MAIN HEADING: TOURISM AND CULTURE CAPITAL PROGRAM - VOTE 3804

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The Tourism and Culture Capital Program preserves and enhances Ontario's investment in tourism and cultural infrastructure. The Ministry provides capital repair and rehabilitation funding to 13 of its 21 tourism and cultural agencies and attractions. This funding enables the Ministry’s agencies and attractions to undertake repair and rehabilitation of existing infrastructure including: renovations, building code upgrades, health and safety improvements and statutory/regulatory compliance, to help them remain competitive and enhance the visitor experience.

The Ministry manages the infrastructure development commitments for Sports, Culture Tourism Partnership Program as well as one-time capital year-end investments.

The Ministry also manages and delivers the Recreational Infrastructure Canada Program in Ontario (RInC) - a $390 million federal/provincial infrastructure program intended to provide timely, targeted economic stimulus through investments in existing recreational infrastructure.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
1 Tourism and Culture Capital 52,041,700 115,279,000 (63,237,300) 71,510,952
- Sport and Recreation Capital - 45,442,200 (45,442,200) 300,079,930
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 52,041,700 160,721,200 (108,679,500) 371,590,882
  Total Capital Expense 52,041,700 160,721,200 (108,679,500) 371,590,882


Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3804-1 Tourism and Culture Capital      
  Services     5,024,300
  Supplies and equipment     1,183,500
  Transfer payments      
     Tourism Agencies Repairs and Rehabilitation   7,558,300  
     Cultural Agencies Repairs & Rehabilitation   900,000  
     Grants in Support of Tourism   10,150,000  
     Grants in Support of Culture   20,995,200  
     Grants in Support of Culture - Federal Contribution   6,230,400 45,833,900
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     52,041,700
  Total Capital Expense for Tourism and Culture Capital Program     52,041,700