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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 :
International and Intergovernmental Relations (2008-2011)

Name of international mission/travel :

Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Mel Knight, Minister of Energy
Honourable Rob Renner, Minister of Environment
Len Mitzel, MLA, Chair, Alberta PNWER Delegation
Alana DeLong, MLA Calgary-Bow
Kyle Fawcett, MLA Calgary-NorthHill
Doug Griffiths, Parliamentary Assistant, Agriculture and Rural Development
Richard Marz, MLA Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
Diana McQueen, Parliamentary Assistant, Environment
Ray Prins, MLA Lacombe-Ponoka
Len Webber, Parliamentary Assistant, Energy
Jeff Kasbrick, Executive Assistant to Honourable Rob Renner

Dates of travel :
July 12, 2009 to July 16, 2009

Places visited :
Boise, Idaho

Purpose of travel :
Ensure that Alberta has a strong voice in regional matters through PNWER. Convey the message that Alberta is a resourceful, responsible energy producer and a strong supporter of greater economic cooperation within the PNWER region.

News release :
Final report :


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 $29,734.34
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 $47.38
Total Costs $29,781.72

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