The Gomery Inquiry – October 14, 2004 (Part 2 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – October 14, 2004 (Part 2 of 4)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witness: Isabelle Roy

Guy Cournoyer (Associate Commission Counsel) continues direct examination of Isabelle Roy (former special assistant to Alfonso Gagliano and employee in the Communication Coordination Services Branch (CCSB) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services). Ms. Roy describes the handling of requests for sponsorship by the office of the minister of Public Works (Mr. Gagliano). She is asked about the relationship between the sponsorship program and the activities of the Canada Information Office (CIO) and about political affiliation as a criterion in the selection of projects for sponsorship.