As Peter Van Dusen is recapping on-air, Gerstein has confirmed that the Conservative Fund paid Senator Mike Duffy's legal expenses (plus HST) at the request of former PMO chief of staff Nigel Wright, but refused to pay the $90,000 in expenses that Wright would eventually cover himself.
Laureen Harper is now presenting the Maple Leaf Awards. First, she pays tribute to the late Senator Doug Finley.
The convention is officially over, but stay tuned for more live coverage from CPAC!
Watch now as Martin Stringer speaks with Treasury Board President Tony Clement about this weekend's union resolutions and upcoming negotiations between the government and public sector workers.