Précis: This decision is essentially a textbook example of the parties intending the worker to be an independent contractor but the facts pointing strongly in the direction of an employment relationship. Mr. Drost worked for McHatten Builders Ltd. (“McHatten). McHatten did home renovations largely as a subcontractor for Kent Building Supplies. Mr. Drost was one of the workers performing the renovations for McHatten. He first applied to CRA for a ruling on his status for EI and CPP purposes.
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