Artur Pawlowski gets 60-day sentence for role in Alberta border blockade


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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A Calgary pastor has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for his role in protests against COVID-19 public health measures that blocked Alberta’s main Canada-U.S. border crossing for more than two weeks.

But a judge in Lethbridge, Alta., gave Artur Pawlowski 60 days credit for time already served.

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More than 200 supporters gathered outside the courthouse in Lethbridge, Alta., with some chanting “hold the line.”