Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - Summary

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Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - 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
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
2201   Ministry Administration Program 10,075,200 10,312,100 (236,900) 9,980,815
2202   Northern Development Program 77,580,900 73,723,500 3,857,400 73,164,729
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 32,788,200 28,116,500 4,671,700 35,387,627
   Less: Special Warrants 21,000,000 - 21,000,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 99,444,300 112,152,100 (12,707,800) 118,533,171
   Special Warrants 21,000,000 - 21,000,000 -
Statutory Appropriations 1,774,699 1,952,244 (177,545) 47,735
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 122,218,999 114,104,344 8,114,655 118,580,906
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation - - - 390,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 122,218,999 114,104,344 8,114,655 118,970,906
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2202   Northern Development Program 20,001,000 1,000 20,000,000 -
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 1,000 1,000 - -
   Less: Special Warrants 3,000,000 - 3,000,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 17,002,000 2,000 17,000,000 -
   Special Warrants 3,000,000 - 3,000,000 -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 20,002,000 2,000 20,000,000 -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2202   Northern Development Program 58,241,300 57,196,000 1,045,300 66,199,227
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 11,000,000 11,000,000 - 11,740,283
   Less: Special Warrants 19,000,000 - 19,000,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 50,241,300 68,196,000 (17,954,700) 77,939,510
   Special Warrants 19,000,000 - 19,000,000 -
Statutory Appropriations 157,862,500 149,409,000 8,453,500 138,862,700
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 227,103,800 217,605,000 9,498,800 216,802,210
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation 15,000,000 25,000,000 (10,000,000) 7,425,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (7,995,000) (9,322,000) 1,327,000 (5,800,000)
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 234,108,800 233,283,000 825,800 218,427,210
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
2202   Northern Development Program 467,800,000 356,700,000 111,100,000 295,014,171
   Less: Special Warrants 180,000,000 - 180,000,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 287,800,000 356,700,000 (68,900,000) 295,014,171
   Special Warrants 180,000,000 - 180,000,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 467,800,000 356,700,000 111,100,000 295,014,171
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 356,327,799 347,387,344 8,940,455 337,398,116

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