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The ministry plays a lead role in strengthening consumer protection and public safety. It is responsible for many of the Province’s consumer protection programs, either directly or through oversight of delegated administrative authorities. In the area of public safety, the ministry oversees the Technical Standards and Safety Authority and the Electrical Safety Authority. Ministry staff continually review the regulatory environment businesses face in order to streamline the system and remove unnecessary barriers. The ministry devotes resources to ensuring consumers are well protected and informed about their rights. Ministry staff work in partnership with industry and key stakeholders on government policies and information campaigns to strengthen public safety.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
3101   Consumer Services Program 20,318,000 21,784,900 (1,466,900) 17,302,948
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 20,318,000 21,784,900 (1,466,900) 17,302,948
Statutory Appropriations 66,014 65,014 1,000 71,869
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 20,384,014 21,849,914 (1,465,900) 17,374,817
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3101   Consumer Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 1,000 1,000 - -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3101   Consumer Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Appropriations 1,000 1,000 - -
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 2,000 2,000 - -
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
3101   Consumer Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 1,000 1,000 - -
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 20,386,014 21,851,914 (1,465,900) 17,374,817

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