The Gomery Inquiry – May 9, 2005 (Part 2 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – May 9, 2005 (Part 2 of 4)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witness: Benoît Corbeil

Associate Commission Counsel Guy Cournoyer continues direct examination of Benoît Corbeil (the former director general of the Quebec wing of the Liberal Party of Canada). Mr. Corbeil is asked about meetings with Alain Renaud and Jean Brault. He describes donations elicited from Mr. Brault during the 2000 election campaign following instructions from Jean-Marc Bard, including money channelled through Bernard Thiboutot’s Commando Marketing. He also speaks about direct cash payments from Mr. Brault subsequently distributed to several campaign workers.