Summary of expenses for George C.B. Smith

Period from January 1st to March 31, 2009

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)
06-08/01/09 Montreal: Meetings with: Michel Hamelin re: STARF-SCRC Negotiations; Linda Facchin re: Industrial Relations and CCSB (Consultative Cttee on Staff Benefits); Katya Laviolette, Hubert Lacroix, and Francine Létourneau $709.88
19-20/01/09 Montreal: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; meeting with Michel Hamelin; meetings with Union Leaders (French & English unions) and meeting of the Comité stratégique des négociations françaises (STARF-SCRC) $327.41
22-23/01/09 Montreal: Meetings with Hubert Lacroix; Katya Laviolette; and Francine Létourneau $479.42
02-04/02/09 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) Meeting and meeting with Hubert Lacroix $818.71
09-12/02/09 Toronto: CMG (Canadian Media Guild) signing of the Collective Agreement; meetings with Hubert Lacroix; meeting with CMG and CBC Negotiation Team; meeting with the Industrial Relations Team; CMG Training Sessions in regards to the new Collective Agreement. Various meetings with: Richard Stursberg, Sylvain Lafrance, Fred Mattocks and Ray Carnovale $1,351.73
15-17/02/09 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) Meetings $621.14
18-19/02/09 Montreal: Meeting of the Comité stratégique des négociations françaises; meeting Actuaries re: Pension Fund; meeting with the French Network Industrial Relations Team; meeting with Hubert Lacroix $480.70
20-22/02/09 Toronto: Meetings with: Todd Spencer, Richard Stursberg, Fred Mattocks and Ray Carnovale $606.95
26-27/02/09 Montreal: Senior Executive Team(SET) Meeting $467.69
11-12/03/09 Montreal: Union Leaders Videoconference and meeting with Michel Hamelin $471.69
15-17/03/09 Toronto: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' Meetings $863.49
23-25/03/09 Montreal: Townhall meetings re: Cost reductions at CBC/Radio-Canada $784.40
Total $7,983.51

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
6/2/2009 Calgary: Lunch with FETCO (Federally Regulated Employers - Transportation and Communications organization) representative $53.65
9/2/2009 Toronto: Duty entertainment for CMG (Canadian Media Guild) and CBC Negotiation Team $800.00
Total $853.65
GRAND TOTAL $8,837.16

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