Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period October 1st to December 31st, 2012

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) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
02-03/10/2012 Ottawa: Individual meetings with Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Senior Director, Government Relations, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs; meeting with Executive Assistant to review upcoming communications meeting content; various internal meetings. Montreal: meeting with Executive Director of Communications French Services; Strategic Planning Committee meeting; meeting President and CEO; various internal meetings $925.04
10/17/2012 Ottawa: Quarterly update meeting with Corporate Communications staff; lunch with influencer; meeting with Executive Director Corporate Affairs; monthly update meeting with senior financial analyst to go over department budgets; various internal meetings $607.54
24-25/10/2012 Montreal: Meeting with President and CEO; various internal meetings $853.62
28-31/10/2012 Ottawa: International Institute of Communications (IIC) conference; various internal meetings $1,299.35
11/5/2012 Montreal: Work from Montreal office. $636.54
13-14/11/2012 Montreal: Meeting with Associate General Counsel, Media Law and VP Real Estate, Legal Services and General Counsel; various internal meetings. Ottawa: Quarterly Corporate Communications staff meeting; meeting with Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer; mmonthly update meeting with direct reports on departmental budgets $856.12
17-22/11/2012 Ottawa: CRTC licence renewal meetings with H.T. Lacroix, S. Guiton, B. Kirshenblatt and English and French media groups; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; various internal meetings $1,677.83
28/11/-01/12/2012 Ottawa: Business planning meeting with Senior Director Corporate Communications and Financial Analyst; Government Relations group planning session; attended meeting to discuss Canada's 150th anniversary; various internal meetings $1,356.28
5/12/2012 Ottawa: Departmental budget meeting with Senior Director Corporate Communications and Financial Analyst; catch up meeting with Senior Director Corporate Communications; business lunch with influencer; Government Relations planning meeting; various internal meetings $668.04
11-12/12/2012 Ottawa: Budget planning meeting with all direct reports; mid-year objectives reviews with Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Senior Director Government Relations, and Executive Director Corporate Affairs; Corporate Communications staff update meeting; various internal meetings $807.44
14/12/2012 Montreal: Strategy meeting with President and CEO and external consultant; meeting with President and CEO and Corporate Communications regarding Annual Public Meeting and Internal Communications Plan for 2013-2014; meeting with President and CEO and Vice-President and CFO; meeting with Executive Director, Communications, French Services and Director, Internal Corporate and Regional Communications re: branding; various internal meetings $624.54
19-20/12/2012 Montreal: Departmental staff function; strategy meeting with President and CEO, Vice-President and CFO and Vice-President, People and Culture $819.78
Total $11,132.12

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
10/17/2012 Ottawa: Business lunch with influencer $34.00
10/26/2012 Toronto: Business lunch with consultants to discuss stakeholder relations $80.62
11/1/2012 Toronto: Business lunch with external Communications consultant $52.27
11/5/2012 Montreal: Business lunch with external Communications consultant $55.99
5/12/2012 Ottawa: Business lunch with influencer $51.03
Total $273.91

Internal Business Hospitality claims

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
Total $0.00
GRAND TOTAL $11,406.03

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