Jim Flaherty, Canada's former finance minister has died at 64. He resigned from Cabinet less than a month ago.
The minister was found with no vital signs, and CBC reported that a family member said he died of heart failure. The House of Commons has been suspended.
"I'm stunned and saddened by this news. A very decent, honourable man," tweeted NDP MP Nathan Cullen.
Read Karl Nerenberg's take on Jim Flaherty's political legacy.
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