Terry Beech Parliamentary Secretary

Investing in greener communities through transportation planning

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Burnaby – Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour; His Worship Mike Hurley, Mayor of the City of Burnaby; and His Worship Patrick Johnstone, Mayor of the City of New Westminster, announced $550,000 in federal and municipal funding for three active transportation projects on the eastern side …

Chrystia Freeland

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 …

2022 Fall Economic Update

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 …

Chrystia Freeland

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 …

Chrystia Freeland

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 …

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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Enhanced protections for bank customers

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Protections take effect June 30 as part of Canada’s new Financial Consumer Protection Framework  Ottawa – Starting June 30, Canadians will benefit from new and enhanced protections in their dealings with banks. The protections fulfil commitments made by the federal government in 2018 to introduce a new Financial Consumer Protection Framework (Framework) in the Bank Act. The Framework holds banks to …

Chrystia Freeland budget 2022

Legislation to grow Canadian economy receives Royal Assent

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Ottawa – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, welcomed the Royal Assent of Bill C-19, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022 and other measures. The passage of this legislation implements key measures from Budget 2022 that will grow our economy and make life more affordable for Canadians. …