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Organization fined for violating Health Protection Act
An organization in Kingston is facing a fine for violating the Health Protection Act.
On December 6, Kings District RCMP received a complaint of a gathering in Kingston that may be in violation of COVID-19 restrictions. Police attended and found that several of the nearly 100 people in attendance were not social distancing nor wearing masks. Police reviewed with the event representative the COVID restrictions surrounding such a gathering and served them with a Summary Offence Ticket for Failing to comply with the Health Protection Act by not ensuring social distancing during its event. The violation imposes a fine of $7,500.
The Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding everyone including organizations, businesses and corporations to follow all Public Health Orders, Provincial legislation and Town bylaws. RCMP ask everyone to educate themselves on the directives and enforcement measures at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.
We all need to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The RCMP thanks all Nova Scotians for their continued support and to the vast majority who are adhering to the directives outlined by the provincial government.