Maxime Bernier

BERNIER AND HIS INFAMOUS NEO-NAZI FRIEND

BERNIER AND HIS INFAMOUS NEO-NAZI FRIEND

Paul Fromm is perhaps the leading Canadian far Right leader. Fromm has decades of involvement with the Canadian organized hate movement, from the Edmund Burke Society to the Western Guard to the Heritage Front to a myriad number of white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups. The Southern Poverty Law Centre tells us this:

PPC defined by anti-immigrant stance

For a party allegedly trying to distance itself from accusations of xenophobia, if not outright racism, the People’s Party of Canada isn’t exactly covering itself with glory.

PPC Leader Maxime Bernier and numerous candidates have made no secret they want Canada to decrease immigration. And while discussions of immigration limits and border protection are legitimate political conversations, the PPC leader has also said he is against a policy of multiculturalism — a defining element of the Canadian identity.

Maxime Bernier’s alt-right problem

Note — February 12, 2019: This article is subject to legal complaint by Nicola Hanson.

Last Halloween, the hosts of a white nationalist podcast called The Ensign Hour discussed how to propel their ideology into the mainstream of Canadian politics. Although they pined for a “European homeland,” the co-hosts were all too aware of just how unappealing their movement remained to the political mainstream.

Bernier faces a challenge keeping racists out of his new party, says Stockwell Day

'That's where Mr. Bernier may be vulnerable'

CBC News · Posted: Sep 14, 2018 10:21 AM ET | Last Updated: September 14

Quebec MP Maxime Bernier unveiled the name of his new party, the People's Party of Canada, in Ottawa on Friday, saying he'll run a full slate of 338 candidates in the 2019 election. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

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Maxime Bernier has a base. Is it big enough to protect him?

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer hasn't said whether he'll boot Bernier from caucus. Can he afford to?

Maxime Bernier came within a few thousand votes of Andrew Scheer in the 2017 Conservative leadership race. But does he still represent a significant portion of the party? (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

Is Maxime Bernier too big to boot?