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: Office of the Premier
For the Month of: November 2020
Current Monthly Expenses Expenses Fiscal Year to Date
Meals, accommodation, and travel     $9,679.34     $45,728.72
Hospitality and working sessions     $402.94     $727.86
Goods, supplies and services, and other expenses     $9,875.28     $76,041.07
Totals     $19,957.56     $122,497.65

In November $1,251.34 was also paid by Jobs, Economy and Innovation for expenses for the Office of the Premier for the Premier's Mission to Ottawa.
Expenses for the Office of the Premier include those of the Premier, Executive Assistant, Chief of Staff, Principal Secretary, Director of Operations and their support staff. It also includes travel and hospitality expenses for the Executive Director of the Southern Alberta Office, Director of Communications, and Director of Media Relations and Spokesperson to the Premier.

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 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.

Archived Reports

Office of the Premier

Current Ministries Office Expenses

Associate Ministers' Office Expenses

Previous Ministries Office Expenses

Previous Associate Ministers' Office Expenses