The Gomery Inquiry – January 11, 2005 (Part 5 of 7)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – January 11, 2005 (Part 5 of 7)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witness: Marc LeFrançois

Associate Commission Counsel Guy Cournoyer continues direct examination of Marc LeFrançois (the former chair and CEO of VIA Rail Canada). Mr. LeFrançois describes the role of Lafleur Communication in reimbursing VIA Rail for sponsorships undertaken at the urging of Lafleur and Charles Guité. He is asked about correspondence with Alfonso Gagliano (the minister of Public Works and Government Services) and Jean Pelletier (the chief of staff to Jean Chrétien).