Chrystia Freeland

Banker steps into the role of superhero

By Chrystia Freeland
April 23, 2013

In other ages, we have called on shamans or saints in times of crisis when the usual remedies have not worked.

The key to the meaning of Keystone XL

By Chrystia Freeland
February 1, 2013

Is oil like red meat or is it like tobacco? Your answer to that question determines how you feel about the North American boom in unconventional sources of fossil fuel, particularly the Canadian oil sands.

Finding a place in a rebalanced global economy

By Chrystia Freeland
March 14, 2011

Warning — unashamedly patriotic Canadian content to follow!!! If you are a member of the “Blame Canada” constituency, or if you share Michael Kinsley’s view that the world’s most boring headline is “Worthwhile Canadian Initiative,” then please read no further ….

Canadian FinMin tells Europe to follow U.S. example

By Chrystia Freeland
December 10, 2010

Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty stopped by the Reuters studio this morning to chat with Chrystia about the impact of Europe’s debt crisis on Canada. He said the situation in Europe “poses a danger” and that if it gets out of control, the crisis could lead to a repeat of what happened to the financial markets in 2008. He urged the Europeans to follow the course America took in 2008 and substantially increase the amount of capital in the stabilization fund: