Couple who snuck into Yukon community for vaccine pleads guilty to breaking pandemic rules

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Two people who snuck into the small Yukon community of Beaver Creek earlier this year, posing as locals to get doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, have pleaded guilty to charges under Yukon’s Civil Emergency Measures Act (CEMA)

On Wednesday morning, Rod and Ekaterina Baker of Vancouver entered guilty pleas in Yukon Territorial Court to a charge each of failing to adhere to an entry declaration form and failing to self-isolate.  

They’ve been fined the maximum $500 plus a $75 surcharge on each count, totalling $2,300. They will serve no jail time. 

“Fortunately, nothing physical happened in this case, no one got COVID as a result,” said Judge Michael Cozens as he delivered the

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