Chrystia Freeland is a Member of Canadian Parliament for Toronto Centre. She was born in Peace River, Alberta, and studied at Harvard and Oxford Universities. She began her journalism career as a Ukraine-based stringer for the Financial Times, Washington Post, and The Economist. Freeland went on to wear many hats at the Financial Times, including UK news editor, editor of FT.com and managing editor. In 2010, Freeland joined Canadian-owned Thomson Reuters as editor-at-large. She is the author of two books, including Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of everyone Else (2012). She is married and the proud mother of three children.