Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period from July 1st to September 30, 2008

The Brand, Communications and Corporate Affairs portfolio is organised into four departments: Corporate Communications in Ottawa, Toronto and Montréal; French Services’ Communications in Montréal; English Services’ Communications in Toronto; and Government Relations in Ottawa. In a typical week, the Vice-President spends time in each city. The Brand, Communications and Corporate Affairs team also includes regional staff located across Canada.

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

The Vice-President 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)
7/2/2008 Montreal: Ad hoc internal meetings and meeting with Executive Director, French Communications. $659.17
11-13/07/08 Ottawa: Meetings with Corporate Communications to renew departmental structure; meeting re: Communications' annual conference; brand meeting. $650.65
23-24/07/08 Ottawa: Meeting with General Manager, Industrial Relations; meeting with Human Resources colleagues re: Change Management; meetings with President and CEO and with Senior Director, Corporate Communications. $799.33
01-02/08/08 Montreal: Various Communications internal meetings. $941.08
8/7/2008 Montreal: Attend employee pre-olympics meetings and ad hoc internal meetings. $494.20
27/08/2008 Montreal: Radio-Canada Fall season launch and ad hoc internal meetings. $729.34
31/08-04/09/08 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting; quarterly meeting with President and CEO. Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; meeting to discuss 75th anniversary celebrations; meetings with Vice-President, Strategy and Business Development. $1,237.20
9/12/2008 Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; working lunch with Government Relations Director; other ad-hoc meetings with Ottawa Communications staff. $559.32
16-17/09/08 Ottawa: Meetings with Government Relations Department; strategy session re: upcoming Leaders Forum; ad-hoc meetings with Corporate Communications staff. $424.02
19-24/09/08 Halifax: Ad hoc meetings with staff. Charlottetown: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; community reception; staff gathering. $2,312.12
Total $8,806.43

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
6/5/2008 Toronto: Business lunch with Consultant $81.95
4/7/2008 Toronto: Business lunch with potential candidate of Executive Director, English Services $46.83
25/07/2008 Toronto: Breakfast meeting to interview Chairman of communications consulting supplier. $51.57
11/8/2008 Toronto: Exit interview with former Executive Director, Communications $67.75
28/08/2008 Toronto: Breakfast meeting to interview President of communications consulting supplier. $38.05
5/9/2008 Toronto: Buiness lunch with Production Financing Consultant $53.78
Total $339.93
GRAND TOTAL $9,146.36

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