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 Province of British Columbia
ESTIMATES
of Revenue and Expenditure
Fiscal Year Ending March 31
1982
Queen's Printer for British Columbia 4
Victoria, 1981
 British Columbia Cataloguing in Publication Data
British Columbia.    Ministry of Finance.
Estimates  of revenue  and expenditure.   — 1977/78-
Annual.
Title on spine: Estimates 1977/78-
Report year ends March 31.
Continues: British Columbia.  Dept. of Finance.
Estimates of revenue and expenditure.  ISSN 0707-30U6
ISSN 0707-301+6 = Estimates of revenue and expenditure - Province of British Columbia.
1. British Columbia - Appropriations and expenditures
- Periodicals.  2. Budget - British Columbia -
Periodicals.  I. Title.
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 TABLE OF CONTENTS
Estimated Revenue..
Pace
3
Estimated Expenditure—
Summary  7
Detail-
Legislation   17
Auditor General  21
Ombudsman  25
Premier's Office  29
Minis'
Minisi
Minis!
Minisi
Minis:
Minisi
Minist
Minis!
Minis;
Minis'
Minis:
Minis;
Minis
Minis:
Minis'
Minis
Minis
Minis
Minis
ry of Agriculture and Food     33
ry of Attorney General     45
ry of Consumer and Corporate Affairs     63
ry of Education     73
ry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources     85
ry of Environment     97
ry of Finance            109
ry of Forests     121
ry of Health  133
ry of Human Resources  149
ry of Industry and Small Business Development  159
ry of Intergovernmental Relations  169
ry of Labour  175
ry of Lands, Parks and Housing  187
ry of Municipal Affairs	
ry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services..
ry of Tourism	
ry of Transportation and Highways	
ry of Universities, Science and Communications	
Standard Objects of Expenditure
Schedule A—1979/80 Fiscal Year..
197
205
225
233
249
259
261
  ESTIMATED REVENUE
For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 1982
with Comparative Revenue for the 1980/81 Fiscal Yea
Estimated
Revenue for                                                         „
Fiscal Year Ending                                                    MJUKCE
March 31, 1981
r
Fiscal Year
Ending
March 31, 1982
$
1,287,000,000
Taxation Revenue:
Personal income _|- yl&	
$
1,578,000,000
532,000,000
1,222,000,000
337,000,000
45,000,000
100,500,000
80,000,000
30,000,000
21,000,000
22,200,000
6,300,000
526,000,000
Corporation income .'"'.'.
680,000,000
Social service	
199,000,000
Gasoline	
28,000,000
Motive-fuel use	
1,000,000
Fuel oil	
72,000,000
Cigarette and tobacco	
47,000,000
23,000,000
17,000,000
Corporation capital	
Property	
14,000,000
10,000,000
Hotel room	
1,000,000
Succession and gift	
2,905,000,000
3,974,000,000
391,000,000
221,000,000
11,000,000
47,000,000
7,000,000
677,000,000
452,000,000
250,000,000
62,000 000
Natural Resource Revenue:
Minerals:
Petroleum and natural gas:
British Columbia Petroleum Corporation...
Permits and fees	
122,000,000
100,000,000
65,300,000
12,000,000
■ 68,000,000
11,500,000
5,200,000
7,000,000
17,000,000
190,000,000
11,000,000
3,000,000
20,000,000
52,000,000
Mining tax	
12,000,000
6,000,000
Mineral land tax _.„»   „....,«	
4,000,000
858,000,000
40,000,000
234,000,000
Miscellaneous mining receipts	
Forests:
Logging tax	
15,000,000
2,500,000
291,500,000
7 500 000
Miscellaneous forests receipts	
16,000,000
7,000,000
1,180,000,000
Water resources:
3
 Estimated
Revenue for
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31, 1981
SOURCE
Fiscal Year
Ending
March 31, 1982
$
3,800,000
4,400,000
8,100,000
2,500,000
2,800,000
9,000,000
2,400,000
25,000,000
1,300,000
1,000,000
700,000
750,000
1,950,000
2,500,000
3,800,000
70,000,000
70,000,000
5,950,000
2,400,000
1,900,000
2,000,000
9,300,000
1,000,000
150,000
2,340,000
4,960,000
100,000,000
15,000,000
145,000,000
9,600,000
3,750,000
13,350,000
4,300,000
5,500,000
11,479,000
34,629,000
Other Revenue:
Sales and service fees:
5,100,000
5,200,000
10,061,000
3,300,000
4,100,000
10,400,000
38,200,000
1,550,000
1,500,000
2,100,000
1,200,000
2,019,000
5,670,000
102,000,000
9,000,000
2,830,000
2,150,000
2,700,000
11,100,000
1,247,000
2,328,000
8,645,000
$
90,400,000
142,000,000
18,000,000
97,000,000
39,000,000
25,000,000
411,400,000
338,000,000
26,000,000
Property tax collection fees	
Hearing aid equipment	
Publications Service Branch	
Receipts—from Beautiful British Columbia
Miscellaneous parks receipts	
Licences and Permits:
Companies Branch	
Electrical energy inspection fees	
Fire Services Act—fees, etc	
Law stamps	
Liquor Licensing Branch—permits and fees.
Miscellaneous licences and permits	
Fines and penalties jsi.	
Interest from investments	
Miscellaneous:
Institutional maintenance receipts:
Maintenance of children	
Other maintenance receipts	
Miscellaneous revenue:
Insurance claim receipts	
Superannuation Branch—recoveries...
13,000,000
3,923,000
16,923,000
5,500,000
16,577,000
Program	
Other miscellaneous revenue	
Mortgage repayments under Housing Initiative
Total other revenue
364,629,000
240,000,000
30,000,000
4,000,000
274,000,000
Contributions From Government Enterprises:
Liquor Distribution Branch—net profit
British Columbia Buildings Corporation
British Columbia Systems Corporation.
Total contributions from government enterprises
4
364,000,000
 Estimated
Revenue for
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Ending                                                SOURCE l"?,"8, oa ,
March 31, 1981   March 31, 1982
$               Contributions From Other Governments: $
Canada:
636,900,000           Established Programs Financing ;...'... 726,000,000
302,700,000           Canada Assistance Plan  346,000,000
Other shared-cost programs:
38,000,000 Adult occupational training      44,500,000
32,500,000 Economic development       30,085,000
11,200,000 Transportation and highways       13,400,000
25,100,000 Other federal payments       14,715,000
102,700,000
1,500,000           Percentage of power corporation tax  2,000,000
2,100,000           Statutory subsidies  2,100,000
1,050,000,000              Subtotal, Canada  1,178,800,000
26,000,000       Municipal share of joint-service programs  31,000,000
—            Other provinces  200,000
1,076,000,000                  Total contributions from other governments  1,210,000,000
5,799,629,000                   TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE  6,636,400,000
I
  MAIN ESTIMATES
ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE
For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 1982
SUMMARY
Estimated Estimates of
Expenditure,      No. of                                           SERVICE Expenditure,
Fiscal Year        Vote Fiscal Year
1980/81 1981/82
$                       Legislation: $
5,685,160        1        Legislation  6,725,454
428,000       2       Crown Corporation Reporting Committee  417,800
Total to be voted  7,143,254
Auditor General:
Auditor General  3,006,500
Building Occupancy Charges  187,000
Computer and Consulting Charges...^,...  75,000
Total to be voted  3,268,500
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  149,000
3,119,500
Ombudsman:
Office of the Ombudsman  1,236,125
Building Occupancy Charges  194,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  30,000
Total to be voted  1,460,125
Premier's Office:
Premier's Office  664,544
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  31,000
551,612 633,544
Ministry of Agriculture and Food:
129,448      10       Minister's Office  160,971
1,058,666     11       Deputy Minister's Office  1,091,714
1,137,221      12       Finance and Administration  1,736,900
9,960,429      13       Field Operations  10,809,073
1,200,310     14       Economics and Marketing Services  1,348,293
52,793,224     15       Financial Assistance Program  46,458,103
233,196     16       Information Services  258,097
239,987     17       Milk Board  267,160
1,170,317     18       Provincial Agricultural Land Commission  1,661,067
7
6,113,160
2,472,094
274,000
120,000
3
4
5
2,866,094
2,866,094
838,203
150,000
30,000
6
7
8
1,018,203
551,612
9
 Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1980/81
No. of
Vote
Estimates of
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1981/82
3,078,000
408,400
19
20
21
71,409,198
71,409,198
155,343
22
5,561,051
23
34,558,563
24
9,139,726
25
46,035,075
26
63,679,321
27
11,715,293
28
4,826,766
29
1,342,993
30
6,009,712
31
2,557,118
32
382,506
33
329,314
34
1,918,200
35
1,820,944
36
1,613,155
37
1,037,410
38
143,795
39
7,110,955
40
102,350
41
37,903,000
42
1,750,000
43
239,692,590
239,692,590
140,092
44
1,284,205
45
2,816,700
46
4,788,044
47
2,694,114
48
1,342,905
49
45,660
50
2,500
51
1,489,000
52
1,359,000
53
15,962,220
—
ICBC—Senior Citizens' Grant  6,130,000
Building Occupancy Charges  3,840,000
Computer and Consulting Charges .■  421,450
Total to be voted  74,182,828
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth	
73,157,828
Ministry of Attorney General:
Minister's Office	
Administration and Support  6,
Court Services  39,
Criminal Justice Division  12,
Police Services  48,
Corrections  68,
Legal Services Society „„  13
Legal Services to Government  8,
Superior and County Judiciary  1,
Provincial Judiciary  7
Coroners  2,
British Columbia Parole Board	
Law Reform Commission	
Criminal Injuries Compensation Act  1
Public Trustee  2
Fire Commission  1
British Columbia Racing Commission	
Film Classification Branch	
Land Registry Branch  8
Order in Council Patients' Review Board	
Building Occupancy Charges  48
Computer and Consulting Charges  2
Total to be voted ii„£       27.
