Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - Summary

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MINISTRY OF NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT AND MINES

As the regional ministry for Northern Ontario, the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines promotes northern economic and community development, coordinates the delivery of government programs and services in the North, and supports the Government in its ongoing dialogue with the people of Northern Ontario by providing strategic and coordinated policy and planning advice. As the sectoral ministry for the minerals industry, the Ministry encourages investment and exploration by providing basic geological information and by administering the province’s Mining Act in a fair and consistent fashion.

MINISTRY OF NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT AND MINES - Summary

Accrual 2003-04 Estimates PROGRAMS Cash 2002-03 Estimates Cash 2001-02 Actual
$   $ $
OPERATING      
10,240,046 Ministry Administration Program1 9,838,740 9,234,111
41,820,100 Northern Development Program2 42,670,100 36,760,032
25,672,400 Mines and Minerals Program3 25,710,500 35,054,603
77,732,546 Ministry Total Operating 78,219,340 81,048,746
52,000,000 Less: Special Warrants 39,500,000 -
48,246 Less: Statutory Appropriations 46,840 45,477
25,684,300 < TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED 38,672,500 81,003,269
77,732,546 Ministry Total Operating    
(300,000) Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation    
77,432,546 TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS    

NOTE: Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are presented on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years is presented on the modified cash basis, and therefore comparison between 2003-04 and earlier year figures may not be meaningful. Differences between cash and accrual relate to adjustments such as timing of transfer payments and provisions for bad debts, that would increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts had they been presented on the accrual basis.

Adjustments for this Ministry, if any, are indicated by superscripted references above and are explained on the page following the Ministry Summary - Reconciliation of 2002-03 Estimates from Cash to Accrual.

RECONCILIATION TO PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED DATA

DETAILS 2002-03 Estimates 2001-02 Actual
OPERATING $ $
1. Previously Published Data    
1.1 2002-03 Printed Estimates 78,219,340  
1.2 2001-02 Public Accounts   80,718,746
2. Government Reorganization    
2.1 Transfer of functions from other Ministries   330,000
  78,219,340 81,048,746

RECONCILIATION OF 2002-03 ESTIMATES FROM CASH TO ACCRUAL

VOTE and item   Cash 2002-03 Estimates Adjustments from Cash to Accrual Estimates Presented as Accrual Estimates on Accrual Basis Change from 2002-03 Estimates on Accrual Basis
    $ millions $ millions $ millions $ millions $ millions
  OPERATING          
2201 Ministry Administration Program          
1 Ministry Administration1 9.8 (0.3) 9.5 10.2 0.7
S Minister’s Salary, the Executive Council Act - - - - -
S Parliamentary Assistant’s Salary, the Executive Council Act - - - - -
    9.8 (0.3) 9.5 10.2 0.7
2202 Northern Development Program          
1 Northern Economic Development2 42.7 (0.6) 42 41.8 (0.2)
    42.7 (0.6) 42 41.8 (0.2)
2203 Mines and Minerals Program          
  Mineral Sector Competitiveness3 25.7 (0.7) 25 25.7 0.7
    25.7 (0.7) 25 25.7 0.7
  Ministry Total Operating 76.5 (1.7) 76.5 77.7 1.2

Note: Amounts are rounded to the nearest one hundred thousand dollars and amounts less than fifty thousand dollars are shown as zero. Totals may not add due to this rounding.

Adjustments from Cash to Accrual - Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are prepared on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years was prepared in the Estimates on the modified-cash basis. Information is provided in the following notes on the adjustments that increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts to present them on the accrual basis in this reconciliation. The accrual presentation of the 2002-03 Estimates is not an official restatement; it is an approximation reflecting only the significant accrual adjustments as required to allow for a comparison between the 2003-04 and the 2002-03 Estimates on a consistent basis of accounting. (Note: adjustments of less than $0.05 million are not shown)

$ millions
1. (0.3) adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
2. (0.4) adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
3. (0.7) adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
(1.7) << Total Adjustments

MINISTRY OF NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT AND MINES - Capital Summary

Accrual 2003-04 Estimates PROGRAMS Cash 2002-03 Estimates Cash 2001-02 Actual
$   $ $
CAPITAL      
296,428,600 Northern Development Program 353,279,600 375,907,006
10,500,000 Mines and Minerals Program 10,000,000 9,994,376
306,928,600 Ministry Total Capital 363,279,600 385,901,382
178,000,000 Less: Special Warrants 130,000,000 -
128,928,600 < TOTAL CAPITAL TO BE VOTED 233,279,600 385,901,382
306,928,600 Ministry Total Capital    
40,000,000 Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation    
346,928,600 TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS    

RECONCILIATION TO PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED DATA

DETAILS Cash 2002-03 Estimates Cash 2001-02 Actual
CAPITAL $ $
1. Previously Published Data    
1.1 2002-03 Printed Estimates 341,679,600  
1.2 2001-02 Public Accounts   385,901,382
2. Supplementary Estimates    
2.1 2002-03 Supplementary Estimates 21,600,000  
  363,279,600 385,901,382

NOTE: Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are presented on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years is presented on the modified cash basis, and therefore comparison between 2003-04 and earlier year figures may not be meaningful. Differences between cash and accrual relate to adjustments such as timing of transfer payments and provisions for bad debts, that would increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts had they been presented on the accrual basis.

Adjustments for this Ministry, if any, are indicated by superscripted references above and are explained on the page following the Ministry Summary - Reconciliation of 2002-03 Estimates from Cash to Accrual.

RECONCILIATION OF 2002-03 ESTIMATES FROM CASH TO ACCRUAL

VOTE and item   Cash 2002-03 Estimates Adjustments from Cash to Accrual Estimates Presented as Accrual Estimates on Accrual Basis Change from 2002-03 Estimates on Accrual Basis
    $ millions $ millions $ millions $ millions $ millions
  CAPITAL          
2202 Northern Development Program          
2 Northern Economic Development 353.3 - 353.3 296.4 56.9
    353.3 - 353.3 296.4 56.9
2203 Mines and Minerals Program          
2 Mineral Sector Competitiveness 10 - 10 10.5 0.5
    10 - 10 10.5 0.5
  Ministry Total Capital 363.3 - 363.3 306.9 56.4

Note: Amounts are rounded to the nearest one hundred thousand dollars and amounts less than fifty thousand dollars are shown as zero. Totals may not add due to this rounding.

Adjustments from Cash to Accrual - Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are prepared on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years was prepared in the Estimates on the modified-cash basis. Information is provided in the following notes on the adjustments that increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts to present them on the accrual basis in this reconciliation. The accrual presentation of the 2002-03 Estimates is not an official restatement; it is an approximation reflecting only the significant accrual adjustments as required to allow for a comparison between the 2003-04 and the 2002-03 Estimates on a consistent basis of accounting. (Note: adjustments of less than $0.05 million are not shown)

no adjustments from cash to accrual