People's Party of Canada

(Lars Hagberg/CP)

The PPC got more than 800,000 votes, and that should worry all of us

Pam Palmater: The election result is yet another sign that Canada is becoming fertile ground for far-right groups
Maxime Bernier, Leader of the Peoples Party of Canada (PPC) speaks at a rally in Toronto on Thursday, September 16, 2021. (Chris Young/CP)

There’s no ignoring Maxime Bernier, the X-factor of this election

Election Image of the Day: Campaigning in hostile territory is no problem when you’re not expecting to win any seats

Federal leaders debate: Who is Max Bernier and why is he here?

His policies are controversial and his odds of winning a seat are slim. Here’s a look at the fringe candidate in the show and his platform
Maxime Bernier

Who’s down with Maxime Bernier’s PPC? No crazies.

Andrew MacDougall: Bernier is clearly casting about for votes on the right fringe of politics, and pledge or not, in that direction embarrassment lies
Maxime Bernier

What is Maxime Bernier and his People’s Party selling?

Is it going to be that government’s too big, Canadian values are besieged, or that elitist politicians are out-of-touch? No option looks promising.