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Canada Three arrested in protest outside Hamilton event featuring Maxime Bernier

18:45  23 october  2019
18:45  23 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Bernier surprised by Bloc's popularity, says People's party more nationalistic

  Bernier surprised by Bloc's popularity, says People's party more nationalistic QUEBEC — People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier says he's a bit surprised by the popularity of the Bloc Quebecois and its leader, Yves-Francois Blanchet. Bernier told reporters Friday if Quebecers knew more about his party, they might be less inclined to vote Bloc. The PPC leader said his policies are as nationalistic, if not more, than those of Blanchet. Bernier said a PPC government would reduce immigration and ensure Quebec gets to choose which newcomers it would accept.

Four people — from opposing protests — were arrested outside an event featuring Maxime Bernier in Hamilton on Sunday. Protesters attempting to prevent people from entering an event for People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier block the path of an elderly woman, yelling at her and her companion.

Antifa protesters scream at & block elderly couple outside an event featuring conservative politician @MaximeBernier & @RubinReport. Further violence broke out , leading to two arrests . Antifa activists showed up outside Mohawk College to protest against politician Maxime Bernier , who was

People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier speaks at an event in Hamilton, Ont., on Sunday, September 29, 2019. © THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier speaks at an event in Hamilton, Ont., on Sunday, September 29, 2019.

HAMILTON — Three people have been charged in connection with a protest outside an event featuring People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier in Hamilton last month.

One of the people charged is a man whose family was forced to close their Toronto restaurant after they said they received death threats over his participation in the rally.

The popular Syrian restaurant, Soufi's, reopened days later but is temporarily under different management while the family takes a break from the business.

Bernier files complaint to elections watchdog over 'secret' campaign to smear his party

  Bernier files complaint to elections watchdog over 'secret' campaign to smear his party People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier has filed a complaint to the Commissioner of Canada Elections to get to the bottom of what he called a "secret" professional bid to smear against him.During a news conference Saturday, Bernier said the party will retain legal advice and will use all tools at its disposal to get answers on the Conservative Party of Canada's potential role in that campaign. He also wants answers on who was behind the entry of a Rhinoceros Party candidate in his Beauce, Que., riding who has the same name as him.

A protest outside an event by People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier took a violent turn this evening as demonstrators clashed with supporters and those attending. A fight broke out near the entrance of a hall at Hamilton ’s Mohawk College before the talk was set to begin, and at least two

The federal Conservative caucus is planning a Thursday afternoon meeting to get fellow MP Maxime Bernier fully onside after his latest round of comments that spurred national debate and made him appear to be going rogue.

Hamilton police say about 100 protesters were outside the building at Mohawk College on Sept. 29 as people entered the venue. No injuries were reported.

The event became a lightning rod for criticism when video footage surfaced showing masked protesters blocking an elderly woman with a walker from entering.

They say four people were arrested and released unconditionally that night. One man was arrested on Tuesday and two more turned themselves in today.

Alaa Al Soufi, a 27-year-old from Toronto, is charged with two counts of intimidation, two of disguise with intent and one of causing a disturbance.

Thirty-three-year-old Kevin Metcalfe of Toronto is charged with obstructing police and Maximiliano Herrera, a 30-year-old from Toronto, is charged with intimidation and assault.

  

People’s Party may have cost the Tories 6 ridings on election night .
Maxime Bernier's People's Party may have cost the Conservatives at least five seats, giving the Liberals a stronger minority than they would otherwise have had, election results suggest.Polling before the election showed the Conservatives were the second choice of about half of PPC voters, according to polling done by Ipsos, implying about one PPC voters in two would have voted Conservative if the party hadn't existed.

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