resolutions, please contact IllegalPractice@aibc.ca.