Tory MP Rachael Harder Loses Bid For Status Of Women Committee Chair

The Liberal-dominated status of women committee has rejected an anti-abortion MP as its chair and instead has chosen to give the position to a Conservative who did not want the job.

On Tuesday, six Liberal MPs and a New Democrat voted against the Tories' pick for the role, Alberta MP Rachael Harder. Liberals walked out of the committee last week to protest Harder's nomination because of her views.

Instead, Tory MP Karen Vecchio was chosen for the position, traditionally filled by an...

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