Officers attended her home in the 6600 block of Willingdon Avenue on Feb. 26 after getting a complaint of a get-together with people who didn’t live there, according to Burnaby RCMP.
When officers arrived, they confirmed two non-residents were inside.
“The homeowner stated that she did not believe the pandemic was real,” an RCMP news release said. “She was issued a $2,300 violation ticket for hosting a non-compliant event.”
The detachment is releasing monthly updates about its enforcement actions through the COVID-19 pandemic.
In February, officers responded to a total of 56 complaints, issued 10 tickets and conducted numerous proactive restaurant, lounge and business checks, according to the most recent update.
On Feb. 1, a woman in the 6600 block of Brantford Avenue got a $750 violation ticket for breaking the Quarantine Act “on several occasions,” according to RCMP.
On Feb. 5, a proactive enforcement check at a business in the 4000 block of Hastings Street resulted in a pair of $230 tickets for a man and woman walking around the business without masks.
On Feb. 9, a complaint of guests in a home in the 5400 block of Norfolk Street ended in a $2,300 ticket for the homeowner after officers determined a man and a youth had “visited the residence on numerous occasions” contrary to the Emergency Program Act, according to police.
On February 10, a staff member at a business in the 7500 block of Royal Oak Avenue got a $230 ticket for not wearing a mask.
And on Feb. 25, four people partying at a house they didn’t live at in the7600 block of Imperial Street got $230 tickets.
“Burnaby RCMP’s COVID compliance enforcement team and City of Burnaby bylaw officers continue to conduct regular patrols through businesses,” stated the news release.