Jim Flaherty: Ottawa announces online book of condolences

The federal government says condolences can be left online for former finance minister Jim Flaherty.

Former federal finance minister died Thursday at age 64 of a reported heart attack

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The federal government says condolences can be left online for former finance minister Jim Flaherty.

It can be done at the government's state funerals and national commemorations website at www.commemoration.gc.ca.

A government statement says the condolence messages will be printed and sent to Flaherty's family.

The government has also made a book of condolences available in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill.

Flaherty died Thursday at age 64 of a reported heart attack.

A state funeral for Flaherty will be held Wednesday in Toronto.

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