The Gomery Inquiry – September 21, 2004 (Part 3 of 4)

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The Gomery Inquiry – September 21, 2004 (Part 3 of 4)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witnesses: I. David Marshall, Yvette Aloïsi, Myra Conway, George A. Butts, Gerry Thom

Commission Counsel Neil Finkelstein continues examination of a panel of employees of Public Works and Government Services Canada, including I. David Marshall (Deputy Minister), Yvette Aloïsi (Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services, Human Resources and Communications Branch), Myra Conway (Director General, Financial Operations), George A. Butts (Acting Director General for the Acquisitions Policy, Risk, Integrity and Strategic Management Directorate, Acquisitions Branch), and Gerry Thom (Director of Classification, Compensation and Business Systems, Corporate Services, Human Resources and Communications Branch). Topics covered in the course of testimony include contracting procedures, the selection of advertising agencies, and the implications of the Financial Administration Act for advertising contracts.