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth	
267,197,781
Ministry of Consumer and Corporate Affairs:
Minister's Office	
Executive and Administration  1
Consumer Affairs  2
Corporate Affairs  5
Rentalsman  3
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch  1
Corporate and Financial Services Commission	
Auditors' Certification Board	
Building Occupancy Charges m,  2,
Computer and Consulting Charges  1
Total to be voted  1
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth	
1,025,000
150,500
130,105
158,497
273,273
813,935
439,352
000,000
261,221
626,782
508,827
685,174
326,356
387,756
976,380
002,635
916,836
714,081
175,274
095,484
102,350
952,963
500,000
,197,781
8,000,000
147,465
313,577
850,988
865,797
685,441
438,605
73,218
5,000
083,131
413,000
,876,222
835,000
15,962,220
18,041,222
 Estimated
Expenditure,     No. of
Fiscal Year        Vote
1980/81
SERVICE
Estimates of
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1981/82
191,886
7,027,786
710,441,658
232,124,998
4,632,408
44,150,000
10
10,985,785
2,380,000
1,460,050
54
55
56
57
59
60
61
62
63
64
1,013,394,581
1,013,394,581
153,841
65
634,877
66
1,024,253
67
1,059,225
68
5,197,260
69
7,370,570
70
3,452,553
71
521,500
72
—
73
1,262,000
74
450,000
75
21,126,079
i
21,126,079
152,422
76
3,742,165
77
47,693,615
78
2,880,296
79
6,577,395
80
1,663,822
81
10
82
—
83
5,958,000
84
1,908,045
85
510,394
—
71,086,164
—
71,086,164
Ministry of Education: $
Minister's Office  225 957
Management Operations and Educational Finance  7 759 547
Public Schools Education  772 622 740
Post-secondary Education—Colleges and Provincial
Institutes mf.... 283,171,542
Post-secondary Student Aid Programs  6,285,218
Teachers' Pension Fund  83,700 000
Advances re Rural School Taxes—Net  10
Independent Schools *%*  12,664,657
International Year of Disabled Persons  2,839,750
Building Occupancy Charges  2,581,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  1,576,854
Total to be voted  1,173,427,375
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  1,010,000
1,172,417,375
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources:
Minister's Office  194,679
Executive Management  1,120,071
Finance and Administration Branch „;_i  1,470,565
British Columbia Utilities Commission  2,469,409
Energy Resources Branch ..*.  7,242,262
Mineral Resources Branch .-.  7,839,878
Petroleum Resources Branch „..^ „•„..._  2,140,743
Resource Access Program .„-:  550,000
Fort Nelson Indian Reserve Minerals Revenue Sharing  6,000,000
Building Occupancy Charges  1,716,483
Computer and Consulting Charges  965,700
Total to be voted  31,709,790
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  820,000
30,889,790
Ministry of Environment:
Minister's Office  218,076
General Administration  5,516,921
Resource and Environment Management  50,679,915
Environmental Laboratory Program  2,864,580
Surveys and Mapping Program ..  6,589,952
Provincial Emergency Program  1,702,820
Provincial Disaster  6,000,000
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund  10
Building Occupancy Charges  7,792,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  2,271,800
Environment and Land Use Committee Secretariat    —
Total to be voted  83,636,074
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  2,580,000
81,056,074
 Estimated
Expenditure,
No. of
Fiscal Year
Vote
1980/81
$
118,976
86
1,119,858
87
1,880,007
88
18,996,658
89
4,738,337
90
22,012,068
91
8,258,942
92
2,060,615
93
827,245
94
19,500,000
95
19,843,653
96
2,828,000
97
SERVICE
102,184,359
102,184,359
Estimates of
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1981/82
Ministry of Finance:
Minister's Office	
Economics and Policy Division	
Treasury Board Staff	
Revenue Division	
Office of the Comptroller General	
Treasury and Administration Division	
Government Agencies	
Purchasing Commission	
Provincial Capital Commission	
Interest on the Public Debt	
Contingencies (All Ministries)	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Total to be voted	
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth	
1
1
18
6,
19
10
2
16
12
4
176,348
429,563
891,402
718,431
014,700
355,921
315,580
243,696
803,546
924,299
600,000
257,000
94,730,486
2,700,000
92,030,486
123,272
98
38,244,960
99
43,262,340
100
61,509,309
101
10
102
7,717,500
103
3,156,000
104
2,913,797
105
156,927,188
156,927,188
Ministry of Forests:
Minister's Office .::.;.;  160,231
Provincial Forest and Range Resource Management  40,167,894
Regional Forest and Range Resource Management....?.  45,626,030
District Forest and Range Resource Management 1  58,710,846
Reservoirs „..   fr 10
Fire Suppression Program  8,418,971
Building Occupancy Charges  10,392,117
Computer and Consulting Charges  6,160,063
Total to be voted  169,636,162
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  7,000,000
162,636,162
165,162
106
19,025,538
107
41,525,910
108
263,318,691
109
795,254,313
110
345,837,500
111
34,071,000
112
5,126,889
113
12,797,336
114
30,919,000
115
2,317,000
116
1,550,358,339
1,550,358,339
Ministry of Health:
Minister's Office  205,728
Administration and Support Services  21,954,338
Preventive Services .-.  50 339 865
Direct Community Care Services  336,349,487
Hospital Programs ;  1,043 J 75'935
Medical Services Commission  451,814,000
Emergency Health Services Commission  40,644,450
Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission  6,235,795
Alcohol and Drug Commission  10
Building Occupancy Charges  31,613 182
Computer and Consulting Charges  2 944 110
Total to be voted  1 935 276 900
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
8rawth  10,200,000
1,975,076,900
10
 Estimated Estimates of
Expenditure, No. of                                        ,    SERV|CE                                                 Expenditure,
Fiscal Year Vote                                                                                                                      Fiscal Year
1980/81 1981/82
233,936
$ Ministry of Human Resources:
212,051    11 7       Minister's Office	
73,702,067   118       Direct Community Services and Administrative Support.. 85,100,643
87,159,254   119       Services for Families and Children  103,554 638
71,279,283   120       Health Services <...,,  72^947'243
21,945,031    121       Community Projects  26,409,217
433,603,501    122       G.A.I.N. Programs  467^150^397
52,111,454   123       Special Programs for the Retarded  60,615,917
17,569,000   124       Building Occupancy Charges  21,601,000
5,364,000   125       Computer and Consulting Charges  6,458,500
Total to be voted  844,071,491
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  8,000,000
836,071,491
Ministry of Industry and Small Business Development:
Minister's Office  204,312
Administration  5,067,086
Trade and Industry Division  3,681,067
Program Implementation and Co-ordination  5,383,039
Small Business Services  1,233,035
Grants  7,112,500
North East Coal Development  22,930,000
British Columbia Railway—Debt Servicing  70,000,000
Federal-Provincial Shared Cost Programs  29,895,806
Building Occupancy Charges .','.:'.  1,027,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  913,800
Total to be voted  147,447,645
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth ._... v..... 400,000
59,147,907 147,047,645
Ministry of Intergovernmental Relations:
170,000   137       Minister's Office  123,656
2,132,211    138       Intergovernmental Relations  2,455,662
112,000   139       Building Occupancy Charges  113,000
2,414,211                           Total to be voted  2,692,318
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
—                            growth £, .■?&■■ 75,000
762,945,641
762,945,641
187,509
126
4,181,903
127
3,104,280
128
1,281,020
129
2,031,695
130
5,765,500
131
—
132
—
133
41,032,000
134
715,000
135
849,000
136
59,147,907
—
2,414,211 2,617,318
Ministry of Labour:
Minister's Office •«= 147,796
Ministerial Management and Policy Development  3,433,679
Industrial Relations and Occupational Safety  5,139,035
Manpower  43,372,956
Safety Engineering  7,411,531
155,758
140
2,359,182
141
4,370,446
142
6,963,024
143
6,789,701
144
913,023
145
Human Rights Programs.
11
1,184,429
 Estimated
Expenditure,      No. of
Fiscal Year        Vote
1980/81
SERVICE
Estimates of
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1981/82
1,936,037
2,143,000
993,800
146
147
148
56,623,971
56,623,971
148,047
149
3,785,108
150
38,529,610
151
21,989,022
152
1,927,621
153
2,081,000
154
857,512
155
69,317,920
69,317,920
165,465
156
2,925,083
157
73,450,000
158
176,200,000
159
445,382
160
77,765,000
161
348,000
162
49,000
163
331,347,930
331,347,930
165,770
164
4,762,050
165
23,375,403
166
11,816,788
167
—
168
10
169
15,000,000
170
10
171
697,022
172
10,331,745
173
3,484,667
174
730,000
175
291,954
—
2,487,921
176
Boards and Agencies  2,473,010
Building Occupancy Charges  2,450,779
Computer and Consulting Charges  885,470
Total to be voted  66,498,685
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  1,375,000
65,123,685
Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing:
Minister's Office  156,974
Administration  3,957,179
Lands and Housing  40,415,673
Parks and Outdoor Recreation  26,452,233
Ministry Enterprises  10
Building Occupancy Charges  2,378,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  1,354,100
Total to be voted  74,714,169
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth    _      2,200,000
72,514,169
Ministry of Municipal Affairs:
Minister's Office  186,675
General Administration  3,426,275
Grants, Contributions and Subsidies  69,080,000
Revenue Sharing Fund  213,800,000
Central Ministry Services  596,514
Transit Services  92,675,151
Building Occupancy Charges  504,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  143,750
Total to be voted  380,412,365
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth „  220,000
380,192,365
Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services:
Minister's Office  195,103
Administration  5 193 418
Culture, Heritage and Recreation  31,111,492
Government Services  1D 503,048
Transpo'86  2^500^000
British Columbia Lottery Branch  10
Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation... 19,174,000
Public Inquiries Act  10
Provincial Elections Branch  975,504
Government Employee Relations Bureau  11,874,590
Public Service Commission Administration  4,042,381
Salary and Benefits—Sundry Employees  300,000
Public Service Adjudication Board ,  _1
Superannuation Branch  2 964 018
12
 Estimated
Expenditure,      No. of
Fiscal Year        Vote
1980/81
SERVICE
Estimates of
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1981/82
74,245,000
215,000
36,475,000
1,175,261
9,466,000
1,600,000
177
178
179
180
181
182
196,319,601
196,319,601
157,334
183
630,855
184
5,298,802
185
5,391,455
186
691,000
187
337,000
188
12,506,446
12,506,446
212,089
189
6,423,536
190
1,118,973
191
179,351,848
192
208,209,007
193
10
194
997,476
195
19,454,410
196
1,150,751
197
329,756
198
1,323,211
199
3,108,928
200
739,568
201
57,929,127
202
14,000,000
203
15,356,000
204
4,080,900
205
513,785,590
—
513,785,590
136,479   206
1,158,584   207
269,940,116   208
Public Service Superannuation and Retirement Benefits... 80,345,000
Legislative Assembly Allowances and Pension Act  260000
Employee Benefits  40,086',000
Government Information Services  1 335 971
Building Occupancy Charges  11 950 600
Computer and Consulting Charges  2 149 000
Total to be voted  230,961,145
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth     "       1,775,000
229,186,145
Ministry of Tourism:
Minister's Office  186,530
Administrative and Support Services  972,158
Operational Services  5,456,854
Marketing Services  7,249,814
Building Occupancy Charges  880,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  258,900
Total to be voted  15,004,256
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  220,000
14,784,256
Ministry of Transportation and Highways:
Minister's Office '...  213,962
General Administration—Highways  7,679,067
General Administration—Transportation  1,064,894
Highway Maintenance  195,919,712
Highway Construction—Capital  288,993,088
Hydro Development—Highways  10
Engineering Branch  1,070,533
Motor Vehicle Branch  23,582,731
Motor Carrier Branch  1,360,825
Motor Carrier Commission  354,851
Transportation Policy Analysis Branch  1,439,776
Air Services Branch  3,798,669
Air Transport Assistance Program  4,000,000
British Columbia Ferries  63,713,476
British Columbia Railway  13,200,000
Building Occupancy Charges  19,717,071
Computer and Consulting Charges   _     4,892,550
Total to be voted  631,001,215
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth !  12,400,000
618,601,215
Ministry of Universities, Science and Communications:
Minister's Office  147,400
Ministry Administration  1,154,371
Universities  323,865,928
13
 Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1980/81
No. of
Vote
SERVICE
Estimates of
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1981/82
385,812
3,244,175
16,559,217
898,613
157,000
50,000
292,529,996
292,529,996
5,549,629,000
209 Metric Conversion  286,335
210 Science and Technology  8,260,524
211 Telecommunications Services Branch  22,938,029
212 Communications System Development and Regulation
Branch *&j '      2,315,883
213 Building Occupancy Charges  391,000
214 Computer and Consulting Charges  122,200
Total to be voted  359,481,670
Less efficiencies achieved to control government
growth  180,000
359,301,670
Total Estimates  6,610,300,000
14
 MAIN ESTIMATES
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE
For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31,1982
15
  LEGISLATION
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ No. ^M Staff $
(     41)        5,685,160     1      Legislation (     50)       6,725,454
428,000     2     Crown Corporation Reporting Committee  417,800
(     41)        6,113,160 Total (     50)        7,143,254
17
  Votel
LEGISLATION
Description
This vote provides for the costs of the Legislative Assembly and its committees, including the
support services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
3,079,000     Members of the Legislative Assembly  3 730 240
125,000     Select Standing Committees  125 000
127,000     Inter-parliamentary Relations  58 r_)00
(       4)           262,455     Speaker's Office (       5) 336,671
(     35)           840,700     All Party Caucus Programs (     38) 950^970
(       1)             94,685     Clerk of the House (       i) 123,840
30,000     Legislative Procedure and Practice Inquiry  52,000
659,700     Other Session Expenses (       5) 850,443
(       1)           396,620     Hansard Operations (       1) 438,290
70,000     Dining Room  60,000
(     41)        5,685,160                     Total vote (     50) 6,725,454
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(06) Allowances and expenses (members and legislative officers):
1,288,000                Sessional allowances  1,362,813
644,000                Expenses and living allowance  681,435
19,000                The Speaker—allowance  21,632
8,500                Deputy Speaker—allowance  9,678
19,000                Leader of the Opposition—allowance  21,632
915,000                Secretariat and clerical allowance  1,128,600
100,000                Air travel from constituencies  410,400
85,500                General constituency travel  94,050
Select Standing Committee—allowance and travel
50,000                    expense  65,000
61,500                Clerks of the House  80,000
15,000                Sergeant-at-Arms  16,000
3,205,500 3,891,240
(     41)           770,860     (01) Salaries—established (     50) 970,212
844,550     (04) Salaries—temporary  892,839
26,500     (10) Travel expense  46,500
66,250     (20) Professional and special services  75,000
151,900     (30) Office expense  188,500
24,500     (35) Office furniture and equipment  34,000
14,600     (40) Advertising and publications  31,000
315,000      (50) Materials and supplies  421,803
77,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  82,860
20,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  16,000
66,500     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  69,500
102,000     (90) Other expenditure  6,000
5,685,160 6-725,454
19
 Vote 2
CROWN CORPORATION REPORTING COMMITTEE
Description
This vote provides for costs of the Committee on Crown Corporations appointed under the
Standing Orders of the House, including the support services, in accordance with the Crown
Corporation Reporting Act.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
428,000 Total vote  417,800
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
260,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  280,800
(06) Allowances and expenses—members/legislative
25,000 officers	
30,000     (10) Travel expense	
70,000     (20) Professional and special services	
30,000     (30) Office expense	
4,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment	
5,000     (50) Materials and supplies	
4,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
428,000
10,000
20,000
25,000
18,000
2,000
2,000
60,000
417,800
20
 AUDITOR GENERAL
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81       Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                 $                No.                                                                                         Staff $
(     91)        2,472,094     3     Auditor General (     91) 3,006,500
274,000     4     Building Occupancy Charges  187,000
120,000     5     Computer and Consulting Charges  75,000
2,866,094 3,268,500
Less efficiencies achieved to control
—                         government growth  149,000
(     91)        2,866,094 Total (     91)       3,119,500
21
  Vote 3
AUDITOR GENERAL
Description
The Auditor General Act requires the Auditor General to examine the accounts and records of the
government and to report annually to the Legislative Assembly on its financial statements, including an
expression of opinion on the fairness of the presentation.
