Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities
Witness: Alex Himelfarb
Commission Counsel Bernard Roy conducts direct examination of Alex Himelfarb (Clerk of the Privy Council). Mr. Himelfarb describes meetings with the Auditor General, his own knowledge of the contents of the 2004 Auditor General’s report prior to its release, and his response to the report. He confirms Jean Chrétien’s claim that the prime minister was not informed of the contents of the report prior to its release.