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Members of the RCMP carry Jim Flaherty’s casket after his state funeral in Toronto on April 16, 2014.
Members of the RCMP carry Jim Flaherty’s casket after his state funeral in Toronto on April 16, 2014.
(NATHAN DENETTE/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

How Flaherty’s death threw off Ottawa’s timetable on omnibus bill

Plans for studying the Conservative government’s latest omnibus budget bill are up in the air as key decisions were put off due to the death of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.

The House finance committee was scheduled to meet on Thursday, April 10, to decide who they should hear from – and also whether to follow the recent practice of having other committees involved in hearing from witnesses.