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The strategy carried out under this vote focuses on providing innovative, comprehensive and evidence-based policy development and advice. Policy Development includes the ministry’s food safety, animal health, environmental and economic development policy analysis, strategic policy/planning and intergovernmental relations and trade. This strategy also includes legislation and program development, and managing funding for farm business risk management programs and the ministry’s governance and accountability responsibilities with Agricorp.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Policy Development 16,898,800 16,370,100 528,700 13,888,634
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 16,898,800 16,370,100 528,700 13,888,634
  Total Operating Expense 16,898,800 16,370,100 528,700 13,888,634


Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
109-1 Policy Development      
  Salaries and wages     10,627,300
  Employee benefits     1,517,700
  Transportation and communication     554,400
  Services     4,049,100
  Supplies and equipment     150,300
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     16,898,800
  Total Operating Expense for Policy Development     16,898,800