Bernier Expected To Run In Manitoba

Bernier To Run In Manitoba

WINNIPEG - The leader of the People's Party of Canada is expected to declare his candidacy in a Manitoba byelection.

A news release says Maxime Bernier, a former Conservative cabinet minister who quit to form the CCP in 2018, will make an announcement on Friday about the upcoming vote in the Portage-Lisgar riding.

The byelection was prompted in February when longtime Tory MP Candice Bergen stepped down.

Bernier railed against lockdowns and other restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic and was arrested in this province in 2021 for breaking public health orders.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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  • harvey

    Max ---there was a warrant for your arrest in Manitoba and you skipped to avoid the judge.   Are you still wanted by the courts here?

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