Disclosure of Travel and Hospitality Expenses
On , the Prime Minister announced a new policy on the mandatory publication of travel and hospitality expenses for selected government officials.
These reports provide information on the travel and hospitality expenses incurred within FedDev Ontario by the Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and his exempt staff, and by senior-level employees at the Deputy Minister, Senior Associate Deputy Minister, Assistant Deputy Minister and equivalent levels.
The rules and principles governing travel and hospitality are outlined in the Policies for Ministers' Offices, the National Joint Council Travel Directive, the Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures and the Guideline on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures.The purpose of these directives is to provide for the reimbursement of reasonable expenses necessarily incurred during travel on government business and to ensure that hospitality is extended in an economical and affordable way when facilitating government business or considered desirable as a matter of courtesy and protocol.
The information on this website will be updated every three months and includes travel that has been claimed and approved prior to the date of the report. Additional travel taking place during the reporting period will be published in subsequent reports upon approval of applicable travel claims.
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