Two Ukrainian women became part of the new Canadian government. Chrystia Freeland, MP of the Canadian Parliament and a member with the Liberal Party has been appointed Canadian International Trade Minister, while another ethnic Ukrainian Mary Ann Migichuk - the Labour Minister.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Both introduced two ministers in today’s announcement of a new 30-member government. Following the elections Liberals took most of the seats with the new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also being the leader of the Liberal Party.
Chrystia Freeland won in the district of Toronto. In time past a well-known journalist and writer, she worked in the Financial Times, The Washington Post and The Economist. As of March 24, 2014 she has been banned entry to Russia.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, congratulated the new members of the government and wished them good luck.
- I am proud that two Ukrainian women became part of the new Canadian government headed by Justin Trudeau. Chrystia Freeland chaired the International Trade Ministry of Canada, and Mary Ann Migichuk headed the Ministry of Labor and Human Resource Development. Wherever we are - we are always Ukrainians, President wrote in Facebook.