An annual report on the work of the office is also required, and may include an assessment of the
basis of preparation of the financial statements of the government and the administration of programs
by ministries.
Audits of certain public bodies as provided by various statutes are also required, and the Auditor
General may be appointed the auditor or joint auditor of any Crown corporation, Crown agency or
public body. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may request that special assignments be
undertaken.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     91)        2,472,094 Total vote (     91)        3,006,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     91)        1,930,894 (01) Salaries—established (     91) 2,296,000
6,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  —
212,700 (10) Travel expense  255,000
270,000 (20) Professional and special services  375,000
40,000 (30) Office expense  40,000
10,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  10,000
2,500 (50) Materials and supplies  2,500
 — (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  28,000
2,472,094 3,006,500
Vote 4
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the Auditor General.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $  I
274,000 Total vote  187,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
274,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  187,000
23
 Vote 5
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                         Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
U[g|        120,000     Total vote  75,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
120,000     (25) Data systems and processing  75,000
24
 OMBUDSMAN
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81 Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $ No.                                                                                   Staff $
(     25)           838,203 6 Office of the Ombudsman (     35) 1,236,125
150,000     7 Building Occupancy Charges  194,000
30,000 8 Computer and Consulting Charges  30,000
(     25)         1,018,203                             Total (     35) 1,460,125
25
  Vote 6
OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN
Description
This vote provides for the costs of the Ombudsman.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
(     25)           838,203 Total vote (     35) 1,236,125
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     25)           611,203     (01) Salaries—established (     35) 943,905
20,000     (04) Salaries—temporary ^_,.  11,500
10,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  5,000
74,000     (10) Travel expense  70,720
34,000     (20) Professional and special services  90,000
54,000     (30) Office expense  80,000
3,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  3,000
27,000     (40) Advertising and publications  25,000
5,000     (50) Materials and supplies  7,000
838,203 1,236,125
Vote 7
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the Ombudsman.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ I $
150,000 Total vote  194,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
150,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  194,000
Vote 8
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
30,000 Total vote  30,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
30,000     (25) Data systems and processing  30'000
27
  PREMIER'S OFFICE
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81       Vote
Staff $ No.
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
(     17)
(      17)
551,612     9     Premier's Office	
Less efficiencies achieved to control
— government growth	
551,612
19) 664,544
  31,000
633,544
19)
29
  Vote 9
PREMIER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the costs of the Premier's Office, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
(     17)            551,612 Total vote (     19) 664,544
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     17)           411,612     (01) Salaries—established (     19) 473,544
"5,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  6,000
55,000     (10) Travel expense  68,000
— (20) Professional and special services  6,000
35,000     (30) Office expense .i::  45,000
15,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  16,000
3,000     (50) Materials and supplies  5,000
— (55) Motor vehicles  12,000
12,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  15,000
15,000     (90) Other expenditure  18,000
551,612 664,544
31
  MINISTRY
OF A
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
10 Minister's Office  36
11 Deputy Minister's Office  37
12 Finance and Administration  37
13 Field Operations  38
14 Economics and Marketing Services  39
15 Financial Assistance Program  40
16 Information Services  41
17 Milk Board  41
18 Provincial Agricultural Land Commission  42
19 ICBC—Senior Citizens' Grant  42
20 Building Occupancy Charges »;... i..j  43
21 Computer and Consulting Charges  43
33
  AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Vote
No.
Summary
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
6)
11)
24)
315)
28)
128)
7)
10)
22)
129,448
1,058,666
1,137,221
9,960,429
1,200,310
52,793,224
233,196
239,987
1,170,317
3,078,000
408,400
71,409,198
10 Minister's Office	
11 Deputy Minister's Office	
12 Finance and Administration	
13 Field Operations t^,. _)_*....»
14 Economics and Marketing Services	
15 Financial Assistance Program	
16 Information Services	
17 Milk Board	
18 Provincial Agricultural Land Commission.
19 ICBC—Senior Citizens' Grant	
20 Building Occupancy Charges	
21 Computer and Consulting Charges	
(   551)      71,409,198
160,971
1,091,714
1,736,900
10,809,073
1,348,293
46,458,103
258,097
267,160
1,661,067
6,130,000
3,840,000
421,450
74,182,828
1,025,000
Total of ministry   (   559)      73,157,828
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
7)
8)
26)
322)
29)
127)
7)
9)
24)
35
 Vote 10
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Agriculture and Food, including his salary and
expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ J>      Staff $
(       6) 129,448 Total vote X& (        7) 160,971
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(        6)            105,948     (01) Salaries—established (        7) 135,421
16,000     (10) Travel expense  17,500
5,000     (30) Office expense  5,500
2,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,000
 500     (50) Materials and supplies  550
129,448 160,971
36
 Vote 11
DEPUTY MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
The Deputy Minister's Office provides executive direction for the ministry. The office includes the
Policy and Planning Branch and executive officers. The budget provides for grants to aid university
agricultural research, demonstration, and testing projects, as well as grants and contributions to assist
fairs, exhibitions, and ag-icultural societies.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       7)           195,693 Executive Administration (       5) 157 657
(       4)           100,113 Policy and Planning Branch (       3) 99 215
369,860 General Research Grants and Expenses  406 842
393,000 Aid to Developing Countries  428 000
(     11) 1,058,666 Total vote (        8) 1,091,714
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     11)           254,056 (01) Salaries—established (       8) 219,122
4,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  4,000
26,700 (10) Travel expense  24,700
6,200 (20) Professional and special services  6,200
2,100 (30) Office expense  2,100
4,000 (40) Advertising and publications  —
1,550 (50) Materials and supplies  1,550
200 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  200
759,860 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  833,842
1,058,666 1,091,714
Vote 12
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Description
This vote provides for the accounting and personnel programs of the ministry as well as administrative support and other services to the operational programs of the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     24)        1,137,221 Total vote (     26)        1,736,900
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     24)           408,835 (01) Salaries—established ^j. (     26) 498,868
73,810 (04) Salaries—temporary i.i*  523,832
76,800 (10) Travel expense  68,500
13,000 (20) Professional and special services  68,000
143,600 (30) Office expense *«*=■      161,600
65,476 (35) Office furniture and equipment  57,000
126,150 (40) Advertising and publications  136,150
60,350 (50) Materials and supplies  47,550
168,000 (55) Motor vehicles  125,200
200 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  200
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  49,800
1,000 (90) Other expenditure      200
1,137,221
1,736,900
37
 Vote 13
FIELD OPERATIONS
Description
Assistant Deputy Minister—This program provides for the salary and expenses of the Assistant
Deputy Minister and his staff.
Regional Extension Services—This program provides a diversity of services designed to assist
agricultural producers to achieve optimum development and utilization of resources through improved farm production, marketing and business management practices. It is designed to provide
extension and education programs that facilitate transfer of research information, advanced technology and modem methods from research institutions and other sources for practical application by
producers; it teaches producers fundamentals of scientific agriculture; it also provides general
advisory services that enable producers to take advantage of economic opportunities and to increase
net farm income; and it encourages effective use and conservation of all resources.
Specialist and Regulatory Services—The program provides specialist and regulatory services
throughout the province related to animal health; meat, brand, dairy farm, and dairy plant inspection;
plant disease control and insect control; soil classifications and topsoil conservation, irrigation,
drainage, farm buildings, waste management, farm machinery, farm labour, 4-H and farm vacations.
Operating within this program are the veterinary, dairy and soils laboratories.
Production Services—The program provides assistance and technical services to agricultural
producers and commodity groups through specific development projects and specialist advisory
services. The activities are designed to facilitate improved management and production of livestock,
poultry, apiary, field and horticultural crops. Special studies are undertaken to protect future production resources of agriculture. Grants are made to agricultural organizations in reference to livestock,
crop improvements and weed control.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
staff $ mm I Staff *
( 3) 142,954     Assistant Deputy Minister ( 4) 145,816
( 82) 1,945,400      Regional Extension Services ( 84) 2,055,049
( 143) 4,802,507     Specialist and Regulatory Services ( 145) 5,064,536
( 87) 3,069,568     Production Services ( 89) 3,543,672
(   315)        9,960,429     Jf Total vote (   322)       10,809,073
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   315)        7,186,525 (01) Salaries—established (   322) 7,703,965
489,272 (04) Salaries—temporary  558,038
739,850 (10) Travel expense  791,620
247,000 (20) Professional and special services.-  286,750
78,875 (30) Office expense ."!„.., 74,500
14,000 (40) Advertising and publications    39,000
442,450 (50) Materials and supplies  476,400
26,475 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  34,250
273,350 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment if. 184,150
402,632 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  600,500
60,000 (90) Other expenditure  59,900
9-960,429 10,809^073
38
 Vote 14
ECONOMICS AND MARKETING SERVICES
Description
This program provides a number of services designed to develop and promote the use of British
Columbia-grown food and agricultural products. The Market Development Program is designed to
identify new production opportunities and to assist industry in finding new markets for available
products. The Market Information Program disseminates current production and marketing information in order to improve industry decision making. The Food Promotion Program is aimed at increasing
the awareness and consumption of British Columbia-grown foods.
