Bernier’s European journey kicked off in 2003 with Moss FK, where he played 29 games in Norway’s second division. He then made the move to Tromsø IL in 2004, scoring one goal in 11 games in his debut season. The following year, he was named Tromsø IL’s Player of the Year after impressive performances in 24 games, including a notable UEFA Cup run. In 2006, Bernier continued to shine with one goal and two assists in 24 games. His impact extended into 2007, where he scored two goals and provided one assist in nine games in the Tippeligaen. Throughout his time in Norway, Bernier’s versatility and skill set made him a valuable asset on the field.