Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period from April 1st, 2008 to June 30, 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)
03-04/04/08 Ottawa – Meeting with applicant for a position in the Access to Information office; speaker at the Chef de file en herbe seminar $366.67
07-08/04/08 Ottawa – CRTC hearings on the “Review of the regulatory frameworks for broadcasting distribution undertakings and discretionary programming services” $583.27
14-20/04/08 Paris – TV5 Monde Board of Directors’ meeting $7,676.17
22-24/04/08 Toronto – Senior Executive Team (SET)meeting; speech to Toronto opinion leaders; meeting with Toronto staff $1,125.29
01-02/05/08 Ottawa – Appearance before Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to discuss CBC/Radio-Canada plans and priorities $421.31
16-18/06/08 Ottawa – Meetings of CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors and Senior Executive Team (SET) $768.45
Total $10,941.16

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
16/04/08 Business meal with Director of National Centre for Scientific Research $181.91
25/04/08 Business meal with Minister Michèle Courchesne $105.25
Total $287.16
GRAND TOTAL $11,228.32

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