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Sport, Recreation and Community Programs - VOTE 3803

The Ministry's sport, recreation and community programs are working to increase Ontarians' sport and physical activity participation levels and developing high performance athletes whose achievements inspire people across Ontario and Canada.

The Ministry leads Ontario's interests in 'Amateur Sport' by ensuring recognized sports are conducted in a fair and safe way; encouraging sport participation among all Ontarians; supporting high performance athletes; ensuring the sport legacy from the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games and advocating Ontario priorities at the federal level.

The Ministry leads Ontario's interests in 'Recreation' by providing funding for key partners to deliver projects that increase physical activity and provide after school programs among children and youth and promote the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games; enhance recreation infrastructure at the local level; provide coordination for provincial interests in trails, parkland, open space and waterbased recreation resources.

The Ministry also supports Recreation and Community programs that deliver targeted health promotion programs with a focus on sport and recreation and engage Aboriginal communities to increase physical activity.

Vote Summary
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Sport, Recreation and Community 50,665,000 50,564,000 101,000 51,384,842
Total Including Special Warrants 50,665,000 50,564,000 101,000 51,384,842
Less: Special Warrants 16,469,000 - 16,469,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 34,196,000 50,564,000 (16,368,000) 51,384,842
Special Warrants 16,469,000 - 16,469,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 50,665,000 50,564,000 101,000 51,384,842


Standard Account by Item and Sub-Items
($)
VOTE-
ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3803-1 Sport, Recreation and Community      
      Salaries and wages     3,048,600
      Employee benefits     365,900
      Transportation and communication     210,500
      Services     1,256,200
      Supplies and equipment     74,500
      Transfer payments      
          Sport and Athlete Development   22,605,300  
          Youth Programs   13,500,000  
          Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund   7,204,000  
          Aboriginal Programs   2,400,000 45,709,300
  Total Operating Expense     50,665,000
  Total Operating Expense for Sport, Recreation and Community Programs     50,665,000