04/10/2015 04:12 EDT | Updated 06/11/2015 05:59 EDT

An example of some of what was said Friday at the Mike Duffy trial

OTTAWA - "I'm sort of a short, fat, balding guy from a small town and so is Mike, so I think we kind of got along." — journalist Mark Bourrie on how he became friends with Mike Duffy in the 1990s.