Fact Checks

Liberals Move Forward to Stop Conservative Cuts

Liberals Move Forward to Stop Conservative Cuts

Toronto, ON – Today, Liberal campaigns across B.C., Alberta, Quebec, and Ontario are greeting commuters to protest Andrew Scheer’s plan to make $53 billion in cuts, including $18 billion in deep cuts to infrastructure projects. “On October 21, Canadians have... more

Liberals will support Toronto’s public transit priorities

Liberals will support Toronto’s public transit priorities

Conservatives cannot fund City of Toronto’s transit priorities with their $18 billion infrastructure cuts TORONTO, ON – As part of our commitment to public transit, a re-elected Liberal government is announcing it will support Toronto’s public transit priorities. “Liberals support... more

The Conservatives Urged NAFTA Capitulation

The Conservatives Urged NAFTA Capitulation

Toronto, ON – Andrew Scheer misled again today on NAFTA, saying in Essex “it is quite clear that Justin Trudeau did cave to Donald Trump and he has the audacity to say that others were calling for him to cave.”... more

Andrew Scheer’s ‘100 days’ of deep cuts

Andrew Scheer’s ‘100 days’ of deep cuts

Winnipeg, MB – Andrew Scheer is in Winnipeg today talking about his ‘first 100 days in office,’ – but Conservatives have already announced their plan for billions in deep cuts. “Canadians know too well the devastating impact of Conservative cuts.... more

Conservatives Cuts Will Cancel SkyTrain Extensions

Conservatives Cuts Will Cancel SkyTrain Extensions

Vancouver, BC – Andrew Scheer’s plan to make $18 billion in deep cuts to infrastructure would mean cancelling SkyTrain extensions across the Lower Mainland. “The Conservative cuts platform has no money for the SkyTrain extensions. While our communities continue to... more

FACT CHECK: Providing Clean Water to First Nations

FACT CHECK: Providing Clean Water to First Nations

Too many Indigenous people don’t have access to clean water. Stephen Harper ignored this problem for ten years, but our Liberal government is actually taking action to address this situation. As of last month, 87 long term drinking water advisories... more

FACT CHECK: Scheer won’t stand up to big oil

FACT CHECK: Scheer won’t stand up to big oil

Andrew Scheer plans to gut environmental protections to benefit his big business friends. It’s not the first time Canadians were put at risk by weaker environmental protections by a Conservative government. Here’s what happened: In 2012, Stephen Harper introduced Bill... more

FACT CHECK: Liberals stood up for Canadian energy workers

FACT CHECK: Liberals stood up for Canadian energy workers

For 10 years, Stephen Harper tried building pipelines to new markets and failed. He failed because he did not understand that major projects can only move forward if we work with indigenous peoples and protect the environment. The Conservatives still... more

Liberals Expose Andrew Scheer’s Planned Debate Stunt

Liberals Expose Andrew Scheer’s Planned Debate Stunt

Ottawa, ON – Andrew Scheer has spent the 2019 campaign copying the American right-wing playbook, spreading false information to scare and mislead voters. They released an ad about pollution pricing that environmentalists called “highly deceptive,” spread a conspiracy about a... more

Andrew Scheer Promises American-style gun laws for Canada

Andrew Scheer Promises American-style gun laws for Canada

Toronto, ON – While Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are strengthening gun laws, Andrew Scheer wants to bring American-style gun laws to Canada. “While Justin Trudeau has announced a new Liberal government will ban military-style assault weapons and make it harder for... more

Liberals Offset Emissions, Conservatives Don’t

Liberals Offset Emissions, Conservatives Don’t

Montréal, QC – Andrew Scheer is desperate to deflect from the fact that Conservatives have no plan for the environment. Scheer doesn’t believe there’s a problem. The Liberal campaign purchased carbon offsets for the Leader’s tour, the Conservatives on the... more

Andrew Scheer’s been caught faking his resume

Andrew Scheer’s been caught faking his resume

Today, following media reports that Andrew Scheer may have misrepresented his credentials in the insurance industry, Marco Mendicino, Liberal candidate for Eglinton-Lawrence, sent the following letter to the bodies that govern the sale of insurance products in the province of Saskatchewan. more

Andrew Scheer’s tax cut for the 1 percent

Andrew Scheer’s tax cut for the 1 percent

Our Liberal government cut taxes for Canadian small businesses – full stop. Today our economy is strong and growing, with record-low unemployment and more than a million new jobs created since 2015. more

Andrew Scheer wants to take Québec backward

Andrew Scheer wants to take Québec backward

Andrew Scheer is launching his campaign today in Trois-Rivières, but Québecers know that Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, just like those of Stephen Harper, do not share their priorities. more