Halifax Regional Police said that more than 60 people were at a party on Edward Street in Halifax on Friday, which resulted in a summary offence ticket being issued.
The person was issued a $1,000 ticket for failing to comply with regulations under the Nova Scotia Emergency Management Act and Health Protection Act related to COVID-19.
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Police said the call was reported by a concerned citizen just after 11 p.m.
A resident of Edward Street, Louis Brill, said the students came unmasked onto the streets, “causing havoc to this neighbourhood once again.”
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Brill did not personally call police but is part of a concerned group of neighbours in the community.
“The neighbours are reluctant to come forward because it’s a very uncomfortable situation when we’ve dealt with student issues in the past,” Brill said. “Most recently, the relationship with the students has deteriorated and it’s just very uncomfortable.”
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“We’ve got a number of seniors on the street, we’ve got a number of people with young children, and we’re just at the point — particularly with COVID underway — we’re past the time where we’re prepared to sit and not speak any further,” he added.…