August 08, 2016

MP Andrew Scheer on pipelines, carbon taxes, guns and “damaging consequences” of Trudeau’s policies

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to chat with Conservative MP for Regina-Qu’Appelle, Andrew Scheer.

Scheer was the Speaker of the House under Stephen Harper and is the current opposition house leader under interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose.

Scheer and I chatted about a few things that matter to both of our provinces: pipelines, carbon taxes and guns. Watch my video to see our conversation.

Scheer is an MP who understands the challenges of real Canadian families. In fact, unlike the Trudeaus, he and his wife have five kids and no legion of travelling nannies.

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commented 2016-08-10 01:52:15 -0400
All he has to do to change the whole “dynamic” is to give a few “ballsy” rather than “Mr. Nice Guy” speeches… If he can do that, then he is indeed off an running…
commented 2016-08-09 20:50:09 -0400
He did ok in interview but was lead by the hand by the person doing it. He didn’t know about the clips. He did not know before Harper we had the same setup we do now for pipelines and we got major pipelines through. Harper removed this and got 0 to tidewater. First pm to every fail
commented 2016-08-09 18:09:02 -0400
Oh I wanted to add the many possibilities of how we can play with his sir name. Like Scheer common sense, scheer honesty, scheer gentleman, get my drift.
commented 2016-08-09 18:06:09 -0400
Scheer: no rhetoric, no phoniness, sensible. Yep, a lamb for slaughter by CBC. However, he can handle their poison and others in MSM. He`s got my vote.
commented 2016-08-09 17:13:41 -0400
I really enjoyed this Sheila. Thank you – and

I also enjoyed the comments. I wish there were “like” buttons on here. Since there aren’t, everyone assume I gave all your comments a thumbs up for varying reasons.

Dan Mancuso, I often just skim your posts as they tend to be very wordy and I often find myself disagreeing with some of what you have to say, but today you made me laugh out loud. The absolute disconnect of the second email you received is hilarious. How does ‘You are a globalist and a fascist and beware the fate of former fascists’ get translated to ‘Yay! Glad to have you on our team. Join Here!’
commented 2016-08-09 15:20:58 -0400
It is a given the Communist Broadcast Corp along with the rest of the Liebrano loving MSM would demonize this man should he make the decision to run for Conservative Leader!
commented 2016-08-09 14:33:31 -0400
Andrew Scheer looks like very good potential leadership material to me.
commented 2016-08-09 14:05:29 -0400
Andrew Scheer is much, much more than merely the Anti-Trudeau…

About guns and Justin, I found this from the LPC on my Home page (FB)…

We will take action to get handguns and assault weapons off our streets.
Over the last decade, Stephen Harper has steadily weakened our gun laws in ways that make Canadians more vulnerable and communities more dangerous.
We will take pragmatic action to make it harder for criminals to get, and use, handguns and assault weapons. We will:
repeal changes made by Bill C-42 that allow restricted and prohibited weapons to be freely transported without a permit, and we will put decision-making about weapons restrictions back in the hands of police, not politicians;
provide $100 million each year to the provinces and territories to support guns and gangs police task forces to take illegal guns off our streets and reduce gang violence;
modify the membership of the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee to include knowledgeable law enforcement officers, public health advocates, representatives from women’s groups, and members of the legal community;
require enhanced background checks for anyone seeking to purchase a handgun or other restricted firearm;
require purchasers of firearms to show a license when they buy a gun, and require all sellers of firearms to confirm that the license is valid before completing the sale;
require firearms vendors to keep records of all firearms inventory and sales to assist police in investigating firearms trafficking and other gun crimes;
immediately implement the imported gun marking regulations that have been repeatedly delayed by Stephen Harper; and
as part of our investment in border infrastructure, invest in technologies to enhance our border guards’ ability to detect and halt illegal guns from the United States entering into Canada.
We will not create a new national long-gun registry to replace the one that has been dismantled.
We will ensure that Canada becomes a party to the international Arms Trade Treaty…"

I sent this response to their Contact Us link:

