Inquiries on CPAC - The Gomery Inquiry – September 15, 2004 (Part 1 of 5)
Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities
Witnesses: Jim Judd, Mike Joyce, Susan Cartwright, Jane Cochran, Jim Libbey
Commission Counsel Neil Finkelstein continues direct examination of 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). The witnesses are asked about changes in spending and the awarding of advertising contracts beginning in 1994. They review documents concerning the involvement of Charles Guité in sponsorship activities beginning in 1995 and correspondence between Warren Kinsella, Ranald Quail and Jim Stobbe.