Travel Expenses of Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries

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This statement provides details of the travel expenses of ministers and parliamentary secretaries incurred in the current year, where the travel is required for departmental operational or program purposes, whether domestic or international, whether charge to the ministers' office budget or any other fund centre within the minister's department or agency.

For the purpose of this statement, travel expenses include transportation, accommodation, meals and other expenses. The following items are excluded from this statement:

  • travel expenses of ministers' staff, or other persons travelling with ministers and parliamentary secretaries;
  • hospitality costs extended on behalf of the Government where it is considered to be essential, as a matter of courtesy, or to facilitate the conduct of Government business;
  • travel expenses of Members of the House of Commons serving on various parliamentary committees;
  • any moving, transportation and travel expenses paid for by the House of Commons on behalf of its Members. These expenses are reported in a separate statement in Section 11 of this volume entitled "House of Commons — Statement of Sessional Allowances and Travel Expenses paid in 2014–2015";
  • any charges for the use of Government aircrafts by the Department of National Defence; and
  • any travel expenses of Members of the House of Commons for Canadian representation at international conferences and meetings. These expenses are reported in a separate statement in Section 11 of this volume entitled "Foreign Affairs Trade and Development — Travel Expenses for Canadian Representation at International Conferences and Meetings".
Table Summary

The table presents details of the travel expenses of ministers and parliamentary secretaries incurred in the current year and consists of three columns. The first column presents Ministers and Parliamentary secretaries by Department and Agency. The following columns present the Vote number and Amount spent for each Minister and Parliamentary secretary.

  Vote Amount
($)
Agriculture and Agri‑food    
Minister of Agriculture and Agri‑Food —    
Hon G Ritz 1 50,291
Parliamentary Secretaries —    
G Keddy 1 1,952
P Lemieux 1 2,007
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency    
Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) —    
Hon R Moore 1 13,618
Canada Revenue Agency    
Minister of National Revenue —    
Hon K‑L D Findlay 1 32,780
Parliamentary Secretary —    
G Keddy 1 359
Canadian Heritage    
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages —    
Hon S Glover 1 38,515
Parliamentary Secretary —    
R Dykstra 1 519
Minister of State (Sport) —    
Hon B Gosal 1 31,345
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency    
Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency —    
Hon L Aglukkaq 1 949
Citizenship and Immigration    
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration —    
Hon C Alexander 1 28,724
Parliamentary Secretary —    
C Menegakis 1 1,752
Minister of State (Multiculturalism) —    
Hon T Uppal 1 52,257
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec    
Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec —    
Hon D Lebel 1 10,664
Parliamentary Secretary —    
J Gourde 1 277
Employment and Social Development    
Ministers of Employment and Social Development —    
Hon J Kenney 1 73,580
Hon P Poilievre 1 887
Parliamentary Secretary —    
S Armstrong 1 16,096
Minister of Labour —    
Hon K Leitch 1 65,138
Parliamentary Secretary —    
C McLeod 1 9,918
Minister of State (Seniors) —    
Hon A Wong 1 21,466
Minister of State (Social Development) —    
Hon C Bergen 1 53,504
Minister of Status of Women —    
Hon K Leitch 1 81,325
Environment    
Minister of the Environment —    
Hon L Aglukkaq 1 40,523
Parliamentary Secretary —    
C Carrie 1 11,108
Finance    
Minister of Finance —    
Hon J Oliver 1 92,594
Parliamentary Secretary —    
A Saxton 1 17,631
Minister of State (Finance) —    
Hon K Sorenson 1 36,611
Fisheries and Oceans    
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans —    
Hon G Shea 1 43,211
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development    
Ministers of Foreign Affairs —    
Hon J Baird 1 129,739
Hon R Nicholson 1 18,224
Parliamentary Secretaries —    
D Anderson 1 39,444
D Obhrai 1 49,241
Minister of International Development and for La Francophonie —    
Hon C Paradis 1 50,565
Parliamentary Secretary —    
L Brown 1 16,832
Minister of International Trade —    
Hon E Fast 1 125,775
Parliamentary Secretary —    
E O'Toole 1 6,336
Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) —    
Hon L Yelich 1 77,285
Health    
Minister of Health —    
Hon R Ambrose 1 36,136
Parliamentary Secretaries —    
C McLeod 1 857
E Adams 1 1,857
Indian Affairs and Northern Development    
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development —    
Hon B Valcourt 1 112,785
Parliamentary Secretary —    
M Strahl 1 12,670
Industry    
Minister of Industry —    
Hon J Moore 1 60,767
Parliamentary Secretary —    
M Lake 1 5,603
Minister of State (Science and Technology) —    
Hon E Holder 1 26,833
Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) —    
Hon M Bernier 1 48,508
Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario) —    
Hon G Goodyear 1 38,018
Justice    
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada —    
Hon P G MacKay 1 33,121
Parliamentary Secretary —    
R Goguen 1 2,094
National Defence    
Ministers of National Defence —    
Hon J Kenney 1 5,471
Hon R Nicholson 1 91,459
Parliamentary Secretary —    
J Bezan 1 11,496
Associate Minister of National Defence —    
Hon J Fantino 1 13,059
Natural Resources    
Minister of Natural Resources —    
Hon G Rickford 1 101,652
Parliamentary Secretary —    
K Block 1 5,518
Office of Infrastructure of Canada    
Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs —    
Hon D Lebel 1 23,172
Privy Council Office    
Prime Minister —    
Right Hon S J Harper 1 4,792
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons —    
Hon P Van Loan 1 6,075
Minister of State and Chief Government Whip —    
Hon J Duncan 1 689
Minister of State (Democratic Reform) —    
Hon P Poilievre 1 7,159
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness    
Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness —    
Hon S Blaney 1 44,403
Parliamentary Secretary —    
R James 1 1,299
Public Works and Government Services    
Minister of Public Works and Government Services —    
Hon D Finley 1 32,981
Parliamentary Secretaries —    
B Trottier 1 2,088
C Warkentin 1 525
Transport    
Minister of Transport —    
Hon L Raitt 1 70,251
Treasury Board    
President of the Treasury Board —    
Hon T Clement 1 34,418
Parliamentary Secretary —    
D Albas 1 435
Veterans Affairs    
Ministers of Veterans Affairs —    
Hon E O'Toole 1 10,733
Hon J Fantino 1 33,474
Parliamentary Secretaries —    
P Gill 1 4,657
P Lemieux 1 3,424
Western Economic Diversification    
Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification) —    
Hon M Rempel 1 31,353
Parliamentary Secretary —    
C McLeod 1 748

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