Pastor James Coates of Edmonton’s GraceLife Church is set to be released in the next few days after Crown Prosecutors have agreed to withdraw all but one of his charges related to keeping his church open during the province’s COVID lockdown.
According to his legal representation at the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms,
The Justice Centre will defend Pastor Coates on one remaining charge of violating an Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health by challenging the lawfulness of the public health order that he is charged with violating.
The Pastor of Grace Life Church near Edmonton has been incarcerated in the Edmonton Remand Centre for a month, since February 16. It is expected that Pastor Coates could be released from jail as early as Friday, March 19.
More to come…