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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.

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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.

 

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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.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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.

 

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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