Tag: Maxime Bernier

Travel Mandate Hearing: Right to Leave Country Is ‘Inalienable,’ Says Lawyer

In court on Sept. 21, a lawyer from Quebec representing himself tried to fend off an attempt by the attorney general to declare moot his lawsuit against the travel vaccine mandate, saying Canadians have the “inalienable” right to leave the country. “I live with the daily worry to be again confined to Canada without being…


PPC Leader Bernier Considering Running in a Western Riding in the Next Federal Election

People’s Party founder and leader Maxime Bernier says he’s considering running in a Western riding for the next federal election. The resident of Saint-Georges, Quebec has run in his home riding of Beauce in every federal election since 2006. He won with more than 50 percent of the vote as a Conservative candidate in 2006,…


Poilievre, Bernier, and Sloan Join and Praise Veteran James Topp on Final Day of Cross-Country Trek

OTTAWA—Several politicians joined military veteran James Topp either for a short time or for the whole day as he was completing his cross-country trek in Ottawa on June 30. Topp walked from the Terry Fox Memorial in Vancouver to the National War Memorial in the nation’s capital to protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates. People’s Party of…


Poilievre Is Articulate and Fearless, but What Does He Stand For?

Commentary Pierre Poilievre entered the federal Conservative leadership race before it even started, and while the press are salivating over the horse race, the other nags are smelling the glue factory. But since there’s more to politics than just winning, let’s take a quick look at whether he should win, and why and how. If…


Maxime Bernier, Peoples’ Party of Canada Founder, Handily Holds on to Leadership

OTTAWA—Maxime Bernier has easily held on to the leadership of the party he founded. Almost 96 percent of votes cast in a leadership review were in favour of Bernier staying at the helm of the People’s Party of Canada. Voting started Nov. 12, wrapped up on Friday, and was only open to members with a…


How the PPC, Christian Heritage, Maverick, and Libertarian Parties Fared in the 2021 Election

As mail-in ballots continue to be counted for the Sept. 20 federal election, here are how some of Canada’s smaller parties have fared as of Sept. 22. People’s Party of Canada The PPC didn’t win any seats but garnered a total of 825,780 votes—an increase of its share of the national vote to 5 percent,…


PPC’s Bernier and Green’s Paul Lose in Their Home Ridings

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier and Green Party Leader Annamie Paul both lost in their ridings in the Sept. 20 election. As Bernier received around 10,000 votes, or 18.6 percent of total votes in his riding Quebec riding of Beauce, coming second after incumbent Conservative candidate Richard Lehoux, who won over 26,000 votes,…


PPC’s Bernier and Green Party’s Paul Lose in Their Home Ridings

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier and Green Party Leader Annamie Paul both lost in their ridings in the Sept. 20 federal election. Bernier received around 10,000 votes, or 18.6 percent of total votes in his riding Quebec riding of Beauce, coming second after incumbent Conservative candidate Richard Lehoux, who won over 26,000 votes,…


PPC’s Bernier and Green’s Paul Lose in Their Ridings

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier and Green Party Leader Annamie Paul both lost in their ridings in the Sept. 20 election. As Bernier received around 10,000 votes, or 18.6 percent of total votes in his riding Quebec riding of Beauce, coming second after incumbent Conservative candidate Richard Lehoux, who won over 26,000 votes,…


Where the Party Leaders Are on Election Day

As Canadians head to the polling stations on Sept. 20, here’s a look at where the main party leaders will be and what their plans are for election day. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau Trudeau will cast his ballot on the morning of Sept. 20 in his Montreal riding of Papineau, Que. The Liberals will kick…