Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period July 1 to September 30, 2010

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)
04-05/08/2010 Toronto: Strategic committee meeting, and various meetings $1,027.99
11-12/08/2010 Ottawa: Meetings with the President and CEO’s Chief of Staff and P. Sobrino, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Heritage $433.48
16-18/08/2010 Saguenay: Inauguration of the new station, and various meetings $1,518.89
24-28/08/2010 Zurich, Switzerland: Zurich SwissRadioDay conference, and various meetings $512.62
20-22/09/2010 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings $886.36
29/09-02/10/2010 Quebec City: Training at Université Laval $976.16
Total $5,355.50

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
11/08/2010 Ottawa: Breakfast meeting with P. Sobrino, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Heritage $45.20
31/08/2010 Dinner meeting with a representative of a scientific research centre $121.93
10/09/2010 Lunch meeting with an advertising agency representative; K. Laviolette, Vice-President, People and Culture; and M. Bertrand, Vice-President, Real Estate Services, Legal Services, and General Counsel $171.18
17/09/2010 Breakfast meeting with an Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) representative $23.09
24/09/2010 Lunch meeting with a marketing firm representative $57.09
Total $418.49

Internal Business Hospitality Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
28/07/2010 Working lunch with Y. Asselin, (Acting) Executive Director, Radio de Radio-Canada $75.32
29/07/2010 Working lunch with J. Pelletier, Senior Director, News and Current Affairs, Télévision de Radio-Canada $24.26
03/08/2010 Working lunch with A. Saulnier, Executive Director, News and Current Affairs, Télévision de Radio-Canada $93.20
04/08/2010 Toronto: Working lunch with B. Quenneville, Director of Radio-Canada – Ontario Regions $67.65
18/08/2010 Saguenay: Working dinner with L. Lalande, Executive Director, Regional Services; S. Schreiber, Director of Radio-Canada – Quebec Regions; M. Gagné, Resource Manager (IT); and R. Sarrazin, Project Director, Regional Services $187.76
31/08/2010 Working lunch with K. Stewart, Acting Senior Vice-President, English Services $124.87
20/09/2010 Ottawa: Working lunch with F. Létourneau, Chief of Staff, Office of the President and CEO $81.68
Total $654.74
GRAND TOTAL $6,428.73

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