The Canadian Press

2005-02-08 | Sponsorship Chretien

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Former prime minister Jean Chretien began testifying February 8th at the federal sponsorship inquiry. In his opening statement, Chretien justified the program as necessary for national unity. And he said anyone who used the program for personal gain should be punished. (The program funneled millions of dollars to Liberal-friendly advertising firms, often for little or no work.)

Date: 2005-02-08
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if some people acted in bad faith for personal gain the Betrayed the Prime Minister the Betrayed by government and the Betrayed the country they should be indentified and punished subject of course to due process of law >>