In regard to your:
“We will take action to get handguns and assault weapons off our streets.”
I say:
“This is what a Globalist looks like and this is what fascism looks like!
Use your rights or lose your rights!
This is why you can now be arrested by Justin’s jack-booted thug hirelings for questioning the covert fascistic/Globalist policies of the selfie PM!”
I also say heed this:
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
George Santayana
Dan Mancuso
Chilanko Forks, BC"

I received this response in my gmail, right away:

Thanks for writing to us – we appreciate the chance to hear from you.
We wanted to let you know we have received your email. A member of our team will read your message and respond as soon as possible.
In the meantime, please visit for answers to many frequently asked questions and information on all our policy announcements.
To donate, please visit:
To volunteer, sign up at:
To read about our policies, check out:
For immediate assistance between 9AM and 5PM EST Monday to Saturday, please dial 1 888 LIBERAL (1 888 542 3725).
Thanks again,
Liberal Party of Canada…"

I guess they haven’t read my response…because a while later, this one came to my gmail too:
“Liberal (logo)

Dan, I’m inviting you to join the Liberal movement.
At our recent Biennial Convention in Winnipeg we threw the doors of our party wide open when we adopted a new party constitution. Party membership fees are gone, and our policy process is about to become more flexible and interactive than ever before.
Right now, you have a chance to stand at the forefront of Canadian political history. With your help, we are going to build the most open, innovative and effective political movement that our country has ever seen.
Over the next three and a half years we are going to begin, spend, and end every day working hard for Canadians. I’m inviting you to follow this link and join with us by registering as a Liberal today.
As a registered Liberal you will be connected to our work through newsletters about important events, you will have the right to attend, speak and vote when Liberals meet in your riding, provincially or at national conventions. You will be able to shape Liberal policy. And you will have the chance to run for election, either as a candidate or for other Party positions.
And unlike our old party membership, there is no registration fee. All you have to do is say “I’m in!”
Join the movement ➜
Thank you for being part of this movement. Our work is only just beginning.
Justin’s signature
Justin Trudeau
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
© Copyright 2016 Liberal Party of Canada. All Rights Reserved. Authorized by the Federal Liberal Agency of Canada, registered agent for the Liberal Party of Canada…"

I guess they just don’t care who knows they are fascist gun-grabbers and Globalists…Canada will not make it to the next ‘election’…
commented 2016-08-09 12:58:14 -0400
I like this guy! I think he stands a great chance because he’s from the west, and he’s smart and articulate. All qualities that will ensure that the MSM, will attack him and his family using their favourite technique of character assassination.
commented 2016-08-09 10:43:20 -0400
Yes, a good lad from Saskatchewan. Salt of the earth. A splendid alternative to Baby Doc, who is better suited to being a performer in a circus…
commented 2016-08-09 10:38:55 -0400
Billy Howard I have absolutely no appetite for a minority leader right now, especially any of the women who are anywhere in view. The fact that Scheer is young, down to earth and has a young family, makes him relate-able enough to Canadians. The LGBTQ community is a much smaller group than is being made out and while I wouldn’t have a problem with a member of that group as a leader, it would have to be because they are leader material not because they are the minority flavour of the day. If they are gay or lesbian or whatever else exists these days, I don’t want to know about it. That’s not what they should be running on.

Who knows who else will jump in the race. If Wall did decide to, and he says he won’t, it would blow everyone else out of the water. We need a grown up that’s for sure, and absolutely no ‘liberal light’. Contrary to what the party as a whole seems to think right now if the convention was any indication, I think it would be political suicide.

No matter who it is, they will be trashed by the left, that is a given. Flaws or no flaws.
commented 2016-08-09 10:33:39 -0400
Best shirt ever. “Propane and propane accessories.”

I’d vote for Scheer. So far I’ve only seen Bernier and Leitch and both of them give me uneasy sensations for varying reasons. No such sensations with Scheer. We’ll see…
commented 2016-08-09 09:46:07 -0400
Each candidate for leadership of the Conservative Party needs to have a checklist of pros and cons (positives and negatives) as a possible leader. Mr. Scheer certainly appears to be quite capable. He is experienced in the House of Commons. He is articulate and has a good grasp of issues facing the Canadian public.

