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Andrew Scheer’s policies on domestic policy issues

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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

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

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

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Quebec Sovereignty

Should Quebec be granted sovereignty from the rest of Canada?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, sovereignty cannot solve Quebec's problems

Domestic Policy  ›  Native Funding

Should Canadian aboriginals receive more government funds?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo


Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

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

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

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Commuter Rail

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

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Worker Strikes

Should government workers be allowed to strike?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  National Daycare

Do you support a national daycare policy?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Energy Sector

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

  Andrew Scheer voterbasePrivatize

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Canadian flag?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Senate

Should the federal government elect or abolish the Senate?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseElect, Senators that are elected are less prone to corruption

Domestic Policy  ›  CBC Funding

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

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo, and eliminate funding

Domestic Policy  ›  Long Form Census

Should the government reinstate the long form mandatory census?

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseYes, the information is vital for economists, scientists, statisticians, and the government to accurately make important policy decisions

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

Domestic Policy  ›  CSA Funding

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

  Andrew Scheer voterbaseNo