R v I.I.
The client was charged with 3 counts under the Alberta Fair Trading Act, including practicing an automotive business without a licence, misrepresentation of the product, and selling a vehicle which no reasonable use and enjoyment could be had. The complainant had made a request for restitution in the amount of $7000.00. Defence negotiated resolution with the crown prosecutor. The client entered a plea of guilty for practicing an automotive business without a licence and received a small fine. The other counts were withdrawn and the crown did not seek restitution.
Successful result: Client received a small fine and was not required to pay restitution.