He is young; he is a family-man; he is a “westerner”; he has a good sense of humor; he can handle himself in both languages, etc. Those are the pros. However, there are cons that the media will attack him for.

As a Conservative, I do prefer him over the other candidates who have entered the race.
commented 2016-08-09 04:11:46 -0400
While I find him impressive, I believe the anti-Trudeau should be female and/or a minority/LGBTQ, otherwise, the Libs will attack the straight white male Con leader (Trudeau has LGBTQ aspects to him, is sexually ambiguous at best).
Taxes can be raised to slow down an overheated economy, and reduced when the economy is in a downturn. Trudeau is doing the exact opposite.
commented 2016-08-09 02:30:56 -0400
We need Andrew Scheer, we need him very badly for our conservatives vote. Make it happen so regressive, destructive trudoop can leave immediately and we never see him again, FOREVER.
commented 2016-08-09 02:27:46 -0400
Sheer is very articulate, smart, very well aproachable and one doesn’t speak garbage, left winged put down or any ers un er um er,etc. What a nice looking man who presents himself so well, just a true common sense of a guy. I’ll vote for him, right now, I wish. Wish that empty headed trudoop who is incapable of putting on a shirt would disappear like a toilet flush.
commented 2016-08-09 01:22:36 -0400
Well the media party should be attacking him pretty soon, cue the left wing BS.
commented 2016-08-08 23:51:20 -0400
I understand that part of Trump’s appeal as a ‘tough guy’ is that he is willing to stand up against political correctness, which I expect of MPs like Scheer and Trost.
commented 2016-08-08 23:33:02 -0400
Bill Elder-I agree, we need a Trump or Nigel Farage, (tough guys) to put the Liberals where they belong.
Talking Federally , I haven’t heard much from the NDP; with their new game plan (I forgot the name) they could get wiped out.
commented 2016-08-08 22:52:06 -0400
Scheer is a nice western family guy with common sense and empathy with average tax payers – and no saleability – Statesmanship is needed to turn the Canadian ship of state away from the iceberg we’re headed for – Scheer is just too nice a guy to give orders or command authority.
commented 2016-08-08 22:31:50 -0400
Like Scheer, MP Brad Trost from Saskatchewan is a man of integrity, and worthy of consideration as leader of the CPC. These are consistent principled individuals who don’t say one thing, get elected and then say the opposite, because they have ‘evolved’.
commented 2016-08-08 21:23:21 -0400
I am becoming more of a believer. Scheer took the non-partisan aspect of his role as speaker seriously. Now, based on the vignettes I have seen of his performance in the house, he takes his partisan role as a representative of his constituents seriously. In short, he has integrity.

Like other posters below, I do not have faith in the current declared candidates for the CPC leadership. I would prefer Wall, but Scheer is another great Saskatchewan citizen to choose.
commented 2016-08-08 21:04:09 -0400
Agreed Yvette Mozol. Chong and especially Leitch are way too liberal. Bernier may be ok, but right now might not be his time. People are too annoyed with Quebec at the moment to fully accept another French PM. He will have a hard row to hoe and can place at least part of the blame on that French lunatic we are dealing with now.
commented 2016-08-08 20:59:33 -0400
John Laundry I can tell you haven’t watched him in action.
I think he is quite capable.
commented 2016-08-08 20:04:02 -0400
A politician with a whole lot of common sense, very refreshing. Yes, I too would like to see him enter the race & frankly his chances would be excellent. As for the three who have thrown their hats in the ring, Chong, Bernier & Leitch, I am not impressed at all with them & Chong – Leitch are too liberal for me.
commented 2016-08-08 19:58:30 -0400
I must say, I can find nothing wrong with your statement and fully agree with you.
commented 2016-08-08 19:50:06 -0400
He seems too nice to face the challenges ahead, but he’s a hell of a lot better than what we have now!
commented 2016-08-08 19:00:54 -0400
I like this guy, a lot. Watching him take down Justin in question period is art in motion. Justin doesn’t hold a candle to him. Smart, articulate, knows his stuff, and he has a sense of humour. I’ll be watching him whether he enters the race or not, but I hope he does enter, I think he could have a darn good chance.