The Marketing Service also administers marketing legislation, grade regulations and tariff and
trade matters. This service also maintains the agricultural statistics function.
Funds for the operation of the Provincial Marketing Board are provided for in this vote.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
—          Assistant Deputy Minister ( 2) 65,646
(       2)             62,276     Marketing Branch—Administration ( 3) 113,562
Marketing Branch—British Columbia food
promotion ( 4) 457,792
Marketing Branch—Provincial Marketing Board  96,900
Marketing Branch—market research and analysis.) 3) 73,808
Marketing Branch—marketing development ( 1) 15,537
Economics Branch ( 16) 525,048
Total vote (     29) 1,348,293
(   4)
431,321
90,600
(   3)
92,496
(   D
16,016
(  18)
507,601
(  28)
1,200,310
(  28)
667,489
19,000
55,500
106,071
43,100
13,100
285,950
6,550
3,050
500
1,200,310
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established oat Jt.ii (     29)
(04) Salaries—temporary	
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
(10) Travel expense IwCf
(20) Professional and special services	
(30) Office expense	
(40) Advertising and publications	
(50) Materials and supplies....*..: ..!»{*
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers Li'.	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment p.ty
762,323
23,700
53,500
129,300
46,600
15,300
303,970
7,650
3,450
2,500
1,348,293
39
 Vote 15
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Description
The program chiefly provides financial plans which ensure that the producer, aided by the
processor of agricultural products, is able to maintain and improve food production activity on lands
dedicated and reserved under the Agricultural Land Commission Act. Specific programs involve
agricultural credit, agricultural and rural development, farm income assurance, crop insurance, farm
products finance, and agricultural rehabilitation and development. Loans under the Agricultural Land
Development Act and transfers to the Farm Income Assurance Fund are provided for in this vote.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
155,687
27,200,838
10,438,167
2,554,040
11,373,493
117,164
953,835
(   128)       52,793,224
6)
6)
7)
15)
5)
4)
85)
Assistant Deputy Minister	
Agriculture credit	
Agriculture and rural development	
Crop insurance	
Farm income assurance	
Farm products finance (
Property Management Branch (net of recoveries)...(
130,768
17,639,133
11,374,639
2,573,099
13,663,377
126,076
951,011
Total vote   (   127)      46,458,103
4)
7)
7)
15)
6)
4)
84)
(    128)
2,553,613
1,329,496
150,765
400,075
40,200
17,100
1,450,175
2,315,700
100,000
105,100
28,800,000
17,111,000
1,580,000
52,793,224
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established (   127) 2,738,913
(04) Salaries—temporary  1,245,017
(10) Travel expense  155,175
(20) Professional and special services  1,247,030
(30) Office expense  33,960
(40) Advertising and publications  33,700
(50) Materials and supplies  1,393,570
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,083,775
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings  50,000
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  114,050
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies J..h  21,625,000
(90) Other expenditure afei- ih  17,487,913
(99) Farm recoveries (Credit) 1,750,000
46,458,103
40
 r
Vote 16
INFORMATION SERVICES
Description
The program informs farmers and non-farmers about British Columbia agricultural technology
and food products. This program also describes agricultural techniques to farmers through use of
publications, brochures, fact sheets, and film. It also creates an awareness of agriculture among
consumers through media, advertising, displays and speeches.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $       $       pH -gggg Staff $
(       7) 233,196 Total vote ,)^ (       7) 258,097
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)           150,696 (01) Salaries—established (       7) 165,797
12,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  16,200
18,200 (10) Travel expense  17,700
9,500 (20) Professional and special services  10,000
1,750 (30) Office expense  1,800
19,000 (40) Advertising and publications  24,600
17,000 (50) Materials and supplies  17,500
250 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  200
4,800 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  4,300
233,196 258,097
Vote 17
MILK BOARD
Description
The function of the Milk Board is to administer the marketing provisions of the Milk Industry Act.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                 $                        HisSs                                                                            Staff $
(     10)           239,987     Total vote (       9) 267,160
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     10)           194,387     (01) Salaries—established (       9) 204,560
4,500     (04) Salaries—temporary  4,000
26,000     (10) Travel expense  30,000
7,700     (20) Professional and special services  21,500
4,500     (30) Office expense =  4,000
2,300     (40) Advertising and publications  2,100
 600     (50) Materials and supplies  1/000
239,987 267J60
41
 Vote 18
PROVINCIAL AGRICULTURAL LAND COMMISSION
Description
Acting under the Agricultural Land Commission Act, the objective of the commission is to
preserve and encourage the establishment and maintenance of agricultural land. The commission
advises and assists municipalities and regional districts in the designation of land reserves.
Estimated, 1980/81                                            Activity                                              Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $  Staff $
(     22) 652,981      Administration (     24) 946,163
132,836     Commissioners  178,000
384,500     Fine tuning  536,904
(     22) 1,170,317 Total vote (     24) 1,661,067
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     22)           459,426 (01) Salaries—established (     24) 532,363
116,944 (04) Salaries—temporary  393,604
79,902 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  125,000
94,120 (10) Travel expense  182,800
334,601 (20) Professional and special services  66,000
28,269 (30) Office expense  28,000
7,025 (40) Advertising and publications  6,300
9,500 (50) Materials and supplies  22,000
1,930 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  17,000
38,600 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  38,000
— (90) Other expenditure  250,000
1,170,317 1,661,067
Vote 19
ICBC—SENIOR CITIZENS' GRANT
Description
This vote provides for payment to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia for the purpose
of implementing and administering the provisions of the Senior Citizen Automobile Insurance Grant
Act in respect of premiums payable after November 14, 1980 and before April 1, 1982.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
Total vote  6,130,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies         6,130,000
42
 Vote 20
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $  $
 3,078,000 Total vote         3,840,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,078,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers         3,840,000
Vote 21
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ S
408,400     Total vote  421,450
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
408,400     (25) Data systems and processing  421,450
43
  MINISTRY
OF
ATTORNEY GENERAL
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
22 Minister's Office  48
23 Administration and Support  49
24 Court Services  50
25 Criminal Justice Division  51
26 Police Services  52
27 Corrections  53
28 Legal Services Society ..:..  54
29 Legal Services to Government  55
30 Superior and County Judiciary...*.  56
31 Provincial Judiciary ^  56
32 Coroners  57
33 British Columbia Parole Board ;  57
34 Law Reform Commission  58
35 Criminal Injuries Compensation Act „>.,.  58
36 Public Trustee  59
37 Fire Commission .".„.....„....  59
38 British Columbia Racing Commission .....::„  60
39 Film Classification Branch  60
40 Land Registry Branch  61
41 Order in Council Patients' Review Board  61
42 Building Occupancy Charges „  62
43 Computer and Consulting Charges  62
45
  MINISTRY OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        6)
155,343
22
(    158)
5,561,051
23
(1,435)
34,558,563
24
(   280)
9,139,726
25
(     95)
46,035,075
26
(2,061)
63,679,321
27
11,715,293
28
(     73)
4,826,766
29
(      52)
1,342,993
30
(    135)
6,009,712
31
(      28)
2,557,118
32
(        6)
382,506
33
(        8)
329,314
34
1,918,200
35
(     87)
1,820,944
36
(     48)
1,613,155
37
(      10)
1,037,410
38
(        6)
143,795
39
(   315)
7,110,955
40
(        2)
102,350
41
37,903,000
42
1,750,000
43
239,692,590
(4,805)
239,692,590
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office (       6) 150,500
Administration and Support (   160) 6,130,105
Court Services (1,454) 39,158,497
Criminal Justice Division (   280) 12,273,273
Police Services ~.~ (     95) 48,813,935
Corrections (2,061) 68,439,352
Legal Services Society  13,000,000
Legal Services to Government (     82) 8,261,221
Superior and County Judiciary (     55) 1,626,782
Provincial Judiciary (   138) 7,508,827
Coroners (     28) 2,685,174
British Columbia Parole Board (       6) 326,356
Law Reform Commission (       8) 387,756
Criminal Injuries Compensation Act  1,976,380
Public Trustee (     87) 2,002,635
Fire Commission (     48) 1,916,836
British Columbia Racing Commission (     10) 714,081
Film Classification Branch (        6) 175,274
Land Registry Branch (   329) 8,095,484
Order in Council Patients'Review Board (       2) 102,350
Building Occupancy Charges  48,952,963
Computer and Consulting Charges  2,500,000
275,197,781
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth  8,000,000
Total of ministry (4,855)    267,197,781
47
 Vote 22
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Attorney General, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
$
Staff
$
(       6)
155,343
 (        6)
150,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(        6)            113,622 (01) Salaries—established (        6) 120,800
2,500 (04) Salaries—temporary  4,000
22,000 (10) Travel expense  15,000
10,221 (30) Office expense  10,000
 7,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  700
155,343 150,500
48
 Vote 23
ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT
Description
This vote provides for:
(a) central overall policy and executive direction,
(b) central overall support, including financial and personnel administration; information
and library services; co-ordination of the planning and management of ministry facilities;
serving as liaison with the British Columbia Buildings Corporation; co-ordination of the
planning and management of data systems, and serving as liaison with the British
Columbia Systems Corporation, and
(c) central policy planning, including policy analysis, research capability for the development and evaluation of programs and funding of the Counterattack Program, and
assistance in the extension of Justice systems through private agencies to those members
of society who do not presently have access to them.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       8) 318,221      Deputy Minister's Office (       8) 349,552
(   117)        3,296,428     Support services (   119)        3,314,061
(     33)        1,946,402     Policy planning (net of recoveries) (     33)       2,466,492
(   158)        5,561,051 Total vote (   160)        6,130,105
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   158)        3,271,968 (01) Salaries—established j™ (   160) 3,665,760
189,188 (04) Salaries—temporary  353,834
239,967 (10) Travel expense  261,032
152,978 (20) Professional and special services  214,500
500 (25) Data systems and processing  —
200,648 (30) Office expense  222,044
67,562 (35) Office furniture and equipment  73,000
185,128 (40) Advertising and publications  352,500
78,786 (50) Materials and supplies  108,028
6,140 (55) Motor vehicles  6,140
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  7,800
1,167,686 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  1,414,967
500     (90) Other expenditure  500
(99) Recoveries from the Insurance Corporation of British
— Columbia and the federal government (Credit) 550,000
5,561,051 6-130,105
49
 Vote 24
COURT SERVICES
Description
This vote provides for:
(a) Administration and Technical—Executive direction of all activities, the detailed planning for court services and the development of management systems and improved court
procedures;
(b) Integrated Courts—Provides a Supreme, County and Provincial trial/registry service in a
community and may provide service to satellite communities;
(c) Provincial Courts—Provides a full range of Provincial Court services in a community;
(d) Family Court—Provides a discreet Family Court trial/registry service to a community,
and
(e) Vancouver Superior, County and Provincial (Criminal and Small Claims) Courts—
Provides a Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, County Court and Provincial Court (Criminal and Small Claims) trial/registry service to Vancouver.
