OTTAWA—At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House.
But as the former journalist was elevated to the post Tuesday, Jan. 10, by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a critical moment in global relations, even her Opposition critic across the parliamentary aisle couldn’t find a bad word to say.
Freeland, 48, was the marquee move in Trudeau’s nine-person, six-portfolio cabinet shuffle and—not because she’s in a gender-busting role.
Though she is the first Liberal woman …read more
Source: The Epoch Times