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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 :

Final Mission Report, Travel to Biloxi, Mississippi “The Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Response and Policy Implications”

Names of participants travelling :
Mr. Fred Lindsay, MLA for Stony Plain

Dates of travel :
September 23, 2010 to September 26, 2010

Places visited :
Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

Purpose of travel :
The theme of this meeting was to discuss the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon accident, the response efforts to date, the economic and environmental impacts and the steps being taken to mitigate future incidents. In light of this accident, Mr. Lindsay was able to promote Alberta’s ongoing commitment to responsible oil development and share the facts about Alberta’s oil sands. Oil sands development adheres to strict regulatory and environmental standards and is a significant source of stable and secure energy. Alberta is also committed to clean energy production; becoming a global leader in developing carbon capture and storage technology.

News release :
Final report :


Expenditures by Participants
Fred Lindsay, MLA for Stony Plain, promoted Alberta’s work in responsible energy development at The Energy Council Annual Meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi September 23 to 26, 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 $2,518.07
General Mission Expenditures
No extra 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 $2,518.07

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