Annual Report on Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures
For the period ending March 31, 2021
As required by the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures, this report provides information on travel, hospitality and conference expenditures for the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Canada (FINTRAC) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021.
Travel, hospitality and conference expenditures incurred by a federal department or agency relate to activities that support the department or agency's mandate and the government's priorities.
FINTRAC's travel, hospitality and conference expenditures support the delivery of the following core programs and services to Canadians.
FINTRAC is Canada's financial intelligence unit. Its mandate is to facilitate the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities, while ensuring the protection of personal information under its control.
FINTRAC was established by, and operates within the ambit of, the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and its Regulations. The Centre is one of several domestic partners in Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF) regime, which is led by the Department of Finance.
Further information on the mandate, roles, responsibilities and programs of FINTRAC can be found in FINTRAC's Departmental Plan.
|Expenditure Category||Expenditures for year ended March 31, 2021
|Expenditures for year ended March 31, 2020
|A. Total travel||$23||$857||-$834|
|C. Conference Fees||$1||$15||-$14|
|International travel by minister and minister's staff (included in travel)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Please note that totals may not add properly due to rounding.
Significant variances compared with previous fiscal year
Compared with fiscal year 2020–21, departmental travel expenditures decreased by $834K or -97%. Travel activities were reduced significantly in accordance with public health regulations due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Compared with fiscal year 2020–21, departmental hospitality expenditures decreased by $20K or -99%. Hospitality expenditures reduced in accordance with public health regulations due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compared with fiscal year 2020–21, departmental conference fee expenditures decreased by $14K or -93%. Conference attendance was less than a typical fiscal year in accordance with public health regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister and minister's exempt staff:
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