The British Columbia government recently announced fines for COVID-19 violators. These fines are meant to cut down on the
In particular, the government has introduced fines of up to $2000 for party hosts who violate the rules related to large gatherings. Attendees of these parties who refuse to leave or resist requests to disperse face individual fines of $200. Those who promote parties or events which do not comply with social distancing, as well as those who actively encourage others to violate the rules may face personal fines of up to $2000. Finally, individuals who are abusive or bully employees at businesses or who refuse to comply with the business’s COVID safety plan can face fines of up to $200.
The fines are a response to a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases throughout British Columbia.
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