MAIN HEADING: Better Public Health and Environment - VOTE 107

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Better Public Health and Environment - VOTE 107

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food uses a full suite of tools to manage risks and encourage industry adoption of best management practices including: legislative and regulatory functions relating to food safety, animal health, and nutrient management and environment; and non-regulatory programs in food safety, traceability, animal health and welfare, nutrient management and environment.

Vote Summary
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Better Public Health and Environment 93,800,000 85,175,600 8,624,400 84,843,263
Total Including Special Warrants 93,800,000 85,175,600 8,624,400 84,843,263
Less: Special Warrants 20,920,000 - 20,920,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 72,880,000 85,175,600 (12,295,600) 84,843,263
Special Warrants 20,920,000 - 20,920,000 -
S Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - 43,012
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - 43,012
  Total Operating Expense 93,810,000 85,185,600 8,624,400 84,886,275
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 51,400
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 500,000 500,000 - 51,400
S Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 4,512,100
  Total Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 4,512,100
  Total Operating Assets 12,300,000 12,300,000 - 4,563,500


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     31,861,800
      Employee benefits     4,576,900
      Transportation and communication     2,522,300
      Services     14,443,600
      Supplies and equipment     851,200
      Transfer payments      
          Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program   6,667,000  
          Agri-Environmental Standards Research   250,000  
          Animal Health Compensation Program   1,000  
          Environment Partnerships   4,420,000  
          Food Safety and Traceability Partnerships   1,000  
          Growing Forward - Federal - Better Public Health and Environment   27,200,000  
          Lake Simcoe Agri-Environmental Partnerships   817,000  
          Other Assistance for Public Health   1,215,000 40,571,000
  Subtotal     94,826,800
  Less: Recoveries     1,026,800
  Total Operating Expense     93,800,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
      Other transactions      
Statutory         Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     93,810,000
  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