Annual Report on Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures

Canada Energy Regulator 2016 - 2017

As required by the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures, this report provides information on travel, hospitality and conference expenditures for Canada Energy Regulator for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.

Travel, hospitality and conference expenditures incurred by a federal department or agency relate to activities that support the department or agency’s mandate and the government’s priorities.


The National Energy Board is an independent federal regulator of several parts of Canada’s energy industry. It regulates pipelines, energy development and trade in the public interest with safety as its primary concern. The Minister of Natural Resources is responsible for this organization.

Canada Energy Regulator Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures for Year ending March 31, 2017

Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures

Expenditure category

Expenditures for year ended March 31, 2017 ($ thousands)

Expenditures for year ended March 31, 2016 ($ thousands)

Variance ($ thousands)


Public Servants




Non-public Servants




A. Total travel




B. Hospitality




C. Conference fees




Total [A+B+C]




International travel by minister and minister's staff (included in travel)




Explanation of significant variances compared with previous fiscal year

Total travel:

Public Servants: 2214 ; Non-Public Servants: 35



Conference fees:

Conferences occur bi-annually and attendance varies year over year.

Minister and minister’s exempt staff - International travel:

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