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People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier, left, and political pundit Warren Kinsella. PHOTO BY POSTMEDIA/FILES

Maxime Bernier loses defamation lawsuit against columnist Warren Kinsella

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In 2018 Maxine Bernier founded the People’s Party of Canada. The PPC with Bernier as its leader ran in the 2019 federal election, winning not a single seat. Maxine was not happy about our client, Warren Kinsella’s commentary about him and his party during the election. He singled out Warren’s commentary as the reason he lost his own riding and brought a defamation action seeking $325,000 in damages. Shillers, LLP successfully brought a SLAPP motion and had Bernier’s action dismissed with costs.

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