A prominent Canadian politician representing a party running in the country’s current federal election has spoken out in support of Bitcoin (BTC).
Maxime Bernier of the populist, right-wing People’s Party of Canada (PPC) tells his 156,100 Twitter followers he likes crypto because he’s dissatisfied with the current central banking system.
“Many people are asking if I support Bitcoin and cryptos. Of course, I do! I hate how central banks are destroying our money and economy. I’m more of an old-fashioned gold & silver fan, but cryptos are another new and innovative way to counter this that should be encouraged.”
Bernier is a former member of Parliament for the Conservative Party and has served as a minister in various positions. He left the Conservatives and launched the PPC in 2018.
Recent polls place the PPC in fifth place with 6.3% of the vote, behind the Bloc Québécois, the New Democratic Party, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Party, according to CBC News. The election is scheduled for this Monday, September 20th.
Bernier acknowledges that either Liberal Party or Conservative Party will win the election.
Canadians will elect a minority government on Monday, whether it’s headed by the LibCons or the ConLibs.
The only important question is: Will there be any real opposition to the authoritarian, big government consensus?
YOU NEED THE PPC’S VOICE IN OTTAWA
— Maxime Bernier (@MaximeBernier) September 17, 2021
Don't Miss a Beat – Subscribe to get crypto email alerts delivered directly to your inbox
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Telegram
Surf The Daily Hodl Mix
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed at The Daily Hodl are not investment advice. Investors should do their due diligence before making any high-risk investments in Bitcoin, cryptocurrency or digital assets. Please be advised that your transfers and trades are at your own risk, and any loses you may incur are your responsibility. The Daily Hodl does not recommend the buying or selling of any cryptocurrencies or digital assets, nor is The Daily Hodl an investment advisor. Please note that The Daily Hodl participates in affiliate marketing.
Featured Image: Shutterstock/IM_VISUALS
The post Canadian Prime Ministerial Contender Comes Out in Support of Bitcoin Days Prior to General Election appeared first on The Daily Hodl.