Travel and Hospitality Expenses Reports

Ministers and their exempt staff (Historical)

Ambrose, Honourable Rona, Minister

Travel Expenses - 2008

Date(s) Purpose Total Cost
01-02 to 01-08 Senator Bert Brown traveled on behalf of Minister Rona Ambrose to Charlottetown, Halifax, Abbotsford and Regina for meetings with the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs $5,715.38
01-16 to 01-17 Trip to Winnipeg to make two announcements for the Department of Western Economic Diversification $1,976.53
01-31 to 02-03 Trip to Edmonton to host the launch of BizPal $1,603.35
02-13 to 02-14 Senator Bert Brown traveled on behalf of Minister Rona Ambrose to Fredericton for meeting with Premier of New Brunswick $1,399.60
02-17 to 02-20 Trip to Vancouver and Victoria to make various announcements for the Department of Western Economic Diversification and to attend the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Gala $2,989.78
03-06 Trip to Edmonton to make an announcement on behalf of Minister Verner and 3 Western Economic Diversification announcements $2,926.20
03-13 to 03-14 Trip to Edmonton to attend a roundtable meeting on agriculture with minister Gerry Ritz and to make an announcement for the Department of Western Economic Diversification at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Machinist Centre $2,969.70
03-17 Trip to Edmonton to make 3 Western Economic Diversification announcements $172.19
04-10 to 04-11 Trip to Edmonton for an announcement for the Department of Western Economic Diversification at the grand opening of the Technology, Entrepreneur and Company Development Centre $3,060.97
04-23 to 04-27 Trip to Banff to attend a meeting with provincial ministers responsible for economic development and science and technology in Western Canada and to make an announcement for the Department of Western Economic Diversification $4,046.44
04-30 to 05-04 Trip to Edmonton, Victoria and Vancouver to attend a business roundtable, to make various announcements for the Department of Western Economic Diversification and to attend meetings (refund on airfare to follow) $4,871.13
05-08 to 05-11 Trip to Edmonton to make three Western Economic Diversification announcements $3,041.90
06-01 to 06-03 Senator Bert Brown traveled on behalf of Minister Rona Ambrose to Whitehorse to attend a meeting with Premier Dennis Fentie to discuss Senate file $1,675.65
06-01 to 06-02 Trip to Edmonton to address the 2008 National Canada-Hong Kong Business Forum $3,184.09
06-06 to 06-08 Trip to Edmonton to make a Western Economic Diversification announcement at the grand opening of the West District Park $3,224.68
06-24 to 06-26 Trip to Vancouver to address the British Columbia Scene event on behalf of Minister David Emerson (refund on airfare to follow) $3,118.14
06-24 to 06-26 Senator Bert Brown traveled to Winnipeg on behalf of Minister Rona Ambrose to discuss Senate file with Minister Dave Chomiak $1,689.35
07-02 to 07-04 Trip to Quebec City to represent Federal Government and to attend opening events with Prime Minister for Quebec's 400th anniversary $3,308.31
07-07 to 07-09 Trip to Whitehorse to make government announcements on behalf of Minister Josée Verner and Minister Monte Solberg and to attend meetings with her provincial counterpart $4,294.41
07-11 to 07-18 Trip to Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Edmonton to make announcements for the Western Economic Diversification and to attend meetings with stakeholders $4,797.78
07-21 to 07-23 Trip to Edmonton to attend business meetings $3,315.84
08-19 Secretary of State James Moore traveled to Campbell River on behalf of Minister Rona Ambrose to make a Western Economic Diversification announcement $457.68
08-27 Trip to Edmonton to make an announcement for the Department of Western Economic Diversification $1,616.62
08-28 to 08-29 Trip to Edmonton to host the Canada-Alberta Building Canada Plan Framework Agreement signing ceremony $3,214.13
09-03 Trip to Edmonton and Calgary to make two announcements for the Department of Western Economic Diversification $1,666.44
*Total: $70,336.29

Hospitality Expenses - 2008

Date(s) Event Description Cost
01-03 Senator Brown attended a business diner during trip to Charlottetown $38.30
01-04 Senator Brown hosted a business dinner with a representative of the Office of the Premier of Nova Scotia $141.32
01-05 Senator Brown attended a business breakfast during trip to Halifax $35.08
01-07 Senator Brown attended a business diner during trip to Regina $27.38
01-07 Senator Brown attended a business lunch during trip to British Columbia $34.21
01-08 Senator Brown attended a business lunch during trip to Calgary $40.44
02-04 Business dinner $59.70
02-12 Refreshments during meeting with a delegation from Yukon $67.50
03-07 Lunch meeting $38.58
05-22 Lunch for a staff meeting $188.65
06-15 Lunch meeting to discuss portfolios issues $81.90
*Total: $753.06

*Total does not include applicable taxes

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