POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM - VOTE 3002

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Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM - VOTE 3002

The Postsecondary Education Division works in collaboration with the Strategic Policy and Programs Division to implement government strategies and policy for postsecondary education in Ontario. The Postsecondary Education Division develops and implements operational policies and financial support to postsecondary institutions and students in Ontario, in support of the government's social and economic policy objectives with the goal of providing opportunities for high quality, accountable, relevant and accessible postsecondary education.

Key components of the program include operation of the Ontario Student Assistance Program; administering operating and capital transfer payments to colleges and universities and student financial assistance; managing relationships with postsecondary institutions and student groups; managing accountability mechanisms, including governance and relevant legislation; regulating the public colleges of applied arts and technology and private career colleges in accordance with applicable statutes and administering the funding framework for colleges and universities.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Supplementary
Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Colleges, Universities and Student Support 95,000,000 5,097,431,200 5,111,318,300 4,911,908,971
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 95,000,000 5,097,431,200 5,111,318,300 4,911,908,971
  Total Operating Expense 95,000,000 5,097,431,200 5,111,318,300 4,911,908,971
Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3002-1 Colleges, Universities and Student Support      
  Transfer payments      
     Grants for University Operating Costs   65,000,000  
     Student Support Programs   30,000,000 95,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     95,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Postsecondary Education Program     95,000,000

EMPLOYMENT ONTARIO PROGRAM - VOTE 3003

Employment Ontario (EO) is Ontario's integrated employment and training network. EO will help build and sustain Ontario's prosperity and competitiveness. Through Employment Ontario, the Ministry will:

- Provide effective, relevant skills training and other employment and career planning services, where and when they are needed;

- Enable Ontarians to access the services and support they need to succeed in today's job market;

- Provide a single point of access to employment and training programs and services that individuals and employers need;

- Respond to the needs of employers, job seekers, apprentices and new Canadians;

- Ensure service excellence and public satisfaction with EO programs and services.

EO unites Ontario's community-based network of employment services and training partners with benefit and support programs that were transferred from the federal government for people re-entering the workforce, enabling Ontario to better match individual potential with local business needs.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Supplementary
Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
7 Employment Ontario System 216,700,000 1,335,818,900 1,091,129,900 949,624,061
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 216,700,000 1,335,818,900 1,091,129,900 949,624,061
  Total Operating Expense 216,700,000 1,335,818,900 1,091,129,900 949,624,061
Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3003-7 Employment Ontario System      
  Transfer payments      
     Labour Market Development Agreement   116,900,000  
     Labour Market and Training   99,800,000 216,700,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     216,700,000
  Total Operating Expense for Employment Ontario Program     216,700,000
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE FOR MINISTRY OF TRAINING, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES     311,700,000