Summary of expenses for George C.B. Smith

Period from July 1st to September 30, 2008

The Senior Vice-President, Corporate Priorities and Implementation, carries out his duties as an extension to the President & CEO’s office. This position is dedicated to implementing CBC/Radio-Canada’s priorities across the Corporation, ensuring that the organisation and its employees adapt and are accountable to new priorities and ways of doing things, both organisationally and culturally. He also leads the process of concluding the current labour negotiations.

The Senior Vice-President attends Senior Executive Team meetings every six weeks in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa. He also travels regionally for stakeholder events and meetings of the Board of Directors, six times a year in different locations across Canada.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
01-03/07/08 Montreal: meetings with Sylvain Lafrance and Richard Stursberg re: marketing and resources, meetings with Hubert Lacroix and with the Human Resources Senior Management Team (HRSMT) $588.22
08-09/07/08 Toronto: meeting with CBC team to prepare for upcoming week of pre-negociations with Canadian Media Guild (CMG) $358.57
13-20/07/08 Toronto: Meetings with CBC management and CMG representatives for pre-negociations $776.97
18-19/07/08 Toronto: Launch of new Radio 2 $641.42
24-29/08/08 Montreal: Meetings with Hubert Lacroix, SAP team, and Human Resources Senior Management Team (HRSMT), budget meetings with Directors, interviews, meeting with Pierre Nollet and Talent Management meeting $1,269.12
02-04/09/08 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $858.42
12/9/2008 Toronto: English Services Industrial Relations (IR) Meeting $450.07
14-19/09/08 Toronto: CMG Negociations $1,049.26
21-24/09/08 Charlottetown: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings $2,184.01
28-30/09/08 Toronto: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting and Management caucus meeting (Industrial Relations) $1,202.30
Total $9,378.36

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
8/7/2008 Toronto: lunch meeting with external arbitrator, and Dan Oldfield, from CMG $70.64
8/9/2008 Ottawa: Dinner with external consultant, Laura Hurst, Paul Gasparetti and Bob Vanderbygaart, from Pension Fund $89.84
22/09/08 Charlottetown: Lunch with member of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board $50.85
Total $211.33
GRAND TOTAL $9,589.69

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