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The strategy carried out under this vote focuses on providing executive direction and strategic business and resource planning services to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of ministry programs. It functions to provide financial, operational, transactional, business and human resource advice and expertise to the ministry by: developing functional administrative and human resources policies and procedures in conjunction with each ministry branch; providing financial planning, project management, communication and audit services; administering information technology and legal services; providing accommodation and central administrative services and maintaining contacts with central government agencies, as well as delivering French language services, emergency management programs, diversity and quality service initiatives.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 26,117,000 26,405,500 (288,500) 24,181,403
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 26,117,000 26,405,500 (288,500) 24,181,403
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 47,841 - 49,301
Statutory Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act 16,173 16,173 - 16,667
  Total Statutory Appropriations 64,014 64,014 - 65,968
  Total Operating Expense 26,181,014 26,469,514 (288,500) 24,247,371
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Ministry Administration 300,000 300,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 300,000 300,000 - -
  Total Operating Assets 300,000 300,000 - -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
5 Ministry Administration 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 467,000 303,300 163,700 143,113
  Total Statutory Appropriations 467,000 303,300 163,700 143,113
  Total Capital Expense 468,000 304,300 163,700 143,113
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
4 Ministry Administration 1,297,900 1,000 1,296,900 1,048,116
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,297,900 1,000 1,296,900 1,048,116
  Total Capital Assets 1,297,900 1,000 1,296,900 1,048,116


Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
101-1 Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages     12,711,400
  Employee benefits     2,384,600
  Transportation and communication     639,900
  Services     10,128,600
  Supplies and equipment     252,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     26,117,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   2,004,500  
  Employee benefits   244,300  
  Transportation and communication   156,600  
  Services   201,900  
  Supplies and equipment   31,700 2,639,000
  Business Services      
  Salaries and wages   2,580,500  
  Employee benefits   918,500  
  Transportation and communication   205,000  
  Services   5,500,300  
  Supplies and equipment   34,100 9,238,400
  Business Planning and Financial Services      
  Salaries and wages   2,844,300  
  Employee benefits   439,900  
  Transportation and communication   49,300  
  Services   287,600  
  Supplies and equipment   28,000 3,649,100
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   1,224,400  
  Employee benefits   147,100  
  Transportation and communication   33,800  
  Services   312,500  
  Supplies and equipment   29,800 1,747,600
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   4,057,700  
  Employee benefits   634,800  
  Transportation and communication   156,300  
  Services   930,800  
  Supplies and equipment   83,400 5,863,000
  Legal Services      
  Transportation and communication   34,600  
  Services   2,505,500  
  Supplies and equipment   45,000 2,585,100
  Audit Services      
  Transportation and communication   4,300  
  Services   390,000  
  Supplies and equipment   500 394,800
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     26,117,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistant's Salary, the Executive Council Act     16,173
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     26,181,014
  OPERATING ASSETS      
101-2 Ministry Administration      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     300,000
  Total Operating Assets for Ministry Administration Program     300,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
101-5 Ministry Administration      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     467,000
  Total Capital Expense for Ministry Administration Program     468,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
101-4 Ministry Administration      
  Land and marine fleet     1,297,900
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,297,900
  Total Capital Assets for Ministry Administration Program     1,297,900