Period from October 1st to December 31, 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.
|01-02/10/2008||Montreal: meeting with Executive Director Communications, French Services; meeting with President and CEO re: leaders forum. Halifax: attend partnerships meeting||$969.72|
|06/10/2008||Ottawa: brainstorming meeting re: 75th anniversary; brainstorming meeting re: executives in the field; ad hoc meetings with Communications staff||$532.93|
|20/10/2008||Montreal: attend French Services music launch||$623.15|
|22-23/10/2008||Ottawa: Meeting with Director, Strategic Communications re: Leaders Forum; meeting with Director, ATIP; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; meeting re: reporting structure; Meeting with Compliance Officer and Associate Corporate Secretary; Meeting with with local Human Resources to discuss objective feedback training; Senior Executive Team (SET) meetings||$585.90|
|31/10/2008||Montreal: Ad hoc meetings with Communications staff and Senior Management||$947.79|
|11/14/2008||Ottawa: Meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister, Cultural Affairs; ad hoc meetings with Corporate Communications staff||$576.90|
|24-25/11/2008||Vaudreuil: Senior Management Team (SET) Retreat||$567.40|
|01-02/12/2008||Ottawa: Attend International Institute of Communications (IIC) steering committee meeting, IIC Conference and ad hoc meetings with Communications staff||$792.67|
|08/12/2008||Ottawa and Montreal: Internal meetings||$623.92|
Duty Entertainment Expenses
|08/10/2008||Toronto: Lunch with external consultant||$38.78|
|04/11/2008||Toronto: Lunch with Communications Consultant||$77.44|
|08/11/2008||Toronto: Lunch with external consultant||$86.90|
|12/11/2008||Toronto: Dinner with guest speaker from the Leaders Forum and Johanne Charbonneau, Michel Saint-Cyr, George Smith, Michel Trembaly, Bill Chambers and Pierre Nollet from CBC/Radio-Canada||$788.27|