Government Travel Committee

Effective – September 1, 2006

The National Joint Council Executive Committee has approved revised kilometric rates, for both the:

These revisions were determined in accordance with the approved methodology and are effective as of September 1st, 2006. However, employees wishing to request retroactivity in the application of these rates in the calculation of travel expense claims for authorized government business travel for the period of July 1, 2006 to August 31, 2006 can do so until December 31, 2006.

Please note that, effective immediately, kilometric rates will be reviewed four times a year from the current once a year, to better reflect the fluctuations of the price of fuel. The next full review will be conducted throughout the fall and will adhere to the following cycle: January 1 (full review – all factors); April 1 (fuel only); July 1 (fuel only); and October 1 (fuel only).

It should be noted that the kilometric rate is a reimbursement, and a reimbursement only, for kilometers driven on authorized official government business. Employees cannot claim any amounts for use of their private motor vehicle if it is not used for approved official government business travel.

Please consult this web page regularly for updates. Questions regarding the current rates should be directed to your Designated Departmental Travel Coordinator [].