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MPs claimed $230,000 in free travel from organizations, foreign governments in 2019

By Samantha Wright Allen      

Taiwan was the most frequent— and expensive—destination, totalling $90,000 and making up 40 per cent of all claimed travel.

Federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion released the latest MP sponsored travel report, showing MPs accepted $229,600 worth of free travel in 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

MPs accepted $230,000 worth of travel sponsored by outside groups and foreign governments in 2019, halving the value of free trips MPs have accepted in recent years. 

Samantha Wright Allen

Samantha Wright Allen is a reporter for The Hill Times.
- swallen@hilltimes.com


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