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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 :

Education Minister Jeff Johnson represents Canadian provinces and territories at education meetings in Turkey

Names of participants travelling :
Jeff Johnson, Minister of Education
Thomas Bradley, Chief of Staff

Dates of travel :
September 24, 2013 to October 05, 2013

Places visited :
Istanbul, Turkey

Purpose of travel :
As new Chair of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), Minister Jeff Johnson focused on building Alberta and preparing a new generation of students for success in a knowledge economy when he led the Canadian delegation to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s conference on Fostering Relevant Skills and Employability Through Education. The Minister’s travel expenses were covered by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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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 $6,526.22
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 $719.55
Total Costs $7,245.77

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