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January 26, 2021

Erin O’Toole welcomes former PEI Liberal Minister of Health, Doug Currie, to Conservative team

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole welcomed a new candidate to his team today. Prince Edward Island’s former Liberal Minister of Health, Doug Currie, has been acclaimed as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Charlottetown for the next federal election. Currie served as MLA for District 11 Charlottetown-Parkdale...

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January 26, 2021

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Keystone XL

Ottawa, ON — The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, today released the following statement addressing reports that President-elect Joe Biden will cancel the Keystone XL pipeline extension:“If true, this move will devastate thousands of Canadian families who have already been badly hurt by the...

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January 26, 2021

January 20th Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole

Ottawa, ON — Today, the Conservative Caucus voted to remove Derek Sloan. The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, released the following statement:“I want all Canadians to feel welcome in the Conservative Party of Canada. “The focus of Canada’s Conservatives is getting as many people back...

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January 26, 2021

Conservatives condemn decision to grant travel exemption to family of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

WINNIPEG, MB – Raquel Dancho, Conservative Shadow Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement regarding the news that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s family received a special exemption to visit her in Canada while awaiting her extradition hearing:“The Liberals rolled out the red carpet and granted a...

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Rachael Harder

Meet The Candidate

As a dedicated listener and skilled advocate, Rachael has served as a strong voice for the Lethbridge riding since being elected in 2015.

As the Member of Parliament for Lethbridge, Rachael is committed to putting people first. Every year, she attends more than 200 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 is able to put a human face to government policies when she speaks in the House of Commons.

In August 2017 Rachael was appointed by the Leader of the Official Opposition, Andrew Scheer, to serve as the Shadow Minister for Status of Women. In this role, she holds Prime Minister Trudeau accountable for his actions, uses her voice to stand up for victims of violence, and advocates for the economic empowerment of women. Rachael formerly served as the Shadow Minister for Youth and Persons with Disabilities.

Rachael was elected by her colleagues to be on the Executive Committee for the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association and serves as a delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly in the Council of Europe where she represents Canada in discussions on human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

Before entering public life, Rachael earned a strong reputation for building community and empowering others. Working as a youth sociologist and leadership consultant, her work took her across Canada and gave her the opportunity to work with business and not-for-profit leaders, universities, colleges, and young world-changers.

Being raised on a small farm in southern Alberta instilled a strong work ethic and resourcefulness that is inherent in everything Rachael does.

Her entrepreneurial spirit, determination, and commitment to innovation were made evident at the age of 11 when Rachael started her own small business, raising dogs and running a... Read Bio