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Ontario has officially moved into Step One of its reopening plan, but restrictions remain in place that prohibit Ontarians from engaging in social gatherings indoors (unless they take place with one member of a separate household who lives alone) or outdoor gatherings with more than five people, among other restrictions.
Residents who refuse to comply with the latest measures, or who obstruct a person from complying, can face fines and potential jail time.
A ccording to the Ministry of the Solicitor General, individuals who are in violation of the Reopening Ontario Act can face tickets for set fine amounts determined by the Ontario Court of Justice.
$1,000 — Those who obstruct an authority or individual from enforcing or complying with an order can receive a minimum fine of $1,000.