Death of Jim Flaherty

December 30, 1949 - April 10, 2014
Toronto, Canada | Age 64

Longtime Canadian finance minister dies
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ROB GILLIES, The Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) — Just three weeks after stepping down, former longtime Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty, a fixture on the world financial stage, has died. He was 64.

Flaherty's family released a statement that said he died Thursday in Ottawa. Mike Harris, Ontario's former premier and a friend, said he suffered a massive heart attack.

Flaherty, who had the job since 2006, was the longest-serving finance minister among the Group...

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