Chrystia Freeland

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Chrystia Freeland

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Freeland in 2018
10th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
Assumed office
November 20, 2019
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byAnne McLellan[a]
Minister of Finance
Assumed office
August 18, 2020
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byBill Morneau
Member of Parliament
for University—Rosedale
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byRiding established
Additional offices held
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
In office
November 20, 2019 – August 18, 2020
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byDominic LeBlanc
Succeeded byDominic LeBlanc
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
January 10, 2017 – November 20, 2019
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byStéphane Dion
Succeeded byFrançois-Philippe Champagne
Minister of International Trade
In office
November 4, 2015 – January 10, 2017
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byEd Fast
Succeeded byFrançois-Philippe Champagne
Member of Parliament
for Toronto Centre
In office
November 24, 2013 – October 19, 2015
Preceded byBob Rae
Succeeded byBill Morneau
Personal details
Born
Christina Alexandra Freeland

(1968-08-02) August 2, 1968 (age 53)[1]
Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Graham Bowley
Children3
RelativesGed Baldwin (great-uncle)[2]
ResidenceSummerhill,[3] Toronto, Ontario, Canada
EducationHarvard University (BA)
St Antony's College, Oxford (MSt)
AwardsRhodes Scholarship (1993)

Christina Alexandra "Chrystia" Freeland (born August 2, 1968 in Peace River, Alberta) is a Canadian politician of the Liberal Party of Canada. She has been the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada since 2019.

Freeland has been a member of parliament since 2013. From 2015 to 2017 she was also minister of trade and the minister of foreign affairs from 2017 to 2019.

Previously she was a freelance journalist. She has written several non-fiction books.[4]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. This position was vacant from February 6, 2006, until November 20, 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. Chrystia Freeland – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. Baldwin, Gerald William. "Gerald William Baldwin". Parlinfo. Parliament of Canada. Retrieved May 10, 2021.
  3. "Search For Contributions". Elections Canada. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  4. "The Honourable Chrystia Freeland". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Website.

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