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BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

This strategy includes legislative and/or regulatory functions relating to food inspection and compliance, animal health, and nutrient management. This strategy also includes non-regulatory programs in food safety, traceability, animal health and welfare, nutrient management and environment. The ministry uses a full suite of tools to manage risks and encourage industry adoption of best management practices.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2013-14

Estimates
2012-13

Difference
Between
2013-14
and
2012-13

Actual
2011-12

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Better Public Health and Environment 85,569,600 85,612,700 (43,100) 85,613,699
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 85,569,600 85,612,700 (43,100) 85,613,699
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - 13,380
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - 13,380
  Total Operating Expense 85,579,600 85,622,700 (43,100) 85,627,079
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 29,800
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 500,000 500,000 - 29,800
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 5,470,500
  Total Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 5,470,500
  Total Operating Assets 12,300,000 12,300,000 - 5,500,300



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
107-1 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Salaries and wages     31,561,800
  Employee benefits     4,526,900
  Transportation and communication     2,522,300
  Services     14,676,800
  Supplies and equipment     851,200
  Transfer payments      
     Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program   6,667,000  
     Agri-Environmental Standards Research   250,000  
     AgriFlexibility - Federal - Better Public Health and Environment   2,900,000  
     AgriFlexibility - Provincial - Better Public Health and Environment   2,600,000  
     Animal Health Compensation Program   1,000  
     Environment Partnerships   4,570,000  
     Food Safety and Traceability Partnerships   1,000  
     Growing Forward - Federal - Better Public Health and Environment   12,500,000  
     Lake Simcoe Agri-Environmental Partnerships   900,000  
     Other Assistance for Public Health   2,215,000 32,604,000
  Subtotal     86,743,000
  Less: Recoveries     1,173,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     85,569,600
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     85,579,600
  OPERATING ASSETS      
107-2 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories     200,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     500,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Loans and Investments      
Statutory    Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act     11,800,000
  Total Operating Assets for Better Public Health and Environment     12,300,000