Man fined for violating Health Protection Act

April 27, 2021
Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia

News release

Halifax District RCMP have charged an 18-year-old man for violating the Health Protection Act.

At approximately 8:40 a.m. on April 26, police were notified of a student at a school in Sheet Harbour who was refusing to wear a mask, social distance or leave when asked to.

Police located the student and charged him under the Health Protection Act for Failure to Wear a Mask That Covers Their Nose and Mouth While Present in a Public Place.

RCMP is reminding everyone to follow all Public Health orders, and municipal bylaws. We all need to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for their continued support and to the vast majority who are adhering to the directives outlined by the provincial government. For more information, visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/

File #: 21-48873

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Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5696
Email: lisa.croteau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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