Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period from January 1st to March 31, 2008

The Executive Vice-President, French Services, is responsible for a total of 4,000 employees located in 20 regional production centres and 27 journalistic offices across Canada, and in four foreign bureaus abroad. In his role, he must travel to these regions to meet with staff.

This executive regularly meets with domestic and international industry stakeholders and attends their events at home and abroad. He is a board member of TV5Monde and Radios francophones publiques. He also attends meetings of the Communauté des télévisions francophones, which requires foreign travel approximately five times a year. Participation in these meetings provides an excellent opportunity for the exchange of best practices with other leading broadcasters.

The Executive Vice-President attends Senior Executive Team meetings every six weeks in Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa. He also attends meetings of the Corporation’s Board of Directors six times a year in different locations across the country.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
23-24/01/2008 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings $561.31
3-5/2/2008 Ottawa: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) hearings re. Canadian Television Fund (CTF) $759.95
18 - 19/03/2008 Toronto: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directros meetings, and meetings to prepare for Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) hearings re. broadcast distribution regulations $867.62
Total $2,188.88

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
5/2/2008 Business meeting with independent producer $103.39
8/2/2008 Business meeting with Minister Christine St-Pierre $86.80
12/2/2008 Business meeting with representative from Radio Suisse Romand $99.47
13/02/2008 Business meeting after an Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) concert with musician, composer and spouses and Christiane LeBlanc (CBC/RC) $279.36
15/02/2008 Business meeting with TV host, editor and Yvan Asselin (CBC/RC) $213.73
24/02/2008 Working lunch with industry representative $94.20
27/02/2008 Business meeting with TV host $102.26
29/02/2008 Business lunch with Pierre Curzi, MP and Robert A. Pilon (CBC/RC) $53.45
Total $1,032.66
GRAND TOTAL $3,221.54

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