Statement from IIROC President and CEO Susan Wolburgh Jenah regarding the passing of Jim Flaherty

TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - "We are deeply saddened to learn of Jim Flaherty's passing -- a tremendous loss for the country. He was a remarkable man who was selfless in contributing so much to public service and to Canada. He showed great strength in leading Canada through tough economic times and gained deserved recognition and respect at home and abroad. He was passionate about his community and his country. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time."

SOURCE Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News

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