A number of golfers have been charged for teeing off at an Ontario membership that opened in violation of the province’s Keep-at-Residence order.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stated that 5 individuals have been charged beneath the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) on the The Bridges of Tillsonburg Golf Membership on April 30.
A media relations spokesperson confirmed to Day by day Hive that the people who have been charged on Friday have been golfers.
The Bridges of Tillsonburg Golf Membership has additionally been charged beneath the ROA – twice on Might 1, and as soon as on April 29, the OPP stated.
People charged beneath the ROA can face fines of as much as $100,000 and a yr in jail. An organization could be fined as much as $10,000,000.
Whereas Ontario’s Keep-at-Residence order is in place, outside facilities, together with golf programs, are usually not permitted to be open.
The Bridges of Tillsonburg doesn’t look like phased by the OPP’s prices, although.
The membership’s web site states that the course “is now open,” and advises that golfers ought to reserve their tee-times on-line.
Slots are absolutely booked for this weekend, and the positioning permits for tee-times to be booked properly into subsequent week.
To this point, Ontario has seen 466,733 COVID-19 circumstances and eight,079 virus-related deaths.
Day by day Hive has contacted The Bridges of Tillsonburg and can replace this story accordingly.