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British Columbia: Party Policy and Canadian Press

british columbia: While he has touted having several prominent people behind him, nobody has come forward publicly until now. ; Former Dragon's Den personality and merchant banker Michael Wekerle, well-known pot activist Marc Emery and former British Columbia Conservative MP Gurmant Grewal all tell The Canadian Press they are backing Bernier's adventure, according to National Observer. Wekerle says he's impressed by Bernier because he's very true to his word. Bernier, who spent much of the last year butting heads with Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer over party policy on supply management, announced last month he was leaving the Conservatives to start his own party. What he says is what he does is what he believes in. Wekerle said he believes Bernier has Canadian interests at heart and also called Bernier very Canadian. He's a politician yet he doesn't wade outside his core principles and for me, I thought that was very impressive, said Wekerle. ( As reported in the news.