Summary of expenses for Sylvain Lafrance

Period July 1 to September 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)
09–10/08/2011 Toronto: Visit to regional station and meeting with Director, Radio-Canada, Ontario Regions $553.55
13–14/08/2011 Gatineau: Attendance at special Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light performance marking CBC/Radio-Canada's 75th anniversary $635.68
15–16/08/2011 Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Advisor, Executive Compensation, Total Compensation, Human Resources, and meeting with Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer $462.13
13–16/09/2011 Los Angeles: Attendance at International Council Summit $4,524.34
29–30/09/2011 Ottawa: Meeting with federal MP T. Benskin, visit to Ottawa station, and meeting with Director, Radio-Canada, Ottawa/Gatineau $508.95
Total $6,684.65

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
20/07/2011 Montreal: Breakfast meeting with communications consultant $38.14
10/08/2011 Montreal: Lunch meeting with industry representative $84.02
27/09/2011 Montreal: Lunch meeting with industry representative $70.75
Total $192.91

Internal Business Hospitality Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
11/07/2011 Montreal: Working lunch with L. Lalande, Executive Director, Regional Services, to review departmental files $70.53
01/08/2011 Montreal: Working lunch with G. Bergeron, Executive Director, Communications and Branding, for update on fall launch $65.33
11/08/2011 Montreal: Working lunch with L. Lantagne, Executive Director, Télévision de Radio-Canada, to discuss new television season $50.22
17/08/2011 Montreal: Working lunch with A. Saulnier, Executive Director, News and Current Affairs, and L. Julien, Senior Director, RDI, for update on new RDI season $99.42
06/09/2011 Montreal: Working lunch with G. Bergeron, Executive Director, Communications and Branding, for update on fall cross-promotion campaign $80.61
Total $366.11
GRAND TOTAL $7,243.67

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