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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 :

Carbon Capture and Storage Mission to Europe

Names of participants travelling :
Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Diana McQueen

Dates of travel :
March 14, 2010 to March 23, 2010

Places visited :
Olso, Norway; London, England; Brussels, Belgium; Dusseldorf, Germany

Purpose of travel :
Diana McQueen, traveled to Europe to participate at three Carbon capture and storage (CCS) conferences. She also met with government officials and business leaders to promote CCS and oil sands investment in Alberta.

News release :
Final report :


Expenditures by Participants
Alberta Energy’s parliamentary assistant Diana McQueen spoke in Norway, England and Germany about Alberta’s focus on environmentally responsible resource development. Diana McQueen, MLA for Drayton Valley-Calmar, attended carbon capture and storage (CCS) seminars and met with energy industry leaders in Oslo, London and Dusseldorf from March 15 to March 23, 2010.
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 $11,133.29
General Mission Expenditures
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 $0.00
Total Costs $11,133.29

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