Flaherty gains more power, influence as vice-chair of Priorities and Planning Cabinet Committee

But Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is not considered Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s deputy prime minister.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured on July 15 at Rideau Hall sharing a laugh with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Treasury Board President Tony Clement.Photograph courtesy of the PMO

By Laura Ryckewaert

PUBLISHED :Monday, July 29, 2013 2:51 AM

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