Summary of expenses for Roula Zaarour

Period April 1st to June 30th 2013

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)
01-03/04/2013 Ottawa: Various meetings with: the directors of Industrial Relations for French and English Services, the Executive Director, Total Compensation, Wellness, and Compliance, and the Director, Organizational Culture and Change; the Executive Director, Business Partnerships; and the Director, Organizational Culture and Change. Working Group on Employee Health Care (WGEHC) meeting $864.16
14-15/04/2013 Toronto: Candidate interviews for a Human Resources position; meeting with a CBC/Radio/Canada Board member; meeting with representatives of an external firm $ 1,151.79
28/04-01/05/2013 Toronto: Meeting with a consultant. Meetings with the Senior Producer, National News, English Radio; meeting with the Director of Training, English Services; meeting with the Executive Director, Corporate Business Partnerships, Finance, and the Director, Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships; meeting with the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups, and Acting Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services). Selection committee meeting for a Human Resources position $1,593.59
07-08/05/2013 Toronto: Meeting with the English Services Human Resources management team. Meeting with two consultants. Various meetings with: the English Services Executive Director, Finance, the Executive Director, Sports Programming and Executive Director, Olympics; the Managing Director, English Services; the Director of Training, English Services, and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups, and Acting Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services); and the Executive Director, CBC News. Meeting with the English Services Human Resources team) $1,206.64
13-15/05/2013 Toronto: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting. Various meetings with: a representative of an outside firm and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups, and Acting Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services); and the Executive Director, Content, English Services. Toronto: Dinner to honour the departing Executive Vice-President, English Services. CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings $1,244.47
21/05-22/05/2013 Toronto: “Building Best in Class Leadership Integration” conference. Meetings regarding appointment of new Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services) with the incumbent and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups, and Acting Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services); and English Services Human Resources staff. Meeting with the Executive Director, CBC News Network. English Services programming launch $969.41
04-07/06/2013 Ottawa: Annual meeting of the Council of the Network of Official Language Champions and meeting with a consultant and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups, and Acting Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services). Toronto: Meeting with a consultant. Meeting with the Acting Executive Vice-President, English Services. Annual national convention of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) $1,541.46
17-19/06/2013 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings. Various meetings with: the Executive Director, Total Compensation, Wellness, and Compliance; as well as a consultant and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups. $925.93
Total $9,497.45

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
10/04/2013 Lunch meeting with a consultant and the People & Culture management team (C. Francoeur, F. MacInnis, M. Marcotte, K. Payan, P.Vincent, J. Zubryckyj, and G. Mayrand) $626.79
24/04/2013 Dinner meeting with an industry representative $92.55
30/04/2013 Dinner meeting with a CBC/Radio-Canada Board member $138.23
08/06/2013 Breakfast meeting with a potential candidate $38.74
Total $896.31

Internal Business Hospitality Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
07/05/2013 Toronto: Working dinner with English Services’ Executive Director, Sports Programming and Executive Director, Olympics $130.08
13/05/2013 Toronto: Working lunch with the Senior Consultant, Industrial Relations, English Services $20.45
06/06/2013 Toronto: Working lunch with the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR Corporate Groups, and Acting Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services) $16.55
Total $167.08
GRAND TOTAL $10,560.84

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