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Encyclopedia > Jim Flaherty
Hon. James Michael "Jim" Flaherty
37th Minister of Finance
Incumbent
Riding Whitby—Oshawa
In office since 2006 Federal Election
Preceded by Judi Longfield
Born December 30, 1949 (age 57)
Lachine, Quebec
Residence Whitby, Ontario
Political party

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Profession(s) Lawyer
Spouse Christine Elliott

James Michael "Jim" Flaherty, PC, BA, LL.B, MP (born December 30, 1949) is Canada's Minister of Finance; he had formerly served as Ontario's Minister of Finance. English barrister 16th century painting of a civil law notary, by Flemish painter Quentin Massys. ... Christine Elliott is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a byelection on March 30, 2006. ... The Privy Council Office as it appeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada (French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada) is the council of advisers to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on the... Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... The degree of Bachelor of Laws is the principal academic degree in law in most common law countries other than the United States, where it has been replaced by the Juris Doctor degree. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... The Minister of Finance is one of the most important positions in the Cabinet of Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... The Ministry of Finance is responsible for managing the fiscal, financial and related regulatory affairs of the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


From 1995 until 2005 he was the Member of Provincial Parliament for Whitby—Ajax, representing the Progressive Conservative Party. He was previously a senior cabinet minister in the government of Mike Harris, and has sought the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives on two occasions. A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... Whitby—Ajax is a provincial and a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2003 and in Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 15, 2002. ...


Flaherty won the riding of Whitby—Oshawa in the federal election held January 23, 2006 as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada beating Liberal incumbent Judi Longfield by nearly 4000 votes. Flaherty's wife Christine Elliott is currently representing Whitby-Ajax in the Ontario Legislature. Whitby—Oshawa in relation to the other Toronto area ridings Whitby—Oshawa is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. ... Rendition of party representation in the 39th Canadian parliament decided by this election. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-leaning conservative political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ... The Honourable Judi Longfield (born March 23, 1947 in Timmins, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. ... Christine Elliott is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a byelection on March 30, 2006. ...

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Education

Flaherty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, as well as a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. He practised law before entering political life, and became a senior partner at the firm Flaherty Dow Elliott. Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States of America. ... The degree of Bachelor of Laws is the principal academic degree in law in most common law countries other than the United States, where it has been replaced by the Juris Doctor degree. ... Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, is a leading Canadian law school, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... York University (French: Université York), located in Toronto, Ontario, is Canadas third-largest university and has produced several of the countrys top leaders in the fields of law, politics, business, space sciences, and fine arts. ...


Provincial Politics

He first ran for the Ontario legislature in the provincial election of 1990, but finished third against New Democrat Drummond White and Liberal Allan Furlong in the riding of Durham Centre. He ran again in the 1995 election, and this time defeated Furlong and White during a significant regional shift in favour of his party. The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... As a result of serious scandals, David Petersons Liberal government was defeated by a large protest vote. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Drummond White (born March 19, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Allan Furlong (born January 26, 1942 in Noranda, Quebec) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1995 was held on June 8, 1995, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Cabinet

He was named Minister of Labour in the Cabinet of Premier Mike Harris on October 10, 1997, and kept this position until after the 1999 election. He also served as interim Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services from April 27 to July 27, 1998, when Minister Bob Runciman temporarily resigned from active duty after revealing privileged information in the legislature. This is a list of the premiers of the province of Ontario, Canada, since Confederation (1867). ... Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 15, 2002. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... The Honourable Robert W. Runciman (born in Brockville, Ontario) is a veteran Canadian politician. ...


