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  Bernier, Maxime
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NameMaxime Bernier
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Born January 18, 1963 (56 years)
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Nov 22, 2017 10:21pm
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InfoMaxime Bernier, PC, MP (born January 18, 1963) is Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs. A businessman and lawyer, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the January 2006 federal election to represent the riding of Beauce with 67% of the vote, the highest in a Quebec riding. The riding, one of Quebec's most distinctive, had previously been won by the Liberal Party.

His father, Gilles Bernier, represented the riding from 1984 to 1997.

As one of the few high-profile Conservative MPs from Québec, on 6 February 2006 Bernier was appointed to the position of federal Minister of Industry He was also the minister responsible for Statistics Canada, replacing the former minister, David Emerson. By virtue of being appointed as the Minister of Industry, Bernier also served as the Registrar General.

Bernier, who holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from UQAM and another in Law from the University of Ottawa, is a former vice president of the Montreal Economic Institute, a Quebec think-tank advocating smaller government. Because of this some party members regard him as belonging to the libertarian wing of the party.

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Aug 23, 2018 04:00pm Announcement Maxime Bernier quits to launch new party, criticizes ‘morally corrupt’ Conservatives  Article IndyGeorgia 
Aug 13, 2018 10:00am News Conservative MP Maxime Bernier criticizes Trudeau for promoting too much diversity  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jun 12, 2018 08:20pm News Scheer removes Bernier from Conservative shadow cabinet over supply-management critiques  Article IndyGeorgia 
May 26, 2008 07:00pm Scandal [Canadian] Foreign affairs minister [Maxime Bernier] resigns  Article Monsieur 
May 26, 2008 07:00pm Scandal Minister [Maxime Bernier]'s messy affair  Article Monsieur 

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  10/21/2019 CAN Prime Minister ???
  10/21/2019 QC Parliament - Beauce ???
  09/14/2018 QC Parliament - Beauce - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/23/2018 QC Parliament - Beauce - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/27/2017 Conservative Party Leader Lost 49.05% (-1.91%)
  10/19/2015 QC Parliament - Beauce Won 58.89% (+36.63%)
  05/18/2011 CAN Secretary of State (Small Business and Tourism) Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/02/2011 QC Parliament - Beauce Won 50.73% (+20.74%)
  10/14/2008 QC Parliament - Beauce Won 62.41% (+48.43%)
  08/14/2007 CAN Minister of Foreign Affairs Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/06/2006 CAN Minister of Industry Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/23/2006 QC Parliament - Beauce Won 67.02% (+47.06%)
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