Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, whose province has jailed multiple pastors and locked churches because of COVID-19, violated his own restrictions and guidelines 24 different ways during a dinner with members of his cabinet last week.
Kenney apologized Monday after stoking outrage and calls to resign after he was secretly photographed dining with Health Minister Tyler Shandro, Finance Minister Travis Toews, Government House Leader Jason Nixon, and several others on the outdoor terrace of the Federal Building in Edmonton on June 1, according to CTV News Edmonton.
While they send out the police to arrest pastors and seize church properties, they ignore the very rules they punish others for questioning.
— MP Derek Sloan (@DerekSloanCPC) June 6, 2021
Kenney, who at first claimed his dinner was “fully rule-compliant,” backtracked during a Monday news conference.
“For the past 16 months, I have tried hard to observe the public health rules,” he said. “I thought it’s