Andrew Saxton

Andrew Saxton

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

AGE: 53

Former MP for North Vancouver, B.C. (2008-2015).

Former parliamentary secretary for Treasury Board, finance, and Western Economic Diversification.

First elected to Parliament in 2008.

POLICY SHOP

  • Favours “common-sense practical conservatism, where government is limited yet effective, where low taxes and sound public finances help create jobs and economic growth, and where equality-of-opportunity and support for Canadians in pursuit of their dreams are at the core of the government’s agenda.”
  • Balanced budget except for war, natural disaster, or recession
  • “Full participant” in coalition against ISIS
  • Opposed to federal price on carbon, wants harmonized regulations with the United States
  • More face-to-face interviews of potential immigrants
  • More youth apprenticeship opportunities
  • Promises open and fair local nominations, lowered membership fees

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