The Gomery Inquiry – November 30, 2004 (Part 2 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – November 30, 2004 (Part 2 of 4)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witnesses: Gilles Pelletier, Guy McKenzie, Diane Viau, Liseanne Forand, Guy Bédard

The Commission continues to hear testimony from a panel of former employees of Communication Canada, including Gilles Pelletier (the former director general of the Community Relations Branch), Guy McKenzie (the former executive director), Diane Viau (the former head of operations of the Communications Branch), Liseanne Forand (former Assistant Executive Director, Communications Programs and Services), and Guy Bédard (former Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for Communication Canada). Associate Commission Counsel Guy Cournoyer continues direct examination, with questions focusing on new procedures under Communication Canada for awarding sponsorship and advertising contracts and on the elimination of the use of communications agencies.