Archived Missions 2008

Mission to Idaho Falls, Idaho
December 17-18, 2008
Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier and Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, led a delegation to tour the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Mission to Texas
December 15-18, 2008
Premier Ed Stelmach led a delegation to Austin & Houston, which included participation at the Texas-Alberta Summit.

Mission to Omaha, Nebraska
December 4-6, 2008
Ty Lund, MLA Rocky Mountain House, represented Alberta at the 2008 National Council of State Governments (CSG) annual conference in Omaha, Nebraska.


Mission to United Kingdom, Netherlands and Germany
November 7-16, 2008
Premier Ed Stelmach's first international mission to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany to meet with European government and business leaders.

Mission to United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Israel
October 30-November 14, 2008
Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier and Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, travelled to the Middle East to increase trade relations with key partners.

Mission to Washington, DC
September 14-16, 2008
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, represented Alberta at the 2008 Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance (CanAm BTA) meeting in Washington, DC.


Mission to Anchorage, Alaska
July 16-20, 2008
MLAs Len Webber, Parliamentary Assistant of Energy, Ty Lund, and Len Mitzel represented Alberta at the 2008 Council of State Governments-West (CSG-West) annual meeting.


Mission to Jackson Hole, Wyoming
June 28-July 1, 2008
Premier Ed Stelmach and the Honourable Ted Morton, Minister of Sustainable Resources and Development, represented Alberta at the 2008 Western Governors' Association (WGA) annual meeting.


Mission to San Diego, California
June 16-19, 2008
Premier Ed Stelmach, led a delegation to introduce Alberta‚Äôs action plan, Bringing Technology to Market to A-list market players in California and attended the 2008 Bio International Convention.


Mission to Asia (China, Japan, Korea)
June 13-23, 2008
Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier and Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, took part in a variety of meetings in Beijing, China; Tokyo, Japan; and Seoul and Gangwon, Korea.

Mission to Helena, Montana
May 21-22, 2008
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, led Alberta's delegation to Helena, Montana to participate in the Montana-Alberta Bilateral Advisory Council (MABAC) annual meeting.


    Mission to Washington, DC
    April 26-30, 2008
    Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier and Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations,  led a mission to Washington, DC to strengthen Alberta-US relations and reinforce Alberta's commitment to environmentally sustainable development of the oil sands.


    Mission to Juneau, Alaska
    January 20-22, 2008
    David Coutts, MLA Livingstone-Macleod, represented Alberta in a delegation of Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) representatives in meetings in Juneau, Alaska.


    Mission to Washington, DC
    January 15-18, 2008
    Premier Ed Stelmach led a mission to Washington, DC and laid the foundations of a renewed and refocused Alberta commitment to building stronger, mutually beneficial relations with the United States.


    Mission to Havre, Montana
    January 16, 2008
    Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, participated, on behalf of Alberta, in a mission to Alberta and Montana by officials representing the Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor Coalition.

    Mission to Great Falls, Montana
    January 8-9, 2008
    Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, represented Alberta at the Border Communities Roundtable meeting in Great Falls, Montana.