Total Annual Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences for the Fiscal Year 2010-2011

As required by the Treasury Board Directive for the Management of Expenditures on Travel, Hospitality and Conferences, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conferences for the Commission for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.

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 and the government’s priorities.

"In particular, the Commission promotes the core principle of equal opportunity and work to prevent discrimination in Canada by:

  • promoting the development of human rights cultures;
  • understanding human rights through research and policy development;
  • protecting human rights through effective case and complaint management; and
  • representing the public interest to advance human rights for all Canadians."

To effectively pursue its mandate, the Commission aims to achieve a single strategic outcome supported by its Program Activity Architecture, depicted in the following figure.

Program Activity Architecture

Also, the Commission leads the administration of the Canadian Human Rights Act and ensures compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws apply to federal government departments and agencies, Crown corporation, and federally regulated private sector organizations.

Further details on the Commission’s mandate, program activities and legislation may be found in the Report on Plans and Priorities and the Departmental Performance Report.

Total annual expenditures for Travel, Hospitality and Conferences of the Commission are summarized below:

Expenditure Category Expenditures for the year ending
March 31, 2011 (in dollars)
TOTAL 667,297
Travel - Public Servants 597,544
Travel - Non-Public Servants 13,067
Total Travel 610,611
Hospitality 42,471
Conferences Fees 14,215