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Administration and technical ( 99) 4,467,434
Integrated Courts ( 703) 18,625,158
Provincial Courts !Sl ( 204) 5,021,588
Family Court ( 53) 1,065,107
Vancouver Superior, County and Provincial Courts ( 395) 9,979,210
Total vote (1,454)      39,158,497
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,435)      26,918,843 (01) Salaries—established (1,454) 30,243,009
1,081,102 (04) Salaries—temporary iA,\  1,420,439
1,390,023 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  1,601,288
1,334,294 (10) Travel expense  1,191,478
1,357,015 (20) Professional and special services  1,773,468
1,261,478 (30) Office expense  1,443,349
388,873 (35) Office furniture and equipment  780,759
44,439 (40) Advertising and publications  58,210
371,294 (50) Materials and supplies ..;-;:} .e*  373,497
408,500 (55) Motor vehicles *iS..:;;...„  258,000
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  15,000
2,702 (90) Other expenditure  —
34,558,563 39,158,497
Estim<
ted, 1980/81
Staff
$
(   100)
4,109,232
(   671)
15,931,740
(   203)
4,437,345
(      61)
1,134,106
(   400)
8,946,140
(1,435)
34,558,563
50
 Vote 25
CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION
Description
This vote provides for:
(a) advice to government, police and Crown Counsel on criminal justice and related
matters;
(b) response to complaints and inquiries made by private agencies and the public;
(c) Crown Counsel services throughout the province for the prosecution of cases in criminal,
juvenile Delinquents Act (Canada), and numerous provincial statutes and municipal bylaw matters before the Provincial and County Courts, the Superior Courts and the courts
of appeal, and
(d) licensing firearms businesses, and issuance of firearms acquisition certificates and
licensing of private investigation and security firms.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(   280)        9,139,726 Total vote (   280)      12,273,273
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   280)        6,074,641      (01) Salaries—established (   280) 7,526,762
127,064     (04) Salaries—temporary  311,409
305,632     (10) Travel expense  332,412
2,202,434     (20) Professional and special services  3,408,675
201,553     (30) Office expense  244,753
123,262     (35) Office furniture and equipment  127,262
84,075     (50) Materials and supplies  95,000
21,065     (55) Motor vehicles  27,000
—          (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  200,000
9,139,726 12,273,273
51
 Vote 26
POLICE SERVICES
Description
This vote provides for:
(a) improvement of police effectiveness through the raising of police standards, developing
police/community relations and co-ordinating all aspects of policing throughout the
province;
(b) reduction of identified types of organized crime through research, analysis and
investigation;
(c) policing of the province under contract with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police;
(d) the cost of prisoners held in municipal and other jails for provincial offences, and
(e) assistance to certain municipalities for the cost of policing as a result of boundary
changes.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ HHI Staff $
(        8)        1,933,160 British Columbia Police Commission (        8) 1,897,341
(     87)        2,228,196 Co-ordinated Law Enforcement Unit  (     87) 2,594,546
37,873,719 Royal Canadian Mounted Police contract  41,322,048
2,000,000 Keep of provincial prisoners  2,000,000
2,000,000 Grants  1,000,000
(     95)      46,035,075 Total vote (     95)      48,813,935
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     95)         1,966,192 (01) Salaries—established (     95) 2,186,366
79,650 (04) Salaries—temporary  120,598
111,119 (10) Travel expense  120,505
43,586,738 (20) Professional and special services  44,969,726
82,888 (30) Office expense  90,452
15,541 (35) Office furniture and equipment  17,544
26,000 (40) Advertising and publications  30,500
113,609 (50) Materials and supplies  201,800
18,189 (55) Motor vehicles  42,586
2,127 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  —
18,600 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  27,858
5,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  1,000,000
 9,422 (90) Other expenditure  6,000
46,035,075 48,813,935
52
 Vote 27
CORRECTIONS
Description
This vote provides for:
(a) Secure Custodial Facilities—The Corrections Branch provides secure facilities in the
major population centres of the province, for adults and juveniles awaiting trial and
sentence and requiring custody;
(b) Open Facilities—Whenever secure custody is not required, sentenced offenders are
accommodated in forest camps, farms or special program facilities; such facilities are
available separately for juvenile and adult offenders in various parts of the province;
(c) Community-based Programs—A wide range of programs are provided within the community for adult and juvenile offenders; examples of these programs include community
correctional centres from which offenders can re-enter the work force or resume their
education, programs which offer young offenders the challenge of a wilderness experience and educational and counselling programs for those sentenced for alcoholic-
related offences;
(d) Probation and Family Services—Probation services provide information to the Court to
assist in determining disposition; provide alternatives to incarceration for adult and
juvenile offenders which allow them to remain in the community while receiving the
supervision and support of a probation officer; provide an opportunity for offenders to
undertake reparative community work service under supervision and, through Family
Court counselling, provide services to those seeking assistance from the Courts regarding
family matters;
(e) Management Support Services—The effective and efficient management of the operations of the Corrections Branch is provided for through the provision of management
personnel and support services including staff development, chaplaincy services, information services, program analysis and evaluation, resource analysis, medical and
psychological services and the classification of inmates, and
(f) Inspection and Standards—The division monitors the delivery of correctional services
through regular inspections to ensure that appropriate standards are met, develops
standards in areas where they do not exist and investigates complaints and grievances
regarding the delivery of correctional services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
769) 22,263,187 Secure custodial facilities ( 787) 24,182,868
387) 12,768,633 Open facilities ( 389) 14,173,773
154) 6,730,373 Community-based programs ( 147) 7,135,595
514) 13,660,400 Probation and family services ( 523) 14,839,999
231) 8,078,248 Management support services (net of recoveries)...( 207) 7,828,212
6) 178,480 Inspection and standards ( 8) 278,905
(2,061)      63,679,321 Total vote (2,061)      68,439,352
53
 Vote 27—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(2,061)      46,554,136 (01) Salaries—established (2,061) 50,583,139
2,632,276 (04) Salaries—temporary  3,117,419
26,600 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  24,600
1,202,179 (10) Travel expense  1,363,920
6,753,754 (20) Professional and special services  8,147,358
4,600 (25) Data systems and processing	
525,446 (30) Office expense  615,862
184,744 (35) Office furniture and equipment  172,417
61,644 (40) Advertising and publications  36,931
4,723,703 (50) Materials and supplies  5,297,979
529,021 (55) Motor vehicles  491,052
21,914 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  34,414
33,935 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings ,„ 61,763
401,112 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  226,376
14,900 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  10,864
9,357 (90) Other expenditure  5,258
— (99) Recoveries from the Federal Government (Credit) 1,750,000
63,679,321 68,439,352
Vote 28
LEGAL SERVICES SOCIETY
Description
This vote provides for policy direction in all areas of criminal and civil legal aid; legal information
and education programs related to legal services available to the public; funds for legal aid programs,
and funding for legal assistance to native people through the Native Court Workers' Program.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
11,715,293 Total vote       13,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
6,527,902     (20) Professional and special services         5,262,901
5,187,391      (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies .'.         7,737,099
11,715,293 13,000,000
54
j
 Vote 29
LEGAL SERVICES TO GOVERNMENT
Description
This vote provides for:
(a) overall direction and co-ordination of legal services to the Province of British Columbia
and its various ministries, boards, committees and societies, as well as advice and
counsel on legal matters and interpretation of statute law;
(b) (i) advice to the Province of British Columbia in regard to constitutional and administra
tive law and inter-governmental matters, and
(ii) representation for the Province of British Columbia in civil litigation;
(c) (i) drafting, preparation, filing and publication of statutes, regulations and Orders in
Council, and
(ii) on-going revision, maintenance and updating of provincial statutes, and
(d) development of policies and programs in family law; organization, implementation and
provision of legal services in family law; assistance in co-ordination and provision of
legal services to social services, and direction to other branches of government in the
implementation of these programs, policies and services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     73)        4,826,766 Total vote (     82)        8,261,221
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     73)        1,771,038 (01) Salaries—established _. „„ (     82) 2,526,361
337,385 (04) Salaries—temporary  688,828
93,085 (10) Travel expense  115,500
2,507,954 (20) Professional and special services  4,697,392
67,192 (30) Office expense  124,440
15,295 (35) Office furniture and equipments  49,700
24,000 (40) Advertising and publications  32,000
10,817 (50) Materials and supplies  19,000
 —-_ (60) Rentals—outside suppliers .:«&».:      8,000
4,826,766 8,261,221
55
 Vote 30
SUPERIOR AND COUNTY JUDICIARY
Description
This vote provides for administrative and support services for Justices of the Superior Courts
(Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court) and Judges of the County Court.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                        Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Sjaff $
(     52)        1,342,993      ||. Total vote (     55)        1,626,782
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     52)           942,903 (01) Salaries—established (     55) 1,126,314
202,804 (04) Salaries—temporary  267,016
63,500 (10) Travel expense  21,500
2,000 (20) Professional and special services  19,400
89,670 (30) Office expense  135,552
35,400 (35) Office furniture and equipment  35,000
6,716 (50) Materials and supplies  12,000
— (55) Motor vehicles  10,000
1,342,993 1,626,782
Vote 31
PROVINCIAL JUDICIARY
Description
This vote provides for adjudication of the law in the Provincial Court of British Columbia,
including criminal trials, Small Claims Division and Family and Children's Court services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
$
Staff
$
(   135)
6,009,712
 (   138)
7,508,827
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   135)        5,567,441 (01) Salaries—established (   138) 6,654,607
157,222 (04) Salaries—temporary  298,184
250,000 (10) Travel expense  385,000
25,000 (20) Professional and special services  25,000
5,000 (30) Office expense  60,496
3,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  30,000
2,049 (50) Materials and supplies  52,540
 — (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  3,000
6,009,712 7,508,827
56
 Vote 32
CORONERS
Description
This vote provides for ascertaining cause of death when violent or unnatural death is suspected.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
(     28)        2,557,118 Total vote (     28) 2,685,174
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     28)           402,452     (01) Salaries—established (     28) 691,916
25,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  119 860
114,128     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  130,000
51,972     (10) Travel expense  65,000
1,937,889     (20) Professional and special services  1,557,598
10,677     (30) Office expense  50,000
— (35) Office furniture and equipment  10,000
15,000     (50) Materials and supplies  49,500
—■          (55) Motor vehicles  7,000
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  4,000
 —          (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  300
2,557,118 2,685,174
Vote 33
BRITISH COLUMBIA PAROLE BOARD
Description
This vote provides for adjudication regarding paroling of young-adult offenders into the community after completing a correctional training program.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       6) 382,506 Total vote T.Z. (       6) 326,356
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6)           181,925 (01) Salaries—established (       6) 166,848
12,360 (04) Salaries—temporary  —
62,400 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  84,425
45,784 (10) Travel expense  62,553
28,000 (20) Professional and special services  1,000
8,089 (30) Office expense -.  6,600
7,750 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
19,748 (40) Advertising and publications  4,000
2,950 (50) Materials and supplies  930
13,000 (55) Motor vehicles	
 500 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  —
382,506 326,356
57
 Vote 34
LAW REFORM COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides for research into the Statute Laws of the province and the making of recommendations for change as required.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       8)           329,314                    Total vote (       8) 387,756
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       8)            172,314     (01) Salaries—established (       8) 207,056
10,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  11,000
70,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  70,000
8,000     (10) Travel expense  12,000
12,000     (20) Professional and special services  12,000
26,000     (30) Office expense  35,700
—          (35) Office furniture and equipment  6,000
15,000     (40) Advertising and publications  17,000
16,000     (50) Materials and supplies  17,000
329,314 387,756
Vote 35
CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION ACT
Description
This vote provides for compensation for victims of violent and certain other crimes.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
1,918,200 Total vote ___„_  1,976,380
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,918,200     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies         1,976,380
58
 Vote 36
PUBLIC TRUSTEE
Description
This vote provides for the protection of estates and financial interests of minors, mentally
disordered persons and those under long-term health care, and the administration of estates of certain
deceased persons.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ <W« Staff $
(     87)        1,820,944 Total vote (     87)        2,002,635
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     87)        1,612,086     (01) Salaries—established (     87) 1,719,330
58,354     (04) Salaries—temporary  113 036
14,558     (10) Travel expense <fe;„  23,000
