And her success or failure could determine the fate of this minority government.
Chrystia Freeland, pictured with her son, Ivan, at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Nov. 20, 2019, before being sworn in Canada's new intergovernmental affairs minister and deputy prime minister. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland may have just bitten off more than she can chew.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'