Annual Report on Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures

Canada Energy Regulator 2017 - 2018

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, 2018.

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.

Mandate:

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 National Energy Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, except for information withheld under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act. 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. National Energy Board’s travel, hospitality and conference expenditures support the delivery of the following core programs and services to Canadians: • Energy Adjudication: Energy adjudication processes are fair, timely, transparent and accessible. • Safety and Environment Oversight: Harm to people and the environment, through the lifecycle of energy-related infrastructure, is prevented. • Energy Information: Canadians have access to and use energy information for knowledge, research and decision making, access to community-specific NEB-regulated infrastructure information, and opportunities to collaborate and provide feedback on NEB information products. • Engagement: Stakeholders and Indigenous Peoples share their perspectives and provide feedback regarding the NEB’s mandate and role, and NEB engagement activities with stakeholders and Indigenous Peoples are meaningful.

Canada Energy Regulator Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures for Year ending March 31, 2018

Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures

Expenditure category

Expenditures for year ended March 31, 2018 ($ thousands)

Expenditures for year ended March 31, 2017 Note 1 ($ thousands)

Variance ($ thousands)

Travel

Operational activities

$1,278.00

-

-

Key stakeholders

$430.00

-

-

Internal governance

$114.00

-

-

Training

$243.00

-

-

Other

$224.00

-

-

A. Total travel

$2,289.00

$2,249.00

$40.00

B. Hospitality

$41.00

$34.00

$7.00

C. Conference fees

$142.00

$140.00

$2.00

Total [A+B+C]

$2,472.00

$2,423.00

$49.00

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

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

Explanation of significant variances compared with previous fiscal year

Total travel:

N/A

Hospitality:

N/A

Conference fees:

N/A

Minister and minister’s exempt staff - International travel:

N/A
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