Federal cabinet minister Maxime Bernier did not know his driver’s licence had been suspended when he was pulled over by police earlier this month, his office said Monday.
Former foreign affairs minister Maxime Bernier has largely stayed out of the national spotlight since resigning from his high-profile post in 2008 over a security breach involving sensitive government documents.
Julie Couillard, whose torrid love affair with a former foreign affairs minister and links to bikers triggered a political firestorm, has run afoul of Canada's lobbying rules.
Three years after a federal review found Maxime Bernier's carelessness with government documents tarnished Canada's "good reputation within NATO circles," the Quebec Tory MP is back in cabinet.
Conservative MP and former cabinet minister Maxime Bernier came under fire from opposition MPs Monday for his comments that Quebec doesn't need legislation to protect the French language.
Conservative MP Maxime Bernier has issued a lengthy statement explaining his opposition to Quebec's language laws, saying he won't be silenced by insults and mockery.