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Shortliffe offered ‘fearless advice and loyal implementation’

By Jeff Davis      

Glen Shortliffe the 'inveterate responsibility taker' remembered for his dedication to federal public service.

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Canada lost a loyal and dedicated defender of her national interest when Glen Shortliffe, a former federal public servant, clerk of the Privy Council, and a diplomat of towering stature died of cardiac arrest at home in the arms of his second wife Sylvie Lauzon on May 4, following a long battle with cancer and diabetes. He was 72 years old. An Edmonton boy, Mr. Shortliffe's father didn't figure he'd get anywhere at the External Affairs, which he

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