International Missions

International and Intergovernmental Relations (IIR) manages missions to the U.S. and abroad, by Premier Redford and the Minister of IIR.  Below is a short description of the objectives of each mission, as well as links to news releases and final reports resulting from missions undertaken by the Premier or Minister.

MLA Alana DeLong’s Mission to Washington, Idaho and Alaska for the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region State Capital Visits
January 13 to 16, 2014 and January 21 to 23, 2014

Alana DeLong, MLA for Calgary-Bow and Chair of Alberta’s Representatives to the PNWER Delegate Council, served as Alberta’s representative during the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) state capital visits to Olympia, Washington, and Boise, Idaho (from January 13 to 16, 2014), and Juneau, Alaska (from January 21 to 23, 2014).

Premier Alison Redford’s Mission to India and Switzerland
January 9 - 25, 2014

Premier Alison Redford travelled to India to strengthen Alberta’s partnership with India and lead a business delegation to PETROTECH 2014, South Asia’s largest oil and gas conference and exhibition. Following the trade mission to India, Premier Redford travelled to Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.

Minister Cal Dallas’ Mission to India and Singapore
January 9 to 21, 2014

The Honourable Cal Dallas, Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations (IIR), travelled to India and Singapore from January 9 to 21, 2014 to market Alberta goods and services, present Alberta as an excellent place to invest and build awareness of Alberta’s commitment to responsible resource development.

Associate Minister Dave Quest’s and MLA David Dorward’s Mission to San Antonio, Texas for the Ports-to-Plains Alliance Board Meeting and Texas Transportation Annual Forum
January 5 to 8, 2014

Associate Minister Dave Quest and David Dorward, MLA for Edmonton-Gold Bar, represented Alberta at the Ports-to-Plains Alliance (PTP) quarterly board meeting and the 9th Annual Texas Transportation Forum in San Antonio, Texas, from January 5 to 8, 2014.