Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities
Witness: Joanne Bouvier
The Commission continues to hear testimony from Joanne Bouvier (former chief of operations for the registrar’s office in the office of Alfonso Gagliano). Under direct examination by Guy Cournoyer (Associate Commission Counsel), Ms. Bouvier describes the role of Mr. Gagliano and Jean-Marc Bard (executive assistant to Mr. Gagliano) in selecting projects for sponsorship. She is questioned in detail about the contents of her personal notebook, containing records of correspondence with members of Parliament, event representatives, and communications agencies.