CULTURE PROGRAM - VOTE 2802

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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
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Culture 166,102,800 153,057,300 13,045,500 193,475,530
  Total Including Special Warrants 166,102,800 153,057,300 13,045,500 193,475,530
Less: Special Warrants 34,135,000 - 34,135,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 131,967,800 153,057,300 (21,089,500) 193,475,530
Special Warrants 34,135,000 - 34,135,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 166,102,800 153,057,300 13,045,500 193,475,530



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2802-1 Culture      
  Salaries and wages     6,455,500
  Employee benefits     714,900
  Transportation and communication     430,600
  Services     10,911,300
  Supplies and equipment     379,400
  Transfer payments      
     Arts Sector Support   3,460,800  
     Heritage Sector Support   3,620,900  
     Libraries Sector Support   28,446,200  
     Cultural Agencies Support   2,048,500  
     Art Gallery of Ontario   11,182,500  
     McMichael Canadian Collection   2,740,800  
     Ontario Arts Council   44,937,400  
     Ontario Media Development Corporation   7,669,400  
     Ontario Heritage Trust   2,429,900  
     Ontario Science Centre   17,783,100  
     Royal Botanical Gardens   1,598,500  
     Royal Ontario Museum   18,517,800  
     Science North   2,776,300 147,212,100
  Subtotal     166,103,800
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense     166,102,800
  Total Operating Expense for Culture Program     166,102,800