Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07 - Summary

As the regional ministry for Northern Ontario and the ministry responsible for the provincial minerals sector, the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines strives to make Northern Ontario and the provincial minerals sector strong, healthy and prosperous.

The ministry leads and coordinates government programs aimed at growing the Northern Ontario economy, building strong northern communities and creating job opportunities in the North. Through a network of offices and strategic program and policy development, the ministry ensures northerners have access to government programs and services and a say in government decisions affecting the North.

As the sectoral ministry for the provincial minerals sector, the ministry supports a strong, sustainable mineral industry by promoting investment and exploration, by providing information to global clients on Ontario's wealth of mineral resources and through the fair, effective and efficient administration of Ontario's Mining Act.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
2201   Ministry Administration Program 10,312,100 10,391,300 (79,200) 9,754,761
2202   Northern Development Program 73,723,500 75,371,500 (1,648,000) 41,800,074
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 28,116,500 23,053,300 5,063,200 25,543,435
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 112,152,100 108,816,100 3,336,000 77,098,270
Statutory Appropriations 1,952,244 1,050,246 901,998 40,734
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 114,104,344 109,866,346 4,237,998 77,139,004
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation - 900,000 (900,000) 454,013
   Consolidation and Other Adjustments - - - 100,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 114,104,344 110,766,346 3,337,998 77,693,017
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2202   Northern Development Program 1,000 1,000 - -
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,000 2,000 - -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 2,000 2,000 - -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2202   Northern Development Program 57,196,000 69,950,000 (12,754,000) 339,301,511
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 11,000,000 11,690,000 (690,000) 9,964,598
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 68,196,000 81,640,000 (13,444,000) 349,266,109
Statutory Appropriations 149,409,000 139,754,300 9,654,700 -
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 217,605,000 221,394,300 (3,789,300) 349,266,109
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation 25,000,000 54,600,000 (29,600,000) 4,401,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (9,322,000) (12,123,000) 2,801,000 -
   Consolidation and Other Adjustments - - - (111,606,593)
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 233,283,000 263,871,300 (30,588,300) 242,060,516
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
2202   Northern Development Program 356,700,000 296,900,000 59,800,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 356,700,000 296,900,000 59,800,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 356,700,000 296,900,000 59,800,000 -
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 347,387,344 374,637,646 (27,250,302) 319,753,533

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