Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period from January 1st to March 31, 2009

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)
11–13/01/2009 Gatineau: CRTC hearings on linguistic minorities $611.73
21–22/01/2009 Sherbrooke: Employee meetings $362.51
09–10/02/2009 Toronto: Signing of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) collective agreement $800.13
15–17/03/2009 Toronto: CBC/Radio-Canada Board meetings $531.70
Total $2,306.07

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
14/01/2009 Business meal with a host $58.75
21/01/2009 Business meal with the President of Prix Italia $97.10
27/01/2009 Business meal with an industry representative $76.70
6/3/2009 Business meal with a consultant $46.79
9/3/2009 Business meal with a delegation from Radio et Télévision Suisse Romande $477.08
Total $756.42
GRAND TOTAL $3,062.49

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