Most say Flaherty was a good finance minister: Forum Research poll

A clear majority of Canadians rate former finance minister Jim Flaherty as either a good finance minister or one of Canada’s best, some even saying they believe he was the best finance minister, a new poll has found.

Jim Flaherty resigned as finance minister on March 17. A Forum Research poll indicated that 58 per cent of respondents gave Mr. Flaherty high marks in his role. Twenty seven per cent said they thought he was a good finance minister, while 22 per cent said they though he was one of Canada’s best and nine per cent said he was Canada’s best finance minister. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 31, 2014 8:44 PM

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