Wighardt, Zoltan

Hearing date: TBA

Summary of Allegations

As a result of a referral by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, it is alleged that Mr. Wighardt, while employed as a pharmacist and Designated Manager at First Place Pharmacy in Hamilton, Ontario (the “Pharmacy”), committed professional misconduct in that

  • In or about the summer of 2008, after having sexual intercourse with an employee of the Pharmacy, he provided her with Plan B (levonorgestrel), an emergency contraceptive, and directed her to take it;
  • He contributed to an uncomfortable work environment for employees of the Pharmacy, including, from time to time, intimidating and/or harassing them, and engaging in a violent outburst on or about December 2, 2015;
  • From time to time he brought weapons into the Pharmacy, including a rifle, handguns and machetes; and
  • On more than one occasion he removed a handgun from its case while on the premises of the Pharmacy, in the presence of staff of the Pharmacy.

In particular, it is alleged that he

  • Failed to maintain a standard of practiceof the profession
  • Engaged in conduct relevant to the practice of pharmacy that, having regard to all of the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members of the profession as disgraceful, dishonourable and/or unprofessional