Manitoba hands out nearly $18K in fines for defiance of public health orders
Manitoba enforcement officials have handed out nearly $18,000 in fines to people and businesses who broke public health orders.
According to the province’s enforcement update released on Thursday, from Oct. 11 to 17 officials issued 41 warnings and 12 tickets, which include:
- Five tickets for $1,296 to people for various offences;
- Five tickets for $298 for people not wearing a mask in an indoor public place; and
- Two tickets for $5,000 to businesses.
This comes to a total of $17,970 in fines.
According to the province, a Tim Hortons at 1609 Kenaston Blvd., and Planet Fitness at 783 Leila Avenue were both fined $5,000 for alleged public health order violations. The province said Lee-Anna's Diner at 2 Railway Ave in Marquette was handed four $1,296 tickets.