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The Ministry provides leadership in sustaining and enhancing the economic competitiveness and growth of Ontario businesses by: stimulating investment and attracting skilled jobs in key sectors of the new economy; promoting trade and diversifying Ontario’s export markets; strengthening Ontario’s international profile as a premier location for investment; creating a modern system of government through the Open for Business initiative; and supporting small and medium sized businesses and promoting entrepreneurship among Ontario’s youth.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
901   Ministry Administration Program 16,328,700 14,813,400 1,515,300 16,784,561
902   Economic Development and Trade Program 314,792,500 318,903,100 (4,110,600) 192,712,738
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 331,121,200 333,716,500 (2,595,300) 209,497,299
Statutory Appropriations 4,433,187 2,399,360 2,033,827 1,019,035
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 335,554,387 336,115,860 (561,473) 210,516,334
   Net Adjustment - Ontario Immigrant Investor Corporation 17,503,000 13,723,000 3,780,000 12,895,999
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 353,057,387 349,838,860 3,218,527 223,412,333
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
902   Economic Development and Trade Program 101,500,000 126,700,000 (25,200,000) 45,291,896
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 101,500,000 126,700,000 (25,200,000) 45,291,896
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 101,500,000 126,700,000 (25,200,000) 45,291,896
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
902   Economic Development and Trade 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        
902   Economic Development and Trade 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) 353,059,387 349,840,860 3,218,527 223,412,333