Boreal

Shooting the Messenger

A Whistleblower's Tale

"One of the most powerful, poignant stories I have ever heard." Les Brost

A first person account of an unprecedented, unprosecuted multi-million dollar fraud and other breaches of the public trust at the Department of Foreign Affairs (today Global Affairs), how they got away with it, and what was done to the whistleblower.

Dedication

Say It Ain't So

Part I

1 - A Laudable Model of Behaviour

2 - The French Connection

3 - The Road Back

4 - The Wrong Lesson Learned

5 - High on the Job

6 - An Appalling Indiscretion

7 - Rakesh

8 - The Death of Janine

9 - Audrey

10 - Foreign Affairs Beckons

Part II

11 - The Fifty Percent Solution

12 - Tokyo Lets the Cat Out of the Bag

13 - A Mugging in Amsterdam

14 - Yours, Mine and Ours

15 - The Return of the Double Standard

16 - No Future Here

17 - Ambassador Chrétien

18 - McGahey

19 - The Appraisal From Hell

20 - The Ambassador and the Commissioner Trade Places

21 - The Pontius Pilate Letter

22 - Memories of Wendy

23 - A Sunny Day In May

Part III

24 - R. G. Woolham and the Appraisal From Hell

25 - J. T. Boehm's Sense of Humour

26 - Nonsense

27 - A Judge is Blackmailed

28 - Evelyne's Choice

29 - Thomas W. Brown and the Monstrous Lie

30 - Et tu, PSAC?

31 - The Poisoned Affidavit

32 - In the Federal Court of Appeal

33 - In the Supreme Court of Canada

34 - Proof of Perjury

35 - The Betrayal Of Joe Clark

36 - So What!

The Impossible Report and the Missing Millions

Holding Ministers to a Higher Standard

Epilogue - Plus ça change…

Extras

The Niece

Investigative Journalism Canadian Style

Federal Court Memorandum

Supreme Court Appeal Notice

Confusion and Where Have All the Fish Gone

Mila's Friend, Brian and a Briefcase Full of Cash

Biography

No happy ending in sight ...

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