The Oliphant inquiry by the numbers
Today at the inquiry under Justice Jeffrey Oliphant into the business dealings between former prime minister Brian Mulroney and controversial German-Canadian businessman Karlheinz Schreiber:
2 Canadian flags;
28 high-powered (and blinding) lights;
14 TV cameras;
2 still cameras with telephoto lenses;
2 publicists (for Mulroney);
1 recently appointed senator (Patrick Brazeau) in the audience;
1 former prime minister on the stand.
Total cost, so far, $14 million.
— Alison Crawford
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