People's Party leader Maxime Bernier charged after anti-rules rallies in Manitoba
WINNIPEG — The leader of the People’s Party of Canada has been arrested in Manitoba after attending a rally against COVID-19 restrictions. RCMP say Maxime Bernier was charged with exceeding public gathering limits and violating Manitoba’s requirement to self-isolate upon entering the province. We apologize, but this video has failed to load.
tap here to see other videos from our team. Try refreshing your browser, or The arrest south of Winnipeg occurred before Bernier was to arrive at a protest in the city. MAD MAX MANITOBA TOUR Here is the updated itinerary for my Manitoba tour starting tomorrow. Hope to see you... Posted by Maxime Bernier on Thursday, June 10, 2021
Bernier is a former federal Conservative who served as a cabinet minister in Stephen Harper’s government. The People’s Party of Canada did not win any seats in Parliament in the 2019 election. RCMP say Bernier will be brought before a magistrate. “It is the duty of the RCMP to enforce the laws of Manitoba, and those include public health orders,” RCMP spokesperson Tara Seel wrote in an email Friday. …
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