Environment minister blew $11,200 on flights to climate conference

A filing with Global Affairs Canada pegged the total bill for attendance of the summit at $271,000.

Remove Ads

Total expenses to send Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, to the Scotland United Nations summit in November landed in at $22,000. Flights alone account for half of those expenses, at $11,200.

Regular short-notice flights to Glasgow normally cost anywhere between $1,800 to $2,500 return.

The information about the careless flight expenses was made public in a proactive release of prior access to information filing.

Previous reporting by Rebel News through access to information filings uncovered the size of the Canadian delegation of government climate warriors: 211.

A filing with Global Affairs Canada pegged the total bill for the summit at $271,000, including $10,300 for PCR testing and $34,058.18 to a company called Little’s Chauffeur Drive. Receipts for taxis and rideshare services were separately submitted and not included in the limo charges.

Rebel News is proudly independent and viewer supported. We receive no bail-outs, hand-outs or subsidies from any level of government. To offset our research costs and filing fees, visit www.RebelInvestigates.com to make a donation.

Remove Ads
Remove Ads

Don't Get Censored

Big Tech is censoring us. Sign up so we can always stay in touch.

Remove Ads