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LAWTON: Even if you don’t like the PPC, Bernier should be in the debate

True North is not backing a party, but in order to cover the election fairly and honestly, we need to hear from all of the parties shaping the national discussion.

The first round of invitations from the state-sanctioned Leaders’ Debates Commission has been sent out to the Conservatives, the Liberals, the NDP, the Greens, and the Bloc Quebecois – but not to the People’s Party. True North’s Andrew Lawton says the decision to not invite Maxime Bernier shows a reversal of a previous interpretation of the rules, and amounts to a “sham” process with moving goalposts.

True North is not backing a party, but in order to cover the election fairly and honestly, we need to hear from all of the parties shaping the national discussion.

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