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Culture Program - VOTE 3805

The Culture Program promotes and supports the arts and cultural industries, protects Ontario's heritage, advances the public library system and supports cultural agencies in order to maximize their contribution to Ontario's social, cultural and economic well-being. The Ministry provides support and advice to municipalities, First Nations, municipal heritage committees and others involved in heritage conservation and protection or cultural planning.

Through strategic investments in cultural industries in the entertainment and creative cluster, the Ministry supports innovation, encourages high-skill job creation and contributes to strengthening Ontario's competitive advantage in the knowledge-based economy.

Vote Summary
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Culture 247,171,600 244,311,600 2,860,000 244,390,533
Total Including Special Warrants 247,171,600 244,311,600 2,860,000 244,390,533
Less: Special Warrants 90,000,000 - 90,000,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 157,171,600 244,311,600 (87,140,000) 244,390,533
Special Warrants 90,000,000 - 90,000,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 247,171,600 244,311,600 2,860,000 244,390,533
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Culture Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
S Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Capital Expense 2,000 2,000 - -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
2 Culture Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
  Total Capital Assets 1,000 1,000 - -


Standard Account by Item and Sub-Items
($)
VOTE-
ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3805-1 Culture      
      Salaries and wages     10,392,600
      Employee benefits     950,700
      Transportation and communication     430,600
      Services     1,701,300
      Supplies and equipment     379,400
      Transfer payments      
          Arts Sector Support   10,043,200  
          Heritage Sector Support   5,930,600  
          Libraries Sector Support   28,594,600  
          Art Gallery of Ontario   21,072,300  
          McMichael Canadian Collection   3,328,800  
          Ontario Arts Council   59,937,400  
          Ontario Media Development Corporation   22,950,300  
          Ontario Heritage Trust   4,159,300  
          Ontario Science Centre   19,364,100  
          Royal Botanical Gardens   4,036,000  
          Royal Ontario Museum   27,280,900  
          Science North   6,828,900  
          Southern Ontario Library Service   3,145,800  
          Ontario Library Service North   1,645,800  
          Ontario Music Fund   15,000,000 233,318,000
  Subtotal     247,172,600
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense     247,171,600
  Total Operating Expense for Culture Program     247,171,600
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3805-3 Culture Program      
      Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
      Other transactions      
Statutory         Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Culture Program     2,000
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
3805-2 Culture Program      
      Land and marine fleet - asset costs     1,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,000
  Total Capital Assets for Culture Program     1,000