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
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Small Business and Entrepreneurship 27,718,400 26,346,900 1,371,500 24,810,319
  Total Including Special Warrants 27,718,400 26,346,900 1,371,500 24,810,319
Less: Special Warrants - 9,500,000 (9,500,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 27,718,400 16,846,900 10,871,500 24,810,319
Special Warrants - 9,500,000 (9,500,000) -
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 46,858 983 34,802
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 16,173 15,841 332 4,151
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 65,014 63,699 1,315 38,953
  Total Operating Expense 27,783,414 26,410,599 1,372,815 24,849,272
  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 - - - 3,400
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED - - - 3,400
  Total Capital Expense - - - 3,400



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     8,916,100
  Employee benefits     1,063,000
  Transportation and communication     988,600
  Services     8,465,400
  Supplies and equipment     312,800
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Business Development   100,000  
     Student Entrepreneurship Experience - Summer Company   750,000  
     Youth Partnerships   1,357,500  
     Ontario Small Brewers Strategy Fund   1,000,000  
     Ontario Wine Strategy Fund   2,000,000  
     Vintners' Quality Alliance Wine Support Program   3,500,000 8,707,500
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Youth Entrepreneurship Program - My Company     15,000
  Subtotal     28,468,400
  Less: Recoveries     750,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     27,718,400
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   1,246,400  
  Employee benefits   126,500  
  Transportation and communication   135,600  
  Services   489,500  
  Supplies and equipment   30,000 2,028,000
  Business Advisory Services      
  Salaries and wages   4,039,000  
  Employee benefits   489,700  
  Transportation and communication   419,100  
  Services   1,544,600  
  Supplies and equipment   161,900  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Business Development   100,000 6,754,300
  Entrepreneurship      
  Salaries and wages   2,579,700  
  Employee benefits   318,100  
  Transportation and communication   206,900  
  Services   5,478,100  
  Supplies and equipment   60,400  
  Transfer payments      
     Student Entrepreneurship Experience - Summer Company 750,000    
     Youth Partnerships 1,357,500 2,107,500  
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Youth Entrepreneurship Program - My Company   15,000  
  Subtotal   10,765,700  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities   750,000 10,015,700
  Policy and Outreach      
  Salaries and wages   1,051,000  
  Employee benefits   128,700  
  Transportation and communication   227,000  
  Services   953,200  
  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 3,500,000 6,500,000 8,920,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     27,718,400
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act     16,173
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Operating Expense for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Program     27,783,414
  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