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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 :
Justice and Solicitor General

Name of international mission/travel :

Minister Kathleen Ganley's Mission to Denver, Colorado

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice & Solicitor General
Andrew Tarver, Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister of Justice & Solicitor General

Dates of travel :
October 20, 2016 to October 22, 2016

Places visited :
Denver, Colorado

Purpose of travel :
The Honourable Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor, travelled to Denver, Colorado to gain an understanding of the public safety, economic, health and social issues stemming from the legalization of cannabis, in anticipation of the federal government legalizing cannabis. This knowledge was vital for Minister Ganley to obtain, as she is advising the Premier and the rest of government during the development and implementation of a regulatory framework in Alberta.

News release :
Final report :


Expenditures by Participants
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 $3,048.79
General Mission 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 $3,048.79

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