Over 14,000 Montrealers Called The SPVM To Snitch On People Gathering Since April
Most complaints happened on the weekend, go figure.
The data was collected between April 1 and November 1. It includesas well as online complaints about indoor and outdoor gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Complaints to the SPVM between April and November 2020
The SPVM noted that "both founded and unfounded complaints are counted" in these numbers.
According to Narcity Québec, most complaints between April 1 and June 7 were lodged on the weekends.
While it seems that many Montrealers decided to flout the rules despite the government's warning to avoid, only a total of 3,182 "statements of offence" and "general offence reports" were actually issued.
Between March 12 and November 1, 2,014 "statements of offence" and 1,168 "general offence reports" were issued in Montreal.
The SPVM did not provide figures on the cost of these infractions, but anyone who contravenes public gathering rules can be fined between Public Health Act.and , according to the
This data was collected from the SPVM by Narcity Québec following an access-to-information request.