Heather Lucier, pastor at Kelowna Harvest Fellowship, is speaking to an RCMP official outside Harvest Ministries 10 on Sunday, January (Michael Rodriguez – Capital News)

A Kelowna church was fined a second time for holding a service against the current B.C. public health order against gatherings due to COVID-19

On Sunday, Jan 17, Kelowna RCMP responded to a report from people who had gathered for a morning service at Harvest Ministries

Police said they had investigated the complaint and a community representative was given a $ 2 violation ticketIssued $ 300 for “failing to comply with a health officer’s order”

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“I want to reiterate that now is not the time to gather together for any reason and put yourself or the community at risk,” Kelowna RCMP Supt Kara Triance said

“We have reported this ongoing violation to the provincial health authorities and we continue to work with the British Columbia District Attorney as we actively investigate and take action on reports of provincial health violations.”

“We ask our community to take the necessary steps to protect one another and provide for all by not gathering in groups at this time”

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