Report on Annual Expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences

As required by the Treasury Board Directive on the Management of Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conferences for Canadian Heritage for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.

This information is updated annually and does not contain information withheld under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act.

Expenditures on travel, hospitality and conferences incurred by federal departments and agencies are related to supporting departmental mandate and the government’s priorities. 

In particular, for Canadian Heritage, you can find the departmental mandate and the description of the program activities in Canadian Heritage’s Departmental Performance Report at: http://www.pch.gc.ca/pc-ch/publctn/dpr-10-11-eng.cfm.

Total annual expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences of Canadian Heritage are summarized below:

Expenditure CategoryExpenditures for the year ending March 31, 2011
(in thousands of dollars)
Travel – Public Servants $3,211
Travel – Non-PublicServants $802
International Travel by Minister, Minister of State and Minister’s Staff * $13
Total Travel $4,026
Hospitality $324
Conference Fees $138
TOTAL $4,488

(*) Includes only international travels that support departmental programs.