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Strengthening pollution pricing in country

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Ottawa – Putting a price on pollution remains the most effective way to fight climate change while making life more affordable for Canadians. Not only does pollution pricing ensure it is no longer free to pollute anywhere in Canada, for eight out of ten Canadians who receive Climate Action Incentive payments, the federal pollution pricing system actually puts more money …

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Deputy Prime Minister unveils 2022 Fall Economic Update

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Ottawa – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister unveiled the 2022 Fall Economic update. She said: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. For the past several months, I have been travelling across Canada—to more than two dozen cities and towns—to meet with Canadian workers and Canadian businesses. I visited an auto parts manufacturer in Etobicoke, a potash mine …

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Legislation to double GST Credit for 6 months receives Royal Assent 

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Payments to eligible Canadians starting in early November Ottawa – Bill C-30, the Cost of Living Relief Act, No. 1 (Targeted Tax Relief), received Royal Assent, doubling the Goods and Services Tax Credit for six months to help make life more affordable for millions of Canadians. Eligible Canadians—who already receive the GST Credit—will automatically receive their payments starting in early November. This means that …

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Deputy PM to attend G7, G20, IMF, World Bank Meetings

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Ottawa – Next week, from October 11 to 14, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, will attend the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG), in Washington, D.C. These meetings are taking place at a time when people in Canada and around the world are facing global inflation and …

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Rebuilding after Hurricane Fiona

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Dartmouth – Atlantic Canadians and Quebecers are resilient. In the wake of Hurricane Fiona’s devastation, thousands are rebuilding their homes and communities, and businesses of all sizes are getting back on their feet. The Government of Canada will continue to respond to the immediate needs of people impacted by the storm and support the long-term recovery of impacted regions and …

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Freeland speaks on Bill C-30

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Ottawa – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, spoke at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding Bill C-30. She said: “Mr Chair, it is my pleasure to appear before you and Members of the committee to discuss Bill C-30—the Cost of Living Relief Act—which would deliver targeted tax relief to the Canadians who need it …

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Supporting clean energy projects and good jobs in Alberta 

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Edmonton – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland was in Alberta. She announced clean energy projects and good jobs there. She said: “Thank you very much. It’s so inspiring for me to be with people who take such an obvious pride in the work they’re doing. And I just want to say that pride is infectious. I’m …

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Trudeau, others denounce harassment incident against Freeland

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for political leaders to take a united stance against threats of violence and intimidation on Sunday, days after his deputy was confronted in Alberta by a man who repeatedly yelled profanity at her and called her a traitor. A video circulating online over the weekend shows Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland arriving inside City …

Chrystia Freeland visits Communitech

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Kitchener – Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland visited  Communitech while in Kitchener. She discussed issues important to the city. Some area MPs also joined in. She also met with some tech leaders. She said that “strong partnership between cities and the federal government is key to building a stronger economy for generations to come.”

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Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland Visits Brampton Truckers

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Brampton – Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland visited KJS Transport in Brampton as part of a cross country tour to share how the government is making life more affordable for Canadians. The event organized by the Ontario Dump Truck Association (ODTA) featured a facility tour followed by remarks. The Minister was joined by local MPs Shafqat Ali, Ruby Sahota, Maninder Sidhu and Sonia Sidhu. …