Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period April 1 to June 30, 2011

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)
04–05/04/2011 Ottawa: Canadian Women in Communications (CWC) gala $567.61
11–13/04/2011 Toronto: Regional tour - Meeting with employees; speech to Canadian Club of Toronto; CBC / Canadian Media Guild (CMG) National Joint Committee meeting; meeting with Toronto community leaders $602.66
17–18/04/2011 Toronto: Meeting to discuss merchandising with Executive Vice-President of English Services, Executive Director of Finance and Strategy (English Services), Executive Director of English Services Revenue Group, Senior Vice-President of Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships, Executive Director of French Services Revenue Group, and Executive Director of Finance and Management Services $967.63
26–30/04/2011 Paris: TV5 Monde Board meeting; Conseil international des radios-télévisions d'expression française (CIRTEF) meeting; meeting with Association Relative à la Télévision Européenne (ARTE) representative; meeting with France Télévisions representatives; meeting with Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) representative; meeting with TV5 Monde representative $7,064.83
04–06/05/2011 Cambridge, ON: 2011 Broadcasting Summit $1,346.43
12–13/05/2011 Toronto: Canadian Media Guild (CMG) conference and English Services fall launch with advertising agencies $806.60
25–31/05/2011 Geneva: Radios francophones publiques (RFP) meeting; appearance on 'Médialogues' program; work session with member TV networks $8,602.96
07/06/2011 Toronto: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting $690.16
16/06/2011 Toronto: 2011 Challenge Us! Forum $882.99
20–22/06/2011 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings $782.14
Total $22,314.01

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
08/04/2011 Lunch meeting with media representative $114.50
14/04/2011 Lunch meeting with two Union des artistes (UDA) representatives $71.33
21/06/2011 Ottawa: Lunch meeting with C. Fortier from Canadian Heritage $99.11
Total $284.94

Internal Business Hospitality Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
07/04/2011 Working lunch with Guylaine Bergeron, Executive Director, Communications and Branding, for update on Communications strategy $82.60
12/04/2011 Montreal: Working breakfast with L. Lalande, Executive Director, Regional Services, to review the day's meetings $30.99
18/04/2011 Toronto: Working breakfast with R. Trempe, Executive Director, Revenue Group $63.85
12/05/2011 Montreal: Working breakfast with L. Lalande, Executive Director, Regional Services, to prepare for the day's meeting $41.73
14/06/2011 Working lunch with R. Homier-Roy for year-end review $110.14
23/06/2011 Working lunch with G. Bergeron, Executive Director of Communications and Branding, and A. Coupal, Director of Corporate Affairs, to review his departure announcement $121.97
28/06/2011 Working lunch with A. Saulnier, Executive Director, News and Current Affairs, for update on fall programming $83.72
Total $535.00
GRAND TOTAL $23,133.95

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