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International Travel Expenses

On May 5, 2004 the Alberta government adopted a new policy on the mandatory publication of international travel expenses for Ministers, MLAs and Ministers' office staff.

International Travel Expenses --

International mission/travel:

International Travel Expenses

Ministry of :

Name of international mission/travel :

Mission to New York and Washington, DC

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Rob Renner, Minister of Environment
Roger Ramcharita, Minister's Executive Assistant

Dates of travel :
March 29, 2009 to April 01, 2009

Places visited :
Washington, DC; New York, USA

Purpose of travel :
In Washington, Minister Renner shared Alberta's climate change strategy with America's environmental policy, legislative and industry leaders. He presented to the Center for Strategic and International Studies and met with Environmental Protection Agency staff and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to discuss Alberta's response to climate change and environmental strategies such as carbon capture and storage. In New York, Minister Renner spoke at the New York Energy Forum about Alberta's commitment to greenhouse gas reductions, particularly in the oil sands region.

News release :
Final report :
(No report available at this time)


Expenditures by Participants
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Travel (airfare, airport service fees, ground transportation costs, including taxis, car rentals, parking, trains, buses)
Accommodation (room charges and related taxes only)
Meals (includes restaurant bills and tips, meals on hotel bills, per diem meal claims, share of group meals or working sessions)
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes cell phone rental and usage charges, conference/registration fees, fax and internet charges, passport and visa fees, medical and inoculation fees, laundry and dry cleaning, baggage handling, meeting rooms, and other sundry expenditures)
Total $9,326.80
General Mission Expenditures
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Receptions and Hosting (receptions, luncheons, dinners, and events that are hosted by the Government of Alberta (includes reception related costs for room rental, food, beverages, catering staff, service charges, entertainment, flowers))
Incidental & Miscellaneous (includes translator and interpreter fees, publications, shipping charges, gifts)
Total $1,371.61
Total Costs $10,698.41

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