The Gomery Inquiry – September 16, 2004 (Part 3 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – September 16, 2004 (Part 3 of 4)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witnesses: Jim Judd, Mike Joyce, Susan Cartwright, Jane Cochran, Jim Libbey

The Commission continues to hear testimony from a panel of members of the Treasury Board Secretariat, including Jim Judd (Secretary of the Treasury Board), Mike Joyce (Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Operations and Reporting Sector), Susan Cartwright (Assistant Secretary for Government Operations), Jane Cochran (Executive Director, Procurement and Project Management Policies), and Jim Libbey (Executive Director, Strategic Systems Infrastructure, Office of the Comptroller General). Under cross-examination by Sylvain Lussier (on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada), the witnesses speak about the Treasury Board’s role in the administration and approval of government spending.