Andrew Scheer

Andrew Scheer
Canada
Canadian Politics
Conservative Party of Canada
News

How Andrew Scheer made an unlikely rise to the Conservative leadership — and then lost it two years later

OTTAWA — When Andrew Scheer entered the already-crowded Conservative leadership race in September 2016, few predicted he’d emerge triumphant. Scheer had made his career in Ottawa largely through the House of Commons Speaker’s office — a bastion for parliamentary procedure wonks, not partisan politics. He’d been a Conservative MP since the age of 25, but […]

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Andrew Scheer
Canada
Canadian Politics
Lisa Raitt
News

Lisa Raitt: Growing number of Conservatives think Andrew Scheer ‘wasn’t strong enough’

OTTAWA — Former Conservative MP Lisa Raitt, who has been a defender of federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer after his party failed to win last month’s election, acknowledged Wednesday that there is a growing consensus among the party’s members that Scheer “wasn’t strong enough” as a party leader. However, Raitt, who had said before that […]

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