Liberal cabinet minister shares video of Scheer touting no-longer-held policy - 2019-09-03
A Liberal cabinet minister on Tuesday shared a two-and-a-half-year-old video of Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer touting a policy for a tax credit for parents who send their children to private schools, which the party has since dropped from its platform.
The clip shared on Twitter by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains is dated as being from March 2, 2017, when Scheer was a candidate in the Conservative Party leadership race.
"A lot of people home-school. A lot of people put their kids, their children in independent schools. So I've brought forward a policy to help parents with that choice, and it's the Choice In Education Tax Credit, where up to $4,000 for independent school tuition would be eligible for a tax receipt and $1,000 per child who are home-schooled," Scheer says of the proposal in the video.