Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period from April 1st to June 30, 2009

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 five times a year in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa, and attends meetings of the Corporation’s Board of Directors six times a year across the country.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
15/04/2009 Montreal: meeting with Executive Director, Communications, French Services; meeting with President and CEO and his Chief of Staff re: Banff Conference; meeting with President and CEO re: performance evaluation $666.09
20/04/2009 Ottawa: Communications Council monthly meeting; meeting with Senior VP, Corporate Priorities and Implementation; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications re: performance evaluation; meeting with Director, Strategic Communications and Senior Director, Corporate Communications re: Challenge Us! initiative; meeting with Senior Director, Government Relations re: Heritage Committee appearance $591.62
22/04/2009 Montreal: Meeting with President and CEO re: Heritage Committee appearance; ad hoc meetings with Montreal staff $598.62
27-28/04/2009 Ottawa: Meetings with Senior Director, Corporate Communications, President's Chief of Staff and Chief Regulatory Officer, meetings with President and CEO and Senior Director, Government Relations re: Heritage Committee appearance $789.40
03-10/05/2009 Ottawa: Strategy meeting; ad hoc meetings with Communications and Government Relations staff. Montreal: meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications re: annual report; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Director, Public Relations re: stakeholder relations; meeting with Director, Strategic Communications; objectives review with Senior Director, Govertment Relations; meeting with DG French Communications; meeting with President and CEO re: official languages speaking notes; ad hoc internal meetings and Governor General's Performing Arts Gala $2504.41
12-14/05/2009 Ottawa: Meeting with Northern Ontario Municipal Association and their Members of Parliament; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; meeting with President and CEO re: Official Languages Committee appearance; Strategy meeting. Meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and staff re: annual report draft; ad hoc meetings with Communications staff $956.70
19-25/05/2009 Montreal: Strategy meetings; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; ad hoc internal meetings with Communications staff $831.50
27/05-04/06/09 Montreal: Strategy meetings, CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; meeting with President and CEO; various internal ad hoc meetings. Attend Académie canadienne du cinéma et de la télévision luncheon; retirement dinner for Michel Saint-Cyr. Briefing with external advisor, ad hoc internal meetings $2343.44
09-12/06/2009 Montreal: Attend Conseil de Direction des Services français; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meetings; meetings with President and CEO and Chair of the Board of Directors, meeting with Senior Director, Capital Process; meeting with VP, People and Culture and Senior Director Corporate Communications re: employer brand; Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting. Ministerial briefing; meeting with Director, Strategic Communications regarding crisis management plan and internal meetings $1453.02
22-24/06/2009 Ottawa: meeting with President and CEO and his Chief of Staff and Senior Director, Corporate Communications; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors' meeting; meetings with Australian Broadcasting Corporation counterpart; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Director, Public Relations and Operations re: corporate website; meeting with Director, Human Resources, Corporate Groups re: talent management system; meeting with Senior VP Corporate Priorities and Implementation and Senior Director, Corporate Communications re: award program; meeting with VP and Chief Financial Officer and team; ad hoc meetings $911.73
30/06/2009 Montreal: meeting with Chief Regulatory Officer; meeting with President and CEO and his Chief of Staff, Director, Strategic Communications and Senior Director, Corporate Communications; meeting with Interim Executive Director, Communications and Strategic planning French Services $587.69
Total $12,234.22

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
15/04/2009 Montreal: lunch meeting with 3rd party to discuss partnership opportunity $75.91
17/04/2009 Toronto: lunch meeting with an external Communications' advisor $63.52
22/04/2009 Montreal: lunch meeting with an external Communications' advisor $82.04
17/06/2009 Toronto: lunch meeting with external consultant re: review consulting services/stakeholder meeting $82.91
24/06/2009 Ottawa: Duty entertainment with Ottawa influencer $63.00
Total $367.38
GRAND TOTAL $12,601.60

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