‘Blowing the whistle on the government is, for many people, like blowing their brains out’: Joanna Gualtieri
Whistleblower and advocate Joanna Gualtieri says her ethics and upbringing wouldn’t allow her to ignore wasteful practices at Foreign Affairs in the 1990s.
Hidden toll: Whistleblower Joanna Gualtieri, who uncovered extravagant accommodations for Canadian officials abroad, says she lost her health and time with her family as well as her career. ‘These are the unspoken tragedies that people don’t realize,’ she said. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright