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Ottawa sets up online book of condolences for Jim Flaherty

A book of condolences and a photograph of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is placed on a table in the lobby of House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, April 11, 2014. Flaherty died suddenly Thursday of an apparent heart attack. He was 64.
A book of condolences and a photograph of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is placed on a table in the lobby of House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, April 11, 2014. Flaherty died suddenly Thursday of an apparent heart attack. He was 64. Fred Chartrand/CP Photo

GATINEAU, Que. – The federal government says condolences can be left online for former finance minister Jim Flaherty.

It can be done at the government`s state funerals and national commemorations website.

A government statement says the condolence messages will be printed and sent to Flaherty’s family.

The government has also made a book of condolences available in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill.

Flaherty died Thursday at age 64 of a reported heart attack.

A state funeral for Flaherty will be held Wednesday in Toronto.

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