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Report on Annual Expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences (2017-2018)

As required by the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conferences and Event Expenditures, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conferences for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018.

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 federal departments and agencies are related to supporting departmental mandate(s) and the government's priorities.

In particular, for the CFIA, this includes the delivery of the following core programs and/or services to Canadians:

Travel is essential for the delivery of these services.

Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Year ended March 31, 2018
Expenditure category Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2018
(in thousands of dollars)
Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2017
(in thousands of dollars)
Operational activities 8,449 N/A N/A
Key stakeholders 572 N/A N/A
Internal governance 389 N/A N/A
Training 2,674 N/A N/A
Other 1,134 N/A N/A
A. Total Travel 13,218 16,895 (3,677)
B. Hospitality 120 196 (76)
C. Conference fees 181 226 (45)
Total 13,519 17,317 (3,798)

Significant variances compared to the previous fiscal year.

In 2017-18 the CFIA requirements for travel for saw a significant decrease when compared to 2016-17. This decrease is largely due to:

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