6 people fined $1,000 each after large social gatherings in Halifax early Saturday | CBC News
Six people have been fined $1,000 each, following two social gatherings in Halifax early Saturday.
Halifax Regional Police received a first report of a gathering at a Halifax residence that exceeded the provincially mandated limits just after midnight.
Since mid-December, only 10 people are allowed to gather together in a home — a number that includes all household members — in an effort to limit the spread COVID-19.
At that residence, four men were fined $1,000 each for violating the Health Protection Act.
Police also received a noise complaint at another Halifax residence not long after.
They determined more than 10 people were gathered when they arrived at the scene.
In that case, two people were fined $1,000 each.
Police did not specify where these gatherings took…