Andrew James Scheer is a Canadian politician who currently serves as the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and leader of the Official Opposition since 2017. Scheer has been the Member of Parliament for the riding of Regina—Qu'Appelle since 2004. Elected to the riding of Regina—Qu'Appelle at the age of 25, Scheer was re-elected in 2006, 2008, and 2011 before becoming the Speaker of the House of Commons at age 32, making him the youngest Speaker in the chamber's history. He held the speaker role for the entirety of the 41st Canadian Parliament. On 28 September 2016, Scheer announced his bid for the leadership of the Conservative Party, running under the slogan of "Real conservative. Real leader." Scheer has described himself as focused on economic development, fiscal restraint, and reducing inefficiencies in government.
|Born:||Andrew James Scheer, May 20, 1979, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
|Citizenship:||Canada, United States|
|Political party:||Reform (1998–2000), Alliance (2000–2003), Conservative (2003–present)|
|Other political affiliations:||Saskatchewan Party|
|Relatives:||Jon Ryan (brother-in-law)|
|Education:||University of Ottawa (BA), University of Regina|
|Governor General:||David Johnston, Julie Payette|
|Deputy:||Denis Lebel, Lisa Raitt, Leona Alleslev|
|Preceded by:||Rona Ambrose|
|Twitter:||Andrew Scheer's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Andrew Scheer's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Andrew Scheer's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Andrew Scheer's Youtube channel|
About Andrew Scheer
Canadian politician who became the Leader of the Official Opposition party in 2017.
He received his bachelor of arts from the University of Regina.
He entered the House of Commons in 2004 as a Conservative candidate.
His parents are Mary Gerarda Therese and James D. Scheer. He has eight siblings. He married Jill Ryan in 2003.
He was elected Leader of the Opposition under Justin Trudeau.
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