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  • Son of Canadian pastor gets standing ovation in EU Parliament as he slams PM Justin Trudeau for taking 'freedom and democracy' away from citizens - as his father faces jail time for sermon to truckers blocking US-Canada border last year

    07/16/2023 4:05:22 PM PDT · by algore · 21 replies
    The son of a Canadian pastor who faces jail time for preaching to truckers who blocked the US-Canada border last year received a standing ovation in EU Parliament as he slammed PM Justin Trudeau for taking 'freedom and democracy' away from citizens. Nathaniel Pawlowski's father Artur Pawlowski potentially faces 10 years in prison after he delivered a 19-minute speech to truckers who were protesting federal vaccine mandates by blocking the border in early 2022. 'I am here today in desperation, a cry for help,' Pawlowski, 23, told members of the EU Parliament on July 4. 'I would like to stand...
  • Charges dropped against restaurant that refused to shut down or use vaccine passports during COVID lockdowns

    11/18/2023 12:46:44 PM PST · by Twotone · 27 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 16, 2023 | Andrew Chapados
    A restaurant that refused to shut down during COVID-19 restrictions and didn't require documentation of vaccination had its charges dropped after finally getting its day in court. The crown dropped charges against Jesse Johnson, owner of Without Papers Pizza, after just 10 minutes of action in the courtroom, Media Bezirgan reported. The Calgary, Canada, business faced shutdowns and charges from the Alberta provincial government after it refused to close while also declining to participate in Canada's vaccine passport program, which required two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to eat indoors at restaurants. "These bastards, they literally tried to break me...
  • Charges withdrawn against Fairview Baptist Church

    09/04/2023 2:06:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    CALGARY, AB: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is pleased to announce that all charges for violating Public Health Orders against Fairview Baptist Church have been withdrawn by Crown prosecutors. In early 2021, charges were laid against Pastor Timothy Stephens and Fairview Baptist Church for violating Public Health Orders, which included mandates regarding gathering limitations, masking, and social distancing. On May 6, 2021, Associate Chief Justice John Rooke of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench issued a restraining order that applied not only to the Whistle Stop Café but also to anyone acting independently of the Café anywhere in Alberta....
  • Violent conflict with 150 people erupts in Calgary Saturday afternoon [Eritreans vs. Eritreans]

    09/03/2023 3:47:21 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 56 replies
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Sept. 3, 2023 | Monica Zurowski
    Police were called to the scene around 5 p.m. Saturday and told two groups of people were engaged in violent activity. When they arrived, they separated the groups and worked to de-escalate the situation, noting “many of those involved were brandishing weapons.” A video of the scene posted online showed men with bats and sticks.... The confrontation may be related to similar Eritrean conflicts that have been occurring in cities around the world, including a recent riot in Edmonton in mid-August. The Edmonton Journal/Edmonton Sun reported that incident was a chaotic scene with few if any parallels in Edmonton’s history:...
  • Violent Canadian BLM activist charged with new hate crimes and sexual assault following attack conviction

    06/26/2023 10:13:44 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 21 replies
    Violent Canadian BLM activist charged with new hate crimes and sexual assault following attack conviction Within minutes of her conviction, she was re-arrested on new hate crime-enhanced charges. Violent Canadian BLM activist charged with new hate crimes and sexual assault following attack conviction After Black Lives Matter activist Taylor McNallie was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon in June, she was immediately taken into custody on charges in connection to a fight that broke out between several individuals at a May 17 protest outside of Western Canada High School. According to Calgary Police, The police broke up the fight...
  • BLM chapter president charged with hate crime after allegedly impeding access to Catholic school

    06/15/2023 10:35:01 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/15/23
    The Black Lives Matter YYC president in Calgary, Canada, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly impeding access to a Catholic school. The activist, Adora Nwofor, has led several rallies over recent years including some over Roe v. Wade and George Floyd. She is also described as a stand-up comedian. The National Post reported that court records showed Nwofor was charged with mischief on June 2, 2023, which stemmed from an incident on May 26, 2023, when she was allegedly “willfully obstructing and interfering” with the use of a property “primarily used for religious worship and educational purposes.” The...
  • Pastor Artur Pawlowski’s Son Detained in Calgary for Preaching Against Drag Show Targeting Kids

    04/23/2023 6:14:03 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 4/19/23 | Anthony Murdoch
    Calgary police ticketed the young Pawlowski under a new city bylaw banning 'specified' protests against pro-LGBT events held at public facilitiesCALGARY, Alberta (LifeSiteNews) –– The son of pastor Artur Pawlowski could be facing massive fines and possible jail time after he preached Bible verses outside a drag queen story time held at a public library over the weekend, which Calgary police said violates a new city bylaw banning such protests. On Saturday, Nathaniel Pawlowski, whose father Artur made headlines the world over in 2021 and 2022 for going against COVID health rules banning worship, was detained and ticketed by Calgary...
  • Christian Pastor to Spend Easter in Jail After Third Arrest Related to Drag Queen Story Time Protests

