Andrew Scheer

Poilievre taps Scheer to serve in new leadership team ahead of Parliament’s return

Sep 13, 2022 | 10:56am

Pierre Poilievre is tapping one of his predecessors to serve as his chief lieutenant in the House of Commons, as the newly minted Conservative leader prepares his party for next week’s return of Parliament. Former party leader Andrew Scheer will serve as Opposition leader in the House of Commons, one of nine key appointments announced […]

Conservatives sweep Regina in 2021 federal election

Sep 21, 2021 | 12:21am

For the second straight year, Warren Steinley will represent the Regina-Lewvan riding for the Conservatives. Steinley says he’s glad to be back for another run as the Regina-Lewvan MP. “I’m happy that we had a great campaign, we worked hard (and) we reached out to as many people we could on the doorsteps,” Steinley said. […]

Scheer finds place in Conservatives’ new shadow cabinet

Sep 8, 2020 | 8:16am

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is naming his shadow cabinet, including his predecessor Andrew Scheer as the party’s infrastructure critic. O’Toole is keeping Ontario’s Pierre Poilievre as finance critic and promoting Alberta’s Michelle Rempel Garner to health critic and New Brunswick’s Rob Moore to justice critic. Critics are government ministers’ main questioners in the House of […]

Among protesters Regina Conservative M.P’s rally for Sir John A. Macdonald statue

Sep 3, 2020 | 10:34am

Regina’s Conservative M.Ps held a virtual rally in front of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in Victoria Park Thursday morning, with protesters also arriving to show their support for the tear down of the monument After recent calls for the statue’s removal because of Macdonald’s involvement of the residential school system, the Conservatives feel […]

Erin O’Toole elected new CPC Leader after lengthy delay

Aug 24, 2020 | 4:38am

Erin O’Toole has been elected the new leader of the federal Conservatives, Canada’s official opposition, replacing Andrew Scheer. O’Toole was chosen after running a campaign where he focused on keeping the party focused on it’s “true blue fundamentals.” The Ontario M.P won by a margin of more than 4,700 points. Join us in congratulating our […]

Andrew Scheer likely marking last day in House of Commons as Opposition leader

Aug 12, 2020 | 10:50am

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is expected to mark a political milestone today: his final time rising in the House of Commons as leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition. Today’s Commons sitting is one of two scheduled for August, but the second comes after party members will elect Scheer’s replacement, bringing an end to the long […]

Scheer calls on Trudeau to resign over WE deal

Jul 24, 2020 | 11:47am

Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should resign over his role in the controversy involving the WE organization. Scheer has previously called for Finance Minister Bill Morneau to be fired for trips he and members of his family took in 2017, part of which were paid for by WE Charity. “In […]

Scheer says full powers of Parliament must be reinstated

May 19, 2020 | 11:23am

Opposition leader Andrew Scheer said Tuesday that more powers of Parliament must be restored to properly scrutinize the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The existing thrice-weekly meetings of a special COVID-19 committee and the smattering of other committees still in session aren’t enough, Scheer said. Among other things, the current setup doesn’t allow MPs […]

House of Commons resumes with uncertainty over what MPs can do during COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 20, 2020 | 10:32am

OTTAWA — A small group of MPs have taken their seats in the House of Commons after the four main parties failed to reach consensus over how Parliament can and should function during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Liberals, NDP and Bloc Quebecois had agreed the House of Commons could convene for a weekly in-person sitting, […]