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9 charges for non-compliance issued across York Region for period of Aug. 2 to 8
Aug. 12, 2021

Five of the charges were issued by York Region Transit officers and the nature of those charges were not disclosed.

Vaughan bylaw officers were responsible for two charges while the others were laid by Richmond Hill bylaws officers and York Region Public Health inspectors.

Task force members conducted 283 inspections at locations across York Region during the seven-day period. There were also 101 education activities conducted.

The combined enforcement team includes York Region Public Health inspectors, municipal bylaw officers, York Regional Police, York Region Transit representatives and Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario officers.

Businesses failing to keep their customers and employees safe by not adhering to the mandated COVID-19 safety measures are subject to fines, according to the Region of York.

Fines are $880, unless noted otherwise.

Since March 18, 2020, a total of 70,602 inspections have been conducted with 1,434 charges filed by the non-compliance team.

The following list includes charges for non-compliance to health restrictions and measures for the seven-day period:

Est. 2020 Restaurant & Lounge, 3603 Langstaff Rd., Vaughan, Failing to ensure that any person in the indoor area of the premises, or in a vehicle that is operating as part of the business, wears a mask or face covering, Vaughan Bylaw.

OUD Café & Lounge, 3560 Rutherford Rd., Vaughan, Failing to ensure that patrons seated at different tables are separated by a distance of at least two metres, Vaughan Bylaw.

Resident, Private address undisclosed, Non-compliance with isolation order, York Region Public Health.

Yu Seafood, 270 West Beaver Creek Rd., Richmond Hill, Fail to comply with capacity limits for dine in, Richmond Hill Bylaw.