COVID FREEDOM HEROES – Chris Scott, Whistle Stop Cafe owner

Chris Scott, owner of the Whistle Stop Cafe, Mirror, AB

COVID FREEDOM HEROES — a Western Standard seven-part series — recognizes individuals and groups from the legal, law enforcement and medical establishments, along with everyday people who stood up for Canadians' rights and freedoms during the COVID-19 lockdowns and mandates.

The fourth installment of the series highlights the efforts of Whistle Stop Cafe owner Chris Scott, who was outspoken against the lockdowns early on and fought to keep his business in Mirror, AB alive. 

Whistle Stop Cafe overhead

Overhead of the Whistle Stop Cafe in Mirror, AB

Whistle Stop Cafe, Mirror, AB

Whistle Stop Cafe, Mirror, AB

Chris Scott

Chris Scott getting arrested

Chris Scott on the Whistle Stop Cafe rooftop

Chris Scott and others mocking Jason Kenney's Sky Palace dinner from the Whistle Stop Cafe rooftop

Chris Scott and Dr. Daniel Nagase

Whistle Stop Cafe owner Chris Scott and Dr. Daniel Nagase

Freedom Convoy

Semi trucks at the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa

Reporter (Alberta)

Melanie Risdon is an Alberta Reporter for the Western Standard and Alberta Report based in the Calgary Headquarters. She has over 20 years’ experience in media at Global News, Rogers and Corus.

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This whole thing was induced by a failure of "the experts" to apply common sense, prudence. Many of them knew better, failing to speaking out against narrative, even though society pays them fat, taxpayer-funded paycheques to do all of the above. Many of my classmates went to uni because of the easy paycheques, but learned no lessons about professional responsibility to society. Chris Scott showed us all how it's done, and it's about time we started appreciating his masculine courage to stand up for what he believed in, come fire or high water. Alberta will remain strong and free, in spite of enemies both foreign and domestic. Thanks Chris for making sure of it, and thanks WS for telling his story!




This is why Alberta needs a real new start. What has happened must never happen like that again.Give smith a win on the first ballet and let those in the old regime join the NDP.

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