Montreal police say they were called to a religious gathering at a synagogue on Friday evening where 350 people were gathered in defiance of the COVID-19 health measures.
A police spokesperson told Global News officers were called at 8 p.m. to the place of worship in the city’s Outremont neighbourhood.
Officials said no tickets were issued, but a report was filed with the prosecution service, who will decide whether any charges will be laid.
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Police said they met with one of the leaders of the synagogue to inform him about Quebec’s COVID-19 regulations, which forbid religious gatherings of more than 25 people.
This comes as Quebec reported 1,106 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 13 more coronavirus virus-related deaths.
–with files from the Canadian Press