Reporting on Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada Total Annual Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences for the Fiscal Year 2010-2011
The Secretariat supports Treasury Board Ministers in strengthening the way government is managed to better serve Canadians and ensure value for money in government spending. In order to fulfill this mandate the Secretariat incurs travel, hospitality and conference expenditures to; implement key government initiatives such as the Red Tape Reduction Commission to reduce red tape burden on businesses, attend and present at national and international forums related to the Secretariat’s mandate, hold learning events for the professional development of functional communities (such as internal auditors, financial officers, etc), support Regional Federal Councils, and implement new policies and horizontal initiatives. In addition, as the employer for the government, the Secretariat incurs expenditures for labour management meetings with bargaining agents and other stakeholders as well as in support of human resources litigation hearings and court cases.
|Expenditure Category||Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2011 (in thousands of dollars)|
|*includes international travel that is part of a departments program|
|Travel- Public Servants||2,671|
|Travel- Non-Public Servants||357|
|International Travel by Minister and Ministers’ Staff*||14|
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