When NDP finance critic Peggy Nash accused Finance Minister Jim Flaherty of being non-transparent in advance of this year’s federal budget—and cited the criticism of former senior Finance Canada officials—Flaherty responded with laughter. He went on to defend his government’s record, which he claimed the C.D. Howe Institute lauded.
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