BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

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BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

This strategy includes the ministrys main regulatory functions relating to food inspection and compliance, animal health and welfare, and nutrient management. This strategy also includes non-regulatory programs in food safety, animal health and welfare, nutrient management, land use planning and environment. The ministry uses a full suite of tools to manage risks and encourage industry adoption of best management practices.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Better Public Health and Environment 65,301,600 89,508,600 (24,207,000) 59,973,700
  Total Including Special Warrants 65,301,600 89,508,600 (24,207,000) 59,973,700
Less: Special Warrants - 44,000,000 (44,000,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 65,301,600 45,508,600 19,793,000 59,973,700
Special Warrants - 44,000,000 (44,000,000) -
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - 4,000
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - 4,000
  Total Operating Expense 65,311,600 89,518,600 (24,207,000) 59,977,700
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - -
  Total Including Special Warrants 500,000 500,000 - -
Less: Special Warrants - 100,000 (100,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 500,000 400,000 100,000 -
Special Warrants - 100,000 (100,000) -
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 4,853,000
  Total Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 4,853,000
  Total Operating Assets 12,300,000 12,300,000 - 4,853,000



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
107-1 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Salaries and wages     27,247,000
  Employee benefits     3,724,700
  Transportation and communication     2,477,100
  Services     14,428,300
  Supplies and equipment     1,353,000
  Transfer payments      
     Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program   6,667,000  
     Agri-Environmental Standards Research   550,000  
     Enhanced BSE Feed Ban - Canada Funding   1,772,700  
     Enhanced BSE Feed Ban - Ontario Funding   1,181,800  
     Environment Partnerships   345,000  
     Food Safety Initiative - Federal   1,860,000  
     Other Assistance for Public Health   335,000  
     Transitional Assistance for Meat Processors   4,800,000 17,511,500
  Subtotal     66,741,600
  Less: Recoveries     1,440,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     65,301,600
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     65,311,600
  OPERATING ASSETS      
107-2 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories     200,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     500,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Loans and Investments      
Statutory    Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act     11,800,000
  Total Operating Assets for Better Public Health and Environment     12,300,000