Ministry of Natural Resources - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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Ministry of Natural Resources - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07 - Summary

The Ministry envisions a healthy environment that is naturally diverse and supports a high quality of life for the people of Ontario through sustainable development.

The Ministry's mission is to manage our natural resources in an ecologically sustainable way to ensure that they are available for the enjoyment and use of future generations.

Ecological sustainability focuses on safeguarding the province's natural capital and nature's capacity to renew itself. It is directed towards resource management practices that protect and maintain nature's capacity to renew itself and generate sufficient natural "interest" to meet Ontarians' present and future needs.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
2101   Ministry Administration Program 36,609,600 36,700,200 (90,600) 32,263,753
2102   Geographic Information Program 42,412,100 34,335,500 8,076,600 36,445,765
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 332,366,700 212,638,900 119,727,800 223,152,809
2104   Public Safety and Emergency Response Program 102,003,800 103,388,200 (1,384,400) 73,653,972
2105   Land and Resources Information and Information Technology Cluster Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 513,393,200 387,063,800 126,329,400 365,516,299
Statutory Appropriations 653,244 151,246 501,998 410,952
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 514,046,444 387,215,046 126,831,398 365,927,251
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - SPAs for Fish & Wildlife and Parks 107,627,400 105,102,400 2,525,000 108,670,316
   Consolidation and Other Adjustments - - - 9,627,374
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 621,673,844 492,317,446 129,356,398 484,224,941
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2102   Geographic Information Program - 1,200,000 (1,200,000) 170,031
2104   Public Safety and Emergency Response Program 100,000 120,000 (20,000) 89,970
2105   Land and Resources Information and Information Technology Cluster Program 1,700,000 - 1,700,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,800,000 1,320,000 480,000 260,001
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 1,800,000 1,320,000 480,000 260,001
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 57,374,700 51,369,600 6,005,100 76,771,744
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 57,374,700 51,369,600 6,005,100 76,771,744
Statutory Appropriations 2,605,200 2,243,900 361,300 2,181,294
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 59,979,900 53,613,500 6,366,400 78,953,038
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 10,300,000 5,099,500 5,200,500 7,670,544
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 10,300,000 5,099,500 5,200,500 7,670,544
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 10,300,000 5,099,500 5,200,500 7,670,544
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 681,653,744 545,930,946 135,722,798 563,177,979