TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Advocis was saddened to learn earlier
today of the death of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.
"Over the years Advocis has had the great pleasure of working closely
with Mr. Flaherty on a number of issues impacting financial advisors
and their clients," said Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock. "He
was an outstanding finance minister, and it was with a heavy heart that
we received this terrible news. Our condolences go out to the Flaherty
family during this difficult time."
Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, is the
association of choice for financial advisors and planners. With more
than 11,000 members across the country, Advocis is the definitive voice
of the profession, advocating for professionalism and consumer
protection. Professional financial advisors and planners are critical
to the economy, helping consumers make sound financial decisions that
ultimately lead to greater financial stability and
independence. Advocis works with decision-makers and the public,
stressing the value of financial advice and striving for an environment
in which all Canadians have access to the advice they need.
SOURCE: Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada
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