Flaherty was easily re-elected in the 1999 election in the redistributed riding of Whitby--Ajax, and was named Attorney General with responsibility for Native Affairs on June 17, 1999. On February 8, 2001, he was promoted to Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier. It was during this period that Flaherty became identified as one of the most right-wing figures in the Harris administration. He was a key promoter of tax credits for parents sending their children to private and denominational schools, which the Tories had campaigned against in 1999. Minister of Education Janet Ecker did not support this policy change, and there are reports that she considered leaving cabinet after its announcement.. Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... The Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario is responsible for providing a fair and accessible justice system which reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves across government and the province. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ... A Deputy Prime Minister is the deputy of a Prime Minister, and a member of a nations cabinet. ... The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities are the agencies of the Ontario government in the Canadian province of Ontario responsible for government policy, funding, curriculum planning and direction in all levels of public education, including elementary schools, high schools, colleges and universities. ... Janet Ecker (born October 18, 1953 in Simcoe, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


2002 Ontario PC leadership Bid

Flaherty ran to succeed Harris in the 2002 PC leadership election, but lost to frontrunner Ernie Eves, his predecessor as Finance Minister. Flaherty's campaign featured attacks on Eves, calling him a "serial waffler" and a "pale, pink imitation of Dalton McGuinty." The 2002 Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership election was a leadership convention called in the fall of 2001 when Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Premier Mike Harris announced his intention to resign. ... Ernest Eves (born June 17, 1946) was the twenty-third Premier of the province of Ontario, Canada, from April 15, 2002, to October 23, 2003. ...


Flaherty's leadership campaign focused on "law and order" themes, and one of his most controversial proposals was to make homelessness illegal. Flaherty's plan was to have special constables encourage homeless persons to seek out shelters or hospitals. He argued that his policy would save the lives of homeless persons; leadership rival Elizabeth Witmer and other critics described it as callous, and ineffective against the root causes of homelessness. A homeless person in Paris. ... Elizabeth Witmer, BA (born October 16, 1946 in Schiedam, The Netherlands) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


Flaherty also promised to implement further tax cuts, carry through with plans to create a tax credit for parents sending their children to private school, and privatizing the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. Flaherty also emerged as a social conservative in this campaign, distinguished by his vocal stance against abortion, and his association with pro-life groups. A tax cut is a reduction in the rate of tax charged by a government, for example on personal or corporate income. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1927 by Premier Howard Ferguson to sell liquor, wine, and beer in Ontario through a chain of retail stores. ... Social conservatism is a belief in traditional morality and social mores and the desire to preserve these in present day society, often through civil law or regulation. ... Pro-life is a term representing a variety of perspectives and activist movements in bioethics. ...


On April 15, 2002, Eves appointed him to the less-prominent position of Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation. He retained this position until the Tories were defeated in the provincial election of 2003. Flaherty himself was re-elected, though by a sharply reduced margin. April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 2003 election. ...


Opposition and 2004 Ontario PC Leadership Bid

Following the defeat of the Conservatives, Eves announced that he would resign as leader in 2004. Flaherty declared himself a candidate to succeed him, but was defeated by John Tory by a margin of 54% to 46% on the second ballot of the PC leadership election held on September 18, 2004. His supporters included former cabinet ministers John Baird, Tim Hudak and Norm Sterling. John Tory John H. Tory, LL.B, BA, MPP (born May 28, 1954) is a Canadian businessman and leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party. ... On January 23, 2004, Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader Ernie Eves announced his intention to step down as leader before the fall of 2004. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Russell Baird, PC, MP (born May 26, 1969) is a Canadian politician. ... Timothy Tim Hudak, MPP, is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Norman W. Sterling (born February 19, 1942 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


Flaherty's 2004 leadership campaign was similar to that of 2002. He again emphasized right-wing themes, including further tax cuts and greater privatization. He also promised to create EXCEL scholarships, wherein students attaining high grades in high school would have half their university tuition paid by the government.


Until 2005, Flaherty served as finance critic in John Tory's shadow cabinet. The Shadow Cabinet (also called the Shadow Front Bench) is a senior group of opposition spokespeople in the Westminster system of government who together under the leadership of the Leader of the Opposition (or the leader of other smaller opposition parties) form an alternative cabinet to the governments, whose...


