Speaker Profiles

Andrew Scheer

Andrew Scheer

Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

Leader of the Official Opposition

Andrew Scheer was elected the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada in May 2017 following the largest leadership election in Canadian political history.

Mr. Scheer was first elected Member of Parliament for Regina-Qu’Appelle in 2004 by defeating the then-longest serving member of the House of Commons.

He served Canadians as Speaker of the House of Commons for four years, and proudly holds the distinction of being the youngest Speaker in Canadian history. A dedicated champion for the people of Saskatchewan, Andrew was re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2011, and 2015.

Andrew studied History and Politics at the University of Ottawa and the University of Regina. He passed the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker program and began his working career in the insurance industry in Regina.

As a father of five, Andrew has been known all his life for being true to his conservative principles in politics and out.

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