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Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Andrew Scheer voterbasePro-choice, but ban after the first three months

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples


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Healthcare  ›  Prescription Drugs

Should prescription drugs be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only when a high cost threshold is exceeded

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only increase funding for personalized care instead of subsidizing pharmaceutical companies

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the federal government increase spending on healthcare?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and do not privatize any services

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should the federal government put a cap on university tuition rates?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only cap tuition to each student's first year rate

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Canada raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Party influenceNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Canada maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but scale back our current involvement

the Environment  ›  Local Environmental Guidelines

Should local governments follow environmental guidelines set by the United Nations?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and exceed the guidelines and be the world leader in environmental standards

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

Should the government enforce a “stay-at-home” order to combat the coronavirus?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare

Should healthcare be a provincial or federal responsibility?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseProvincial

Healthcare  ›  Dental Coverage

Should preventative dental care be covered under Canada’s universal healthcare plan?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only for children

the Environment  ›  Renewable Energy

Should the federal government subsidize the production and consumption of renewable energy sources?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Canada?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

the Environment  ›  Logging

Should Canada allow the logging of old growth forests?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Canada raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseLower

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Gender Identity

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseMore

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Keystone Pipeline

Should the government allow TransCanada to expropriate private property for the construction of the Keystone pipeline?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Quebec Sovereignty

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, sovereignty cannot solve Quebec's problems

the Economy  ›  Universal Child Care

Should the federal government subsidize universal child care?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only for low income families

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should the government enact a stricter immigration policy?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Northern Gateway Pipeline

Do you support the Northern Gateway pipeline project?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Native Funding

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, this would allow them to remove competition, create artificial scarcity, and increase prices

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, first offence should result in a mandatory rehabilitation program, further offences result in jailtime

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only for medical use

the Economy  ›  Free Trade

Should Canada pursue free trade deals with other countries?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only if strong protections for our national resources and workers are enacted with each trade deal

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Party’s support baseHurt

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, these types of donations just turn into bribes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Crime  ›  Parole Hearings

Should prisoners serving life sentences for first degree murder be eligible for a parole hearing after 15 years?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Commuter Rail

Should the federal government invest in urban, commuter rail infrastructure?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Pension Tax

Should the pensions of retired workers be taxed?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, pensions should be based on private, non-taxable accounts

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseMore

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, this is a violation of free speech

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

Should Canada continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Canada accept refugees from Syria?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Elections  ›  Prime Minister Term Limits

Should term limits be set for the role of Prime Minister?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and limited to two terms

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and ban all political donations and publicly fund elections

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Canada, have the right to vote?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Worker Strikes

Should government workers be allowed to strike?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Old Age Pensions

Should old age pensions be increased?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only for low income pensioners

Housing  ›  Non-Resident Real Tax

Should the government impose a 1% tax on real estate owned by non-residents?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Canada increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseDecrease

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

Domestic Policy  ›  National Daycare

Do you support a national daycare policy?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but only for low income families and single parents

Education  ›  Postsecondary Education

Should postsecondary education be a provincial or federal responsibility?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseProvincial

Housing  ›  Home Buyer Incentives

Should the government subsidize home buyers who make less than $120K per year?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Canada be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, unless they have committed a crime

Domestic Policy  ›  Energy Sector

In order to reduce energy costs, should the government nationalize or privatize the energy sector?

  Andrew Scheer voterbasePrivatize

Foreign Policy  ›  Bill C-51

Do you support Bill C-51, which expands local police and intelligence agencies’ authority to prevent terrorism?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizens

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Canadian flag?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Income Splitting

Do you support income splitting for families?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, income splitting provides tax fairness

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, and lower the cap to 50%

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Canada increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseDecrease

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Electoral Reform

Should Canada switch to a proportional representation voting system?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Canadian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Immigration  ›  Temporary Foreign Workers

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary foreign workers allowed into Canada?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

the Economy  ›  Employment Insurance

Should employment insurance be given to those who work seasonal jobs including tourism, fishery and farming?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, if they pay into it

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, not until we decrease our national debt

Domestic Policy  ›  Senate

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate?

  Party’s support baseElect

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved

the Economy  ›  Pension Premiums

Should the employee contribution rate for the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) be raised above its current 4.49% rate?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  CBC Funding

Should the government increase funding to the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseIncrease

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Long Form Census

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, but it should only be required every 5 years

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, classify it as a commodity

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Copyright

Should the government allow digital publishers to place locks on their content (MP3s, etc)?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseLet the free market, instead of the government, decide

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support independent schools?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, if the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

Domestic Policy  ›  CSA Funding

Should the government increase funding to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association)?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Transportation  ›  Commercial Drones

Should the government permit the use of drones for commercial purposes?

  Party’s support baseYes