Toronto police said 10 people who attended a gathering at a social club in North York on Friday night have been charged with violating the limits imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Police said Friday at 8:45 p.m. ET that officers searched for a warrant along with municipal officials on licensing and regulations at a social club in the Lawrence Avenue West and Marlee Avenue area.
Police found 10 people at the scene and reopened the Ontario Law Act, which accused them of violating the boundaries of the 3rd section of the rallies. Toronto and the Peel Region are in a phase of blocking the province, which prohibits internal meetings with outsiders in the same house.
Police said they also seized 11 illegal gaming machines found at the scene.
The 59-year-old owner of the club was arrested and charged with maintaining a normal gambling or betting house, allowing the place to be used as a gambling or betting house, making a gaming or betting machine, having money or property for betting and gambling offenses and profiting under $ 5,000.
He is scheduled to appear in court in January. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police.