Principal at Earnscliffe Strategies
$500/hour for virtual Consulation
Daniel Bernier is a Principal at Earnscliffe Strategies and has over 25 years of experience serving a wide range of clients facing issues both at the provincial and federal levels of Canada’s government. His skills and experience extend from international trade to federal-provincial relations. For the past 10 years, Daniel has been working in public affairs in Ottawa and in Quebec, and he previously served as the executive director of the NAFTA Secretariat Commission for Labor Cooperation in Washington, DC. Daniel earlier served as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Environment Canada, as well as an executive assistant and as an advisor to the International Trade Critic, and an advisor to International Trade Minister John C. Crosbie after the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Mexico. As Chief of Staff to the Minister of Tourism for the province of Quebec, and the regional Minister of Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean, Daniel oversaw regional industrial development projects as well as files related to the Olympic installations, and played a key role in passing a bill that created the Ministry of Tourism. Daniel also served as Director-General of the Canadian Council for Professional Fish Harvesters, where he was involved in establishing a national and international network of associations from more than 30 countries.