Former Canada Finance Minister Flaherty had died -Sun News

OTTAWA, April 10 Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:17pm EDT

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OTTAWA, April 10 (Reuters) - Former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty passed away on Thursday, less than a month after stepping down after eight years in his post, Sun News Network reported, citing multiple unnamed sources.

He had been suffering acutely from a rare skin disease but when he resigned he denied his resignation had anything to do with health. (Reporting by Randall Palmer; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)

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