Mid-Term Report Cards Show Ministers Lacking Concrete Results

As the new Parliamentary session starts, Embassy takes a hard look at the six international-focused ministers and writes them report cards of sorts, charting their strengths, weaknesses, and areas they can improve on in 2008.

Published: Wednesday, 01/23/2008 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 12/18/2012 5:06 pm EST

Name: Maxime Bernier
Portfolio: Minister of Foreign Affairs
Appointed: Aug. 14, 2007
Key job: Selling the Afghan mission to Quebecers while their soldiers are in the line of fire.
Worst move: Not selling the Afghan mission to Quebecers while their soldiers are in the line of fire.
The buzz: "He's out of his league."
Grade: C-

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