Ministry of Culture - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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CULTURE PROGRAM - VOTE 2802

The Culture Program promotes and supports the arts and cultural industries, protects Ontario's heritage, advances the public library system and supports cultural agencies in order to maximize their contribution to building strong communities and a vital economy.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Culture 153,057,300 149,026,900 4,030,400 156,299,220
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 153,057,300 149,026,900 4,030,400 156,299,220
  Total Operating Expense 153,057,300 149,026,900 4,030,400 156,299,220



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2802-1 Culture      
  Salaries and wages     5,826,100
  Employee benefits     588,700
  Transportation and communication     479,600
  Services     4,091,600
  Supplies and equipment     369,500
  Transfer payments      
     Arts Sector Support   4,460,800  
     Heritage Sector Support   3,620,900  
     Libraries Sector Support   28,446,100  
     Cultural Agencies Support   2,048,500  
     Art Gallery of Ontario   11,182,500  
     McMichael Canadian Collection   2,740,800  
     Ontario Arts Council   39,937,400  
     Ontario Media Development Corporation   7,486,000  
     Ontario Heritage Trust   2,263,100  
     Ontario Science Centre   16,624,100  
     Royal Botanical Gardens   1,598,500  
     Royal Ontario Museum   18,517,800  
     Science North   2,776,300 141,702,800
  Subtotal     153,058,300
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     153,057,300
  Total Operating Expense for Culture Program     153,057,300