On February 4, 2006, the Toronto Star reported that Flaherty still owed as much as $64,000 to the PC Party of Ontario from his 2004 leadership campaign.[1] February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Toronto Star is Canadas highest-circulation newspaper, though its print edition is distributed almost entirely within Ontario. ...


Federal Politics

On June 13, 2005, the Canadian news website bourque.org reported that a meeting of prominent Conservative organizers and fundraisers had been held to plan for a Flaherty bid for the leadership of the federal party should Stephen Harper choose or be forced to step down. June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Bourque Newswatch is a Canadian news website, run by journalist Pierre Bourque. ... Stephen Joseph Harper (born April 30, 1959) is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. ...


In December 2005, the minority Liberal government collapsed, and the 2006 general election was called. Flaherty resigned his seat in the Ontario legislature to run for the Conservative Party of Canada in the riding of Whitby—Oshawa, unseating incumbent Judi Longfield. The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ... Rendition of party representation in the 39th Canadian parliament decided by this election. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-leaning conservative political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... Whitby—Oshawa in relation to the other Toronto area ridings Whitby—Oshawa is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. ...


Flaherty's wife, Christine Elliott, won Flaherty's former provincial seat in a by-election, defeating Longfield who was running as the provincial Liberal candidate. This marked the first time in Canadian history that a husband and wife have simultaneously represented the same electoral district at two different levels of government. Christine Elliott is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a byelection on March 30, 2006. ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Appointment to Cabinet

On February 6, 2006, Flaherty became Minister of Finance in Stephen Harper's newly elected Conservative cabinet.[1] The Cabinet of Canada plays an important role in the Canadian government in accordance with the Westminster System. ...


October 31, 2006 Income trust announcement

Flaherty has become a central figure in the debate surrounding the new proposed rules for taxation of Canadian income trusts. The Finance Minister's October 31, 2006 announcement to changes in rules to tax Income Trusts, backtracking on a campaign promise. There had been an increasing number of corporations converting to income trusts which would result in them paying lowered taxes; Flaherty argued that income trusts would cost the government hundreds of millions in lost revenue and shift the burden onto ordinary people. [2]. An income trust is an investment trust that holds income-producing assets. ...


[Diane Francis]], editor-at-large for the National Post, urged that the rule changes be recanted, arguing that there were flaws in the policy which hurt ordinary, hard-working Canadian investors [3]. The National Post is a major Canadian English-language national newspaper based in Don Mills, Ontario, a district of Toronto. ...


Special hearings by the Finance Committee commenced January 30, 2007. John McCallum, the Liberal Finance critic has called on Minister Flaherty to explain the reasoning behind the change in Income Trust Tax policy [4][5] [6]." The Conservatives have the support of Jack Layton and the NDP on this issue. The Honourable John McCallum, PC, MP, MA, PhD (born April 9, 1950) is a Canadian politician, economist and university professor. ... John Gilbert Jack Layton, PC, MP, PhD (born July 18, 1950) is a social democratic Canadian politician and current leader of Canadas New Democratic Party (since 2003). ... The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a progressive social democratic philosophy that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ...


On February 28, 2007 the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance released their report Taxing Income Trusts: Reconcilable or Irreconcilable differences?. February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ...

Preceded by
Judi Longfield, Liberal
Member of Parliament for Whitby—Oshawa
2006–
Succeeded by
Incumbent
28th Ministry - Government of Stephen Harper
Cabinet Post
Predecessor Office Successor
Ralph Goodale Minister of Finance
(from 6-Feb-2006)
Incumbent
Provincial Government of Ernie Eves
Cabinet Post
Predecessor Office Successor
Position Created Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation
(2002–2003)
Position Abolished
Provincial Government of Mike Harris
Cabinet Posts (4)
Predecessor Office Successor
Ernie Eves Deputy Premier of Ontario
(2001–2002)
Elizabeth Witmer
Ernie Eves Minister of Finance
(2001–2002)
Janet Ecker
Charles Harnick Attorney General of Ontario
(1999–2001)
David Young
Elizabeth Witmer Minister of Labour
(1997–1999)
Chris Stockwell
Special Cabinet Responsibilities
Predecessor Title Successor
Charles Harnick Minister responsible for Native Affairs
(1999–2001)
David Young


