Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period from October 1st to December 31, 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 fulfill 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)
02-03/10/2009 Montreal: Meeting with Executive Director, French Services Communications; various internal meetings $1,132.57
12-14/10/2009 Calgary: Stakeholder breakfast; meeting with staff and meet with Heartland Producers. Winnipeg: Stakeholder breakfast; meeting with staff; attend Canadian Club luncheon where President and CEO addressed the group $2,250.87
21-23/10/2009 Ottawa: CBC news launch; meeting with Director Strategic Communications re: corporate social responsibility; meeting with Executive Director, Talent Management and Organizational Development re: succession planning; various internal meetings $451.70
26/10/2009 Montreal: International Institute of Communications conference; Editorial board interview with Montreal Gazette $749.26
27-28/10/2009 Calgary: Editorial board interviews with both Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald. Vancouver: Editorial board interviews with both Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province $1,291.76
04-05/11/2009 Ottawa: Government Relations meetings; interview with Téléjournal. Montreal: meeting with Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (SCRC) representative; meeting with Managing Editor Employee Portal/Web Area Head; Meetings with President and CEO, President and CEO's Chief of Staff and Senior Director, Government Relations $1,180.46
08-10/11/2009 Vaudreuil: Challenge Us! and Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $723.02
16-17/11/2009 Ottawa: Meeting with President and CEO; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications re: real estate; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Director, Strategic Communications and Managing Editor Employee Portal/Web Area Head; strategy meeting with President & CEO, Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, President and CEO's Chief of Staff, Chair, Senior Director, Government Relations and Senior Director, Capital Process $903.51
19/11/2009 Québec: Radio interviews plus editorial board with Le Soleil $534.68
25-26/11/2009 Ottawa: Meeting with Chief Regulatory Officer re: CRTC hearings; meeting with Senior Director, Government Relations and President and CEO's Chief of Staff, Corporate Communications team building session; various internal meetings $715.42
03-04/12/2009 Vancouver: Attendance at: "The Debaters" show; English & French radio interviews with President and CEO; Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon where President and CEO was speaking; Stakeholder dinner; Vancouver open house; meeting re: Government Relations with President and CEO; participated in editorial board with Vancouver Sun $1,305.24
08-09/12/2009 Ottawa : Meeting with President and CEO's Chief of Staff, Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Senior Vice-President Corporate Strategy & Business Partnerships re: strategy; participated in 'Executive in the Field' initiative; meeting with Senior Director, Government Relations; team building exercise with corporate communications staff $859.86
Total $12,098.35

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
10/1/2009 Toronto: Lunch meeting with stakeholder re: local TV matters initiative $58.00
10/21/2009 Ottawa: Dinner meeting with influencer $77.95
10/28/2009 Vancouver: Lunch meeting with industry representatives $107.66
11/20/2009 Toronto: Lunch meeting with stakeholder $40.75
12/22/2009 Toronto: Lunch meeting with potential research supplier $69.61
Total $353.97
GRAND TOTAL $12,452.32

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