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The Public Safety and Emergency Response program provides leadership for the delivery of the Ministry's emergency management program for the protection of people and property affected by forest fires, flood, drought, erosion, soil/bedrock instability, and crude and natural gas exploration including natural gas and hydrocarbon underground storage, salt solution mining emergencies and other provincially significant emergencies where assistance is requested.

The program also has responsibility for the planning and provision, directly or indirectly, of non-scheduled air transportation for the Government of Ontario.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 36,188,200 36,775,600 (587,400) 37,564,093
2 Extra Fire Fighting 64,839,300 65,457,400 (618,100) 58,486,390
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 101,027,500 102,233,000 (1,205,500) 96,050,483
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Operating Expense 101,037,500 102,243,000 (1,205,500) 96,050,483
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 70,000 70,000 - 64,572
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 70,000 70,000 - 64,572
  Total Operating Assets 70,000 70,000 - 64,572
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
5 Public Safety and Emergency Response 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Amortization Expense, the Financial Administration Act 1,336,500 328,000 1,008,500 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,336,500 328,000 1,008,500 -
  Total Capital Expense 1,337,500 329,000 1,008,500 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
4 Public Safety and Emergency Response Infrastructure Assets 10,431,000 9,999,000 432,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 10,431,000 9,999,000 432,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 10,431,000 9,999,000 432,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2104-1 Aviation and Forest Fire Management      
  Salaries and wages     30,343,500
  Employee benefits     3,466,100
  Transportation and communication     2,570,400
  Services     23,473,300
  Supplies and equipment     6,803,100
  Subtotal     66,656,400
  Less: Recoveries     30,468,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     36,188,200
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
2104-2 Extra Fire Fighting      
  Salaries and wages     30,835,200
  Employee benefits     2,793,300
  Transportation and communication     3,626,100
  Services     28,319,700
  Supplies and equipment     8,266,000
  Subtotal     73,840,300
  Less: Recoveries     9,001,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     64,839,300
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     101,037,500
  OPERATING ASSETS      
2104-3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     70,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     70,000
  Total Operating Assets for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     70,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
2104-5 Public Safety and Emergency Response      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory Amortization Expense, the Financial Administration Act      
  Other transactions     1,337,500
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     1,337,500
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
2104-4 Public Safety and Emergency Response Infrastructure Assets      
  Land and marine fleet     6,910,200
  Aircraft     3,520,800
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     10,431,000
  Total Capital Assets for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     10,431,000