Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities
Witness: Giuliano Zaccardelli
The Commission hears testimony from Giuliano Zaccardelli (Commissioner, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)). Under direct examination by Commission Counsel Neil Finkelstein, Mr. Zaccardelli speaks about the role of communications agencies in delivering sponsorship funds from the Department of Public Works and Government Services to the RCMP for its 125th anniversary celebrations. Sylvain Lussier (on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada), Richard Dearden (Counsel for the Office of the Auditor General), and Brian Saunders (on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada) conduct brief cross-examinations.