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PMO spent $9.7-million in 2018-19, ministerial office spending rises 10.5 per cent: public accounts

By Laura Ryckewaert      

Meanwhile, the foreign affairs ministerial team once again led travel spending in 2018-19, with a combined total of $221,111 expensed to Global Affairs Canada.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured outside Rideau Hall on Nov. 20 with the new, post-election cabinet. Ministers offices, including Mr. Trudeau's, spent roughly $62.9-million in 2018-19, according to the public accounts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office reported $9.7-million in expenses in 2018-19, up almost four per cent from the year prior, with Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains’ office once again leading spending among the rest of cabinet, according to the 2019 public accounts.

Laura Ryckewaert

Laura Ryckewaert is a deputy editor at The Hill Times.
- lryckewaert@hilltimes.com


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