From 2008 to 2011, Bernier made his mark in Denmark, starting with a contract signing with FC Nordsjælland on June 25, 2008. During his time there, he showcased his skills, tallying assists and crucial goals, including a winning goal in the UEFA Cup second qualifying round against Queen of the South in 2008. He played over 90 games in all competitions for FC Nordsjælland, winning the Danish Cup in 2010 and 2011. Notably, he was voted Player of the Year in 2010 by the club’s supporters. His journey continued with Lyngby Boldklub, where he signed a one-year contract on August 24, 2011. Despite challenges, including a fracture in his fibula, Bernier’s impact persisted, earning him the team’s MVP title for the first half of the 2011/2012 season.