October 26, 2020 - April 2021:

The main hearings, in which Commission Counsel plan to address specific issues*, include:

* These topics are not necessarily listed in sequence, and this hearing plan is subject to variation. Information about the dates on which specific topics will be addressed in the hearings will be posted on our website at: www.cullencommission.ca.

The hearings are being held online via video conference. They can be seen via livestream here.

For an alphabetical list of witnesses from completed hearings, please go to our Witnesses page.

You can find the webcast archives of completed hearings at our Webcast Archive page.

You can find the transcripts of completed hearings at our Transcripts page.

You can find the exhibits from completed hearings at our Exhibits page.

Completed Hearings

February 24 - 26:

These hearings focused on participants' opening statements and provided an opportunity for participants (groups, organizations and individuals granted formal standing) to address the Commissioner and to set out the issues and matters that participants would like to see the Inquiry address.

Order of participants:

  1. Ministry of Attorney General - Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch and Ministry of Attorney General - Ministry of Finance - Opening Statement
  2. Government of Canada - Opening Statement
  3. Law Society of BC - Opening Statement
  4. British Columbia Government & Service Employees' Union - Opening Statement
  5. British Columbia Lottery Corporation - Opening Statement
  6. Great Canadian Gaming Corporation - Opening Statement
  7. James Lightbody - Opening Statement
  8. Robert Kroeker - Opening Statement
  9. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. - Opening Statement
  10. Canadian Gaming Association - Opening Statement
  11. Society of Notaries Public of BC - Opening Statement
  12. BMW - Opening Statement
  13. Coalition: Transparency International Canada (TI Canada), Canadians For Tax Fairness (C4TF), Publish What you Pay Canada (PWYP), - Opening Statement
  14. BC Real Estate Association - Opening Statement
  15. British Columbia Civil Liberties Association - Opening Statement
  16. Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch and Criminal Defence Advocacy Society - Opening Statement

May 25 - June 17:

These hearings dealt with an overview of the money laundering topic and regulatory models. Adjustments to the hearing plan were made in response to the global pandemic and its impact on some participants and witnesses.

These hearings were held via videoconferencing.

Video archives of these hearings can be found here.

You can see the witness list and their testimony date here.