Ministry of Finance - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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TREASURY PROGRAM

This program is responsible for the development, direction, operation and formulation of policies for the management of the province's cash, investment, debt, finance, credit rating, investor relations, banking and related financial administration activities; reporting on the financial position of the province to investors and the public to facilitate borrowing activities; providing financial analysis and support for any direct or indirect provincial liabilities and monitoring the fiscal implications of the electricity sector as well as government and broader public sector financing initiatives including providing advice to the sector; the provision of guarantees by Ontario and of loans to its Crown Corporations and agencies; and acting as the custodian and fiscal agent for the securities of the province and certain of its agencies, including the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation. It is also responsible for the issuance of Ontario Savings Bonds.

SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
Statutory Interest on Debt 8,171,510,000 8,618,350,000 (446,840,000) 8,219,680,057
  Total Operating Expense 8,171,510,000 8,618,350,000 (446,840,000) 8,219,680,057
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
Statutory Release of Loan Order in Council #482/2005 - - - 20,277,000
  Total Capital Expense - - - 20,277,000



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory Interest on Debt      
  Interest on Ontario Securities      
     For general purposes   6,143,612,000  
     Canada Pension Plan Investment Fund   457,078,000  
     Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan   790,220,000  
     Public Service Pension Plan   326,030,000  
     Ontario Public Service Employees Union Pension Plan   154,882,000  
     Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Fund   7,510,000  
     Ontario Housing Corporation   102,149,000  
     Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation   16,510,000  
     Ryerson Retirement Pension Plan   319,000  
     Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology   1,820,000  
     Ontario Immigrant Investor Corporation   16,000,000 8,016,130,000
     Less: Other interest, exchange, discount and commission     45,434,000
     Less: Interest on Investments     319,186,000
        7,651,510,000
     Interest on Debt Payable to Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation     520,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Treasury Program     8,171,510,000