Meanwhile, North of the 49th parallel:
New Brunswick pastor jailed for a week as judge considers COVID-19 contempt charge
The Crown has alleged Philip James Hutchings, the pastor of His Tabernacle Family Church in Saint John, is in contempt of court for not abiding by a consent order signed on Oct. 8 requiring congregants to follow health orders such as masking.
Anti-mask activists ordered by Calgary judge to preach science, too
A Calgary-based street pastor, his brother and an anti-mask cafe owner have been fined, put on probation and ordered by a judge that they must also preach science if they continue to rail against COVID-19 public health rules.
Nice to see irrational idiocy cloaked in "religious belief", held accountable.