Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period from July 1st to Septembere 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)
19–21/07/2008 Quebec City: Meeting with Quebec City management team $642.25
11–12/09/2008 St-Sauveur: Strategic meeting with French Services management $72.00
18/09/2008 Sherbrooke: Launch of Sherbrooke programming $225.00
21–24/09/2008 Charlottetown: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors’ meetings $2,411.28
29–30/09/2008 Toronto: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $856.17
Total $4,206.70

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
9/7/2008 Business meal with an on-air host $94.68
12/8/2008 Business meal with an industry representative $42.85
14/08/2008 Business meal with a Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) representative $58.75
4/9/2008 Business meal with the former CBC/Radio-Canada President & CEO $97.06
5/9/2008 Business meal with a potential candidate for the position of Executive Director, Planning $34.55
Total $327.89
GRAND TOTAL $4,534.59

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