I was born and raised in Montreal, the youngest of 5 children in a family of lawyers. I am a husband. A father. And a patriot. I never thought I would find myself running for political office. But I never thought I would find myself in a Canada where the government would lock people in their homes, shut down their businesses, force children to wear facemasks, prohibit international and interprovincial travel, and even forcibly detain Canadians in government facilities without any due process. I never thought I would see a Canada in which our most fundamental civil and human rights are treated as mere privileges that can be capriciously shredded by mere government edict. Yet that is exactly what Canada has become. Under its current leadership, Canada has simply become unrecognizably un-Canadian. And I am going to do everything I can to make our great country glorious and free once more.