Disclosure of Annual Expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences 2011

As required by the Treasury Board Directive for the Management of Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conferences for PWGSC for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.

This information is updated annually and does not contain information withheld under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act.

Expenditures on travel, hospitality and conferences incurred by PWGSC are related to supporting the departmental mandate and the government’s priorities.

PWGSC's mandate is to be a common service agency for the Government of Canada's various departments, agencies and boards; its services enables other government departments and agencies to provide their programs and services to Canadians. The department provides support services for:

  • procurement;
  • office accommodation and facilities;
  • architectural and engineering services;
  • construction, maintenance and repair of public works and federal real property; and
  • linguistic, information technology, telecommunications, industrial security, consulting and auditing services.

The Minister of PWGSC is also the Receiver General for Canada and has the authority for the administration of services related to benefits, superannuation, pension plans, and the disbursement of pay to federal employees. The Minister is also responsible for maintaining the Public Accounts of Canada.

Total annual expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences of PWGSC for the year ending March 31, 2011 are summarized below:

This table summarizes PWGSC's 2011-2012 total expenditures, in thousands of dollars, on travel, hospitality and conferences by the following expenditure categories: Travel by Public Servants, Travel by Non-Public Servants, International Travel by Minister and Minister's Staff, Hospitality, and Conference Fees.
Expenditure Category Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2011 (in thousands of dollars)
Travel – Public Servants $22,132
Travel – Non-Public Servants $2,192
International Travel by Minister and Minister’s Staff * $27
Total Travel $24,351
Hospitality $338
Conference Fees $251
TOTAL $24,940

* Includes international travel that is part of a department’s program.