March 11, 2009 / 3:07 PM / 9 years ago

Canada to stress need for better banking at G20

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Wednesday he will stress at this weekend’s G20 finance ministers meeting the need for the United States and Europe to fix their banking systems.

<p>Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty waits to testify before the Senate finance committee in Ottawa March 10, 2009. REUTERS/Chris Wattie</p>

Flaherty’s comments to reporters came ahead of a G20 finance ministers meeting this weekend in Britain that will lay the groundwork for a summit of G20 leaders in early April.

Reporting by David Ljunggren; Writing by Frank Pingue; Editing by Peter Galloway

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