Johnston’s defence lawyer Ian McCuaig confirmed Wednesday that Johnston will serve his time over the course of 10 weekends, spending 7 p.m. on Friday to 6 a.m. on Monday in custody. He will start serving his time on Sept. 17.
Johnston was also slapped with a $20,000 fine for his role in illegal COVID-19-related gatherings.
Johnston has been charged with several offences related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including violating gathering limits at rallies — some of which were organized by him.
He was also charged and issued a restraining order after harassing and releasing private information of Alberta Health Services employees.