Advertisement

Chrystia Freeland fined for speeding in Alberta: ‘I won’t do it again’

Click to play video: 'Freeland says ‘I won’t do it again’ after receiving speeding ticket in Alberta'
Freeland says ‘I won’t do it again’ after receiving speeding ticket in Alberta
WATCH: Freeland says ‘I won’t do it again’ after receiving speeding ticket in Alberta – Aug 23, 2023

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday she was fined for speeding while driving in Alberta.

“I did get a speeding ticket driving between Grande Prairie and Peace River. I was driving too fast and I won’t do it again,” Freeland told reporters while in Prince Edward Island for the cabinet retreat.

According to a government official speaking on background, the deputy prime minister was pulled over for driving 132 kilometres-per-hour in a rental car.

Breaking news from Canada and around the world sent to your email, as it happens.

Global News inquired about whether it was Freeland’s first speeding ticket, but her office did not reply by publication.

The speed limit in Alberta is 110 km/h on a few major divided highways and 100 on most others.

She was fined $273, which she paid in full.

Story continues below advertisement
Click to play video: 'Speed camera on Toronto street not slowing people down, resident advocacy group complains'
Speed camera on Toronto street not slowing people down, resident advocacy group complains

 

Sponsored content

AdChoices