Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period April 1 to June 30, 2011

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)
19-20/04/2011 Ottawa: Year-end performance management review meetings with Senior Director, Government Relations, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs and with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; various internal meetings. Montreal: quarterly one-on-one meeting with President and CEO; catch-up meeting with Executive Director, French Services Communications; training session $991.63
26-27/04/2011 Montreal: Work from Montreal office and various internal meetings. Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and senior staff for budget planning discussion; attended meeting of Heads of Heritage Portfolio organizations, Department of Canadian Heritage; various internal meetings $998.29
3/5/2011 Montreal: Meeting with Executive Director, French Communications; meeting regarding French Services brand; various internal meetings $622.54
5/5/2011 Ottawa: Meeting with Executive Director, Business Development and Senior Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships; meeting with Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer and President and CEO; Employee Portal Steering Committee meeting; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and her direct reports to review employee survey results and next steps; various internal meetings $621.04
09-11/05/2011 Vancouver: Culture Days CBC/Radio-Canada 75th Anniversary event; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; various internal meetings $1,331.87
16-18/05/2011 Ottawa: Meeting with CRTC; strategy meeting with Senior Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships and Senior Director, Research and Strategic Analysis and Director, Strategic Communications; attended Corporate Communications quarterly all staff meeting; various internal meetings. Montreal: chaired Communications Council meeting; planning meeting with Business Manager, Office of the Vice-President, Real Estate; attended French Services launch; various internal meetings $1,427.55
24/05/2011 Montreal: Worked from Montreal office, various internal meetings; training session $654.54
31/05/2011 Montreal: Catch up meeting with Executive Director, Communications, French Services; catch up meeting with President and CEO; various internal meetings $617.54
01-06/06/2011 Goose Bay: Regional tour - meetings with employees and Radio interview. Corner Book: Regional tour - meetings with employees and Radio interview. St. John's: Regional tour - meetings with employees, meeting with community business leaders, Interview with Telegram newspaper; Radio interview; meeting with Managing Director; meeting with communications staff $2,660.69
08-09/06/2011 Montreal: Attended Le Conseil des Services français; catch-up meeting with Executive Director, Communications, French Services; meeting with French Services Regional Communications team; various internal meetings $953.68
20-23/06/2011 Ottawa: Individual meetings with Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Senior Director, Government Relations to discuss their 2011/12 objectives; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications and Director, Strategic Communications re: long term strategy planning; Employee Portal planning meeting; discussion on public outreach opportunity, attended screening of the film Starbuck; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; meeting with Director, Communications Services and Corporate Spokesperson and Social Media Advisor; meeting with Director, Strategic Communications re: Challenge Us! forum; various internal meetings $884.35
28-29/06/2011 Ottawa and Montreal: Staff meetings, Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting and Objectives meetings with staff $1,918.84
Total $13,682.56

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
5/26/2011 Toronto: Breakfast meeting with external Communications advisor $37.32
6/6/2001 St.John's: Breakfast meeting with stakeholders (5 municipal leaders from greater St. John's area), M. Anonsen, Manager, Communications and Partnerships and D. Wilson, Managing Director, English Radio and Television $166.08
6/29/2011 Montreal: Lunch meeting with a representative from the communications industry $96.80
Total $300.20

Internal Business Hospitality claims

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
5/18/2011 Ottawa: Exit interview with C. DeToni, Manager, Government Relations $29.99
Total $29.99
GRAND TOTAL $14,012.75

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