Ministers' Office Expenses

On March 1, 2007, the Government of Alberta announced that Ministers’ Offices expenses would be posted online beginning with April 2007 expenses. The expenses include those of ministers, their executive assistants and their administrative support staff. They cover:

  • meals, accommodation and travel;
  • hospitality and working sessions;
  • goods, supplies and services, and other expenses.

Each month's expenses are posted by the end of the following month.

For the Ministry of: Education
For the Month of: August 2016
Current Monthly Expenses Expenses Fiscal Year to Date
Meals, accommodation, and travel     $2,602.50     $13,935.69
Hospitality and working sessions     $-     $959.42
Goods, supplies and services, and other expenses     $2,201.86     $13,475.65
Totals     $4,804.36     $28,370.76

Meals, Accommodation & Travel
Amounts paid for expenses such as meals, air fare, taxis, parking, mileage, hotels and other accommodations incurred by the Minister and/or their office staff while traveling on government business. International travel is also reported separately by trip and available on each Ministry's website. International travel is reported here:

Hospitality and Working Sessions
Amounts paid by the Minister and/or their office staff related to hospitality or working sessions.

Goods, Supplies & Services and Other Expenses
Amounts paid to support the administration and operations of the Minister's office including general office supplies and services.

Any of the above costs incurred by the Minister and/or their office staff that were charged to ministry programs are also included in this report. The expenses may also include those undertaken by Parliamentary Assistants while conducting ministry business. Salaries and other related manpower costs are excluded.

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