Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - Summary

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Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - Summary

The Ministry champions the small business community and enables the development of small and medium enterprise (SME) firms along a continuum of growth to long-term economic prosperity, from the start-up entrepreneur to the innovative, growth-oriented company. Working in partnership with private sector stakeholders and all levels of government, the Ministry focuses on activities which support a prosperous and competitive economy by: providing policy and research support services to the Ontario government; providing information, advice and services to Ontario growth firms, communities, business networks, Aboriginal people and other regional development stakeholders; promoting and encouraging entrepreneurship as a viable career option and assisting new entrepreneurs in the evaluation and process of start-up; promoting entrepreneurial skills, qualities and opportunities to Ontarios youth; promoting the adoption of e-business and new technologies by SMEs; and expanding broadband regional access.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
3101   Small Business and Entrepreneurship Program 26,346,900 22,620,900 3,726,000 24,398,333
   Less: Special Warrants 9,500,000 - 9,500,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 16,846,900 22,620,900 (5,774,000) 24,398,333
   Special Warrants 9,500,000 - 9,500,000 -
Statutory Appropriations 63,699 - 63,699 -
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 26,410,599 22,620,900 3,789,699 24,398,333
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3101   Small Business and Entrepreneurship Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3101   Small Business and Entrepreneurship Program - 168,900 (168,900) 1,901,304
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED - 168,900 (168,900) 1,901,304
  Ministry Total Capital Expense - 168,900 (168,900) 1,901,304
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 26,410,599 22,789,800 3,620,799 26,299,637

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