Canadian finance minister Flaherty resigns from cabinet

|By:, SA News Editor

He says the decision is family-related, but not in any way to do with his health. "This was a decision I made with my family earlier this year, as I will be returning to the private sector."

In an interview late last month, Flaherty said he had not decided whether he would run in the next elections.

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