Chris Scott, the owner of The Whistle Stop Cafe in Mirror, Alberta, has been arrested.
In a video posted to The Whistle Stop Cafe’s Facebook page, an RCMP officer can be seen leading Scott away to a nearby police vehicle. After a pat down, Scott is placed in the back of the vehicle.
Earlier this week, Scott set up what he called a “freedom park” outside of his restaurant, after Alberta Health Services had the premises locked shut. When Scott announced his plan to hold “Alberta’s largest protest,” police received an emergency injunction that granted them the ability to arrest anyone supporting the rally, anywhere in Alberta.
Scott becomes the second high-profile arrest this weekend in Alberta, following the detainment of Calgary Street Church pastor Artur Pawlowski.
The injunction received by the RCMP defines these events as illegal public gatherings, and was outlined in a statement released on the federal police’s website:…