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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 :
Intergovernmental, International and Aboriginal Relations (2011-2012)

Name of international mission/travel :

Premier's Mission to Chicago

Names of participants travelling :
Premier Alison Redford
Hunter Wight, Executive Director, Southern Alberta Office, Office of the Premier
Jay O'Neill, Communications Director, Office of the Premier
Ryan Barberio, Executive Assistant to the Premier

Dates of travel :
February 25, 2012 to February 29, 2012

Places visited :
Chicago, Illinois

Purpose of travel :
The objective of the mission was to strengthen ties in the U.S. Midwest; highlight the importance of Alberta's oil sands to energy security and the U.S. economy; and to promote Alberta as a global leader in the advancement of cleaner hydrocarbons and renewable sources of energy.

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 $21,027.83
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 $2,000.00
Total Costs $23,027.83

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