Kenney, Jason - Minister of National Defence

Travel Expenses - March 2, 2015 to June 1, 2015

Start Date Purpose Total Cost
2015-02-26 To visit Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Armed Forces personnel and tour CFB Esquimalt; to tour HMCS Chicoutimi; to meet with a former member of the Devil’s Brigade; to meet with members of the Kurdish community to discuss refugee, security and humanitarian issues; to visit Royal Canadian Air Force and CAF personnel and tour CFB Comox; to pay respects on behalf of the Government of Canada at the funeral of Sergeant Mark Salesse; and for other meetings and events. $4,218.04
2015-03-12 To speak at a Canadian Friends of the Jerusalem College of Technology event; to visit, tour and get briefings on Peterson Air Force Base, Cheyenne Mountain, and the North American Aerospace Defence Command Headquarters; to meet with NORAD & USNORTHCOM commanding officer Admiral William Gortney; to review Canadian and North American aerospace defence procedures; and for other meetings and events. $3,053.21
2015-03-20 To speak at a Mandarin media awards presentation; to make a Youth Employment Program announcement; to hold roundtable meetings with members of the Assyrian and Kurdish communities; to speak at a Nowruz celebration with the Persian community of Richmond Hill; to speak at a Nowruz celebration with the Prime Minister and the Persian community of Vancouver; for media interviews; and for other meetings and events. $531.10
2015-03-27 To speak at a Holi celebration; to attend a Gujurati community event; to attend the Toronto Garrison Officers Ball; to speak at a community vigil for religious freedom; to receive delivery of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fifth C-17 Globemaster at CFB Trenton; to conduct media interviews; and for other meetings and events. $1,067.76
2015-04-09 To speak at a town hall for troops of the 4th Canadian Division, to tour Division HQ and attend a briefing on Division activities, to visit Defence Research & Development Canada and meet with DRDC staff; to speak at an event honouring Polish Canadian World War II veterans; to attend a Canadian Forces College briefing and to tour and meet the troops at CFC; to give a keynote address at a Royal Canadian Military Institute Vimy Dinner; and for other meetings and events. $673.76
  Total: $9,543.87

Hospitality Expenses - March 2, 2015 to June 1, 2015

Date Event Description Cost
2015-03-11 Lunch meeting $50.60
2015-03-12 Lunch meeting $95.52
2015-03-31 Lunch meeting $74.07
2015-05-15 Dinner meeting to discuss Defence Policy and Planning $159.30
2015-06-01 Lunch meeting with Canadian Armed Forces members on Parliament Hill $760.87
  Total: $1,140.36