Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period from July 1st to September 30, 2009

The Executive Vice-President, French Services, is responsible for 4,000 employees located in 20 regional production centres and 27 journalistic offices across Canada, and in the Corporation’s foreign bureaux. In his role, he travels to the 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 Les Radios Francophones Publiques. He also attends meetings of the Communauté des télévisions francophones, which requires foreign travel approximately five times a year for the purpose of discussing best practices with other leading broadcasters.

The Executive 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.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
6/8/2009 Ottawa: Business meetings $193.00
26–28/08/2009 Sherbrooke: New building inauguration and season launch $786.34
11/9/2009 Ottawa: Fédération des communautés francophones acadiennes Board meeting $219.00
14–16/09/2009 Ottawa: Appearance before the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC); signing of cultural agreement at the National Arts Centre; retirement dinner for Johanne Charbonneau $639.18
21–23/09/2009 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; meeting with National Capital Commission executives $674.76
Total $2,512.28

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
18/08/2009 Business lunch with a host and the Executive Director, Télévision de Radio-Canada $45.38
10/9/2009 Business lunch with a producer and the Executive Director, Télévision de Radio-Canada $139.35
14/09/2009 Business lunch with an industry representative $74.67
28/09/2009 Business dinner with a producer and the Senior Executive Director, Revenue $142.76
30/09/2009 Business breakfast with an industry representative $74.67
30/09/2009 Business lunch with a communications consultant $142.76
Total $519.18
GRAND TOTAL $3,031.46

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