Inside Well being has shut down a restaurant in Kelowna, B.C., for failing to adjust to the province’s vaccine mandate.
Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar has publicly said it will not test vaccine standing as required by provincial authorities well being orders.
Paperwork taped to the restaurant’s home windows define weeks of calls for from the well being authority and administration’s refusals to conform.
“The investigation occurred after public well being obtained numerous complaints that this institution was not checking proof of immunization,” Inside Well being mentioned in a written assertion.
The restaurant can reopen as soon as it gives a written plan of compliance, together with affirmation that the vaccine passport requirement might be enforced, the well being authority mentioned.
Inside Well being says that is its first closure order filed due to pandemic mandate violations.
A separate discover from the B.C. Liquor Board knowledgeable the restaurant its licence is suspended pending heath inspector approval.
CBC Information has reached out to the restaurant for remark.
The Renegade’s doorways have been locked Friday.
Hope restaurant stays defiant
In the meantime, on Thursday, Fraser Well being suspended the enterprise licence of Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope, for failing to test for proof of vaccination.
The restaurant was nonetheless working Friday and was fined $100 by the District of Hope.
Rolly’s faces a $100 effective for every single day it stays open.
Fraser Well being could have to hunt a court docket injunction to power any closure.