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The Culture Program promotes and supports the arts and cultural industries, protects Ontario's heritage, advances the public library system and supports cultural agencies in order to maximize their contribution to Ontario's social, cultural and economic well-being.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Culture 238,983,200 272,647,800 (33,664,600) 178,526,424
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 238,983,200 272,647,800 (33,664,600) 178,526,424
  Total Operating Expense 238,983,200 272,647,800 (33,664,600) 178,526,424
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Culture Program 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        
2 Culture Program 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      
3805-1 Culture      
  Salaries and wages     9,409,200
  Employee benefits     928,100
  Transportation and communication     430,600
  Services     1,065,900
  Supplies and equipment     379,400
  Transfer payments      
     Arts Sector Support   20,780,800  
     Heritage Sector Support   7,844,600  
     Libraries Sector Support   24,464,900  
     Cultural Agencies Support   2,048,500  
     Art Gallery of Ontario   21,182,500  
     McMichael Canadian Collection   3,140,800  
     Ontario Arts Council   59,937,400  
     Ontario Media Development Corporation   17,750,300  
     Ontario Heritage Trust   4,116,200  
     Ontario Science Centre   19,383,100  
     Royal Botanical Gardens   3,798,500  
     Royal Ontario Museum   27,517,800  
     Science North   6,776,300  
     Southern Ontario Library Service   2,588,100  
     Ontario Library Service North   1,316,200  
     Cultural Community Support   1,500,000  
     Cultural Industries Sector Support   2,625,000 226,771,000
  Subtotal     238,984,200
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     238,983,200
  Total Operating Expense for Culture Program     238,983,200
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3805-3 Culture Program      
  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 Culture Program     2,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
3805-2 Culture Program      
  Land and marine fleet     1,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Capital Assets for Culture Program     1,000