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2 Regina women fined $2,800 for breaking COVID-19 public health order during protest

The Regina Police Service has issued two more tickets under the Saskatchewan Public Health Act for disobeying COVID-19 public health orders. Justin Bukoski / Global News

The Regina Police Service says it’s fined two women $2,800 for breaking COVID-19 public health orders during a protest against provincial guidelines surrounding the pandemic.

Police say the incident happened at Victoria Park at about 1:45 p.m. on Saturday.

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With about 60 people in attendance, police say officers observed apparent violations of the Saskatchewan Public Health Act.

Under current health guidelines, private and public outdoor gatherings are restricted to no more than 10 people.

According to police, the protest remained peaceful and no arrests were made during the event.

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Police say they review every public health order violation with the Saskatchewan Health Authority before issuing a ticket.

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Tickets must be served in person, police say, and can not be left in a mailbox.

Police are expected to serve at least three additional tickets as the investigation continues.

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