Kevin Johnston returns to court | DrumhellerMail
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Kevin Johnston returns to court


Controversial former Calgary City Council candidate Kevin Johnston was back in court in Drumheller on Friday, April 28.
The charges Johnston is facing in Drumheller court stem from an April 2021 incident in Delburne. Three Hills RCMP were informed of a protest in Delburne on April 7, 2021 against COVID-19 protocols. It was discovered Johnston was in attendance, but had left before officers arrived.
He is facing criminal charges of forcible entry, causing a disturbance, and mischief. He is also facing three counts under the Petty Trespassing Act and a single violation of the Alberta Public Health Act. Charges were sworn in July 2021 from this incident.
Johnston appeared in person with duty counsel. He asked that a referral letter be prepared for him to get Legal Aid to fight his charges. On previous appearances, Lawyer Ian McCuaig, of McCuaig Law in Ontario, appeared on behalf of Johnston.
He is scheduled to return to court in Drumheller on Friday, May 26 in order for him to apply for Legal Aid and to attain counsel.
Earlier this month Johnston was ordered to pay $650,000 to AHS Public Health Inspector Sarah Nunn after a Judgement in Court of King’s Bench by the Honourable Justice Colin C.J. Feasby. The decision found the plaintiffs were harassed and defamed by Mr. Johnston.
He is also restricted from coming within 50 metres of hospitals and AHS clinics, and 25 metres from the entrances of all AHS facilities.

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