The Canadian Press

2004-03-01 | Sponsorship Scandal Martin

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Via Rail's chairman was fired March 1st. Prime Minister Martin said Jean Pelletier's treatment of a former employee who came forward on the sponsorship scandal was unacceptable. (Myriam Bedard complained that Via forced her out of her job after she asked questions about the scandal-plagued sponsorship program. Pelletier dismissed her as a pitiful girl and single mother trying to profit from the scandal.)

Date: 2004-03-01
Placeline: NEW YORK, New York.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we've announced the determination that mister tell Chase employment as a chairman of the board of the Via Rail we have done this following the statements that occurred the last week of mr. Peltier was asked to apologize and he has apologized but but fundamentally I came in the office with a vow to do things differently >>