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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 :
Municipal Affairs

Name of international mission/travel :

Minister Doug Griffiths’ Mission to China for Shanghai International Disaster Reduction and Security Show

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Doug Griffiths, Minister of Municipal Affairs
Tim Morrison, Chief of Staff to the Minister of Municipal Affairs

Dates of travel :
October 11, 2013 to October 20, 2013

Places visited :
Shanghai, China Harbin, China

Purpose of travel :
Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths travelled to China to build relationships with key emergency management partners, support Alberta companies interested in the China market, and discuss joint work with the sister province of Heilongjiang.

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 $29,542.90
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 $1,400.27
Total Costs $30,943.17

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