Montreal Police Gave Out Over 180 Tickets For Curfew Violators This Weekend
Fines can range from $1,000 to $6,000.
Quebec's first weekend with ahas come to a close and we're getting our first look at what compliance was like across the province.
In Montreal,say they gave 185 tickets to curfew violators between January 9 and 10.
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The SPVM also received 800 calls related to public health rules.
That's down from 903 in the previous seven-day period.
At least 84 of those tickets for non-compliance with the curfew come from its first night.
On Sunday, the SPVM additionally reported that its officers had carried out "several interventions to assist people in a situation of homelessness" but had not given out tickets in those cases.
While Premier Legaulthe expects homeless Quebecers to be inside during curfew hours (8 p.m. to 5 a.m.), Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault that police would focus on assisting, rather than fining, homeless people.
Fines for curfewcan range from $1,000 to $6,000.