Lieutenant General W. Semianiw - Commander Canada Command

Travel Expenses - September 2, 2011 to December 1, 2011

Start Date Purpose Total Cost
2011-09-09 The Commander travelled to Roger's Pass to attend the ceremony to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Glacier & Yoho National Parks and the 50th anniversary of Operation Palaci as a guest of honor and guest speaker. He also attended an Operation Palaci Mess Diner in Revelstoke as the guest of honor. $5,686.73
2011-09-13 The Commander attended Fiestas Patrias festivities in Mexico City on behalf of the Chief of Defence Staff. $2,842.52
2011-09-18 The Commander visited Belize to conduct initial engagements with senior delegates of the Belizean military. This was his first time in Belize post Area of Responsibility change. $6,520.62
2011-09-22 The Commander travelled to Washington to attend the Partners in Defence Forum. While in Washington, he also had the opportunity to speak to the Brookings Institute and the Homeland Security Policy Institute of the George Washington University. $1,952.15
2011-10-04 The Commander travelled to Whitehorse in order to host the Search and Rescue Table Top Exercise organised by Canada Command. The Commander then travelled to Calgary to speak to academics at the University of Calgary. $7,488.95
2011-10-23 The Commander visited Finland and Norway to discuss Safety and Security in the North. The Commander also engaged in discussions with regards to Search and Rescue in the North He also had the opportunity to visit Command and Control infrastructure with equivalent organizations and coordinated future interactions with his Norwegian and Finland counterparts. $9,825.00
2011-10-31 Cancellation fee for travel to the National Homeland Defence Symposium in Colorado Springs. $217.60
2011-11-13 The Commander visited Guatemala to conduct initial engagements with senior delegates of the Guatemalan military. This was his first time in Guatemala post Area of Responsibility change. $8,346.69
2011-11-16 The Commander spoke on behalf of the Chief of Defence Staff at the Homeland and Global Security Forum in Geneva, to discuss about Canada's Whole of Government approach to resolve safety and security issues. $8,536.62
2011-11-21 The Commander visited Miami to conduct briefings and discussions on Defence Engagement Plans for the Americas with the Commander of SOUTHCOM of the United States military. This was his first time in SOUTHCOM post Area of Responsibility change. $4,130.37
  Total: $55,547.25

Hospitality Expenses - September 2, 2011 to December 1, 2011

Date Event Description Cost
2011-09-07 Canada Command Commander's Conference $1,154.11
2011-10-05 Search and Rescue Table Top Exercise $14,005.42
2011-10-12 Canada Command RJTF-JFACC-FGs Planning Conference $943.76
2011-10-18 Tri-Command Staff Conference $3,501.58
2011-11-15 Canada Mexico Humanitarian Operations / Disaster Relief Conference $3,489.17
  Total: $23,094.04