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News Government Economy General
November 12, 2020  

Senators set to question Freeland on rent relief, business aid bill

C-9 would extend the federal wage subsidy until next summer, cancelling a previously planned reduction.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 6, 2020  

Freeland grilled over cost of pandemic aid, House fast-tracks rent relief bill

Finance minister refused to provide any new numbers about the size of this year’s deficit.

News Manufacturing General
November 3, 2020  

Bill introduced to provide businesses with direct access to rent relief

Would also extend the federal emergency wage subsidy until June 2021.

News Government Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Freeland says aid needed as central bank targets 2022 for recovery

Unprecedented amounts spent in record time to limit the economic damage wrought by COVID-19.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 24, 2020  

As Freeland takes finance job, crisis will dictate spending plans: experts

Talks about going green, equitable and inclusive growth; suggests the Liberals plan to double down on their existing approach.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 19, 2020  

Cabinet glass ceiling shattered as Freeland named finance minister

Solid reputation both inside and outside of cabinet, first in international trade, then foreign affairs.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
August 10, 2020  

Canada plans $3.6B in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar the costs of the planned 10% import tariff on Canadian raw aluminum that will apply starting Aug. 16

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 12, 2020  

Increased border traffic likely as Canada, US economies reopen: Freeland

Discussions about when and how to begin easing those restrictions between Canada, the US and provinces are ongoing.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

Canada-US ties get ‘constant gardening’ to protect supply lines: Freeland [UPDATED]

Ensuring vital trade lifelines that go in both directions remain unhindered.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

Canada ordering more medical supplies, boosting production at home: PM

More than 230 million surgical masks and 75 million N95 respirator masks ordered.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 31, 2020  

Large business, non profits, charities eligible for wage subsidy: Trudeau

Available to employers that can show their revenues have fallen by at least 30% due to COVID-19.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 27, 2020  

Deputy prime minister asks Opposition not to delay new NAFTA deal

Freeland’s letter an effort to build on common ground as Liberals deal with their minority government status.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 27, 2019  

Freeland in a divided Washington for new NAFTA talks with US and Mexico

Americans want to make sure those changes to Mexican labour standards have teeth.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 26, 2019  

Kenney, Freeland meet in Edmonton to find common ground

Alberta premier wants a firm guarantee on completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by a fixed date.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 20, 2019  

Slow economic growth bad for Canada’s foreign policy goals: experts

International ranking in a series of global surveys has continued to decline.