Jim Flaherty was Canada's federal Minister of Finance  from 2006 to 2014 and also a former provincial Minister of Finance for Ontario.

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A conversation with Jim Flaherty

POLICY OPTIONS: Mr. Flaherty, thanks for doing this. JIM FLAHERTY: A pleasure. PO: First of all, on the budget, the deficit, you seem to have made a strong case for your argument that it's cyclical and not …

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A conversation
with Jim Flaherty

POLICY OPTIONS: Mr. Flaherty, thank you for doing this. FINANCE MINISTER JIM FLAHERTY: My pleasure. PO: There seemed to be a bit of a mixed message in the budget. On the one hand, it was transformational; on …

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Canada: "Punching above our weight"

There is the story of the old college graduate in economics who went back to his alma mater to visit his son, who was following in his footsteps. The son was showing his examination paper …

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