At a July 15 conference, Mayor Patrick Brown discussed additional measures to help cope with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and provided details on the latest physical distancing fines issued in the City of Brampton.
During the announcement, the mayor further discussed the importance of physical distancing and provided details on the reasons behind the latest fines issued within the City of Brampton.
According to Brown, 14 charges were laid last week under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
The charges included two for resident social gatherings and one party that had 40 people.
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“Give your head a shake. This is still not the time to have parties,” stressed Brown.
“I know the weather is good, but we need to stick together, we need to understand, we need to follow the advice.”
As of July 10, the City of Brampton approved a mandatory mask by law.
At today’s (July 15) conference, Brown stated that while last week the City only provided warnings to those who were not wearing masks, this week they would be issuing fines.
According to the by law, those not adhering may face fines of up to $100,000.