Bernier denies Oxford candidate disqualified for being gay, calls allegation ‘unfounded’
By Jesse CnockaertMay. 9, 2019
Jordan Kent, an autoworker from Drumbo, Ont., said he was green-lit to run as a nominee for Oxford County in Ontario on April 10, but a month later was informed that he could no longer compete for the nomination.
People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier says that his party has 'several candidates, EDA [electoral district association] execs and staff who are gay.'
The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
People’s Party Leader Maxime Bernier on Thursday denied a would-be candidate’s claim that he was disqualified from seeking the party’s nomination because he’s gay.
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