Foreign Affairs Minister Maxime Bernier can't seem to catch a break in this bilingual nation of ours.
Although his English language skills have improved noticeably since he was first elected in 2006, he still struggles with the language when having to speak off script.
Now, the Bloc Quebecois is accusing him of practicing too much and turning his back on the language of Moliere in favour of Shakespeare's.
Bernier was recently invited to an event hosted by an Arab-Canadian organization where he reportedly delivered his entire speech in English.
In question period in the House of Commons, the Bloc demanded that Bernier apologize for not using his own language.
Bernier refused and explained (in French) that the Bloc is making a mountain out of a mole hill.
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