Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Vote 790

INVESTMENT AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 103

This program contributes to the growth of a viable agri-food system in Ontario by helping to ensure the competitiveness of Ontario food processors and distributors and to enhance the attraction and retention of investment in the sector. It also delivers programs to develop and expand domestic and international markets for Ontario-produced fresh and processed agricultural food products. In addition, the program provides services and programs for the agriculture and food sectors through agencies of the ministry that supervise the collective marketing of farm products and hear appeals of marketing and licensing decisions.

INVESTMENT AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 103 - Operating Expenses Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

1 Investment and Market Development   10,519,700 64,200 10,455,500 10,407,612
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act   5,000 - 5,000 4,600
     
  Total Operating Expenses   10,524,700 64,200 10,460,500 10,412,212
Less: Statutory Appropriations   5,000 - 5,000 4,600
     
  Amount to be Voted   10,519,700 64,200 10,455,500 10,407,612
     


INVESTMENT AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING EXPENSES

Investment and Market Development (103-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 4,235,300
Employee benefits 636,700
Transportation and communication 307,000
Services 5,483,500
Supplies and equipment 167,200
Subtotal 10,829,700
Less: Recoveries 310,000
Activity Total 10,519,700


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Other transactions
Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 5,000
Activity Total 5,000


Total Operating for Investment and Market Development Program 10,524,700