Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

This strategy includes the ministrys main regulatory functions relating to food inspection and compliance, and nutrient management, as well as non-regulatory programs in food safety, nutrient management, land use planning and environment, and for policy development for good manufacturing practices, traceability and the environment. This strategy also includes the Office of the Chief Veterinarian.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Better Public Health and Environment 75,227,200 67,269,100 7,958,100 40,989,862
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 75,227,200 67,269,100 7,958,100 40,989,862
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 - 10,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 - 10,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 75,237,200 67,269,100 7,968,100 40,989,862
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 200,000 300,000 32,100
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 500,000 200,000 300,000 32,100
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 3,903,500
  Total Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 3,903,500
  Total Operating Assets 12,300,000 12,000,000 300,000 3,935,600



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
107-1 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Salaries and wages     26,442,700
  Employee benefits     3,684,800
  Transportation and communication     2,445,800
  Services     12,162,900
  Supplies and equipment     1,376,000
  Transfer payments      
     Food Safety Initiative   6,000,000  
     Transitional Assistance for Meat Processors   4,075,000  
     Food safety   500,000  
     Ontario Beekeepers Association   115,000  
     Nutrient Management Assistance   11,750,000  
     Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program   7,000,000  
     Nutrient Management Training   275,000  
     Agri-environmental standards research   150,000 29,865,000
  Subtotal     75,977,200
  Less: Recoveries     750,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     75,227,200
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     75,237,200
  OPERATING ASSETS      
107-2 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories     200,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     500,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Loans and Investments      
Statutory    Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act     11,800,000
  Total Operating Assets for Better Public Health and Environment     12,300,000