    04/07/2023 2:12:06 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 6 replies
    PatriotandLiberty Blog ^ | 4/6/23 | Anthony Murdoch
    Canadian Christian pastor Derek Reimer of Mission 7 Ministries will spend Easter in jail after he was arrested Tuesday for a third time in a five-week span by members of the Calgary Police Service (CPS) on charges relating to protesting drag queen story times at public libraries.Reimer’s previous bail conditions state that he must stay at least 300 meters from LGBTQ events. Tuesday’s arrest appears to involve a slew of new charges filed under a recently enacted Calgary anti-street harassment bylaw.
  • Calgary Police Arrest Christian Pastor at His Home for Protesting at Children’s Drag Queen Event

    03/07/2023 5:44:43 PM PST · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 3/2/23 | Anthony Murdoch
    Derek Reimer had been alerted the previous day that he would be charged with mischief and causing a disturbance at a children's drag queen story time last weekend at a public library.CALGARY, Alberta (LifeSiteNews) — Christian pastor Derek Reimer was arrested Thursday afternoon by members of the Calgary Police Service (CPS) after being warned the previous day there were two warrants out for his arrest because he protested at a children’s drag queen story time at a public library last weekend. A video posted online by Rebel News shows Reimer, who serves as the pastor of Mission7 street ministry, being...
  • Calgary police arrest Christian pastor at his home for protesting at children's drag queen event

    03/02/2023 8:15:07 PM PST · by Golden Eagle · 25 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | March 2, 2023 | Anthony Murdock
    Christian pastor Derek Reimer was arrested Thursday afternoon by members of the Calgary Police Service (CPS) after being warned the previous day there were two warrants out for his arrest because he protested at a children’s drag queen story time at a public library last weekend. A video posted online by Rebel News shows Reimer, who serves as the pastor of Mission7 street ministry, being put into the back of a police cruiser by two female officers. Before the window was raised, Reimer could be heard saying, “This is what happens when we go against the drag queens.” Reimer told...
  • Pastor acquitted after being arrested when police helicopter found church gathering outside during pandemic. ( Canada )

    11/01/2022 9:30:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 1, 2022 | Jon Brown
    'What has happened to me has only furthered the cause of Christ, and for that I rejoice,' said Pastor Tim Stephens ... Canadian pastor who was arrested twice in 2021 for continuing to congregate with his church in Calgary, Alberta ... The Provincial Court of Alberta tossed out charges against Pastor Tim Stephens alleging he violated provincial public health orders regarding physical distancing .... Stephens was imprisoned twice last year for keeping his Fairview Baptist Church open. .... Stephens' acquittal comes weeks after Danielle Smith, Alberta's new premier, promised a plan to pardon COVID offenders in the province. Her administration...
  • Judges Rule in Favor of Pastor Artur Pawlowski, Toss Out Charges Related to COVID Restrictions

    07/31/2022 6:11:54 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 7/22/22 | Anthony Murdoch
    'The Pawlowskis' appeals are allowed. The finding of contempt and the sanction order are set aside. The fines that have been paid by them are to be reimbursed.'CALGARY, Alberta (LifeSiteNews) — An appeals court today nullified contempt charges against Alberta pastor Artur Pawlowski and his brother Dawid for protesting COVID health rules, ruling that a “not sufficiently clear” May 2021 ban on virus protests did not apply to them. “The Pawlowskis’ appeals are allowed. The finding of contempt and the sanction order are set aside. The fines that have been paid by them are to be reimbursed,” wrote a panel...
  • Canada’s largest outdoor rodeo show to host ‘drag queen’ brunch, sell bug-stuffed hot dogs

    07/14/2022 2:46:19 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 41 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 7/13/22 | Anthony Murdoch
    The supposed family-centered Calgary Stampede, which dubs itself as the “Greatest outdoor show on earth,” is set to host a “Drag Queen” Brunch while at the same time green-lighting its food vendors to sell hotdogs stuffed with bugs. Last month, the Stampede, which is taking place from July 7 to July 17, announced it was offering a “Drag Queen Brunch” as part of the rodeo festivities. The “Drag” brunch concept, which has become popular in recent years notably in left-leaning cities, for the Stampede will include no less than eight “Drag” performers. One of the performers goes by the name...
  • 'Deepest apologies': Central Alberta rodeo organizers shocked by parade float

