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While socializing other in people's homes remains against COVID-19 restrictions, travelling in different cars is not.
On Friday, Surrey RCMP confirmed that officers are not fining people for such an offence after rumours had been circulating.
Have you heard the rumours circulating that we’re issuing fines for people driving together if they’re not from the same address? False! Surrey RCMP have not issued any such tickets, nor is there a provision or authority to do so. pic.twitter.com/U2g8jd5ZV9— Surrey RCMP (@SurreyRCMP) November 27, 2020
According to Cpl. Joanie Sidhu with Surrey RCMP, there is no enforcement power to issue a violation ticket to anyone who is in a vehicle with someone who is not from their household.
Officers can only inform and educate the public about the health orders in this particular case.
Meanwhile, people riding BC Transit are now required to wear a mask for the entirety of their trip.
Under recent provincial orders, face masks are now required to be worn by all British Columbians, 12 years and older, in a number of indoor public settings, including:
Dr. Bonnie Henry is scheduled to host a media briefing on Friday afternoon.
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