Reports of Maxime Bernier's changed mind were greatly exaggerated - Macleans.ca

Reports of Maxime Bernier’s changed mind were greatly exaggerated

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The maverick from Beauce reassures everyone that he has not wavered in his maverickness.

As I have said and written several times over the past months, I believe that the private sector should be mainly responsible for this type of projects. Moreover, at a time when we have a big budget deficit to eliminate, financing sporting infrastructure should not be a priority. Providing funds to one project in Quebec City would also mean that the government has to fund other projects across the country to be fair to everyone, which would cost huge sums of money. I have not changed my position in any way on this issue.