Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - THE ESTIMATES, 2009-10 - Summary

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Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - THE ESTIMATES, 2009-10 - Summary

As the regional ministry for Northern Ontario and the ministry responsible for the provincial mineral sector, the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines strives to make Northern Ontario and the provincial mineral sector strong, healthy and prosperous.

The ministry leads and coordinates government programs aimed at growing the Northern Ontario economy, building strong northern communities and creating job opportunities in the North. Through a network of offices and strategic program and policy development, the ministry ensures northerners have access to government programs and services and a voice in government decisions affecting the North.

As the sectoral ministry for the provincial minerals sector, the ministry supports a strong, sustainable mineral industry by promoting investment and exploration, by providing information to global clients on Ontario's wealth of mineral resources and through the fair, effective and efficient administration of Ontario's Mining Act. The Ministry also delivers geoscience information for all regions of the province, fosters collaboration and consultation with Aboriginal communities, administers Ontario's diamond royalty and ensures safe, environmentally sound mineral development and rehabilitation of mining lands.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
2201   Ministry Administration Program 10,325,100 10,086,700 238,400 9,603,596
2202   Northern Development Program 74,969,200 73,805,100 1,164,100 99,262,519
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 45,456,100 35,580,400 9,875,700 30,636,123
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 130,750,400 119,472,200 11,278,200 139,502,238
Statutory Appropriations 67,014 1,605,014 (1,538,000) 1,070,768
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 130,817,414 121,077,214 9,740,200 140,573,006
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (451,000) - (451,000) (29,634,746)
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Northland Transportation Commission - - - (18,700,000)
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 130,366,414 121,077,214 9,289,200 92,238,260
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2201   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,000 - -
2202   Northern Development Program 1,000 20,001,000 (20,000,000) 17,000,000
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 3,000 20,003,000 (20,000,000) 17,000,000
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 3,000 20,003,000 (20,000,000) 17,000,000
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2201   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
2202   Northern Development Program 92,298,000 69,235,600 23,062,400 57,251,463
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 6,001,000 11,000,000 (4,999,000) 10,797,386
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 98,300,000 80,235,600 18,064,400 68,048,849
Statutory Appropriations 175,847,100 165,700,000 10,147,100 157,862,500
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 274,147,100 245,935,600 28,211,500 225,911,349
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation - - - 22,633,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (26,100,000) (14,222,600) (11,877,400) -
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 248,047,100 231,713,000 16,334,100 248,544,349
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
2201   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
2202   Northern Development Program 648,370,000 556,954,000 91,416,000 479,662,205
2203   Mines and Minerals Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 648,372,000 556,954,000 91,418,000 479,662,205
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 648,372,000 556,954,000 91,418,000 479,662,205
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 378,413,514 352,790,214 25,623,300 340,782,609

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