Andrew Scheer Speaker of the House

Motion Against Mulcair Went Too Far: Speaker

CBC | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada Politics

In a rare move, House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer has effectively declared the motion that triggered last month's unprecedented committee ap...

Speaker Protecting Conservatives?

CBC | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Politics

Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer is in the hot seat over his decision to withhold letters sent to him two weeks ago about two Conservative MPs who have r...

Speaker To Rule On Rebel MP's Muzzling Complaint

CBC | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Politics

House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer will rule Tuesday afternoon on the Conservative Mark Warawa's complaint that parties are going too far in muzzl...

Hot Seat

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It's not easy being Andrew Scheer these days.The 33-year-old Speaker of the House of Commons is now getting pressure from all corners as he c...

Should The Speaker Of The House Get More Power?

CBC | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada Politics

Two former Liberal MPs and a former law clerk of the House of Commons, weary of what they see as a dysfunctional House of Commons, are working on a pr...

A Statement on Decorum From the Speaker of the House

Andrew Scheer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Andrew Scheer

In recent months, for a variety of reasons, the atmosphere in the Chamber has been difficult. Lately, it appears that all sides have, at different times, strayed quite far from the flexibility, accommodation and balance that ideally ought to exist in this place. Our electors expect all Members to make greater efforts to curb disorder and unruly behaviour.