Former Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier, addresses a Conservative Party debate in Toronto on April 26. He lost the leadership race to moderate Andrew Scheer and now plans to leave the party. Photo: Reuters

‘Mad Max’ Bernier exits Canada’s Conservatives, denouncing ‘extreme multiculturalism’ and vowing to set up new party

Hard-right former foreign minister Bernier said the Conservatives had become ‘intellectually and morally corrupt’, while party leader Andrew Scheer said his departure would only help Liberal PM Justin Trudeau

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Former Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier, addresses a Conservative Party debate in Toronto on April 26. He lost the leadership race to moderate Andrew Scheer and now plans to leave the party. Photo: Reuters
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