Prior to entering politics, Bernier held positions in the fields of law, finance and banking. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative in the election in the same riding his father, Gilles Bernier had represented from to Following the Conservatives' defeat in the election, he served as opposition critic for Innovation, Science and Economic Development in the shadow cabinets of Rona Ambrose and Andrew Scheer , until June 12, Fifteen months later, in August , Bernier resigned from the Conservative Party to create his own party, citing disagreements with Scheer's leadership. He lost his seat in the election to Conservative Richard Lehoux , ending all parliamentary representation of the Party. Bernier later ran in the by-election for York Centre in October , but lost the race to Ya'ara Saks , having only gained 3.
Images of Julie Couillard | Toronto Sun
Couillard wore the dress in when she accompanied her then-boyfriend, Tory MP Maxime Bernier, to Rideau Hall for his swearing-in ceremony as Canada's foreign affairs minister. It was purchased by Lucie Morin, a Montreal gynecologist whose husband is involved with epilepsy research. Couillard said the sale of the dress represented the end of a chapter in her life -- one she wasn't sad to see close. Nearly two years ago, the image of a beautiful, buxom woman walking arm-in-arm with a powerful politician captivated Canadians and was splashed on the front pages of newspapers around the world.
Julie Couillard—a photo album
It could be a romance novel or a movie thriller…. Well not quite. The Canadian news reported about the resignation of the foreign minister, Maxime Bernier right in photo. He was forced to resign for a security breach when he left classified documents about a NATO summit at the home of Ms. Julie Couillard left in photo whose links to the Hells Angels became public.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. They were left behind in an envelope by erstwhile federal cabinet heavyweight Maxime Bernier after a visit with Julie Couillard, a year-old Montrealer, one-time girlfriend of the now-disgraced foreign affairs minister. Maxime Bernier, which is why I wanted to return it," Couillard told the TVA network, detailing how she hired a lawyer to return the sensitive document over the weekend.