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Per Diem Rates For University

Per diem (Latin for "per day" or "for each day") is a daily allowance for expenses—a specific amount of money an individual receives per day to cover living expenses when traveling for work.

Meal Per Diems

  • Breakfast - $10.00
  • Lunch - $15.00
  • Dinner - $25.00
  • Overnight Incidentals - $7.00
  • Daily Total - $57.00 (US $ if travel in USA

Alternate Accommodation Per Diem

  • Where an employee arranges alternate accommodation with relatives or friends, a $25.00 per night allowance may be claimed.

Treasury Board Rates will continue to be used for international travel or where granting agencies allow it.

Should you need additional support, please contact Procure to Pay Services at 902-420-5054.

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