Summary of expenses for William B. Chambers

Period from January 1st to March 31, 2013

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)
10/1/2013 Montreal: Communications Council meeting; meeting with Executive Vice-President, French Services; various internal meetings $752.54
15-17/01/2013 Montreal: Quarterly meeting with President and CEO; meeting with Executive Director, French Services and Director of Publicity English Communications re: 150th Anniversary of Canada; meeting with VIA Rail representatives re: 150th anniversary of Canada; various internal meetings. Ottawa: Corporate Communications all staff meeting; meeting with French Services Director, Radio-Canada Gatineau Region; Mid-Year objectives review with interim executive assistant; objectives setting discussion with returning executive assistant; meeting with Senior Director, Government Relations and Executive Director, Corporate Affairs re: 150th anniversary of Canada; Canadian Heritage briefing sessions re: 150th anniversary of Canada; various internal meetings $1,199.68
23/01/2013 Ottawa: Interviews for the position of Director, Strategic Planning, Communications $730.54
29-30/01/2013 Montreal: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting; media training with Vice-President, People and Culture; various internal meetings $999.82
05-06/02/2013 Montreal: Conseil des Services francais. Ottawa: Interviews for position of Director, Strategic Planning, Communications; meeting with Senior Director, Corporate Communications; annual report design meeting; various internal meetings $1,103.84
11-15/02/2013 Ottawa: Interview for position of Director, Corporate Affairs; Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting; Corporate Communications all staff update meeting; meeting with Director, Organizational Culture and Change; monthly budget forecast meeting with direct reports; meeting with Executive Director, Corporate Affairs; various internal meetings $1,483.41
20-21/02/2013 Montreal: Crisis Management training session; CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings $929.62
07-08/03/2013 Ottawa: Attended Prime Time Ottawa conference; various internal meetings $938.44
12/3/2013 Ottawa: Meeting with French Services Director, Radio-Canada Ottawa-Gatineau region; meeting with Executive Director, Corporate Affairs; meeting with Senior Director, Government Relations; meeting with Manager, Public Relations; meeting with 150th Anniversary of Canada partners; various internal meetings; presentation to 4th year students at Ottawa University $736.92
14/03/2013 Montreal: Catch-up meeting with Executive Director, Communications, French Services; meeting with General Manager, Internet and Digital Services; meeting with Executive Director, Finance and Strategic Planning $691.04
19-22/03/2013 Ottawa: Senior Management Team (SET) meeting; orientation session of two new members of the Board of Directors; meeting with Executive Director, Corporate Business Partnerships; Corporate Communications all staff meeting; meeting regarding 150 Anniversary of Canada $1,281.77
25-26/03/2013 Ottawa: Communications Council; year-end performance reviews with 4 direct reports; various internal meetings $928.44
Total $11,776.06

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
11/1/2013 Toronto: Lunch meeting with external Communications advisor $74.28
12/3/2013 Ottawa: Lunch meeting with external consultant $84.32
18/03/2013 Toronto: Lunch meeting with external consultant $86.02
22/03/2013 Ottawa: Lunch meeting with six representatives of the 150th Anniversary of Canada event $170.77
Total $415.39

Internal Business Hospitality claims

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
Total $0.00
GRAND TOTAL $12,191.45

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