Anyone out there have a "direct and substantial interest" in the Mulroney/Schreiber inquiry?

From the Oliphant Inquiry website:


The Honourable Justice Jeffrey Oliphant has been appointed as Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into certain allegations respecting business and financial dealings between Karlheinz Schreiber and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney. The Commissioner will convene hearings to assist him in investigating and reporting on the factual matters (the “factual inquiry”) included in the Commission’s terms of reference. Click here for the terms of reference.

Applications by interested individuals, groups, governments and agencies for standing and funding will be heard commencing at 09:30 a.m. on October 2, Oct. 3, Oct. 6 and Oct. 7, 2008 at Victoria Hall, Bytown Pavilion, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. No evidence will be heard at this time.

Applicants for standing must demonstrate that they have a direct and substantial interest in the subject matter of the factual inquiry. Applicants for funding must demonstrate that they do not have sufficient financial resources to participate in the factual inquiry without such funding.

In order to be considered, applicants must submit applications for standing and funding in writing to the Inquiry either by delivering a copy by mail, courier or fax to the Commission offices at the address set out below, or by e-mail to [email protected], no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2008.

Persons with any information relating to the subject matter of the factual inquiry, including documents, the name and contact information for any person, or any other information relevant to the mandate of the Commission, are requested to submit such information to the Inquiry either by mail or fax to the Commission offices at the address set out below, or by e-mail to [email protected], as soon as possible.

Oliphant Commission
427 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 400
P.O. Box 2740 Station D
Ottawa Canada K1P 5W7
Phone: (613) 995-0756
Fax: (613) 995-0785