Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities
Witness: Lucienne Robillard
Associate Commission Counsel Guy Cournoyer conducts direct examination of Lucienne Robillard (a former president of the Treasury Board and minister responsible for the federal campaign in the 1995 Quebec referendum). Ms. Robillard describes the work of the federal cabinet committee on national unity, including the February 1996 submission of the committee’s report to cabinet. She is asked about recommendations she made as the president of the Treasury Board in 2002 to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien calling for changes to the sponsorship program.