Aline Chrétien – the wife and advisor to former prime minister Jean Chrétien – has died at 84.
Chrétien died Saturday morning at her home in Shawinigan, Quebec. It’s not clear what the cause of death was.
A spokesperson says she was surrounded by family.
She is described as having been an important influence during her husband’s extensive political career.
The pair were married for 63 years, having just celebrated their anniversary on Thursday.