The Quebec Employers Council is saddened by the news of the passing of Jim Flaherty and hails his contribution to the prosperity of Quebecers and Canadians

MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Employers Council was saddened to learn of the passing today of former Federal Finance Minister, the Honourable Jim Flaherty. The Council commends Mr. Flaherty for his outstanding public-service contribution in his capacity as Finance Minister.  

"Jim Flaherty was a man of great values," stated Employers Council president, Yves-Thomas Dorval. "He was always able to show his great faith in the Canadian economy and in Canadians in general. His responsible budgets enabled Canada to get through the economic crisis in a less painful manner compared to other G7 countries, while still managing to maintain an overall fiscal policy that was more competitive for businesses and citizens. The Employers Council extends its deepest sympathies to Mr. Flaherty's family and colleagues."  

The Quebec Employers Council brings together many of Québec's largest companies and the vast majority of sector-based employers' groups, making it Québec's sole employer federation.

SOURCE: Conseil du patronat du Québec

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