Summary of Expenses for Roula Zaarour

Period April 1 to June 30, 2012

The Vice-President, People and Culture, is responsible for delivering and executing the Corporation’s overall Human Resources strategy and associated programs, renewing and improving the internal culture, focusing on training and development, and improving relationships between management and employees.

The Vice-President leads the Human Resources strategic and operational activities at CBC/Radio-Canada with a team of approximately 150 Human Resources employees in 12 regional offices across the country. In her role, the Vice-President must travel and meet with senior executives, managers and employees throughout the Corporation in order to support business strategies through the implementation of policies and programs ensuring that CBC/Radio-Canada manage and support its workforce.

The 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. She also travels regionally for stakeholder events.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose(s) Cost(s)
16–17/04/2012 Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Director, Human Resources (HR), Corporate Groups, to follow up on departures and 2011–12 performance management; meeting with Executive Director, Total Compensation for 2011–12 performance management and the CWC Annual Awards Gala $290.70
17–18/04/2012 Toronto: Performance management meetings with the Executive Director, HR, English Services, and the Assistant Vice-President, People and Culture; meeting with two Canadian Media Guild (CMG) representatives and Director, Industrial Relations, English Services $757.28
30/04–03/05/2012 Calgary: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings and meeting with Calgary staff $1,938.84
06–08/05/2012 New York: Annual Human Resources People & Strategy (HRPS) Global Conference $2,382.30
22–24/05/2012 Ottawa: Leaders Forum; update meeting with Senior Advisor, Executive Compensation / Total Compensation; meeting with Assistant Vice-President, People and Culture on training; meeting with representative from a diversity consulting firm; meeting with Executive Director, Total Compensation, and Senior Advisor, Executive Compensation / Total Compensation, to discuss programs for executives $533.32
28/05/2012 Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships, to discuss various matters $28.00
31/05–01/06/2012 Ottawa: Meeting with Senior Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships, to discuss various matters; and presentation to CBC/Radio-Canada participants of the Pensioners National Association conference. Toronto: Presentation to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) National Board members; update meeting with Executive Director, HR, English Services; and meeting with English Services Industrial Relations staff $1,155.02
06–08/06/2012 Toronto: Departure reception for T. Casgrain, Chair of CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors; attendance at H.T. Lacroix’s speech before the Economic Club of Canada; meeting with Executive Director, HR, English Services, and Senior Legal Counsel, English Services to discuss hiring matters; update meeting with Assistant Vice-President, People and Culture; and meeting with Manager, Human Resources, English Services about HR Director position $1,385.82
19–21/06/2012 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; meeting with Shared Services management team to discuss People and Culture priorities; meeting with Director, Compensation, to discuss the salary review; and meeting with Total Compensation and Corporate Groups HR teams to discuss People and Culture priorities. $780.91
Total $9,252.19

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
30/05/2012 Breakfast meeting with an industry representative $32.17
Total $32.17

Internal Business Hospitality Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
30/03/2012 Working lunch with Director, Industrial Relations, French Services, to discuss various matters $34.39
27/04/2012 Working lunch with Vice-President, Real Estate, Legal Services, and General Counsel to discuss various matters $26.31
07/06/2012 Toronto: Working dinner with Director, Industrial Relations, English Services $72.28
20/06/2012 Ottawa: Working dinner with president of Canadian Media Guild $110.45
Total $243.43
GRAND TOTAL $9,527.79

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