President and CEO and vice presidents expense reports for 2018‑19 Q4

Published: March 31, 2019

Reporting period: January 1 to March 31, 2019

Listed below are expenses reports for the senior management and the president and CEO of Legal Aid Ontario. If you require further information about the reports made available in this section please contact us via info@lao.on.ca.

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David Field, president and CEO

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑01‑21 Paid for parking near LAO before trip to Oshawa, Belleville and Napanee for various staff visits (Jan 21‑22, 2019) (OOP Exp). Had dinner during these site visists ‑ Jan 21‑22, 2019 (OOP Exp). Paid for parking in Oshawa for staff and site visits (OOP Exp). $- $- $22.50 $23.00 $- $45.50
2019-01-22 Had lunch during trip to Oshawa, Belleville and Napanee for various staff and site visits (OOP Exp). Paid for parking in Belleville for trips to Oshawa, Belleville and Napanee for various staff and site visits (OOP Exp). $- $- $12.50 $2.00 $- $14.50
2019-01-22 Bought gas for rented car for visit to Oshawa, Belleville an Napanee for various staff and site visits ‑ Jan 21‑22 (MC Exp). Bought gas again for rented car for site visits (MC Exp). Paid for hotel accommodation in Belleville for staff visits (MC Exp). $- $194.36 $- $34.64 $- $229.00
2019-01-19 Registered for Rotman Special Event (MC Exp). $- $- $- $- $45.20 $45.20
2019-01-23 Rented hevicle for trip to Oshawa, Belleville and Napanee for various staff visits on Jan 21‑22 2019 (MC Exp). $- $- $- $62.15 $- $62.15
2019-01-29 Rotman Special Event was cancelled and the charge was reversed (MC Exp). $- $- $- $- -$45.20 -$45.20

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $194.36
Meals $35.00
Transportation $121.79
Other $0.00
Total expenses for quarter $351.15

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Addendum for David Field

This addendum contains expenses incurred in the 3rd quarter of FY 2018‑2019 that have been submitted in the 4th quarter of 2018‑2019.

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2018‑12‑06 Attended Board Dinner on Dec. 6th (MC Exp). $- $- $61.11 $- $- $61.11
2018-12-06 Reimbursement was made by cheque to LAO for $38.61 on meal allowance (by cheque)
Reimbursement was made by cheque to LAO for $38.61 on meal allowance
$- $- $- $- $- $0.00

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $61.11
Transportation $0.00
Other $0.00
Total expenses for quarter $61.11




David McKillop (VP, Policy and Research)

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑01‑10 Cancelled fare for Jan 17th and Purchased ticket for flight to Winnipeg and return to attend Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Conference on Jan 18‑19, 2019 (MC Exp). $- $- $- $791.54 $- $791.54
2019-02-20 Paid for staff to attend 13th Family Law Summit on Mar 18‑19, 2019 (MC Exp). $- $- $- $- $339.00 $339.00
2019-03-20 Bought lunch from Subway for Ukrainian Delegation visit to Hamilton Clinic (Ukraininian Delegation to reimbursed LAO for lunch ($204.45) (MC Exp.)
Delegation to reimbursed LAO for lunch bought from Subway ($204.45) (MC Exp.)
$- $- $204.45 $- $- $204.45

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $204.45
Transportation $791.54
Other $339.00
Total expenses for quarter $1,334.99

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Janet Budgell (General Counsel)

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑01‑24 Rented car to attend Employment Engagement Session in Hamilton. $- $- $- $65.37 $- $65.37

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $0.00
Transportation $65.37
Other $0.00
Total expenses for quarter $65.37

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Jayne Mallin (VP, Southwest Region)

