Latest news from the get-go: According to CTV, a Canadian, who has criticized mask warrants and other lockdown measures, has been arrested by the US Border Patrol after crossing the border near Plentywood, MT.
It makes you wonder how many times we have seen this happen in record numbers here in America. Illegal aliens are flocking across our southern border, no COVID test or vaccine passport is required. Then they’re shipped on the taxpayer’s penny across the country and allowed to stay here in the United States. But if you * legally * want to cross the border and come here from Canada to visit family in Montana … no you can’t have it without jumping through a bunch of hoops.
That’s what makes this news from Plentywood, MT even more interesting. Apparently, a Canadian who criticized mask warrants and other lockdown measures, and risked jail time for his protests, has now been arrested by a US border patrol after crossing the border from Montana.
CTV News had the storyy from Calgary, Alberta:
After failing to show up on the last weekend of an intermittent jail sentence, former Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston was arrested Tuesday morning by US Border Patrol agents while ‘he was trying to cross on foot from Saskatchewan to Montana.
Johnston is being held in the town of Plentywood on Monday. as officials work to get him back to Canada.
The Calgary Herald has more information on his charges:
Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Judge Adam Germain sentenced Johnston in September to 40 days in jail to serve the weekend for contempt, for violating three court orders directing him to comply with public health measures such as masking during the third wave of COVID-19.
Sounds like he might be a controversial figure in Canadian politics, but does that sound like a real case of political asylum to you? Could Montana officials do something to prevent him from being returned to Canada?
* The history of the note has been updated. The initial report described him as a pastor.
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