Archived Missions 2008 -2009

2009

Mission to San Diego, California
December 9-10, 2009
Len Webber, Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, participated in the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Energy Horizons Institute course.

Mission to La Quinta, California
November 12-15, 2009
Len Webber, Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, and Ty Lund, MLA Rocky Mountain House, represented Alberta at the Council of State Governments (CSG) Annual Meeting.

Mission to Santa Fe, New Mexico
October 5-8, 2009
Ty Lund, MLA Rocky Mountain House, represented Alberta at the Council of State Governments WEST (CSG-WEST) Annual Meeting.

Mission to Lubbock, Texas
September 29-October 2, 2009
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, represented Alberta at the Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor Alliance Annual Meeting.

Mission to Denver, Colorado and Laredo, Texas
September 16-18, 2009
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, represented Alberta at two separate events; the Chamber of the Americas Executive Forum in Denver and the 16th Annual Manufacturing and Logistics Symposium in Laredo.

Mission to San Angelo, Texas
July 29-30, 2009
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, represented Alberta at the Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor Alliance quarterly Board of Directors meeting.


Mission to Boise, Idaho
July 12-16, 2009
Ten Alberta MLAs attended the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit.

Mission to Park City, Utah
June 14-16, 2009
Premier Ed Stelmach and Rob Renner, Minister of Environment, represented Alberta at the 2009 Western Governors' Association (WGA) Annual Meeting in Park City, Utah.

Mission to Denver, Colorado
June 8-9, 2009
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, represented Alberta at a planning meeting with Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor Alliance officials, exploring how best to integrate Alberta into the Alliance.

Mission to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
May 15-18, 2009
Ty Lund, MLA Rocky Mountain House, and Len Webber, MLA Calgary Foothills, participated in the Council of State Governments (CSG) Spring Conference in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.


Mission to Switzerland and Austria
May 2-9, 2009
Premier Ed Stelmach traveled to Switzerland and Austria to promote Alberta as an environmentally responsible, global energy centre offering excellent opportunities for investment and trade.

Mission to Boise, Idaho
April 6-9, 2009
Alana DeLong, MLA Calgary Bow, represented Alberta in various "Canada Week" events organized by Boise State University.

Mission to Mexico
March 20-29, 2009
Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier and Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, engaged in a mission to Mexico to build overall trade relations and increase opportunities for companies in Alberta’s energy sector.


Mission to Helena, Montana
March 18-20, 2009
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, participated in a "Day at the Legislature" outreach event organized by the Canadian Consulate General in Denver.


Mission to Texas
February 3-4, 2009
Premier Ed Stelmach joined the Premiers of Saskatchewan and Manitoba in a joint mission to Houston to reinforce the importance of Western Canada as a key market and secure source of energy.

Mission to India, United Kingdom & Hong Kong
January 2-24, 2009
Ron Stevens, Deputy Premier and Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations, led a delegation to meet with government officials, businesses, and investors to advance Alberta's international interests.

Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) State Capital Visits
January 2009
Len Mitzel, MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat, and Kyle Fawcett, MLA Calgary NorthHill, represented Alberta as part of the PNWER delegation's mission to five state capitals. Visits were held in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

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’s 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.