September 23, 2021

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Maxim Bernier was excluded from the discussions of the leaders

The People’s Party of Canada did not gather the required 4% support, and President Maxim Bernier was excluded from the debate, the Leaders’ Debate Committee noted on Saturday.


Florence Morin-Martell

Florence Morin-Martell
Press

In a statement, Commissioner David Johnston announced that the five parties would take part in the debates on September 8 and 9, respectively. They are the Black Quebecos, the New Democrats, the Conservative Party of Canada, the Liberal Party of Canada and the Green Party of Canada.

According to the ballots elected to determine the parties participating in the debates for 44e In the general election, the People’s Party of Canada, led by Maxim Bernier, received an average of 3.27% national support.

In order to be invited to discussions, the parties must meet one of the three criteria of the Commission. It is the party’s representative in parliament, with at least 4% of the vote in the last general election, and at least 4% of national support five days after the election.

The leaders’ discussions will take place first in French (September 8) and then in English (September 9) at the Canadian History Museum in Catino.

Mr. Bernier was not invited face to face, Which will be available on TVA and LCN on September 2.

With the Canadian Press

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