2,500     (20) Professional and special services  2 500
83,818     (30) Office expense  97',700
35,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  37 200
5,628     (50) Materials and supplies  9,869
9,000     (55) Motor vehicles  —
1,820,944 2,002,635
Staff
$
Staff
$
(     48)
1,613,155
 (     48)
1,916,836
Vote 37
FIRE COMMISSION
Description
The office of the Fire Commissioner administers the Fire Services Act and regulations and
performs the following functions: collection and dissemination of fire information in the province;
investigation and inquiries into fires and conditions under which fires occur; study of fire prevention
and fire suppression, and the provision of general advisory services respecting fire protection.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$
113,155
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     48)        1,024,014 (01) Salaries—established fe... (     48) 1,307,630
6,000 (04) Salaries—temporary ^  14,281
33,553 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts.)..^.  33,500
59,000 (10) Travel expense  84,925
261,413 (20) Professional and special services .-..,*  329,000
38,884 (30) Office expense  58,000
5,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment ,„w„  1,000
22,580 (40) Advertising and publications  20,000
29,886 (50) Materials and supplies ks= 31,500
28,000 (55) Motor vehicles  30,000
4,825 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  7,000
100,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies      —
1,613,155 1,916,836
59
 Vote 38
BRITISH COLUMBIA RACING COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides for the control and regulation of horse racing in the province, including the
licensing of all personnel engaged in operation of racetracks.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
Staff
(     10)         1,037,410                    Total vote (      10) 714,081
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     10)           300,723 (01) Salaries—established (     10) 278,120
52,614 (04) Salaries—temporary  99,986
16,500 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  18,150
67,860 (10) Travel expense  65,650
182,529 (20) Professional and special services  223,650
16,540 (30) Office expense  12,490
12,750 (35) Office furniture and equipment  11,035
— (40) Advertising and publications  5,000
387,894 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  —
1,037,410 714,081
Vote 39
FILM CLASSIFICATION BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the examination and classification of all films to be shown in motion-picture
theatres, and the licensing of film and motion-picture businesses.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                             Staff $
(       6)           143,795                    Total vote (       6) 175,274
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6)            123,483     (01) Salaries—established (        6) 141,194
3,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  —
3,860     (10) Travel expense  9,300
1,450     (20) Professional and special services  4,030
5,172     (30) Office expense  4,850
800     (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,400
400     (40) Advertising and publications  3,000
4,350     (50) Materials and supplies...-.  4,200
 1,280     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  7,300
143,795 175,274
60
 Vote 40
LAND REGISTRY BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the approving of registration of title and other claims to land and retrieval of
title information.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(   315)         7,110,955 Total vote, (   329) 8,095,484
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   315)        5,907,840     (01) Salaries—established (   329) 6,327,350
(04) Salaries—temporary  635 i06
(10) Travel expense  43,161
(20) Professional and special services  70,000
(30) Office expense  803,586
(35) Office furniture and equipment  216,281
8,095,484
5,907,840
306,963
33,414
74,675
631,730
156,333
7,110,955
Vote 41
ORDER IN COUNCIL PATIENTS' REVIEW BOARD
Description
This vote provides for review, for the purpose of making recommendations to the Attorney
General as to the status of persons being held in the Forensic Psychiatric Institution at the pleasure of
the Lieutenant Governor in Council, of
(a) findings of the Court of being unfit to stand trial by reason of insanity, or
(b) acquittals by the Court by reason of insanity, or
(c) transfer of inmates from correctional institutions who have become mentally ill.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(        2) 102,350 Total vote (        2) 102,350
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       2)             36,976 (01) Salaries—established (       2) 35,792
7,720 (04) Salaries—temporary  8,503
45,891 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  46,292
6,080 (10) Travel expense  6,080
4,392 (30) Office expense  4,392
 1,291 (35) Office furniture and equipment      1,291
102,350 102,350
61
 Vote 42
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporat
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
on for rental and
Estimated, 1980/81
$
Estimates, 1981/82
$
37,903,000
48,952,963
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
37,903,000
48,952 963
Vote 43
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides
and management consu
or payment to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
Iting services.
Estimated, 1980/81
$
Estimates, 1981/82
$
1,750,000
2,500,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,750,000
(25) Data systems and processing	
2,500 000
62
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 MINISTRY
OF
CONSUMER AND
CORPORATE AFFAIRS
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
44 Minister's Office  66
45 Executive and Administration      67
46 Consumer Affairs  68
47 Corporate Affairs  69
48 Rentalsman  70
49 Liquor Control and Licensing Branch  70
50 Corporate and Financial Services Commission  71
51 Auditors' Certification Board ....^  71
52 Building Occupancy Charges  72
53 Computer and Consulting Charges .~  72
63
  MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Summary
Estim.
ited, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        6)
140,092
44
(      44)
1,284,205
45
(     95)
2,816,700
46
(    187)
4,788,044
47
(   111)
2,694,114
48
(     51)
1,342,905
49
45,660
50
2,500
51
1,489,000
52
1,359,000
53
15,962,220
(   494)
15,962,220
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office (       6) 147,465
Executive and Administration (     43) 1,313,577
Consumer Affairs (     95) 2,850,988
Corporate Affairs 4;.sJ (   232) 5,865,797
Rentalsman .:."." (    111) 3,685,441
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (     51) 1,438,605
Corporate and Financial Services Commission  73,218
Auditors' Certification Board _.,  5,000
Building Occupancy Charges .„-.,  2,083,131
Computer and Consulting Charges  1,413,000
18,876,222
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth  835,000
Total of ministry (   538) 18,041,222
65
 Vote 44
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, including his
salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                             Staff $
(       6)           140,092                    Total vote (       6) 147,465
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(        6)            116,242     (01) Salaries—established (        6) 117,465
14,500     (10) Travel expense  20,000
8,300     (30) Office expense  8,300
700     (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,200
 350     (50) Materials and supplies      500
140,092 147,465
66
 Vote 45
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATION
Description
This vote provides centralized management, administrative and support services to all branches
of the ministry. Staff solicitors are provided by the Ministry of Attorney General.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $      $£; Staff $
3) 97,194     Deputy Minister's Office (       3) 102,586
25) 574,968     Finance and administration (     25) 653,238
4) 116,382     Legal services (       4) 108,145
12) 495,661      Policy, legislation and program planning (     11) 449,608
44)        1,284,205 Total vote (     43)        1,313,577
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     44)           913,589 (01) Salaries—established (     43) 1,020,980
27,406 (04) Salaries—temporary  38,992
62,774 (10) Travel expense  64,983
211,500 (20) Professional and special services  118,815
46,507 (30) Office expense  43,638
8,429 (35) Office furniture and equipment  7,419
14,000 (50) Materials and supplies  11,250
 — (55) Motor vehicles  7,500
1,284,205 1,313,577
67
 Vote 46
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Description
The Consumer Affairs Program promotes fairness and knowledgeability in the marketplace. It
develops, administers and enforces consumer legislation, including the Trade Practice Act and the
Consumer Protection Act.
It regulates aspects of cemeteries, motor dealers and travel firms, attempts to mediate problems in
transactions between consumers and suppliers, and assists over-committed debtors through counseling and debt pooling arrangements.
It educates consumers on their rights and obligations, and provides information and advice to the
business community. It conducts research and prepares advice on a wide variety of commercial
matters.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
3)
10)
25)
13)
44)
(     95)
305,970
307,640
572,223
628,847
1,002,020
2,816,700
Executive wtt«i^"rro"
Investigations Branch	
Consumer Credit and Debtor Assistance	
Consumer Education and Information Branch..
Operations	
Total vote <L*<ii(
3)
10)
25)
13)
44)
.(     95)
278,164
325,878
615,368
559,734
1,071,844
2,850,988
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     95)        1,907,930 (01) Salaries—established	
57,710 (04) Salaries—temporary	
7,300 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
122,305 (10) Travel expense	
156,200 (20) Professional and special services	
96,600 (30) Office expense	
30,842 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
192,850 (40) Advertising and publications	
29,075 (50) Materials and supplies	
19,500 (55) Motor vehicles	
196,388 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
2,816,700
..(     95)
,099,669
51,847
6,400
141,493
110,500
100,000
13,335
99,191
25,665
6,500
196,388
,850,988
68
 Vote 47
CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Description
The Corporate Affairs Division is responsible for the legal framework of the marketplace,
including the licensing and registration of individuals involved and the regulation of the instruments
and documents used by the institutions to communicate and conduct their business.
The Superintendent of Credit Unions, Co-operatives and Trust Companies charters and inspects
those institutions. The Superintendent of Brokers, Real Estate and Insurance regulates the mortgage
brokers, securities, real estate and insurance industries. The Registrar of Companies maintains
complete files on all British Columbia companies, extra-provincial companies, co-operatives, partnerships and societies operating within British Columbia whether based inside the province or
outside, and through the central registry registers mechanic liens and liens against motor vehicles and
personal chattels, and conducts searches for those liens for the general public, financial community
and the legal profession.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
( 2) 123,760 Executive ..„„ ( 2) 111,132
( 101) 2,513,976 Companies and central registry ( 128) 3,045,014
( 64) 1,583,404 Brokers, insurance and real estate ( 82) 2,110,479
( 20) 566,904 Credit unions, co-operatives and trust companies..! 20) 599,172
(   187)        4,788,044 Total vote .... (   232) 5,865,797
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   187)        3,535,046 (01) Salaries—established (   232) 4,496,004
685,388 (04) Salaries—temporary  485,587
92,500 (10) Travel expense  91,408
102,400 (20) Professional and special services  155,575
225,000 (30) Office expense  323,880
35,760 (35) Office furniture and equipment  69,811
106,400 (40) Advertising and publications  215,982
550 (50) Materials and supplies rfi...  3,050
5,-000 (55) Motor vehicles  24,500
4,788,044 5,865,797
69
 Vote 48
RENTALSMAN
Description
The Rentalsman administers the Residential Tenancy Act, which governs the relationship between landlords and tenants who rent residential premises; provides for mediation, adjudication, and
rulings on all matters concerned by the Act, including rental rates and increases; deals with matters of
termination of tenancies, possession of premises, redirection of rent for repairs and essential services
and security deposits, and disseminates information to the general public about their rights and
responsibilities under the Act.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                        Estimates, 1981/82
Staff     - $ Staff $
(   111) 2,694,114 Total vote (   111) 3,685,441
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   111)        2,276,544     (01) Salaries—established (    111) 2,523,779
112,558     (04) Salaries—temporary  765,254
4,200     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  —
52,000     (10) Travel expense  86,451
13,000     (20) Professional and special services  15,000
130,000     (30) Office expense  182,738
46,107     (35) Office furniture and equipment  47,219
35,705      (40) Advertising and publications  50,000
24,000   ' (55) Motor vehicles  15,000
2,694,114 3,685,441
Vote 49
LIQUOR CONTROL AND LICENSING BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for overall direction and control of policy development and administration of
the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch within the confines of the Liquor Control and Licensing Act
and regulations.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                             Staff $
(     51)        1,342,905                    Total vote (     51) 1,438,605
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     51)        1,095,105     (01) Salaries—established (     51) 1,196,084
35,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  27,536
117,000     (10) Travel expense  119,559
4,800     (20) Professional and special services  4,800
44,000     (30) Office expense  55,611
5,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment.  4,515
4,000     (40) Advertising and publications  6,500
2,000     (50) Materials and supplies  —
36,000     (55) Motor vehicles  24,000
1,342,905 1,438,605
70
 Vote 50
CORPORATE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
Established by section 3 of the Securities Act, the Commission hears appeals under various
statutes administered by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                    Estimates, 1981/82
 $ ! $___
45,660 Total vote  73,218
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
8,600 (04) Salaries—temporary  17,868
35,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  51,000
— (20) Professional and special services  2,400
1,000 (30) Office expense  1,600
960 (35) Office furniture and equipment  300
100 (50) Materials and supplies      50
45,660 73,218
Vote 51
AUDITORS' CERTIFICATION BOARD
Description
This Board was established by the Company Act to assess the qualifications of auditors for
reporting companies.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
2,500 Total vote  5,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,500     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts      5,000
71
 Vote 52
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
1,489,000
Total vote..
