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Annual Expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences

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As required by the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for travel, hospitality and conferences for the Canadian Museum of History, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019 (and comparative year).

This disclosure does not contain information withheld under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act.

Expenditures on travel, hospitality and conferences incurred by the Canadian Museum of History are related to activities that support the Museum mandate and strategic directions.

Total annual expenditures for travel, hospitality and conferences for the Canadian Museum of History are summarized as follows:

Expenditure Category Expenditures for the year ended March 31, 2019
(in thousands of dollars)
Expenditures for the year ended March 31, 2018
(in thousands of dollars)
Variance
Travel – Museum employees $926 $900 $26
Travel – Non-museum employees $61 $101 -$40
Total Travel $987 $1,001 -$14
Hospitality $219 $312 -$93
Conference fees $111 $184 -$73
TOTAL $1,317 $1,497 -$180

Explanations for significant variances compared to the previous year

The decrease in travel and hospitality expenses, when compared to the previous fiscal year, is explained by higher expenses in 2017-18 due to the opening of the Canadian History Hall and Canada’s 150th celebrations.