Canada's new finance minister to be named Wednesday-source

Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:12pm EDT
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OTTAWA, March 18 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will announce a new finance minister on Wednesday to replace Jim Flaherty, who resigned on Tuesday, a Conservative source told Reuters.

Flaherty stepped down after eight years in office, and Harper had said he would announce a replacement in the coming days, but the source said it would be on Wednesday.