Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has been fined for speeding. He was accused of driving at a speed of 132 kilometers per hour, which is more than the maximum speed limit, and was fined for this charge.
And Chrystia Freeland has faced this punishment in her own province. Although this Finance Minister of Canada does not own a car. Reuters reported this information in a report on Wednesday (August 23).
Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has been fined 273 Canadian dollars ($200) in her home province of Alberta for speeding, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, however, does not own a car. Finance Minister Freeland was caught driving 132 km/h (82 mph) between Grande Prairie and the city of Peace River and later fined, his spokeswoman Catherine Kaplinskas said.
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Chrystia Freeland later paid the fined amount in full, spokeswoman Catherine said.
However, Kaplinskas did not say when the incident happened or what the maximum speed limit was on the road. However, the maximum speed limit is 110 km per hour on the highways of the province of Alberta, Canada.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland represents a parliamentary seat in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, and is often pictured with her bike, according to Reuters.
“What still shocks my father is that I don’t actually own a car,” he told reporters last month.
He also said, ‘I walk, I take the subway. My kids walk and ride their bikes to get somewhere. It’s actually healthier for our family.’