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Licence suspended for Vanderhoof, BC-based home inspector

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{March 18, 2016} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has suspended the licence of Gary Albert Hawrys, operator of Points North Home Inspections, a home inspector based in Vanderhoof, BC. 

“As this is currently an open investigation, it would be inappropriate for me to provide specific details at this time,” says Tatiana Chabeaux-Smith, spokesperson for Consumer Protection BC. “What I can share is that we received a complaint and based on the information we received, we took this immediate licensing action as it was considered to be in the public interest.”

Please click here to view the Notice of Licence Suspension. By law, the business owner has 30 days to request a reconsideration of this decision.

A backgrounder on home inspectors in BC, as well as other tips, information and a list of BC-licensed home inspectors, can be found on Consumer Protection BC’s website at www.homeinspectionrightsbc.ca. All recent Consumer Protection BC enforcement actions are published on Consumer Protection BC’s corporate website, www.consumerprotectionbc.ca.

About Consumer Protection BC:

Consumer Protection BC is the regulator of a variety of industries and specific consumer transactions in the province. Our mandate is to license and inspect our regulated businesses, respond to consumer inquiries, investigate alleged violations of consumer protection laws, classify all general release motion pictures and provide information so consumers can self-assess the fairness of a transaction. Our vision is a province where all citizens of BC are empowered in their transactions as a result of rigorous and consistent business compliance and through the provision of solution-based information. 

For more information about our organization, please visit our corporate website at www.consumerprotectionbc.ca. You can also follow Consumer Protection BC on Twitter @ConsumerProBC, like us on Facebook and read our blog for valuable consumer tips and resources.

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