CPAC

Public Record

Loading video...

Public Record - 2006 Law and Parliament Conference – November 4 (Part 9 of 10)


Annual conference hosted by the Carleton University School of Public Policy and Administration, Ottawa, Ont., November 4, 2006.

This November 4th session features a panel discussion on government accountability, focusing on the federal sponsorship scandal that occurred during Jean Chrétien’s time as prime minister.

Neil Finkelstein (co-counsel to the Gomery Commission) speaks about serving as legal co-counsel to Justice John Gomery during the commission of inquiry into the federal sponsorship scandal (the “Gomery Commission”). Ruth Hubbard (senior fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Centre on Governance) proposes lessons to be learned from the Gomery Commission.

After speeches, the panellists field questions from audience members. Greg Tardi (Senior Parliamentary Counsel to the House of Commons) moderates.


more less

Related Videos

CPAC Special

November 20, 1981 - The...

On November 20, 1981, Justice Minister Jean Chrétien, Progressive Conservative Leader Joe Clark, and NDP Leader Ed Broadbent take part in...

Headline Politics

News Conference –...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and indigenous leaders Perry Bellegarde (national chief of the Assembly of First Nations), Clément Chartier...

PrimeTime Politics

December 15, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fields questions on Liberal party fundraising, marijuana policy, and support for First Nations after meeting...

Headline Politics

December 14, 2016

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and NDP MPs Murry Rankin and Ruth Ellen Brosseau speak with reporters following their party’s last caucus...