Archived Missions 2003 - 2005


Minister Stelmach's Mission to WTO Ministerial Conference
December 13-18, 2005
Minister Stelmach, along with Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Horne, represented Alberta as part of Canada's delegation to World Trade Organization talks.

MLA Shariff's Mission to South Africa and India

September 22-October 9, 2005

Explore opportunities for Alberta's South Africa twinning and promote International Governance Office in India.  No news release issued.  

Premier Klein's Mission to Germany, South Africa and Ireland

September 22-October 4, 2005

Premier Klein promoted Alberta's energy industry at the World Petroleum Congress. 

Alberta Mission to Seattle

July 14-18, 2005

Rob Renner, Minister of Municipal Affairs and 2004-05 Chair of the Pacific North West Economic Region (PNWER), led Alberta's delegation to PNWER's annual meeting. 

Minister Renner's Mission to Japan

June 29-July 7, 2005

Rob Renner, Minister of Municipal Affairs, represented Alberta for two milestones in Alberta-Japan relations: the 25th anniversary of Alberta's twinning with Hokkaido, and the 35th anniversary of Alberta's Japan office. 

Premier Klein's Mission to Colorado and New York

June 10-17, 2005

Premier Klein joined western Canadian premiers and western governors at the Western Governors' Association's annual meeting in Colorado. In New York, the Premier's annual investment mission focused on marketing Alberta through meetings with Wall Street investors, analysts and business media. 

Premier Klein's Mission to Washington, D.C. and Boston

March 21-25, 2005

Premier Klein’s mission focused on important matters such as North American energy security, expanded trade and investment opportunities, and the official launching of Alberta’s new office in Washington, D.C. 


Premier Klein's Mission to China and South Korea
May 31-June 9, 2004

Premier Klein met with government and business leaders from these countries to update them on a number of topics, including developments in the energy industry and the safety of beef from Alberta.

The Premier also had the opportunity to strengthen the sister-province relationships between Alberta and Heilongjiang, China and Gangwon, Korea. 

Premier Klein's Mission to Albuquerque (North American Energy Summit)
April 14-16, 2004

Premier Klein's participation resulted in the province having a substantial profile at this summit. It ensured Alberta's key role in North America's energy future was clearly understood. The Premier delivered a keynote address during the summit.

Premier Klein's Mission to India and Hong Kong
January 11-21, 2004

This was the first ever mission to India by an Alberta Premier. While in India, the Premier focused on exploring initiatives of mutual benefit to India and Alberta. In Hong Kong, the Premier assisted in the development of strong business contacts to facilitate business initiatives. 


Premier Klein's Mission to Washington, D.C. and New York City
June 23-28, 2003

This mission focused on reopening U.S. borders to Canadian cattle and beef and promoting Alberta's energy sector. 

Minister Jonson's Mission to Europe
May 24-June 4, 2003

Minister Jonson's mission to Geneva, Switzerland and London, United Kingdom centred on highlighting provincial trade objectives prior to a world trade ministerial meeting. In Saxony, Germany, the Minister explored areas of cooperation under an agreement signed between Alberta and Saxony in 2002.