Summary of expenses for Katya Laviolette

Period from April 1st to June 30, 2009

The Vice-President, People and Culture, is responsible for delivering and executing the Corporation’s overall Human Resources strategy and associated programs, renewing and improving the internal culture, focusing on training and development, and improving relationships between management and employees.

The Vice-President leads the Human Resources strategic and operational activities at CBC/Radio-Canada with a team of approximately 150 Human Resources employees in 12 regional offices across the country. In her role, the Vice-President must travel and meet with senior executives, managers and employees throughout the Corporation in order to support business strategies through the implementation of policies and programs ensuring that CBC/Radio-Canada manage and support its workforce.

The Vice-President attends Senior Executive Team meetings five times a year in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa, and meetings of the Corporation’s Board of Directors six times a year across the country. She also travels regionally for stakeholder events.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
29–30/04/2009 Ottawa: Chief Human Resources Officers (CHRO) Roundtable meeting, and meeting with Federally Regulated Employers in Transportation and Communications Organization (FETCO) representatives; Halifax: Meetings with the station’s HR and management staff, and tour of facilities $2,124.02
5/5/2009 Quebec City: Meetings with the station’s HR and management staff, and tour of facilities $484.19
11–13/05/2009 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings $773.60
25–26/05/2009 Ottawa: Meeting with FETCO representatives; Toronto: Various meetings and awarding of "Ready to Lead" certificates $1516.90
2/6/2009 Ottawa: Objective-development meetings and various meetings with employees $249.46
5–6/06/2009 Toronto: Chief Technology Office (CTO) Task Force meeting $680.84
11/6/2009 Ottawa: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $249.46
22–23/06/2009 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings $493.73
24–26/06/2009 Edmonton and Calgary: Meetings with Human Resources and management staff, and tour of facilities in these two cities $3,007.83
30/06/2009 Toronto: CTO Task Force meeting $872.82
Total $10,452.85

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
7/4/2009 Business meal with industry representative $37.00
4/5/2009 Business meal with potential candidate $50.15
21/05/2009 Business meal with communications consultant $52.00
6/6/2009 Business meal with potential candidate $13.00
12/6/2009 Business meal with industry representative $25.00
12/6/2009 Business meal with industry representative $18.00
22/06/2009 Meeting with potential candidate $11.00
Total $206.15
GRAND TOTAL $10,659.00

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