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


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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