Mr. Turmel was found guilty of violating two sections of the Code of Ethics of Engineers for agreeing to pay a benefit, rebate or commission to a political party and participating in a system with the goal of obtaining municipal contracts from the City of Longueuil.
Mr. Turmel’s alleged offences were committed between 2000 and 2004, while he was president of the Groupe Conseil Génipur.
The full version of the Disciplinary Council’s decision
, including the summary of charges, is available on the OIQ’s Web site.
As a reminder, the sanctions imposed by the Disciplinary Council are meant to protect the public by dissuading professionals from repeating offences and by setting an example for other members of the profession.
About the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Founded in 1920, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec has a membership of some 63,000 engineering professionals in all fields, except forest engineering. The OIQ’s aim is to be a unifying organization and a reference for professionalism and excellence in engineering. Its mission is to protect the public by acting to ensure that engineers serve society with professionalism, compliance and integrity in the public interest. For more information, go to www.foiq.qc.ca