The Gomery Inquiry – May 24, 2005 (Part 5 of 6)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – May 24, 2005 (Part 5 of 6)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witnesses: Robert Macdonald, Pierre St-Laurent, Steven Whitla

The Commission continues to hear testimony from Robert Macdonald, Pierre St-Laurent, and Steven Whitla, investigative and forensic accountants from Kroll Lindquist Avey. Under direct examination by Associate Commission Counsel Guy Cournoyer, the witnesses discuss government spending on advertising. They also give a detailed account of their analysis of the finances of Lafleur Communication, explaining irregularities in production costs and the charging of commissions.