On August 5, 2023, independent, award-winning reporter, Trish Wood, had me on her show on TNT Radio to discuss my recent article about the Coutts Four. These are four men who were protesters at the Coutts blockade along the Alberta-Montana border. They were arrested on charges of “Mischief over $5,000” variously on the night of February 13, 2022 up until noon on February 14, 2022. But in the afternoon of February 14th, just prior to the invocation of the Emergencies Act, Chris Carbert, Chris Lysol, Anthony Olienkick, and Jerry Morin, were charged with “conspiracy to commit murder” of RCMP officers in Coutts. There were over 50 RCMP vehicles and over 100 RCMP officers on the scene. Poor odds for instigating a standoff against police. In any event, the four accused have been denied bail and held in custody for over 540 days. No trial date has been set, or anticipated until June 2024. This will be about 28 months after they were arrested.

The interview with Trish Wood was archived on August 6, 2023:

Here is Part 1 of my interview as a guest On The Fringe With Trish Wood: https://tntradiolive.podbean.com/e/ray-mcginnis-part-1-on-on-the-fringe-with-trish-wood-6-august-2023/

Here is Part 2 of my interview as a guest On The Fringe With Trish Wood: https://tntradiolive.podbean.com/e/ray-mcginnis-part-2-on-on-the-fringe-with-trish-wood-6-august-2023/

Ray McGinnis