About Chrystia Freeland:
Chrystia Freeland is a Canadian writer, journalist and politician. Freeland has served in various editorial positions with the Financial Times, The Globe and Mail and Thomson Reuters, where she was the managing director and editor for consumer news before she announced her resignation to run for the Liberal Party nomination in the by-election to replace Bob Rae as the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre. She won the Liberal nomination on September 15, 2013, and was elected to parliament in the November 25, 2013, by-election defeating Linda McQuaig of the New Democratic Party. Freeland is the Liberal Party of Canada's trade critic.