INQUIRY OF MINISTRY DEMANDE DE RENSEIGNEMENT AU GOUVERNEMENT

PREPARE IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH MARKING "ORIGINAL TEXT" OR "TRANSLATION" PRÉPARER EN ANGLAIS ET EN FRANÇAIS EN INDIQUANT "TEXTE ORIGINAL" OU "TRADUCTION"
QUESTION NO.JNO DE lA QUESTION BY 1DE DATE

Q-1059

2

Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie)

November 19, 2012

REPLY BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFF AIRS RÉPONSE DU MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES ÉTRANGÈRES

John Baird, P.C., M.P.
PRINT NAME OF SIGNATORY INSCRIRE LE NOM DU SIGNATAIRE SIGNATURE MINIS TER OR PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY MINISTRE OU SECRÉTAIRE PARLEMENTAIRE

QUESTION

With regard to tickets for sporting events, between 2006 and 2012, sorted by year: (a) how much was spent on National Hockey League tickets; (b) how much was spent on Canadian Football League tickets; (c) how much was spent on Major League Baseball tickets; (d) how much was spent on National Basketball Association tickets; and (e) how much was spent on Major League Soccer tickets?
REPLY 1RÉPONSE
ORIGINAL TEXT TEXTE ORIGINAL TRANSLATION TRADUCTION

D

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (OF AIT)
For this section, the responses for the Minister of International Trade and the Minister of Foreign Affairs are the same. Following a search of both DFAIT's generalledger and material management modules, OFAIT has identified the following expenditures related to tickets for sporting events:
Sporting Events
Hockey Base bali Football Soccer

2011/12 $9,957
-

2010/11

-

2009/10 $5,338

2008/09 $6,216 $11,191

2007/08 $5,576 $14,628

2006/07 $7,075 $1,997

2005/06 $5,511 $1,009

-

Total
$9,957

-

$5,338

$17,407

$20,204

$9,072

$6,520

-

These tickets were purchased in support of official hospitality offered to foreign nationals, as weil as to foster positive working relations abroad through the promotion of Canadian businesses, and the sales and exports of Canadian products. Our Government is committed to ensuring that every effort is taken to minimize casts to hardworking taxpayers, and OFAIT employees have been directed to make decisions regarding hospitality with respect for taxpayers in mi nd.

Passport Canada
PassQort Canada did not gurchase any tickets for sporting events between 2006 and 2012.

INQUIRY OF MINISTRY DEMANDE DE RENSEIGNEMENT AU GOUVERNEMENT
PREPARE IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH MARKING "ORJGINAL TEXT" OR "TRANSLATJON" PRÉPARER EN ANGLAIS ET EN FRANÇAIS EN INDIQUANT "TEXTE ORJGINAL" OU "TRADUCTION"
QUESTION NOJN° DE LA QUESTION BY 1DE DATE

Q-1059

Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite Patrie)

November 19, 2012

REPLY BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE TREASURY BOARD AND MINISTER FOR THE FEDERAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO RÉPONSE DU PRÉSIDENT DU CONSEIL DU TRÉSOR ET MINISTRE DE L'INITIATIVE FÉDÉRALE DU DÉVELOPPEMENT ÉCONOMIQUE DANS LE NORD DE l'ONTARIO

Signed by the Honourable Tony Clement
PRJNT NAME OF SIGNATORY INSCRIRE LE NOM DU SIGNATAIRE SIGNATURE MINISTER OR PARUAMENTARY SECRETARY MINISTRE OU SECRËTAIRE PARLEMENTAIRE

QUESTION

Wrth regard to tickets for sporting events, between 2006 and 2012, sorted by year: (a) how much was spent on National Hockey League tickets; (b) how much was spent on Canadian Football League tickets; (c) how much was spent on Major League Baseball tickets; (d) how much was spent on National Basketball Association tickets; and (e),how much was spent on Major League Soccer tickets?
REPLY /RÉPONSE
ORIGINAL TEXT TEXTE ORIGINAL TRANSLATION TRADUCTION

D

For the Treasury Board Secretariat: Departmental records for the time period requested indicate that hockey tickets were purchased and awarded to four employees und er the provisions of the internai policy on awards and recognition. National Hockey League (a) Nil Nil Nil $200.60 $908.34 Nil Canadian Football League (b) Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Major League Baseball (c) Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil National Basketball Association Major League Soccer (e) Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil

ic!l
Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil

2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012

INQUIRY OF MINISTRY DEMANDE DE. RENSEIGNEMENT AU GOUVERNEMENT
PREPARE IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH MARKING ''ORIGINAL TEXl" OR "TRANSLATION"
PRtPARER EN ANGLAIS ET EN FRANÇAIS EN INDIQUANT ''TEXTE ORIGINAL" OU nTR:'\.DUCriON''

QUESTION NO.JNo DE LA QUESTION

BYJDE

DATE

Q-1059

Mr. Boulerice (Rose mont-la Petite-Patrie)

November 19, .2012

REPL Y BY THE MINISTER OF VETERANS AFFAU~S RÉPONSE DU MINISTRE DES ANCIENS COMBATTANTS

Signed by the Honourable Steven Blaney
f'RINT NAME OF" SIGNAIOR'f INSCRIRE t.f NOM DU SIGNA'rAIRE

QUESTION

With regard to tickets for sporting events, between 2006 and 2012, sorted by year: (a) how much was spent on National Hockey League tickets; (b) how much was spent on Canadian Football league tickets; (c) how mt.ich was spent on Major League Baseball tickets; (d) how much was spent on National Basketball Association tickets; and (e) how inuch was spent on Major League Soccer tickets?
REPLY /RÉPONSE
ORIGINAL TEXT TEXTE OfiiGJNAL TRANSLATION TRAOUCTrON

D

Veterans Affairs Canada a) Veterans Affairs Canada spent no money on National Hockey League tickets. b) Veterans Affairs Canada spent the following on Canadian Football league tickets:

2007: $300.00 2010: $310.00
Veterans Affairs Canada purchased tickets for Veterans who partidpated in on:..field commemorative ceremonies. c) Veterans Affairs Canada spent no money on Major League Baseball tickets. d) Veterans Affairs Canada spent no money on Nçtional Basketball Assocîatîon tîckets: ... e) Veterans Affairs Canada spent no money on ·Major.Leagt.ié Socêer.tickêts. · ··

Veterans Review and Appeal Board The Veterans Review and Appeal Board did not purchase any tickets between 2006 and 2012 for the sporting events listed in this question.

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