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Members of the current Canadian Cabinet Flag of Canada
Ambrose | Baird | Bernier | Blackburn | Cannon | Clement | Day | Emerson | Finley | Flaherty | Fortier | Harper | Hearn | LeBreton | Lunn | MacKay | Nicholson | O'Connor | Oda | Prentice | Skelton | Solberg | Strahl | Thompson | Toews | Van Loan | Verner
Secretaries of State
Guergis | Hill | Kenney | Paradis | Ritz


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Ministers of Finance of Canada Flag of Canada
Galt | Rose | Hincks | Tilley | Cartwright | Tilley | McLelan | Tupper | Foster | Fielding | White | Drayton | Fielding | Robb | Bennett | Robb | Dunning | Bennett | Rhodes | Dunning | Ralston | Ilsley | Abbott | Harris | Fleming | Nowlan | Gordon | Sharp | Benson | Turner | Macdonald | Chrétien | Crosbie | MacEachen | Lalonde | Wilson | Mazankowski | Loiselle | Martin | Manley | Goodale | Flaherty

References

  1. ^ 'Western Tories may miss out on Cabinet posts', National Post, January 16, 2006
  2. ^ Global National TV. "Exclusive: Flaherty received death threats", Global National TV, February 01, 2007.
  3. ^ Diane Francis. "Tory income trust policy is flawed: Taxing trusts will not lead to tax fairness", Financial Post, December 02, 2006.
  4. ^ John MacCallum. "[http://www.caiti.info/resources/john_mccallum_op_ed.pdf Your first problem is that having lured hundreds of thousands of ordinary Canadians into income trusts by promising not to raise taxes you then cut them off at the knees]", National Post, January 03, 2007.
  5. ^ Liberal.ca. "Minister of Finance Stonewalling Finance Committee’s Request for Information on Income Trust Decision: Liberal Finance Critic", Liberal.ca, February 8, 2007.
  6. ^ CAITI. "Mr. Harper Is this what you mean by Transparency?", CAITI, February 8, 2007.

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External links

  • Profile from Conservative campaign website
Persondata
NAME Flaherty, Jim
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Flaherty, James Michael (full name)
SHORT DESCRIPTION Canadian politician
DATE OF BIRTH December 30, 1949
PLACE OF BIRTH Lachine, Quebec, Canada
DATE OF DEATH living
PLACE OF DEATH

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Jim Flaherty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1010 words)
Flaherty won the riding of Whitby—Oshawa in the federal election held January 23, 2006 as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada beating Liberal incumbent Judi Longfield by nearly 4000 votes.
Flaherty was easily re-elected in the 1999 election in the redistributed riding of Whitby--Ajax, and was named Attorney General with responsibility for Native Affairs on June 17, 1999.
Flaherty declared himself a candidate to succeed him, but was defeated by John Tory by a margin of 54% to 46% on the second ballot of the PC leadership election held on September 18, 2004.
Jim Flaherty - definition of Jim Flaherty in Encyclopedia (571 words)
James (Jim) Michael Flaherty (born December 30, 1949) is a politician in Ontario, Canada, and the current Member of Provincial Parliament for Whitby-Ajax, representing the Progressive Conservative Party.
Flaherty ran to succeed Harris at the 2002 Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership election, losing to Ernie Eves.
Flaherty declared himself a candidate to succeed him, but was defeated by John Tory by a margin of 54% to 46% on the second ballot of the leadership election held on September 18 2004.
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