Some travellers from Toronto Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

Sudbury resident fined $3K for not following new quarantine orders

Sudbury resident fined $3K for not following new quarantine orders

However rates at the Alt Hotel Toronto Airport and the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at Toronto Pearson International Airport, two of the hotels now participating in the government quarantine program, start at $339 and $319 per person respectively, hotel employees say - which still adds up to around $1,000 for three days.

Peel Region police say most cases were resolved after conversations with officers but some people still refused to comply and were fined.

Police said they will not detain anyone for breaking the hotel quarantine rule unless there are aggravating circumstances involved, such as a criminal offence.

They added that the Public Health Agency of Canada would be responsible for any further potential fines for travellers under the Quarantine Act.

As of February 14, travellers ages five and older are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test result when entering the country by land. She's due to arrive in Canada on Tuesday, but it took Cindy nearly 24-hours to book her a hotel room.

"It's unfortunate (.) that this might be occurring", said Loh. "Please remember that it's a disease that spreads from person to person and it takes all of us to do our part".

Patrick Brown, the mayor of Brampton, Ont., just north of the airport, said that people who choose to ignore the regulations are being selfish.

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Despite new rules being put in place for travellers arriving to Canada this week, local police are saying that several have already refused to comply with regulations that include a mandatory three-day quarantine at an approved hotel. "I hope that people do abide by the new stricter guidelines".

Previously, the Quarantine Act stated that all travellers had to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine at home.

Travellers entering will be required to take a COVID-19 test using a self-swab kit.

Police said the resident returned from the US on Friday with COVID test results that did not meet the current requirements of negative results taken up to 72 hours before arriving at the Canadian border.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement of increased border restrictions on January 29, where he made it clear that staying in a hotel would cost up to $2,000.

She'll take another test supplied to her in a blue box upon landing around day 10, and if all goes well, she'll see her mother around day 14.

- with files from Denise Paglinawan.

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