Annual Report on Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures 2021-22

As required by the Treasury Board Directive on Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures, this report provides information on the total annual expenditures for each of travel, hospitality and conferences for the Courts Administration Service (CAS) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022, except for information withheld under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act.

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.

CAS’s travel, hospitality and conference expenditures support the delivery of the following core programs and services to Canadians:

  • The provision of effective and efficient registry, judicial and corporate services to the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada and the Tax Court of Canada. Further details on CAS' programs can be found in CAS' 2021-22 Departmental Results Report (DRR).
Travel, Hospitality and Conference Expenditures
Courts Administration Service
Year ended March 31, 2022
(in thousands of dollars)
Expenditure Category Expenditures for
the year ended
March 31, 2022
Expenditures for the
previous year ended
March 31, 2021
  • Operational activities
$235 $87 $148
  • Key stakeholders
- $1 $(1)
  • Internal governance
- $1 $(1)
  • Training
$3 $5 $(2)
  • Other
- - -
A. Total Travel $238 $94 $144
B. Hospitality $4 $1 $3
C. Conference Fees - $2 $(2)
TOTAL [A+B+C] $242 $97 $145

International travel by minister and minister's staff
(included in travel)

- - -

Significant variances compared with previous fiscal year

Travel: compared with fiscal year 2020-21, departmental travel expenditures increased by $144 thousand (153%) mainly due to the easing of COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions in 2021-22. Although travel activities increased, they have not reached pre-pandemic levels at March 31, 2022.

Hospitality: compared with fiscal year 2020-21, departmental hospitality expenditures increased by $3 thousand (300%).

Conference fees: departmental conference fees expenditures were nil in 2021-22. A decrease of $2 thousand (-100%) from 2020-21.

Minister and minister’s exempt staff: consistent with fiscal year 2020-21, departmental expenditures for international travel by the Minister and the Minister’s exempt staff were nil in 2021-22.

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