MAIN HEADING: FORESTRY PROGRAM - VOTE 2204

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This program undertakes policy development to promote a long-term, economically viable and environmentally sustainable Ontario forest industry. Efforts to respond to unprecedented challenges faced by the forest industry, associated social and economic impacts and enhancing the competitiveness of Ontario's forest industry sector will continue to be prominent in 2011-12.

The program is also responsible for leading the endeavour to improve the design of Ontario’s Crown forest tenure and pricing system.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Forestry Program 94,987,900 158,700,400 (63,712,500) 125,444,208
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 94,987,900 158,700,400 (63,712,500) 125,444,208
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 7,600,000 8,000,000 (400,000) 3,055,984
  Total Statutory Appropriations 7,600,000 8,000,000 (400,000) 3,055,984
  Total Operating Expense 102,587,900 166,700,400 (64,112,500) 128,500,192
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Forestry Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Operating Assets 1,000 1,000 - -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Forestry Program 156,000 156,000 - 102,426
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 156,000 156,000 - 102,426
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 42,700 6,100 36,600 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 42,700 6,100 36,600 -
  Total Capital Expense 198,700 162,100 36,600 102,426
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
4 Forestry Program 130,000 169,000 (39,000) -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 130,000 169,000 (39,000) -
  Total Capital Assets 130,000 169,000 (39,000) -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2204-1 Forestry Program      
  Salaries and wages     8,897,300
  Employee benefits     1,214,800
  Transportation and communication     1,007,000
  Services     51,757,800
  Supplies and equipment     287,800
  Transfer payments      
     Forest Sector Prosperity Fund   31,693,200  
     Ontario Wood Promotion Program   800,000 32,493,200
  Subtotal     95,657,900
  Less: Recoveries     670,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     94,987,900
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     7,600,000
  Total Operating Expense for Forestry Program     102,587,900
  OPERATING ASSETS      
2204-2 Forestry Program      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     1,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Operating Assets for Forestry Program     1,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
2204-3 Forestry Program      
  Services     155,000
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     156,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     42,700
  Total Capital Expense for Forestry Program     198,700
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
2204-4 Forestry Program      
  Land and marine fleet     130,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     130,000
  Total Capital Assets for Forestry Program     130,000