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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 :

Minister Liepert shared Alberta's energy story and commitment to responsible development with the investment community in Alaska

Names of participants travelling :
The Honourable Ronald Liepert, Minister of Energy
Mr. Jeff Johnson, MLA for Athabasca-Redwater
Mr. Cal Dallas, MLA for Red Deer-South
Mr. Evan Berger, MLA for Livingstone-Macleod
Ms. Courtney Luimes, Executive Assistant to Minister Liepert

Dates of travel :
September 26, 2010 to September 28, 2010

Places visited :
Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Purpose of travel :
Members shared facts about Alberta’s energy story, proactively countered misconceptions about Alberta’s energy and environmental policies and developed awareness around environmental initiatives, energy development, and investment opportunities in Alberta.

News release :
Final report :


Expenditures by Participants
Minister Ron Liepert to shared Alberta's energy story in Alaska from September 26 to 28, 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 $10,212.59
General Mission Expenditures
Alaska hosting charges.
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 $301.81
Total Costs $10,514.40

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