Government Travel Expense

Annual Report on Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures: 2017 - 2018

As required by the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures, this report provides information on the annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conference fees for the Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. It also provides the variance explanations from the previous fiscal year in each of these areas.

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 conference fees incurred by federal departments and agencies are related to activities that support a departmental or agency mandate and the government’s priorities.

Department: Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada

Departmental Mandate:

Under Part IV of the National Defence Act, the MPCC mandate is to examine complaints arising from either the conduct of Military Police members in the exercise of policing duties or functions or from interference in their police investigations. To carry out this mandate, the Chairperson has the power to investigate, to cause the MPCC to conduct a public interest investigation, convene public hearings, and report its findings and make recommendations based on those findings. The MPCC also sustained its Outreach Program, clarifying its mandate and complaints processes to its stakeholders.

Expenditure Category Expenditures for the year ending March 31, 2018 ($ thousands) Expenditures for the previous year ending March 31, 2017 ($ thousands) Change ($ thousands)
Travel

Operational activities

72 56 64

Key stakeholders

35

Training

11

Internal governance

1

Other

1
A. Total Travel 120
B. Hospitality 1 1 0
C. Conference Fees 0 0 0
Total [A+B+C] 121 57 64
International Travel by Minister and Minister's Staff 0 0 0

Total Travel - Explanation of Significant Variance:

Compared with fiscal year 2016-17, departmental travel expenditures increased mainly due to an increase in the number of investigations conducted outside of the headquarters area.

Hospitality - Explanation of Significant Variance:

Compared with fiscal year 2016-17, departmental hospitality expenditures did not change significantly

Conference Fees - Explanation of Significant Variance:

There were no conference fees expenditures for this reporting period.

International Travel by Minister and Minister’s Staff - Explanation of Significant Variance:

N/A

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