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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND INFORMATION - VOTE 1110

This Vote is responsible for monitoring the state of Ontario’s environment through scientific field studies and laboratory and technological development and analysis; developing environmental standards, guidelines and innovative environmental practices; and regular and transparent reporting to the public and stakeholders.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2013-14

Estimates
2012-13

Difference
Between
2013-14
and
2012-13

Actual
2011-12

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Environmental Science and Information 65,889,300 61,611,900 4,277,400 75,856,307
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 65,889,300 61,611,900 4,277,400 75,856,307
  Total Operating Expense 65,889,300 61,611,900 4,277,400 75,856,307



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1110-1 Environmental Science and Information      
  Salaries and wages     34,996,100
  Employee benefits     5,092,700
  Transportation and communication     2,377,300
  Services     18,307,200
  Supplies and equipment     2,919,200
  Transfer payments      
     Grants for Action on Climate Change   255,000  
     Grants for Environmental Research Chairs   807,500  
     Grants Supporting Science and Technical Research   1,194,500 2,257,000
  Subtotal     65,949,500
  Less: Recoveries     60,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     65,889,300
  Total Operating Expense for Environmental Science and Information     65,889,300