2,083,131
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,489,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
2,083,131
Vote 53
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81
Estimates, 1981/82
$
1,359,000
Total vote..
1,413,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,359,000     (25) Data systems and processing	
1,413,000
72
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MINISTRY
OF
EDUCATION
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
54 Minister's Office  76
55 Management Operations and Educational Finance  77
56 Public Schools Education  78
57 Post-secondary Education—Colleges and Provincial Institutes  80
58 Post-secondary Student Aid Programs  81
59 Teachers' Pension Fund „.,  82
60 Advances re Rural School Taxes—Net  82
61 Independent Schools  83
62 International Year of Disabled Persons  83
63 Building Occupancy Charges  84
64 Computer and Consulting Charges  84
73
  MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                 $                No. Staff $
(       7)           191,886    54    Minister's Office (       7) 225,957
55 Management Operations and Educational
(    128)        7,027,786                 Finance (    128) 7,759,647
(   358)    710,441,658    56    Public Schools Education (   358) 772,622,740
57 Post-secondary Education—Colleges and Provincial
(     55)    232,124,998                     Institutes (     68) 283,171,542
(     18)        4,632,408    58    Post-secondary Student Aid Programs (     18) -6,285,218
44,150,000    59    Teachers' Pension Fund  83,700,000
10    60    Advances re Rural School Taxes—Net  10
(        3)      10,985,785     61     Independent Schools (        3) 12,664,657
— 62    International Year of Disabled Persons  2,839,750
2,380,000    63    Building Occupancy Charges  2,581,000
1,460,050    64    Computer and Consulting Charges  1,576,854
1,013,394,581 1,173,427,375
Less efficiencies achieved to control
— government growth  1,010,000
569) 1,013,394,581 Total of ministry (   582) 1,172,417,375
75
 Vote 54
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Education, including his salary and
and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1
Staff $ Staff
(        7) 191,886 Total vote (        7)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7) 145,086 (01) Salaries—established (       7)
— (04) Salaries—temporary	
24,300 (10) Travel expense	
20,000 (30) Office expense	
 2,500 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
191,886
expenses
981/82
$
225,957
157,019
14,188
29,700
22,050
3,000
225,957
76
 Vote 55
MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL FINANCE
Description
This vote provides for overall policy direction of and policy development for the ministry, as well
as administrative and support services to the operational programs of the ministry. Included in these
functions are planning; policy research; legislative development; management research; systems
development; accounting; auditing; payroll; physical facility planning and development for schools,
colleges and other post-secondary institutions; personnel; information and data services; financial
management and research. This vote also provides for educational research and development and
membership in and services to several national and interprovincial activities.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     16)           531,420     Deputy Minister's Office (     16) 647,266
2,138,621      Research and development  2,790,634
708,699     National and interprovincial activities  460,593
(     11)           281,292     Management operations (     11) 315,548
(       6)           267,683     Legislation and policy (       6) 279,341
(     24)        1,248,424     Information and data services (     24) 1,190,844
(     36)           850,966     Educational Finance (     36) 947,912
(        3)            105,360      Finance research (        3) 135,516
(     32)           961,261      Facilities services (     32) 1,063,867
65,940            Less recoveries  71,874
(   128)        7,027,786                    Total vote (   128) 7,759,647
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   128)        2,983,034 (01) Salaries—established (   128) 3,205,895
244,830 (04) Salaries—temporary  180,033
209,332 (10) Travel expense  278,940
2,309,852 (20) Professional and special services  2,431,300
170,300 (30) Office expense  213,550
33,700 (35) Office furniture and equipment  76,176
188,315 (40) Advertising and publications  161,650
4,300 (50) Materials and supplies  13,700
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,500
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  1,300
950,063 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  1,267,477
(99) Recoveries from the Ministry of Universities,
65,940 Science and Communications (Credit) 71,874
7,027,786 7,759,647
,77
 Vote 56
PUBLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATION
Description
Administrative services—Provides for the administration of the School Act and regulations,
liaison to school districts on issues arising from legislation, regulation and systems of shared governance; administration of services to districts such as school transportation, school correspondence
education, textbook acquisition and distribution; the Provincial Educational Media Centre, and print
services.
Basic programs—Provides for leadership and direction in assessing and developing the content of
educational programs in the public school system, for the management of public instruction through
curriculum development and learning assessment, for the development of major supplementary
programs such as career development and use of micro-computers in instruction.
Program implementation—Provides for leadership and direction in assisting school districts to
implement program changes and improvements developed by the Ministry and the field, in preparing
teachers and administrators for program change through in-service training, and for the establishment
and operation of a Provincial Curriculum Resource Centre which will contain locally and provincially
developed curriculum materials.
Special education—Provides for the development and implementation of provincial policy and
programs in special education in the public school system; for the evaluation and assessment of
existing and proposed special education programs and services to students with various learning
disabilities, both within and outside the school system; for assisting school district personnel to
organize and evaluate special education programs; for developing new and improved methods in
meeting the needs of exceptional children, and for the operation of Jericho Hill School and a Resource
Centre for the visually impaired.
Scholarships—Provides for the preparation, administration, supervision, marking and co-ordination of scholarship examinations, payment of scholarships to Grade XII students who have achieved
academic excellence, for administering the general education equivalency examinations to enable
adults to obtain a secondary school completion certificate, and for evaluating the records of students
from outside the province in order to assist schools with placement decisions.
Educational personnel services—Provides for pre-service and general in-service training of
administrative and teaching personnel throughout the province; for the recruitment and direction of
provincially-employed Superintendents of Schools, for supervision of and liaison with locally-employed Superintendents; for the certification of all teachers; for assistance to teachers and boards in
matters of recruitment, transfer and dismissal, and for the accreditation and evaluation processes of all
schools.
Grants—School Districts—Provides for grants to school districts in the province in support of
their programs, funds for payments on behalf of boards, and funds for programs in school districts fully
funded by the province.
Grants to reduce local school taxes—Provides for home-owner grants.
78
 Vote 56—Continued
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity                                              Estimates, 1981/82
         Staff $
Administrative services (   151) 18 218 350
Public instruction services (basic programs) (     30) 2,922,914
Public instruction services (program
implementation) (       3) 819,502
Public instruction services (special education) (   115) 5,367,793
Scholarship programs (     11) 2,257,746
Educational personnel services (     48) 2,331,924
Grants—School Districts  512,400,000
Grants to reduce local school taxes  228,500,000
Less recoveries (Credit) 195,489
Total vote M (   358) 772,622,740
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established (   358) 8,507,125
(04) Salaries—temporary  636,445
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  77,640
(10) Travel expense  452,031
(20) Professional and special services  5,461,656
(30) Office expense  339,700
(35) Office furniture and equipment  112,660
(40) Advertising and publications  685,650
(50) Materials and supplies  13,043,870
(55) Motor vehicles	
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  72,330
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  569,967
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  742,859,155
(99) Recoveries (Credit) 195,489
772,622,740
151)      15,946,564
30)        2,444,955
3)
115)
11)
48)
358)
563,484
4,401,220
1,907,670
1,959,890
465,848,000
217,800,000
430,125
710,441,658
7,671,696
504,102
75,000
429,799
4,054,095
200,871
76,560
582,475
11,765,335
5,000
41,100
351,250
685,114,500
430,125
710,441,658
(   358)
79
 Vote 57
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION—COLLEGES AND PROVINCIAL INSTITUTES
Description
Management services—Provides for management consultation and direction for provincial post-
secondary institutions and advisory councils; for involvement in national and inter-provincial projects
such as with the Employment and Immigration Commission in vocational training; for liaison to
institutions on matters of governance and management, and for ministry support to training in
industry.
Program services—Provides for development, co-ordination and assessment of vocational,
career and academic-technical programs in post-secondary institutions; for development and printing
of curricula material for post-secondary programs; for instructor development in institutions; for
program research, and for the operation of the English Placement Test for graduating secondary school
students.
Adult/continuing education—Provides for co-ordination and support for adult/continuing education programs including adult basic education, citizenship instruction and other related programs in
school districts and post-secondary institutions.
Council support grants—Provides funding for the operation of the Academic Council, the
Management Advisory Council and the Occupational Training Council.
Operating grants—colleges and provincial institutes—Provides for grants to and expenditures by
colleges, provincial institutes and other post-secondary institutions and programs to cover all classes
of expenditure required for program operation, including all administrative costs.
Operating grants—other—Provides for operating grants to and expenditures by colleges, school
districts, and other educational services and agencies including the Knowledge Network of the West
Communications Authority in such areas as continuing and adult education, distance learning systems
support, counselling and library and statistical services, and for some emerging programs, minor
capital support grants.
Grants and expenditures—capital support programs—Provides for the repayment of capital debt
related to post-secondary institutions and for annual capital grants and expenditures for other purposes
such as equipment replacement.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ ||gj| Staff $
(     22)        1,318,074     Management services (     35) 1,954,358
(     26)        2,110,695      Program services (     26) 2,671,840
(       7)            484,494     Adult/continuing education (        7) 510,142
820,000     Council support grants  851,500
206,612,149     Operating grants—colleges and provincial institutes  246,123,021
11,417,149         Less recoveries           _  14,011,793
5,446,735     Operating grants—other  6,182,474
      26,750,000     Grants and expenditures—capital support programs  38,890,000
(     55)    232,124,998                     Total vote (     68) 283,171,542
80
 Vote 57—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     55)        1,351,886 (01) Salaries—established (     68) 1,854 530
279,242 (04) Salaries—temporary  '356323
123,025 (10) Travel expense  150550
1,765,360 (20) Professional and special services  2 209000
45,350 (30) Office expense t j  75^900
13,700 (35) Office furniture and equipment  26834
157,000 (40) Advertising and publications  168^500
— (50) Materials and supplies  92 150
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2 553
239,806,584 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  292,246,995
11,417,149 (99) Recoveries from the Ministry of Labour (Credit) 14,011,793
232,124,998 283,171,542
Vote 58
POST-SECONDARY STUDENT AID PROGRAMS
Description
Student aid administration—Provides for the administration and distribution of various forms of
financial assistance to students and for provincial participation in the Canada Student Loan Program.
Financial aid—Provides funds for financial assistance to students, including grants to supplement
the Canada Student Loan Program and other forms of grants and scholarships.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     18) 548,304     Student aid administration (     18) 619,181
4,084,104     Financial aid        5,666,037
(     18)        4,632,408 Total vote (     18)        6,285,218
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     18)           300,049     (01) Salaries—established (     18) 326,131
130,442      (04) Salaries—temporary  140,000
10,930     (10) Travel expense  13,000
39,938     (20) Professional and special services  45,600
15,550     (30) Office expense  23,000
3,330     (35) Office furniture and equipment  5,350
47,465     (40) Advertising and publications  55,000
600     (50) Materials and supplies  11,100
10,982,862     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  14,988,695
(99) Recoveries from the Ministry of Universities, Science
6,898,758            and Communications (Credit) 9,322,658
4,632,408 6-285,218
81
 Vote 59
TEACHERS' PENSION FUND
Description
This vote provides for the statutory payment on behalf of Boards of School Trustees of the
employers' portion of the Teachers' Pension Fund.
