Regina police ticket 2 women after protestors exceeded public health orders on outdoor gatherings

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Police issued two tickets to women at a protest of public health orders on Saturday.  (Cory Coleman/CBC - image credit)
Police issued two tickets to women at a protest of public health orders on Saturday. (Cory Coleman/CBC - image credit)

The Regina Police Service has issued two tickets after protestors exceeded the public health orders around Victoria Park.

Police say on Saturday at about 2 p.m. CST on the 2100 block of Victoria Avenue, officers were monitoring an event organized to protest the provincial public health orders regarding COVID-19.

Police say they observed 30 people at the event, contrary to the public health order limiting public and private outdoor gatherings.

Officers issued a summary offence ticket for failing to comply with the public health orders to two women, but police did not outline how much they were fined.