Sponsorship

Recovery of Funds

On March 11, 2005, the Government of Canada filed a Statement of Claim (Claim for the Recovery of Funds) in the Quebec Superior Court, relating to the now cancelled Sponsorship Program.

Since filing the Claim, the Government has recovered $8.09M and settled with 27 defendants through settlement agreements ($6.75M), the $1.1M remitted voluntarily by the Liberal Party of Canada as a result of the findings of the Gomery Report and the execution of an Order ($248,000).

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