Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period from April 1st to June 30, 2008

The Communications Department is organized into three divisions: Corporate Communications in Ottawa, French Communications in Montréal and English Communications in Toronto. In a typical week, the Vice-President, Communications, spends time in each city. The Communications team also includes a number of regional communications staff located across Canada.

The Vice-President, Communications, is expected to maintain a wide network of contacts relevant to the interests of the Corporation. Travel to the regions is required to fulfill this requirement, as well as to attend stakeholder and management events, and to meet with employees.

The Vice-President, Communications, also attends Senior Executive Team meetings every six weeks in Toronto, Montréal 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)
02-03/04/08 Ottawa: Meetings with Senior Director, Corporate Communications re: objectives review, catch up meeting, employee engagement discussion; meetings with Vice-President, Strategy & Business Development and Executive Director, Strategy and Government Relations, and with Director Strategic Communications. $631.02
08-10/04/08 Montréal: Meeting with Senior Vice-President, Human Resources and Organization; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; Objectives review with President and CEO; meeting with Chief of Staff Human Resources re: Challenge Us! Meeting; meeting with Listening to Canada's Leaders influencers $1,442.78
15-16/04/08 Montréal: Meetings re: Challenge Us! Session $824.68
04/22/08 Ottawa: Work in Ottawa office and attend ad hoc meetings with Communications staff $701.33
30/04-01/05/08 Montreal: Meetings with President Real Estate and with President and CEO. Ottawa: Objectives review meetings with employees and meeting with President and CEO $904.52
05/08/08 Montreal: Catch-up meeting with President and CEO $561.69
05/16/08 Montreal: Brainstorming session with President and CEO and regular meetings with staff and Corporate Communications Senior Director $640.13
20-22/05/08 Ottawa: speech preparation session with President and CEO; meeting with Director, Strategic Communications. Montreal: work in Montreal office and attend ad hoc meetings with Communications staff on site; briefing session with President and CEO in view of speech at Académie canadienne du cinéma et de la télévision $1,503.03
25-30/05/08 Ottawa: Challenge Us! Retreat; briefing with President and CEO; Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting; Corporate communications staff meetings $1,140.33
05-11/06/08 Vancouver: Executives in the Field initiative; Calgary: Attend Banff television festival; Montreal: Attend Conseil des services français $5,591.94
15-18/06/08 Montréal: Chair Communications Council meeting; meeting potential communications candidate. Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; attend CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; attend community reception; Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting. $874.17
Total $14,815.62

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
02/04/08 Ottawa: Duty entertainment with influencer $88.27
04/07/08 Toronto: Duty entertainment with influencer $74.53
04/11/08 Toronto: Déjeuner d'affaires avec consultant en communications $63.00
05/06/08 Toronto: Lunch meeting with stakeholder contact program $81.95
Total $307.75
GRAND TOTAL $15,123.37

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