Q&A: Andrew Scheer answers readers’ questions one-on-one in Winnipeg

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer was in Winnipeg Tuesday on the campaign trail. He sat down one-on-one with 680 CJOB’s Julie Buckingham to answer questions from listeners and readers.The federal election is on Oct. 21.The following interview has been edited for brevity and clarity.Julie: Mr. Scheer, welcome back to Winnipeg.Story continues below

Scheer: Thanks very much. It’s a pleasure to be here.Julie: It’s nice to have not a minus in front of the temperature here this time – you usually come here in the winter.Scheer: That has been the way it’s worked out, the last a little bit, although I was here the summer of 2017 and it was gorgeous. You have very similar summer and falls as Regina does, but always a pleasure to be here.Julie:  We always have to drop the R word when you’re here.Scheer: Well you guys beat us to the Banjo Bowl, so…Julie: As we usually do, as we usually do! And we can’t talk about who’s going to win the Grey Cup because we’re never going to agree on that.Scheer: I will lose votes the longer that conversation goes on.WATCH: Federal Election 2019: Andrew Scheer says he’s open to debate anyone