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Since taking on OMVIC’s Director of Investigation’s role in June this year, Byrd has been busy familiarizing himself with the demands of his new role.
Byrd’s 33-year career has spanned across several sectors: military, policing, municipal and provincial governments, a Crown Corporation and now, motor vehicle sales regulation. There are however two common threads that have criss-crossed his professional journey.
Last month, Sharon and Christine (not their real names), went car-shopping. The pair visited dealerships in Sudbury
and Sault Ste. Marie that had vehicles advertised online.
But Sharon and Christine were not your average car-buying consumers: they were mystery shoppers and employees of Ontario’s vehicle sales regulator —
(Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council). Their mission was simple: to ensure dealers and salespeople were in compliance with the all-in-price advertising provisions of Ontario’s Motor Vehicle Dealers Act (MVDA).
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