    06/27/2022 4:08:32 AM PDT · by Kriggerel · 31 replies
    CTV News Calgary ^ | June 26, 2022 | Michael Franklin
    Organizers of a central Alberta rodeo and its parade committee are calling for calm after a float in this weekend's parade, which possessed a racist theme, was seen in the procession. The float in the parade, held in the town of Sundre on Saturday morning, consisted of a tractor pulling an individual in a fake beard dressed in a turban and a suit. On the side of the trailer, which was a manure spreader, was the message, "The Liberal." Both the Sundre Pro Rodeo and the parade committee said they did not approve the entry. The committee went on to...
  • Pastor Arrested For Holding Church Services Preaches To Police Force At Officer's Funeral

    06/12/2022 7:11:35 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 17 replies
    Caldron Pool ^ | 6/13/2022 | Staff Writer
    "I am thankful that I met Jason as a result of our church's stand during COVID lockdowns" Pastor Tim Stephens of Fairview Baptist Church has preached at the funeral of one of Calgary's police officers a year after he was arrested for conducting worship services in violation of Alberta's health orders. Police arrested Pastor Stephens at his home last June and offered him bail on the condition that he abide by all public health orders. Pastor Stephens refused to agree to the stipulated conditions, as doing so would prevent him from caring for the church that has been entrusted to...
  • Calgarians continue rallying for freedom despite city injunction's fourth week

    04/12/2022 5:54:37 PM PDT · by Republicans 2016 2020 · 4 replies
    Rebel News ^ | April 12, 2022 | Adam Soos
    Despite a City of Calgary injunction designed to significantly curb anti-vaccine mandate demonstrators' capacity to protest remaining in place for the fourth consecutive week, people were once again out in the hundreds at Calgary City Hall, demanding that the Charter-enshrined rights and freedoms of all Canadians be respected. Police presence was still noticeable, but it was significantly lessened compared to the prior weekends’ rallies. We did notice some peace officers noting the licence plates of people driving near the protest and laying on the horn, but unlike the three previous protests that took place since the onset of the injunction,...
  • Pastor Artur Pawlowski released from solitary confinement after 51 days in prison for 'inciting mischief'

    04/01/2022 8:13:38 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022 | Ryan Foley
    A prominent Canadian pastor who has emerged as an outspoken critic of his government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been released from prison after nearly two months in custody.Pastor Artur Pawlowski of Street Church and the Cave of Adallum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was released from prison Wednesday after 51 days of being moved between a cell and solitary confinement. Pawlowski was arrested last month for allegedly inciting “mischief” by addressing a crowd of truckers gathered at the Canada-United States border to protest the mandate requiring truck drivers who transport goods between the two countries to either get the...
  • Calgary Police Commission directs Calgary Police Service to remove the thin blue line patch

    03/30/2022 8:10:16 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 22 replies
    Thin blue line patches worn by on-duty Calgary police officers will need to be replaced with a symbol that better reflects the values of Calgarians, following a decision by the Calgary Police Commission. The decision is aimed at ending the use of the controversial patch that has mixed meanings, while still ensuring there is a way for officers to visually honour each other and those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. ...the thin blue line also has a contentious history with roots in division, colonialism and racism, most recently being prominently displayed at counter protests against...
  • Pastor Artur Pawlowski’s son calls Alberta Premier ‘a liar’ while his father remains in jail. ( Canada )

    03/18/2022 7:15:05 PM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    LifeSite News. ^ | Mar 18, 2022 | Anthony Murdoch
    Jason Kenney's 'statement is completely false and, in fact, misinformation,' Nathaniel Pawlowski said in response to Kenney's justification for why Nathaniel's father has been locked up for more than a month. CALGARY, Alberta (LifeSiteNews) – The son of Canadian Christian Pastor Artur Pawlowski alleged that Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is lying about the reasons his dad is still behind bars. “The double standard and hypocrisy is clear as day. Artur is right now being presumed guilty, so we no longer have the presumption of innocence in Alberta. Thanks to Jason Kenney,” said Pawlowski’s son Nathaniel while speaking at a prayer...
  • Exclusive: Birth Certificate for Ted Cruz’s Mother

    01/08/2016 1:51:03 PM PST · by elhombrelibre · 22 replies
    BRIGHTBART ^ | 8 Jan 16 | Unknown
    Eleanor Darragh, mother of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), was born in Delaware on Nov. 23, 1934, establishing her citizenship by birth–and, according to U.S. law, that of her son, even though he was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Dec. 22, 1970. The Cruz for President campaign provided Breitbart News exclusively with the birth certificate.