Jim Flaherty's colleagues were quick to post tributes to the Tory MP after he announced his resignation as finance minister on Tuesday afternoon.
And it didn't take long for speculation about who would take his place in Stephen Harper's cabinet either.
Jim Flaherty resigns from cabinet. Will a female finance minister replace him? 147 years of history suggests...no. #cdnpoli— ThisHourHas22Minutes (@22_Minutes) March 18, 2014
On Flaherty's replacement: It is the kind of move that usually has a domino effect.— chantal hébert (@ChantalHbert) March 18, 2014
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