Man fined for not wearing mask inside Cape Breton store

The man was issued a ticket for violating the Health Protection Act, which carries a fine of $2,422. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC - image credit)
The man was issued a ticket for violating the Health Protection Act, which carries a fine of $2,422. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC - image credit)

A 24-year-old man has been charged after refusing to wear a mask inside a Canadian Tire store in Glace Bay, N.S.

The Cape Breton Regional Police Service said they were called to the store around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

They said the man was not wearing a mask and when he was approached by staff, he refused to put one on and refused to leave the store.

He was issued a ticket for violating the Health Protection Act, which carries a fine of $2,422.

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