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑01‑24 Stayed at a friend’s house for one night while attending meeting in Barrie to deal with HR Investigation (OOP Exp). Bought diiner for family household while attending to an HR Investigation in Barrie (OOP Exp).
This bill of $43.48 was split between accommodation and dinner meal.
$30.00 $- $13.48 $- $- $43.48
2019-01-25 Had dinner while travelling to Oshawa to meet with staff and HR (OOP Exp). $- $- $- $22.50 $- $22.50
2019-01-30 Registration fees for seminar for Women and Leadership experts Speakers Series at Rotman School of Business (MC  Exp). $- $- $- $- $44.07 $44.07
2019-01-31 Had dinner while travelling to Windsor to attend LAW AGM (MC Exp). Paid for parking while attending LAW AGM (MC Exp). $- $- $29.89 $6.00 $- $35.89
2019-01-31 LAO was reimbursed at total of $7.40 on dinner allowance.
LAO was reimbursed at total of $7.40 on dinner allowance.
$- $- $- $- $- $0.00
2019-02-02 Car rental to attend London Action Planning Session (MC Exp). $- $- $- $218.99 $- $218.99
2019-02-14 Paid for parking in Hamilton to attend Coaching Session (MVC Exp). $- $- $- $8.00 $- $8.00
2019-02-14 Had lunch while attending Executive participation in London (OOP Exp). $- $- $12.50 $- $- $12.50
2019-02-22 Had dinner while attending Executive participation in Goderich (MC Exp). $- $- $26.30 $- $- $26.30
2019-02-22 Jane reimbursed LAO a total of $3.80 for dinner allowance (MC Exp).
Jane reimbursed LAO a total of $3.80 for dinner allowance (MC Exp).
$- $- $- $- $- $0.00
2019-02-25 Purchased Via Rail tickets for (2) two to attend Northern Regional Support Training (VP&CAPA) (MC Exp). $- $- $- $203.40 $- $203.40
2019-03-19 Car Rental for VP to attend Wellcomms Project in Fergus Ontario (MC Exp). $- $- $- $90.19 $- $90.19
2019-03-27 Had dinner while attending Eastern Regional Training in Kingston (MC Exp). Took taxi from train station to hotel for accommodation while attending Eastern Regional Training (MC Exp).
Jane reimbursed LAO a total of $10.02 for dinner allowance (MC Exp).
$- $- $32.52 $23.00 $- $55.52
2019‑03‑29 Took taxi from hotel to the Train Station following Eastern Regional Training for return (MC Exp). $- $- $- $21.85 $- $21.85
2019-03-30 Booked hotel accommodation for (2) two to attend Eastern Regional Training in Kingston (VP&CAPA) (MC Exp). $564.08 $- $- $- $- $564.08

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $594.08
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $137.19
Transportation $571.43
Other $44.07
Total expenses for quarter $1,346.77

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Louis Dimitracopoulos (VP & CAO)

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑02‑28 Booked Via Rail from Toronto to Windsor and return to attend Employee Engagement Session (MC Exp). $- $- $- $299.45 $- $299.45
2019-03-01 Fees for Annual Corporate Mastercard (MC Exp). $- $- $- $- $20.00 $20.00

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $0.00
Transportation $299.45
Other $20.00
Total expenses for quarter $319.45

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Randall Ellsworth (VP, North, Central & Eastern Regions)

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑01‑24 Took cab to 55 University to attend DG interviews with Jayne (MC Exp). $- $- $- $10.64 $- $10.64
2019-02-01 Claimed mileage to and from home to attend Brampton Employee Engagement Session (OOP Exp).
65 km
$- $- $- $26.00 $- $26.00
2019-02-08 Claimed mileage to and from home to attend Newmarket Employee Engagement Session (OOP Exp).
112 km
$- $- $- $44.80 $- $44.80
2019-02-25 Claimed mileage to and from home to attend Hamilton and Barrie Employee Engagement Session (OOP Exp).
123 km & 163 km
$- $- $- $114.40 $- $114.40
2019-02-20 Parked at Vincipark-Jackson Square in Hamilton to attend Employee Engagement Session (MC Exp). $- $- $- $12.00 &- $12.00
2019-03-18 Paid for mileage from LAO office to Oshawa Courthouse and back ‑ 135 km (OOP Exp). $- $- $- $54.00 $- $54.00
2019-03-18 Parked at Atrium on Bay to travel to Oshawa to deal with HR issues (MC Exp). Paid for parking in Oshawa to deal with HR issues (MC exp). $- $- $- $19.25 $- $19.25

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $0.00
Transportation $281.09
Other $-
Total expenses for quarter $281.09

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Rod Strain (VP Strategic Planning & Compliance)

Date Purpose Accommodation Hospitality Meals Transportation Other Total
2019‑01‑14 Purchased Survey Monkey Software for Facilities (MC Exp). $- $- $- $- $392.15 $392.15
2019-01-16 Booked flight for VP from Toronto to Ottawa and back to attend Area Offices meetings in Ottawa (MC exp). $- $- $- $711.05 $- $711.05
2019-01-21 Took taxi from Ottawa Airport to Area Office to attend Area Office Meetings (MC Exp). Took taxi from Area Office to Ottawa Airport following Area Office Meetings (MC Exp). Took taxi from Toronto Airport to home following attendance at Ottawa Area Office Meetings (MC Exp). $- $- $- $100.19 $- $100.19
2019-03-01 Memorial donation to St. Michael’s Hospice, Harrowgate UK ($60.00) (MC Exp.)
Remaining $158.02 was reimbursed by cheque from staff.
$- $- $- $- $218.02 $218.02
2019-03-15 Purchased Survey Software for VP (MC Exp). $- $- $- $- $288.00 $288.00

Summary of expenses

Category Total
Accommodation $0.00
Hospitality $0.00
Meals $0.00
Transportation $811.24
Other $898.17
Total expenses for quarter $1,709.41

Supplemental materials

Please note that the supplemental files are collections of scanned receipts and other documentation and are not accessible. For an accessible version of the content of the files below please send a request to us via info@lao.on.ca.




Vicki Moretti (VP, GTA Region)

No transactions were received for this quarter.