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Chrystia Freeland

Canadian politician and writer

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Chrystia Freeland: Canadian politician and writer
Christina Alexandra Freeland, is a Canadian journalist and Liberal Party politician who is currently Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Minister of Finance, and is the first woman to hold the latter post. She previously served as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs from 2019 to 2020, Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2017 to 2019, and Minister of International Trade from 2015 to 2017.


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Chrystia Freeland named Canada's first female finance minister

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Canada's Trudeau to shuffle cabinet, foreign minister set for big new role

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet on Wednesday and insiders say he may well move Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland into a new job and ask her to prevent a national unity..
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Canada revokes consul position of supporter of Syria's Assad

Canada has revoked its approval of a diplomat in Montreal who is a supporter of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday.
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Canada accepts nomination of new China envoy as dispute rages

Canada has accepted the nomination of a new Chinese ambassador, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters on Thursday, describing the move as a step forward amid a major dispute between the two..
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Cuba asks Canada to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez urged Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela in their third meeting since May on the South American country's..
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Canada's Freeland to return to Cuba to discuss Venezuelan crisis

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday she would go to Cuba next week to speak with her counterpart there, Bruno Rodriguez, about ending the political and humanitarian crisis in..
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Canada looking closely at U.S. freeze of Venezuelan government assets

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday said Canada was examining the United States' move to freeze all Venezuelan government assets, but stopped short of saying whether Canada would take the..
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Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive in December..
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Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy

Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro..
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