SMALL BUSINESS AND CONSUMER SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 3101

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SMALL BUSINESS AND CONSUMER SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 3101

This program supports economic growth, job creation, public safety and consumer protection in Ontario by: supporting entrepreneurship and business start-ups; helping small and medium enterprises grow in domestic and international markets; providing a one-window access for small businesses into the government to reduce barriers to growth and expand opportunities; promoting consumer protection and public safety by ensuring effective compliance strategies; and modernizing the business and consumer protection regulatory environment.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
5 Small Business and Consumer Services 48,716,200 41,775,800 6,940,400 45,332,751
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 48,716,200 41,775,800 6,940,400 45,332,751
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 47,841
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 16,173 16,173 - 6,826
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 2,000 2,000 - 600
  Total Statutory Appropriations 66,014 66,014 - 55,267
  Total Operating Expense 48,782,214 41,841,814 6,940,400 45,388,018
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Small Business and Consumer Services 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 Consumer Services 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 2,000 - 2,000 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
4 Small Business and Consumer Services 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 - 1,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 1,000 - 1,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
3101-5 Small Business and Consumer Services      
  Salaries and wages     19,171,000
  Employee benefits     2,352,900
  Transportation and communication     1,348,400
  Services     13,366,500
  Supplies and equipment     607,400
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Business Development   100,000  
     Ontario Craft Brewers Opportunity Fund   2,000,000  
     Ontario Small Brewers Strategy Fund   1,000,000  
     Ontario Wine Strategy Fund   2,000,000  
     Student Entrepreneurship Experience - Summer Company   750,000  
     Vintners' Quality Alliance Wine Support Program   5,500,000  
     Youth Partnerships   1,530,000 12,880,000
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Youth Entrepreneurship Program - My Company     5,000
  Subtotal     49,731,200
  Less: Recoveries     1,015,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     48,716,200
  Sub-Items:      
  Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages   2,817,900  
  Employee benefits   329,000  
  Transportation and communication   265,000  
  Services   2,881,900  
  Supplies and equipment   113,600 6,407,400
  Consumer Services      
  Salaries and wages   8,355,300  
  Employee benefits   1,001,100  
  Transportation and communication   248,600  
  Services   2,340,900  
  Supplies and equipment   211,000  
  Subtotal   12,156,900  
  Less: Recoveries   265,000 11,891,900
  Small Business and Entrepreneurship      
  Salaries and wages   7,997,800  
  Employee benefits   1,022,800  
  Transportation and communication   834,800  
  Services   8,143,700  
  Supplies and equipment   282,800  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Business Development 100,000    
     Ontario Craft Brewers Opportunity Fund 2,000,000    
     Ontario Small Brewers Strategy Fund 1,000,000    
     Ontario Wine Strategy Fund 2,000,000    
     Student Entrepreneurship Experience - Summer Company 750,000    
     Vintners' Quality Alliance Wine Support Program 5,500,000    
     Youth Partnerships 1,530,000 12,880,000  
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Youth Entrepreneurship Program - My Company   5,000  
  Subtotal   31,166,900  
  Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities   750,000 30,416,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     48,716,200
  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     2,000
  Total Operating Expense for Small Business and Consumer Services Program     48,782,214
  OPERATING ASSETS      
3101-2 Small Business and Consumer Services      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     1,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Operating Assets for Small Business and Consumer Services Program     1,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3101-3 Small Business and Consumer Services      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Small Business and Consumer Services Program     2,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
3101-4 Small Business and Consumer Services      
  Land and marine fleet     1,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Capital Assets for Small Business and Consumer Services Program     1,000