Report on Annual Expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences 2010-2011

As required by the Treasury Board Directive for 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 the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011 for Public Safety.

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 for the most part directly related to supporting departmental mandate(s) and the government's priorities.

In particular, for Public Safety, this includes the delivery of the following core programs and/or services to Canadians:

Public Safety Canada plays a key role in discharging the Government's fundamental responsibility for the safety and security of its citizens. The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Act 2005 and the Emergency Management Act 2007 set out two essential roles for the Department:

  1. support the Minister's responsibility for all matters, except those assigned to another federal minister, related to public safety and emergency management, including national leadership; and
  2. coordinate the efforts of Public Safety's Portfolio agencies as well as provide guidance on their strategic priorities.

Strategic policy advice and support is provided by the department to the Minister of Public Safety on a range of issues, including:

For a fuller appreciation of the roles and responsibilities carried out by Public Safety please refer to the Department's Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP) and Departmental Performance Report (DPR) which can be viewed at the following links:

Total annual expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences of Public Safety
Expenditure Category Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2011 (in thousands of dollars)
Travel – Airline Charges and Travel-Admin FeesFootnote 1 $ 1,882
Travel – Public ServantsFootnote 1 $ 2,148
Travel – Non-Public Servants $ 1,354
International Travel by Minister and Minister's StaffFootnote 2 $ 21
Total Travel $ 5,405
Hospitality $ 282
Conference Fees $ 149
Total $ 5,836
  1. 1

    Excludes MINO International Travel Charges that are part of a department's program.

  2. 2

    MINO International Travel Charges that are part of the department's program.

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