COVID-19: $33K in fines issued in Saskatchewan for public health violations | The Canadian News

Eight fines were imposed in Saskatchewan over a two-week period for alleged violations of provincial health orders.

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Seven summary offenses, worth $2,800 each, were issued for mask violations:

  • Kindersley Church, Kindersley
  • Sweet Treats Candy Company, Moose Jaw
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, Regina
  • SKBult Gym, Regina
  • Whole Leaf Healing Tree, Regina
  • Central Avenue Barber Shop, Swift Current
  • Kingdom Sound Academy, Swift Current

The province said in a statement that it cannot release the names of people fined under the Health Information and Privacy Act.

SKBuilt Gym was also fined $14,000 for failing to verify proof of vaccination or a negative test.

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The tickets were delivered during the weeks of December 27 and January 3 and include a 40 percent victim surcharge.

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Under current public health measures, the use of masks is required in all indoor public spaces, with some exceptions.

Proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours is required to enter several establishments in Saskatchewan, including fitness centers and gyms.

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