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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 California

Names of participants travelling :
Hon. Rob Renner, Minister of Environment, MLA Medicine Hat
Roger Ramcharita, Minister's Executive Assistant

Dates of travel :
November 18, 2009 to November 20, 2009

Places visited :
Sacramento, California; San Diego, California

Purpose of travel :
Minister Renner travelled to California in order to meet with key decision makers and thought leaders to promote Alberta’s successes in the areas of clean energy development, climate change mitigation, water management and environmental cumulative effects management. As California is a world leader in addressing many environmental issues and faces many of the same challenges that Alberta does, Minister Renner’s mission was also to learn about California’s successes in these areas and initiate collaboration in areas of common interest.

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 $4,582.38
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 $25.99
Total Costs $4,608.37

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