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Ministry of Natural Resources - THE ESTIMATES, 2013-14 - Summary

The Ministry envisions a healthy environment that is naturally diverse and supports a high quality of life for the people of Ontario through sustainable development.

The Ministry's mission is to manage our natural resources in an ecologically sustainable way to ensure that they are available for the enjoyment and use of future generations.

Ecological sustainability focuses on safeguarding the province's natural capital and nature's capacity to renew itself. It is directed towards resource management practices that protect and maintain nature's capacity to renew itself and generate sufficient natural "interest" to meet Ontarians' present and future needs.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2013-14

Estimates
2012-13

Difference
Between
2013-14
and
2012-13

Actual
2011-12

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
2101   Ministry Administration Program 33,467,800 33,209,300 258,500 34,564,788
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 357,180,000 333,947,400 23,232,600 346,983,176
2104   Public Protection 103,653,000 101,160,900 2,492,100 239,069,453
2105   Land and Resources Information and Information Technology Cluster Program 24,840,200 25,040,200 (200,000) 25,039,200
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 519,141,000 493,357,800 25,783,200 645,656,617
Statutory Appropriations 5,167,014 5,167,014 - 4,510,735
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 524,308,014 498,524,814 25,783,200 650,167,352
   Operating Expense Adjustment - Special Purpose Accounts for Fish and Wildlife 70,000,000 70,289,000 (289,000) 67,556,431
   Operating Expense Adjustment - Special Purpose Accounts for Ontario Parks 65,063,000 64,063,000 1,000,000 68,313,000
   Consolidation Adjustment - Algonquin Forest Authority 22,179,200 21,824,400 354,800 14,788,000
   Consolidation Adjustment - Forest Renewal Trust 51,245,100 43,265,400 7,979,700 44,678,000
   Operating Expense Adjustment - Section 15 Recoveries - - - 12,711,700
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 732,795,314 697,966,614 34,828,700 858,214,483
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 501,000 1,200,000 (699,000) 720,000
2104   Public Protection 54,800 53,600 1,200 53,565
2105   Land and Resources Information and Information Technology Cluster Program - 181,500 (181,500) 270,770
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 555,800 1,435,100 (879,300) 1,044,335
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 555,800 1,435,100 (879,300) 1,044,335
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 41,818,000 52,639,200 (10,821,200) 53,183,282
2104   Public Protection 1,643,800 1,256,500 387,300 1,296,994
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 43,461,800 53,895,700 (10,433,900) 54,480,276
Statutory Appropriations 9,958,200 12,762,400 (2,804,200) 8,648,310
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 53,420,000 66,658,100 (13,238,100) 63,128,586
   Consolidation Adjustment - Algonquin Forest Authority 66,200 150,000 (83,800) 198,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 53,486,200 66,808,100 (13,321,900) 63,326,586
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
2103   Natural Resource Management Program 15,470,100 19,710,100 (4,240,000) 27,009,184
2104   Public Protection 33,647,500 24,089,800 9,557,700 9,175,699
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 49,117,600 43,799,900 5,317,700 36,184,883
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 49,117,600 43,799,900 5,317,700 36,184,883
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 786,281,514 764,774,714 21,506,800 921,541,069

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