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Dog walkers fined almost $700 apiece for entering closed soccer field

Police clamping down on violators of Emergency Measures Act


April 1, 2020
By CBC News

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A pair of women who chose to walk their dogs in a closed soccer field in Truro, N.S. have each been ticketed almost $700 for violating the Emergency Measures Act. Since the province declared a state of emergency on March 22, tickets weren’t initially handed out to violators to allow for a period of education, but efforts have since been stepped up to clamp down on offenders.

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