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Condolence book, website filled with tributes to Jim Flaherty

Jeff Lacroix-Wilson

Ottawa Citizen

OTTAWA – Two black binders rested on a table in front of a framed picture of Jim Flaherty in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill Monday, bearing countless signatures from friends, co-workers, ordinary citizens and even tourists who had come across the sombre display. 731 more words


Flaherty appeared 'in fine form' night before his death, says MP who tried to help him

By Meghan Hurley

Ottawa Citizen

OTTAWA — The federal politician who desperately tried to resuscitate Jim Flaherty said he seemed in “fine form” at dinner the night before he died. 609 more words


'An honour to serve': The life of Gentleman Jim Flaherty

By Robert Sibley

Ottawa Citizen

“It has been an honour to serve Canada. Thank you for the opportunity.”

As well as anything, the pithy 55-character farewell Tweet Jim Flaherty posted moments before he walked out the door of his office for the last time sums up the man’s political ideals and commitment to public service. 1,467 more words


Business leaders laud Jim Flaherty's 'leading voice' on the economy

The Canadian Press

TORONTO — Former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty was remembered by the business community on Thursday for his steady hand and determined leadership in Canada and on the world stage through the 2008-09 financial crisis. 312 more words


Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the death of Jim Flaherty

Here is the English text of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s statement on the death of Jim Flaherty:

Dear friends, today is a very sad day for me, for our government and for all of our country. 227 more words


What they're saying about Jim Flaherty

OTTAWA – Former finance minister Jim Flaherty died Thursday. Here is a sampling of the reaction to his death:

“We appreciate that he was so well supported in his public life by Canadians from coast to coast to coast and by his international colleagues.” 425 more words


O's well on their way to 162-0

Monday was a great day here in Bawlmer. With the excitement swirling around this year’s O’s team, hopes are high going into the season and things got off to a great start as the birds beat the Red Sox, 2-1. 250 more words