Jim Flaherty was welcomed into the exclusive club of Group of Seven finance ministers eight years ago at Moscow’s landmark Hotel National with an inside joke.
Stored somewhere in Jim Flaherty’s garage at his home near Toronto is a waffle costume his campaign used as a prop during its losing bid for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives in 2002.
Jim Flaherty, one of the longest- serving finance ministers in Canadian history, died today less than a month after resigning from his post. He was 64.
Canada will emphasize tax reductions for families ahead of both lowering its debt burden and boosting spending, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said.
Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s criticism of U.S. monetary policy, which he ramped up last week in Washington, may be putting him at odds with the Bank of Canada and the Group of 20.
"I'm not a philosopher."
- Jim Flaherty on Apr 10, 2014