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The strategy carried out under this vote focuses on providing executive direction and strategic business and resource planning services to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of ministry programs. It functions to provide financial, operational, transactional, business and human resource advice and expertise to the ministry by: developing functional administrative and human resources policies and procedures in conjunction with each ministry branch; providing financial planning, project management, communication and audit services; administering information technology and legal services; providing accommodation and central administrative services and maintaining contacts with central government agencies, as well as delivering French language services, emergency management programs, diversity and quality service initiatives.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 26,490,800 26,278,700 212,100 25,854,221
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 26,490,800 26,278,700 212,100 25,854,221
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 49,301
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 16,173 16,173 - 16,667
  Total Statutory Appropriations 64,014 64,014 - 65,968
  Total Operating Expense 26,554,814 26,342,714 212,100 25,920,189
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Ministry Administration 300,000 300,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 300,000 300,000 - -
  Total Operating Assets 300,000 300,000 - -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
5 Ministry Administration 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 142,200 66,000 76,200 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 142,200 66,000 76,200 -
  Total Capital Expense 143,200 67,000 76,200 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
4 Ministry Administration 1,127,300 930,000 197,300 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,127,300 930,000 197,300 -
  Total Capital Assets 1,127,300 930,000 197,300 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
101-1 Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages     11,824,700
  Employee benefits     2,162,800
  Transportation and communication     723,200
  Services     11,557,200
  Supplies and equipment     322,900
  Subtotal     26,590,800
  Less: Recoveries     100,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     26,490,800
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   1,579,000  
  Employee benefits   238,500  
  Transportation and communication   184,200  
  Services   209,500  
  Supplies and equipment   42,900 2,254,100
  Business Services      
  Salaries and wages   2,542,900  
  Employee benefits   906,800  
  Transportation and communication   143,600  
  Services   6,921,300  
  Supplies and equipment   74,400 10,589,000
  Business Planning and Financial Services      
  Salaries and wages   3,333,900  
  Employee benefits   439,700  
  Transportation and communication   141,000  
  Services   315,800  
  Supplies and equipment   51,600 4,282,000
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   480,000  
  Employee benefits   67,100  
  Transportation and communication   42,800  
  Services   126,800  
  Supplies and equipment   15,600 732,300
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   3,888,900  
  Employee benefits   510,700  
  Transportation and communication   173,900  
  Services   1,371,000  
  Supplies and equipment   93,400  
  Subtotal   6,037,900  
  Less: Recoveries   100,000 5,937,900
  Legal Services      
  Transportation and communication   34,700  
  Services   2,220,100  
  Supplies and equipment   45,000 2,299,800
  Audit Services      
  Transportation and communication   3,000  
  Services   392,700 395,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     26,490,800
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     16,173
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     26,554,814
  OPERATING ASSETS      
101-2 Ministry Administration      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     300,000
  Total Operating Assets for Ministry Administration Program     300,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
101-5 Ministry Administration      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     142,200
  Total Capital Expense for Ministry Administration Program     143,200
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
101-4 Ministry Administration      
  Land and marine fleet     1,127,300
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,127,300
  Total Capital Assets for Ministry Administration Program     1,127,300