Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities
Witness: Charles Guité
The Commission continues to hear testimony from Charles (Chuck) Guité (former Director General of the Advertising and Public Opinion Research Sector (APORS) and Executive Director of the Communication Coordination Services Branch (CCSB) at Public Works and Government Services Canada). Richard Dearden (Counsel for the Office of the Auditor General) cross-examines Mr. Guité on the subject of two major sponsorship projects involving VIA Rail. Brian Saunders (on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada) conducts a brief cross-examination of the witness. Following Mr. Guité’s testimony, Pierre Fournier (Counsel for Alfonso Gagliano) makes remarks to the press.