Jim Flaherty

Apr 10, 2014

Remembering former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

Karl Nerenberg
Jim Flaherty, Canada's former Finance Minister has died at 64. He resigned from Cabinet less than a month ago. In this post, Karl Nerenberg looks back at Jim Flaherty's political legacy.
Apr 10, 2014
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Jim Flaherty has died at 64

rabble staff
Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is dead at 64. Early reports are suggesting the cause was a heart attack.
Feb 19, 2014
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr

The economics and politics of income-splitting

Armine Yalnizyan
You could hear the sound of jaws dropping across the nation last week when Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, in response to a question from a journalist, cast doubt on the idea of income-splitting.
Feb 17, 2014
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr

We're splitsville on income-splitting… now what?

Erika Shaker
Well, that was awkward. I'm talking about that needle-scratching-across-a-record-heard-round-the-country moment when, post-budget, Jim Flaherty publicly voiced concerns about income-splitting.
Feb 11, 2014
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr

What to expect in Harper's budget today

Brent Patterson
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says that this year's budget won't show a surplus, but that the spring 2015 budget will, just in time for the October 2015 election.
Feb 10, 2014
Julian Fantino

A tone deaf government cuts off its own nose

Geoffrey Stevens
Julian Fantino's treatment of veterans, Jim Flaherty's rebuff of premiers' request to amend the CPP, show Conservative spitefulness even towards their own kind.


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