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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 :
Agriculture and Forestry

Name of international mission/travel :

Mission to the United Arab Emirates and India

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Tony Clark, Chief of Staff to the Minister
Dave Burdek, Assistant Deputy Minister
Grant Winton, Manager, International Relations and Marketing Section

Dates of travel :
February 23, 2017 to March 04, 2017

Places visited :
Dubai United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates, Mumbai India, Delhi India

Purpose of travel :
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Oneil Carlier led a mission to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Mumbai and Delhi, India to attend the Gulfood trade event and support the efforts of Alberta agriculture, food, and forestry industries to promote and export their products and services. The mission included engagement with federal and state governments, private businesses, and key industry stakeholders

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 $27,723.39
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 $11,528.61
Total Costs $39,252.00

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