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Tourism and Culture Capital Program - VOTE 3804

The Tourism and Culture Capital Program preserves and enhances Ontario's investment in tourism and cultural infrastructure. The Ministry provides capital repair and rehabilitation funding to 13 of its 21 tourism and cultural agencies and attractions. This funding enables the Ministry's agencies and attractions to undertake repair and rehabilitation of existing infrastructure including: renovations, building code upgrades, health and safety improvements and statutory/regulatory compliance, that help them remain competitive and enhance the visitor experience.

The Ministry manages the infrastructure development commitments for Sports, Culture Tourism Partnership Program as well as one-time capital year-end investments.

The Ministry is currently leading the revitalization of Ontario Place, a signature capital project and commitment for the Ontario Government.

Vote Summary
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
1 Tourism and Culture Capital 47,541,900 67,204,500 (19,662,600) 51,657,576
Total Including Special Warrants 47,541,900 67,204,500 (19,662,600) 51,657,576
Less: Special Warrants 13,329,000 - 13,329,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 34,212,900 67,204,500 (32,991,600) 51,657,576
Special Warrants 13,329,000 - 13,329,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 47,541,900 67,204,500 (19,662,600) 51,657,576


Standard Account by Item and Sub-Items
($)
VOTE-
ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3804-1 Tourism and Culture Capital      
      Services     6,603,500
      Supplies and equipment     2,199,000
      Transfer payments      
          Grants in Support of Pan/Parapan American Games   95,000  
          Tourism Agencies Repairs and Rehabilitation   5,975,800  
          Cultural Agencies Repairs & Rehabilitation   11,800,000  
          Grants in Support of Culture   11,113,000  
          Grants in Support of Culture - Federal Contribution   6,255,600  
          Ontario Place Revitalization   3,500,000 38,739,400
  Total Capital Expense     47,541,900
  Total Capital Expense for Tourism and Culture Capital Program     47,541,900