The Gomery Inquiry – December 2, 2004 (Part 1 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – December 2, 2004 (Part 1 of 4)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witness: Roger Collet

The Commission continues to hear testimony from Roger Collet (former Assistant Deputy Minister, Department of Canadian Heritage and the former executive director of the Canada Information Office (CIO)). Under direct examination by Commission Counsel Bernard Roy, Mr. Collet describes meetings with Jean Pelletier (Jean Chrétien’s chief of staff) and Charles Guité to discuss sponsorship activities to be undertaken by the CIO. He is also asked about funding arrangements for programs such as Attractions Canada.