RCMP fines 9 under Health Protection Act related to a house party in Cole Harbour

May 24, 2021
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia

News release

Halifax District RCMP has charged nine people for violating Nova Scotia's Health Protection Act related to a house party in Cole Harbour.

At 9:35 p.m. Sunday night, police attended a residence on the Bissett Rd. in Cole Harbour hearing loud music strobe lights and estimated to be approximately 30 people. Upon police attendance, all went silent and dark on the property and police were refused entry.

Police waited nearby the residence for persons to depart issuing nine tickets under the Health Protection Act each carrying a fine amount of $2,422.00 totalling $21,798 related to this event and more may follow as the investigation continues.

The 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 would like to thank Nova Scotians for their continued support, and express appreciation to the vast majority who are adhering to the directives outlined by the provincial government. For more information, visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.

File # 21-61072 & 21-61012


Contact information

Sgt. Andrew Joyce
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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