Bernier Likely to be Shuffled

Published: Wednesday, 05/21/2008 12:00 am EDT

According to The Hill Times, the buzz around Ottawa is that Foreign Affairs Minister Maxime Bernier will be shuffled out of the key portfolio in the next Cabinet shakeup, perhaps in the summer or fall. Conservative insiders said the weight of his gaffes, the most recent of which was the controversy over his ex-girlfriend, are adding up. "The problem that Max has is that—this may not be the straw that breaks the camel's back—but there's getting to be a lot of straw on the camel," said one Conservative.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings