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Halifax man without face mask fined after approaching people in apartment lobby – Halifax

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Halifax Regional Police say a man has been given a ticket for violating the Health Protection Act in an offence related to COVID-19. Police say they received a report on Tuesday that a man was not wearing a face mask while approaching people in the lobby of an apartment …

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Coronavirus: N.S. restaurant owner says he was charged after anti-restriction rant

Coronavirus: N.S. restaurant owner says he was charged after anti-restriction rant

The owner of a Lower Sackville restaurant says he was charged after an interaction with Health Protection Act enforcement officers regarding mask use at the restaurant. John Giannakos, the owner of Hellas Family Restaurant, came under fire earlier this week for calling customers inquiring about mask use “sheeple.” In …

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300 Nova Scotians charged for violating COVID-19 regulations since March – Halifax

300 Nova Scotians charged for violating COVID-19 regulations since March - Halifax

Nova Scotia RCMP say they have laid hundreds of charges in relation to COVID-19 regulations since the pandemic began. Since March 24, police say 308 Nova Scotians have been charged. Of those, 67 were charged under the Emergency Management Act and 241 under the Health Protection Act. Read more: …

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Halifax police issue $1K fine after more than 60 students gather at house party – Halifax

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Halifax Regional Police said that more than 60 people were at a party on Edward Street in Halifax on Friday, which resulted in a summary offence ticket being issued. The person was issued a $1,000 ticket for failing to comply with regulations under the Nova Scotia Emergency Management Act …

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Antigonish student fined $1,000 after not self-isolating

Antigonish student fined $1,000 after not self-isolating

A university student in Antigonish has been fined for failing to self-isolate, a mandatory requirement after travelling from outside the Atlantic bubble. Nova Scotia RCMP say police received a complaint about the student on Aug. 24. The next day, the student was fined $1,000 under the Health Protection Act. Read …

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Halifax men stopped for speeding, charged for failing to maintain social distance – Halifax

Halifax men stopped for speeding, charged for failing to maintain social distance - Halifax

Two men in Halifax who were pulled over for speeding have been charged with failing to maintain a social distance of two meters. The charge stems from the Health Protection Act put into place to control the COVID-19 outbreak. According to police, the men were travelling in a vehicle at …

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Man ticketed for not social distancing at New Glasgow Walmart – Halifax

Man ticketed for not social distancing at New Glasgow Walmart - Halifax

Posted April 9, 2020 4:58 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Trenton man was ticketed for failing to social distance while shopping in New Glasgow. New Glasgow Regional Police say they ticketed the 54 year old …

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Three shoppers ticketed for failing to self-isolate after entering N.S. – Halifax

Three shoppers ticketed for failing to self-isolate after entering N.S. - Halifax

Posted April 7, 2020 6:16 am Updated April 7, 2020 6:28 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Three people in Amherst have been fined for disobeying orders under the Health Protection Act. The Amherst Police Department says …

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Halifax social distancing rules – are two people or more allowed in a car? – Halifax

Halifax social distancing rules – are two people or more allowed in a car? - Halifax

Posted April 5, 2020 12:01 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Halifax police are debunking social media posts that claim officers are stopping any vehicles with more than two people in them. READ MORE: Dartmouth NSLC store …

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Truro man ticketed for failing to self-isolate after entering NS – Halifax

Truro man ticketed for failing to self-isolate after entering NS - Halifax

Posted March 30, 2020 4:44 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Truro man has been charged after he failed to self-isolate for 14 days after entering the province, according to police. Truro Police Service say they …

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