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This program is focussed on improving air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the development of policies and programs, air quality monitoring and delivery of the compliance function. This program also supports the government's climate change, adaptation, and toxics reduction strategies.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Smog and Air Toxics 36,407,800 46,334,300 (9,926,500) 47,682,801
2 Drive Clean 18,179,500 18,991,100 (811,600) 19,018,322
3 Climate Change 16,453,200 20,301,000 (3,847,800) 24,375,877
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 71,040,500 85,626,400 (14,585,900) 91,077,000
  Total Operating Expense 71,040,500 85,626,400 (14,585,900) 91,077,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
4 Capital - Air 300,000 300,000 - 299,781
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 300,000 300,000 - 299,781
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,075,100 - 1,075,100 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,075,100 - 1,075,100 -
  Total Capital Expense 1,375,100 300,000 1,075,100 299,781
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
6 Air Program 7,650,900 9,249,400 (1,598,500) 4,761,222
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 7,650,900 9,249,400 (1,598,500) 4,761,222
  Total Capital Assets 7,650,900 9,249,400 (1,598,500) 4,761,222


Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1106-1 Smog and Air Toxics      
  Salaries and wages     28,004,200
  Employee benefits     4,083,800
  Transportation and communication     682,800
  Services     2,833,900
  Supplies and equipment     754,100
  Transfer payments      
     Toxics Reduction Project     50,000
  Subtotal     36,408,800
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     36,407,800
1106-2 Drive Clean      
  Salaries and wages     2,802,300
  Employee benefits     454,300
  Transportation and communication     159,400
  Services     14,604,100
  Supplies and equipment     159,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     18,179,500
1106-3 Climate Change      
  Salaries and wages     7,473,700
  Employee benefits     1,132,700
  Transportation and communication     712,600
  Services     5,364,300
  Supplies and equipment     707,400
  Transfer payments      
     Grants for Action on Climate Change   255,000  
     Grants for Environmental Research Chairs   807,500 1,062,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     16,453,200
  Total Operating Expense for Air Program     71,040,500
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
1106-4 Capital - Air      
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments     300,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     300,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,075,100
  Total Capital Expense for Air Program     1,375,100
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
1106-6 Air Program      
  Business application software - asset costs     7,650,900
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     7,650,900
  Total Capital Assets for Air Program     7,650,900