The Gomery Inquiry – September 15, 2004 (Part 5 of 5)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – September 15, 2004 (Part 5 of 5)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

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

Peter Doody (Counsel for Jean Chrétien) begins cross-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). Testimony focuses on budget approval processes and the use of the so-called Unity Fund to pay for sponsorship activities.