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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 European Union

Names of participants travelling :
Honourable Oneil Carlier
Anthony Clark, Chief of Staff to the Minister
Lisa Sadownik, Assistant Deputy Minister, Food and Value-Added Processing
Dee Pannu, Director, Investment Attraction Section

Dates of travel :
September 30, 2017 to October 09, 2017

Places visited :
Groningen Netherlands, Utrecht Netherlands, Hague Netherlands, Amsterdam Netherlands, Rotterdam Netherlands, Brussels Belgium, Paris France, Cologne Germany, Dusseldorf Germany

Purpose of travel :
Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry (AF) led a mission to the European Union (EU) member countries of the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany from September 30 to October 9, 2017 to advance trade, investment and advocacy interests for the agriculture and forestry sectors. The mission also enhanced the Government of Alberta’s broader government-relations priorities in the region, by adding forestry to the scope of an existing Letter of Intent (LOI) with the French Ministry of Agriculture.

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 $30,751.67
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 $4,327.79
Total Costs $35,079.46

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