The Gomery Inquiry – November 9, 2004 (Part 1 of 2)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – November 9, 2004 (Part 1 of 2)

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). Under cross-examination by John Campion (Counsel for VIA Rail), Mr. Guité is asked about the role of Jean Carle (the director of operations in the Prime Minister’s Office) and Jean Pelletier (Jean Chrétien’s chief of staff) in the selection of events for sponsorship and about two major sponsorship projects involving VIA Rail.