Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Photo: ReutersCanada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Justin Trudeau names Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s first woman finance minister amid ethics scandal

  • Predecessor Bill Morneau was embroiled in controversy over payments from WE Charity and had clashed with PM over how to reboot economy
  • Parliament suspended as Trudeau prepares Covid-19 recovery plan

Topic |   Canada
Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Photo: ReutersCanada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to reporters next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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