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5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

An Easter funeral: Death is not the final word

The state funeral for the Honourable Jim Flaherty carried the shock of a too-soon goodbye.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Autism Awareness ~ ArtistAtPlay 04-2014

Annual Porch Painting...it has finally warmed up enough for me to be able to go out into the front porch and start painting again.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

MacLeans

Friends, politicians and constituents gather for Flaherty funeral

Canada's political elite gather today to pay their final respects to Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister whose sudden death last week spurred an outpouring of grief that has stretched across the country and across party lines.

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The St Paul Journal

Political players of all party stripes gather for fond farewell to Jim Flaherty

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Hundreds line up to attend visitation for former finance minister Jim Flaherty

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Globe and Mail

In pictures: Flaherty visitation begins in Whitby, Ont.

MP Kellie Lietch blows a kiss to the casket of the late former finance minister Jim Flaherty in Whitby, Ontario on Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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National Post

Jim Flaherty's state funeral at Toronto cathedral to draw thousands ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, New Democrat leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will be among the thousands attending the state funeral for former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty in downtown Toronto Wednesday.

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Weyburn This Week

Visitation today in Whitby, Ont., for former finance minister Jim Flaherty

The former federal finance minister and his wife, provincial Tory legislature member Christine Elliot, were supporters of the centre, located in his riding.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Statement on Ceremonies Related to the State Funeral of the Honourable Jim Flaherty

The visitation will take place at the Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon Street, Whitby, on Tuesday, April 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church Street , Toronto.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Surrey Leader

State funeral planned for Jim Flaherty

Jim Flaherty, eulogized as an Irish lion after his sudden and unexpected death this week, is getting a farewell fit for Thomas D'Arcy McGee.

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Globe and Mail

'Miracle child' who survived terror attack could be Canada-bound

Abuzar Ahmad is happy in the presence of his uncles Bashir Mirzad, left, and Turaj Rais at the Emergency Hospital in Kabul.

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DurhamRegion.com

Durham residents can sign book of condolences this weekend

A visitor signed a book of condolences in memory of MP Jim Flaherty at the Region of Durham headquarters.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seaway News

Protest the Hero: Juno-award-winning headbangers headline Vu Night Spot

By Adam Brazeau CORNWALL, Ontario - Fresh off a big win at the Juno Awards , Protest The Hero, a metal band from Whitby, Ontario, is headlining Vu Night Spot's latest metal fest on Tuesday, April 15. Protest The Hero is touring their new album 'Volition,' which is racking up accolades as aforementioned with the recent Juno Award for Best Metal/Hard ... (more)

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The Winnipeg Free Press

The man Conservatives liked to call the world's best finance minister has died

Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister who took the country from surplus to huge, recession-spawned deficits and back to within an eyelash of a surplus, earned an international reputation as a cautious, conservative steward of the public purse.

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Canadian Business Magazine

Jim Flaherty achieved a rare mix of politics and principle

Seen here in a 2006 file photo, the then-candidate for the riding of Whitby-Oshawa Jim Flaherty tapes Canadian flags to chairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Whitby where he would host his constituents for an election night party.

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CTV

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty has died at his Ottawa home

The cause of death was not immediately available. Paramedics were called to Flaherty's Ottawa condominium shortly after noon Thursday, CTV's Richard Madan reported.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Autism Awareness ~ ArtistAtPlay 04-2014

Annual Porch Painting...it has finally warmed up enough for me to be able to go out into the front porch and start painting again.

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DurhamRegion.com

New property standards bylaw proposed for Whitby

The Town's current property standards bylaw, enacted in 1979, was developed to prescribe standards for the maintenance and occupancy of all private properties within Whitby.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Vehicle rollover on Rossland Road in Whitby

A vehicle rolled over in Whitby after the driver struck a centre median and crossed into the next lane.The 59-year-old female driver was travelling westbound on Rossland Road East near Canadian Oaks Drive at about 3 p.m. when the incident occurred.

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DurhamRegion.com

Bus stop: Durham gets a lesson in tolerance

A mobile history classroom that made a recent stop in Durham Region comes at a perfect time as communities continue to promote tolerance and diversity.

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