Herb Gray death prompts online condolences

Herb Gray, a former deputy prime minister under Jean Chretien and Canada's first Jewish federal cabinet minister, has died at the age of 82, the federal Liberal Party announced Monday night.

Herb Gray, ex-deputy prime minister, dead at the age of 82

Former prime minister Paul Martin, left, and former deputy prime minister Herb Gray perform a skit during the annual Press Gallery Dinner in Ottawa in 2004. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)