Lethbridge Conservative Association

Rachael Thomas

Meet The Candidate

As a dedicated listener and tireless advocate, Rachael has served as a powerful voice for the Lethbridge riding since she was first elected as the Member of Parliament in 2015.

Rachael is committed to putting people first. Every year, she attends many events throughout the riding, tours dozens of local businesses and organizations, and meets one-on-one with hundreds of constituents. 

Empowered by the stories people share with her, Rachael puts a human face to government policies when she speaks in the House of Commons.

Rachael currently sits on the Heritage Committee, where she passionately defends the rights and freedoms of Canadians. From 2020-2021 Rachael served as the Shadow Minister for Digital Government. During her time in this role, she successfully fought against bill C-10, which was a government bill created to censor online content and threatened the freedom of speech guaranteed to Canadians by Section 2(b) of the Charter.

In 2019 Rachael was elected as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. In this position, she acted as an impartial mediator and led the committee through important discussions on the Prime Minister’s involvement in the WE Charity scandal. 

During the 42nd Parliament, Rachael served as the Shadow Minister for Status of Women. In this role, she held Prime Minister Trudeau accountable for his actions, used her voice to stand up for victims of violence, and advocated for the economic empowerment of women.

Recognizing the importance of giving young people a voice and empowering them to take leadership, Rachael has created a Youth Advisory Board where young people are brought together monthly to share their views on federal legislation and current political matters. Every year she accepts a new cohort of people ages 16-24 to advise her on the issues that... Read Bio