For bravely representing Canadian values on the world stage: As Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland has stickhandled through impossible negotiations to save NAFTA, fended off Russian attempts to smear her, and stood as a steadfast defender of human rights everywhere. Whether visiting a Rohingya refugee camp and shedding light on the atrocities occurring in Myanmar or never backing down from a critical tweet concerning women’s rights in Saudi Arabia — even in the face of retaliatory sanctions — Freeland has shown the world what it means to be Canadian.
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