Maxime Bernier invited to participate in official commission debates
The official Leaders' Debates Commission has decided to invite Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada, to participate in the English and French debates that will be televised next month.
have satisfied me that you intend to field candidates in 90 per cent of
ridings and, based on recent political context, public opinion polls and
previous general election results, I consider that more than one candidate of
your party has a legitimate chance to be elected," David Johnston, the
former governor general who leads the commission, wrote to Bernier on Monday.