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Adamson Barbecue's Owner Has Reportedly Been Charged & Could Face A $100K Fine Per Day

The restaurant's parking lot has turned into an anti-lockdown protest.

One Toronto restaurant is turning into the centre of anti-lockdown demonstrations in the city.

Adam Skelly, the owner of Etobicoke's Adamson Barbecue, broke provincial rules when he opened the restaurant up for indoor dining after posting a video to social media and saying that Toronto's second lockdown "reeked of corruption."

And now, according to the CBC, Skelly has been charged after he re-opened his restaurant on Wednesday morning and allowed customers to dine inside. 

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$100,000 Maximum daily fine for violating gathering rules in Ontario

The city shut down Adamson Barbecue five hours after it opened on Tuesday, but Skelly re-opened his restaurant again on Wednesday morning.

CBC quoted Toronto Councillor Mark Grimes, who was at Adamson Barbecue, who told reporters that charges had been laid and that he was recommending the maximum fine for Skelly.

Under the Reopening Ontario Act, individuals who organize events that break gathering rules could face a maximum of $100,000.

CBC also reported that Grimes said Toronto Police could soon be ticketing protestors, as well.

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