Summary of expenses for George C.B. Smith

Period from January 1st to March 31, 2008

The Senior Vice-President, Human Resources and Organization, has approximately 150 HR employees in 12 regional offices across Canada, and ultimately leads the HR strategic and operational activities at CBC/Radio-Canada. In his role, this executive must travel and meet with senior executives, managers and employees throughout the Corporation to support business strategies through the implementation of policies and programs that ensure CBC/Radio-Canada manages and supports its workforce.

The Senior Vice-President, Human Resources and Organization, is the Chair of FETCO, the Federally Regulated Employers - Transportation and Communications organization, which requires traveling to regions across the country.

He attends Senior Executive Team meetings every month in Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa. This executive also travels regionally for stakeholder events, as well as for meetings of the Board of Directors, six times per year in different locations across Canada.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
07-10/01/08 Montreal: Arrival of Hubert T. Lacroix, new President and CEO – debrief meetings; union leaders meeting $1,157.41
08/01/2008 Montreal: Meeting with H. Lacroix and Mercer representatives; meeting with Michel Hamelin; meeting with Louise Senecal $230.66
14-15/01/08 Toronto: Briefings with H. Lacroix; Industrial Relations (IR) meet and greet $1,092.75
28-30/01/08 Toronto: Industrial Relations (IR) meeting with E. Dalzell and S. Satchel; meeting with human resources directors; meeting with R. Stursberg, L. Senecal and E. Dalzell re. talent managment and organizational development $1,163.85
30-31/01/08 Montreal: Meeting with H. Lacroix and F. Létourneau to discuss organization $542.04
05/-08/02/08 Winnipeg: Tour of Winnipeg facilities with H. Lacroix $3,788.92
11-12/02/08 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $484.34
20-22/02/08 Montreal: Meeting with Egon Zehnder International (EZI); SAP Executive Steering Committee; Zero-based budget task force meeting; Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits (CCSB) meeting $825.53
25-28/02/08 Toronto: Meeting with HR directors; departure dinner for Stephen Satchel (CBC); meeting with consultant Joanne Berry; meeting with Industrial Relations (IR) staff $2,013.61
07-10/03/08 Phoenix, Arizona: Meeting with union leader Dan Oldfield $2,243.97
11-13/03/08 Montreal: Meetings with Louise Senecal, Michel Saint-Cyr, Sylvain Lafrance and Michele Parent; Audit Committee Meeting; Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $768.96
17-19/03/08 Toronto: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings $962.09
24-28/03/08 Montreal: Meeting with human resources directors; meeting with H. Lacroix re. VP performance evaluations; Sylvain Lafrance performance evaluation $1,340.99
30-31/03/08 Toronto: Bargaining training session $533.75
Total $17,148.87

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
Total $0.00
GRAND TOTAL $17,148.87

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