SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM - VOTE 3101

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SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM - VOTE 3101

This program supports economic growth and job creation in Ontario by: fostering entrepreneurship; supporting business start-up; helping small and medium enterprise firms grow in domestic and international markets; and by providing a one-window access for small businesses into the government to reduce barriers to growth and expand opportunities.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Small Business and Entrepreneurship 26,346,900 22,620,900 3,726,000 24,398,333
  Total Including Special Warrants 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 Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 46,858 - 46,858 -
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 15,841 - 15,841 -
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 63,699 - 63,699 -
  Total Operating Expense 26,410,599 22,620,900 3,789,699 24,398,333
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Small Business and Entrepreneurship 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Operating Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Small Business and Entrepreneurship - 168,900 (168,900) 1,901,304
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED - 168,900 (168,900) 1,901,304
  Total Capital Expense - 168,900 (168,900) 1,901,304



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3101-1 Small Business and Entrepreneurship      
  Salaries and wages     8,609,200
  Employee benefits     1,025,700
  Transportation and communication     1,019,200
  Services     8,057,900
  Supplies and equipment     309,900
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Business Development   100,000  
     Student Entrepreneurship Experience - Summer Company   750,000  
     Youth Partnerships   1,185,000  
     Ontario Small Brewers Strategy Fund   1,000,000  
     Ontario Wine Strategy Fund   2,000,000  
     Vintners' Quality Alliance Wine Support Program   3,000,000 8,035,000
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Youth Entrepreneurship Program - My Company     40,000
  Subtotal     27,096,900
  Less: Recoveries     750,000
  Total Operating Expense     26,346,900
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   1,113,700  
  Employee benefits   113,100  
  Transportation and communication   135,600  
  Services   436,500  
  Supplies and equipment   30,000 1,828,900
  Business Advisory Services      
  Salaries and wages   4,039,000  
  Employee benefits   489,700  
  Transportation and communication   419,100  
  Services   1,441,400  
  Supplies and equipment   161,900  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Business Development   100,000 6,651,100
  Entrepreneurship      
  Salaries and wages   2,405,500  
  Employee benefits   294,200  
  Transportation and communication   237,500  
  Services   5,252,100  
  Supplies and equipment   57,500  
  Transfer payments      
     Student Entrepreneurship Experience - Summer Company 750,000    
     Youth Partnerships 1,185,000 1,935,000  
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Youth Entrepreneurship Program - My Company   40,000  
  Subtotal   10,221,800  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities   750,000 9,471,800
  Policy and Outreach      
  Salaries and wages   1,051,000  
  Employee benefits   128,700  
  Transportation and communication   227,000  
  Services   927,900  
  Supplies and equipment   60,500  
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Small Brewers Strategy Fund 1,000,000    
     Ontario Wine Strategy Fund 2,000,000    
     Vintners' Quality Alliance Wine Support Program 3,000,000 6,000,000 8,395,100
  Total Operating Expense     26,346,900
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     46,858
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act     15,841
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Operating Expense for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Program     26,410,599
  OPERATING ASSETS      
3101-2 Small Business and Entrepreneurship      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     1,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Operating Assets for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Program     1,000