Travel Expenses and Claims through ReSDA

ReSDA Travel expense claim form (fillable PDF)

Mail completed travel claims forms with original receipts to:

Chris Southcott
ReSDA Research Director
Department of Sociology
955 Oliver Road
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1

Travel expense claim forms must be submitted to Lakehead University.
Receipts are required for items that are being claimed.
Lakehead Itemized Receipt Examples

Air Transportation:

You must make your own travel arrangements. Air travel should be via the most economical and direct route. Economy (coach) class will be considered the standard option. The original stub of the airline ticket or some other form of proof of travel must be attached to the travel expense statement. When using an e-ticket, the invoice and the boarding passes, if available must be submitted.

Meals:  Travelers are reimbursed to a maximum amount per meal. (maximum includes taxes and gratuities – No detailed receipts required)
The maximum amount that will be reimbursed is:
Breakfast – $16
Lunch –  $16
Dinner/Supper –  $43
Total –   $75.00

Mileage Rates: per Kilometre .55

Accommodations with friends or relatives: $50.00 CAD per night

Incidental Expenses:  Actual individual expenditures of under $17.00    Reasonable small expenditures where it is either impractical or impossible to acquire receipts may be claimed. Such expenditures would include such items as meter parking, coin telephone, subway tokens, reasonable gratuities for baggage assistance, etc.

For details of the Lakehead University travel expense claim policy click here  (latest revisions January 2015)
For questions or additional details please contact Valoree Walker, ReSDA Program Coordinator at

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