You don’t want to get caught dumping on Crown Land… the fines just increased by nearly $500 under the Crown Land Act.
The fine for the first offence is now $812.50 and for the second offence $2,422.50.
“We’re serious about protecting our lands and forests,” said Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables. “We’re delivering on a promise to increase the fine for dumping on Crown land. Higher fines will serve as a greater deterrent and help keep our natural spaces clean.”
The fine was $352.50 for the first and second offence.
The fines are levied through summary offence tickets. Police and conservation officers can issue them on the spot when a situation warrants a fine.