Government of Canada

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

www.international.gc.ca

Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages—2006—Second Quarter

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Purpose Total Cost
2006-05-23 to 2006-05-24 Participate in the launch of renovation work for the Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne; meet members of the Société des Acadiens et Acadiennes du Nouveau-Brunswick and of the Forum de concertation des organismes acadiens; participate, with members of La Francophonie and CIDA officials, in a reception hosted by Government of New Brunswick officials $1,319.49*
2006-05-12 to 2006-05-14 Participate in the Conférence des ministres des Affaires étrangères et de la Francophonie $2,464.38
2006-05-05 to 2006-05-06 Attend a meeting of the Franco-Manitoban community $1,588.64*
2006-04-21 to 2006-04-23 Attend a Spring Meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund $2,402.22
2006-03-25 to 2006-03-27 Participate in meetings with the Canadian Ambassador to France, la ministre de Coopération internationale de la France, Secretaire-général de la Francophonie, and members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development $9,408.80
2006-03-02 to 2006-06-01 Defray transportation costs for this period $771.93*

Hospitality Expenses

Date(s) Purpose Total Cost
2006-05-15 Working lunch to discuss policy directions in international development $50.00
2006-05-12 Working dinner to discuss La Francophonie issues $290.00
2006-05-05 Working dinner to discuss files concerning the Franco-Manitoban community $225.49
2006-04-266 Working dinner to discuss operational activities in the Office of the Minister and CIDA services $120.33
2006-04-22 Dinner hosted at a World Bank meeting $85.81
2006-04-18 Working lunch to discuss the 400th anniversary of the city of Québec $33.74*

Detailed Travel Expenses

Participate in the launch of renovation work for the Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne; meet members of the Société des Acadiens et Acadiennes du Nouveau-Brunswick and of the Forum de concertation des organismes acadiens; participate, with members of La Francophonie and CIDA officials, in a reception hosted by Government of New Brunswick officials
Date(s): 2006-05-23 to 2006-05-24
Destination(s): Moncton, New Brunswick
Airfare: $957.76
Other transportation: $201.88*
Accommodation: $159.85
Meals: $0.00
Other: $0.00
TOTAL: $1,319.49*
 

Participate in a conference of foreign affairs ministers and of La Francophonie
Date(s): 2006-05-12 to 2006-05-14
Destination(s): Saint-Boniface, Manitoba
Airfare: $2,464.38
Other transportation: $0.00
Accommodation: $0.00
Meals: $0.00
Other: $0.00
TOTAL: $2,464.38
 

Attend a meeting of the Franco-Manitoban community
Date(s): 2006-05-05 to 2006-05-06
Destination(s): Winnipeg, Manitoba
Airfare: $1,336.06
Other transportation: $98.68*
Accommodation: $153.90
Meals: $0.00
Other: $0.00
TOTAL: $1,588.64*
 

Attend a Spring Meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund
Date(s): 2006-04-21 to 2006-04-23
Destination(s): Washington, D.C.
Airfare: $1,842.89
Other transportation: $0.00
Accommodation: $518.60
Meals: $36.18
Other: $4.55
TOTAL: $2,402.22
 

Participate in meetings with the Canadian Ambassador to France, la ministre de Coopération internationale de la France, Secretaire-général de la Francophonie, and members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Date(s): 2006-03-25 to 2006-03-27
Destination(s): Paris, France
Airfare: $6,674.78
Other transportation: $2,135.50
Accommodation: $547.92
Meals: $0.00
Other: $50.60
TOTAL: $9,408.80
 

Defray transportation costs for this period
Date(s): 2006-03-02 to 2006-06-01
Destination(s): Québec, Quebec
Airfare: $0.00
Other transportation: $771.93*
Accommodation: $0.00
Meals: $0.00
Other: $0.00
TOTAL: $771.93*
 

Detailed Hospitality Expenses

Working lunch to discuss policy directions and international development
Date(s): 2006-05-15
Attendees: 4 Government of Canada employees
Location: Food Services Branch, House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario
TOTAL: $50.00
 

Working dinner to discuss La Francophonie issues
Date(s): 2006-05-12
Attendees: 1 guest and 3 Government of Canada employees
Location: The Fairmont Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba
TOTAL: $290.00
 

Working dinner to discuss files concerning the Franco-Manitoban community
Date(s): 2006-05-05
Attendees: 3 Government of Canada employees
Location: The Fairmont Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba
TOTAL: $225.49
 

Working dinner to discuss operational activities in the Office of the Minister and CIDA services
Date(s): 2006-04-26
Attendees: 2 Government of Canada employees
Location: Sterling Steakhouse, Gatineau, Quebec
TOTAL: $120.33
 

Dinner hosted at a World Bank meeting
Date(s): 2006-04-22
Attendees: 2 Government of Canada employees
Location: Washington Marriott, Washington, D.C.
TOTAL: $85.81
 

Working lunch to discuss the 400th anniversary of the city of Québec
Date(s): 2006-04-18
Attendees: 2 guests, 1 Government of Canada employee
Location: Pizzeria Stratos, Québec, Quebec
TOTAL: $33.74*


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