Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period October 1 to December 31, 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)
06–07/10/2010 Ottawa: Movie premiere Incendies 491.68
19/10/2010 Geneva, Switzerland: Sommet de la Francophonie; TV5 Monde board meeting; and meeting of French-language public television executives 7,636.52
03/11/2010 Sainte-Adèle: Speech at the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (SCRC) seminar 68.40
15–17/11/2010 Toronto: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings 1,123.72
29/11/2010 Ottawa: Meetings with P. Sobrino, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Heritage, and S. Guiton, Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Officer 484.48
07/12/2010 Ottawa: Appearance before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage about the diversity study 310.65
08–09/12/2010 Saguenay: Meeting with employees; conference with business people; visit to CEGEP de Jonquière; participation in two interviews 1,537.58
Total 11,653.03

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
13/10/2010 Lunch meeting with an industry representative, A. Saulnier, Executive Director, News and Current Affairs, and N. Dansereau-Lavoie, Project Coordinator, Espace musique 227.10
28/10/2010 Dinner meeting with industry representative 173.30
04/11/2010 Lunch meeting with industry representative 70.93
Total 471.33

Internal Business Hospitality claims

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
02/11/2010 Working dinner with A. Saulnier, Executive Director, News and Current Affairs, to discuss the news department strategic plan 79.86
22/11/2010 Working lunch with China correspondent M. Cormier regarding his appointment to the position of Director of Radio-Canada Acadie in June 2011 55.93
01/12/2010 Working lunch with P. Beauduin, the new Executive Director, Radio de Radio-Canada, to discuss his mandate 75.65
07/12/2010 Ottawa: Working lunch with M.-P. Bouchard, Executive Director, Strategic Planning, to discuss the Corporation’s appearance before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage about the diversity study 72.27
17/12/2010 Working lunch with M.-P. Bouchard, Executive Director, Strategic Planning, R. Trempe, Senior Executive Director, Revenue, P. St-Onge, Executive Director, Finance and Management Services, and A. Coupal, Director, Corporate Affairs 191.02
20/12/2010 Working lunch with P. Beauduin, Executive Director, Radio de Radio-Canada, re: updated on various files 74.61
Total 549.34
GRAND TOTAL 12,673.70

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