Estimated, 1980/81
Estimates, 1981/82
$
44,150,000
Total vote..
83,700,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
44,150,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
83,700,000
Vote 60
ADVANCES RE RURAL SCHOOL TAXES—NET
Description
This vote provides for the statutory, advance payments of rural school taxes.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
145,000,000     Advances re rural school taxes     173,400,000
144,999,990 Less recoveries re rural district taxes      173,399,990
10 Total vote  10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
145,000,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies     173,400,000
144,999,990     (99) Recoveries (Credit)    173,399,990
 lo E
82
 Vote 61
INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Description
Inspector of Independent Schools—Provides for the office of the Inspector of Independent
Schools and funds for the necessary statutory inspection program of independent schools and their
employees.
Direct grants to independent schools—Provides for statutory grants to eligible schools.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       3) 185,785     Inspector of Independent Schools (       3) 230 509
10,800,000     Direct grants to independent schools _       12,434 148
(       3)      10,985,785 Total vote (       3)      12,664,657
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       3)             87,626 (01) Salaries—established (       3) 98,543
2,838 (04) Salaries—temporary  2 216
10,800 (10) Travel expense  10,800
80,521 (20) Professional and special services  116,250
4,000 (30) Office expense  2,700
10,800,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  12,434,148
10,985,785 12,664,657
Vote 62
INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF DISABLED PERSONS
Description
This vote provides for the overall co-ordination, management and administration of the provincial government's participation in the International Year of Disabled Persons. Included in these
functions are the establishment and operation of the provincial office for the International Year of
Disabled Persons, the establishment and operation of the International Year of Disabled Persons
Committee, the development and implementation of a public involvement and public information
program and the establishment and maintenance of a public grants program.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ iJI $
 — Total vote         2,839,750
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary  65,400
— (10) Travel expense  18,190
— (20) Professional and special services  177,457
— (30) Office expense  25,490
— (35) Office furniture and equipment  8,000
— (40) Advertising and publications  205,000
— (50) Materials and supplies  1,500
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  27,463
 — (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies        2,311,250
__ 2,839,750
83
 Vote 63
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ !m _^ $
2,380,000 Total vote         2,581,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,380,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers         2,581,000
Vote 64
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
JH     '   1,460,050 Total vote „         1,576,854
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,460,050     (25) Data systems and processing         1,576,854
84
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MINISTRY
OF
ENERGY, MINES AND
PEtROLEUM RESOURCES
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
65 Minister's Office  88
66 Executive Management _  89
67 Finance and Administration Branch  90
68 British Columbia Utilities Commission  91
69 Energy Resources Branch  92
70 Mineral Resources Branch  93
71 Petroleum Resources Branch  94
72 Resource Access Program  95
73 Fort Nelson Indian Reserve Minerals Revenue Sharing  95
74 Building Occupancy Charges  96
75 Computer and Consulting Charges  96
85
  MINISTRY OF ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        5)
153,841
65
(      17)
634,877
66
(     38)
1,024,253
67
(     28)
1,059,225
68
(     30)
5,197,260
69
(   168)
7,370,570
70
(     66)
3,452,553
71
521,500
72
—
73
1,262,000
74
450,000
75
21,126,079
(   352)
21,126,079
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
7)
15)
37)
45)
47)
180)
67)
Minister's Office	
Executive Management	
Finance and Administration Branch	
British Columbia Utilities Commission	
Energy Resources Branch	
Mineral Resources Branch	
Petroleum Resources Branch	
Resource Access Program	
Fort Nelson Indian Reserve Minerals Revenue Sharing
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
194,679
1,120,071
1,470,565
2,469,409
7,242,262
7,839,878
2,140,743
550,000
6,000,000
1,716,483
965,700
31,709,790
820,000
Total of ministry   (   398)      30,889,790
87
If.
 Vote 65
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources,
including his salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
$
Staff
$
(        5)
153,841
 (        7)
194,679
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       5)           116,064 (01) Salaries—established (       7) 150,175
3,502 (04) Salaries—temporary  4,004
30,000 (10) Travel expense  35,500
3,000 (30) Office expense  3,400
 1,275 (35) Office furniture and equipment      1,600
153,841 194,679
88
 Vote 66
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Description
This vote provides for executive direction of the ministry as well as for information services. Staff
includes executive officers, Director of Communications and immediate support staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $      jj.                                                                                             Staff $
(     10)           413,298     Deputy Minister's Office (       5) 256,860
(       7)           221,579     Communications Division (     10) 863,211
(     17)            634,877 Total vote (     15) 1,120,071
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     17)           352,074     (01) Salaries—established (     15) 341,159
13,053     (04) Salaries—temporary  77,112
24,500      (10) Travel expense  45,000
60,000     (20) Professional and special services  156,000
2,250     (30) Office expense  8,800
10,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  18,000
135,000     (40) Advertising and publications  355,000
25,500     (50) Materials and supplies  • 53,000
12,500     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  66,000
634,877 1,120,071
89
 Vote 67
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the general administration and financial functions of the ministry, including
personnel, data processing, collection of mineral revenues and budget and financial control.
Estimate
i, 1980/81
Staff
$
(        2)
57,178
(        4)
69,500
(        6)
205,489
(        4)
188,385
(        D
31,375
(      21)
472,326
Activity
Estimates
1981/82
Staff
$
(        2)
70,640
(        3)
231,950
(        6)
223,638
(        4)
308,932
-(        1)
102,274
-(      21)
533,131
(      37)
1,470,565
(      38)
1,024,253
General management	
Administrative Services Division.
Comptroller Division	
Personnel Services Division	
Data Processing Co-ordinator	
Mineral Revenue Division
Total vote.
(      38)
762,332
21,174
107,842
20,500
67,550
10,390
465
19,000
15,000
1,024,253
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established	
(04) Salaries—temporary	
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
(10) Travel expense	
(20) Professional and special services	
(30) Office expense	
(35) Office furniture and equipment	
(40) Advertising and publications	
(50) Materials and supplies	
(55) Motor vehicles	
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment.
..(     37)
829,610
122,083
2,500
156,950
85,500
92,000
31,950
14,250
91,600
10,000
23,122
11,000
1,470,565
90
 Vote 68
BRITISH COLUMBIA UTILITIES COMMISSION
Description
The British Columbia Utilities Commission carries out functions pursuant to the Utilities Commission Act.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $        •                                                                                              Staff $
(     14)           678,177     General administration (     16) 1,597,253
(      11)            294,599      Utility Regulation Division (      20) 580,046
(       3)             86,449     Economics and rates (       5) 144,110
— Special projects (       4) 148,000
(     28)         1,059,225                     Total vote (     45) 2,469,409
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     28)           716,463     (01) Salaries—established (     45) 1,316,234
7,720     (04) Salaries—temporary  8,500
41,392      (10) Travel expense  97,450
227,400     (20) Professional and special services  900,000
31,500     (30) Office expense  40,000
5,250     (35) Office furniture and equipment  22,725
15,000     (40) Advertising and publications  50,000
14,500     (50) Materials and supplies  19,500
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  15,000
1,059,225 2,469,409
91
 Vote 69
ENERGY RESOURCES BRANCH
Description
Under the direction of the Assistant Deputy Minister, this branch is responsible for the provision of
policy advice on energy resource management, implementation of the provincial energy policy,
supervision of the Energy Conservation Program, forecasting and energy statistics and funding of the
Rural Electrification Program.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
(      12)
5)
7)
4)
(     30)
319,450     General management..
691,489
119,122
779,152
3,288,047
5,197,260
Policy Development Division .'JK3S...7
Project Analysis Division t^AST.	
Forecasts and Special Projects Division.
Conservation Division	
Technology Division	
Total vote	
12)
8)
7)
7)
10)
.(      47)
382,699
1,113,186
528,920
692,547
1,051,617
3,473,293
7,242,262
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     30) 820,133 (01) Salaries—established	
265,657 (04) Salaries—temporary	
125,470 (10) Travel expense	
3,385,000 (20) Professional and special services	
13,750 (30) Office expense	
19,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
180,000 (40) Advertising and publications	
38,250 (50) Materials and supplies	
8,000 (55) Motor vehicles	
25,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
52,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment	
265,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
5,197,260
-(     47)
1,428,254
406,108
227,250
4,503,750
56,750
46,500
240,000
36,450
20,200
12,000
265,000
7,242,262
92
 Vote 70
MINERAL RESOURCES BRANCH
Description
Under thedirection of the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Mineral Resources Branch is responsible
for the administration of all statutes and regulations pertaining to the solid mineral resources of the
province, with the exception of mineral royalties and taxes. The branch consists of the Inspection and
Engineering, Titles, Geological, and Mineral Economics Divisions, which provide the basic regulatory, engineering, scientific and financial functions through which the branch can advise and respond
to mineral policy objectives established by the government and the demands of the mineral industry.
The branch also administers the provisions of grants and incentives to promote the orderly development of the mineral sector.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
188,980 Executive and staff (net of recoveries) (       3) 184,380
2,229,796 Geological Division (     54) 2,330,458
2,460,204 Inspection and Engineering Division (     71) 2,680,327
855,732 Titles Division (     42) 1,057,821
287,630 Mineral Economics Division (     10) 327,455
283,228 Prospectors' Assistance Program  310,037
593,500 Grants and Subsidies Program  576,500
471,500 Mineral Data Program  372,900
(        2)
(     52)
(      65)
(      39)
(      10)
(   168)         7,370,570                     Total vote (   180) 7,839,878
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   168)        4,159,611      (01) Salaries—established (   180) 4,628,337
397,142     (04) Salaries—temporary  480,741
300     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  400
609,534     (10) Travel expense  691,920
390,745     (20) Professional and special services  420,650
48,340      (30) Office expense J&  74,940
34,287     (35) Office furniture and equipment  38,140
115,000     (40) Advertising and publications  48,000
161,185     (50) Materials and supplies  164,500
139,300      (55) Motor vehicles  80,800
212,832     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  223,750
128,875     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment ,«  85,200
973,419     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  927,500
— (99) Recoveries re Provincial Ministers'Conference
 (Credit) 25,000
7,370,570 7,839,878
93
 Vote 71
PETROLEUM RESOURCES BRANCH
Description
Under the direction of the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Petroleum Resources Branch is responsible for the administration of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, Regulation Act and Petroleum
Underground Storage Act. All operations related to drilling, production and seismic exploration are
continually inspected by branch staff. Comprehensive, open and confidential records of drilling and
production operations are maintained. Geological and geophysical reports submitted by industry are
retained for study and all core and bit cuttings obtained from every well drilled are stored for
examination by both branch and industry personnel. The branch is responsible for ensuring that
Crown-owned oil and natural gas rights are disposed of in a judicious manner.
Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Executive and staff ( 2) 133,158
Engineering Division ( 37) 1,171,911
Geological Division ( 13) 421,506
Titles Division ( 13) 299,164
Mediation and Arbitration Board ( 2) 115,004
(     66)        3,452,553 Total vote (     67)        2,140,743
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     66)        1,502,627 (01) Salaries—established (     67)        1,658,821
39,400 (04) Salaries—temporary  46,972
50,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  46,000
53,150 (10) Travel expense  58,400
69,776 (20) Professional and special services  90,200
33,550 (30) Office expense „  44,150
16,700 (35) Office furniture and equipment  25,200
46,150 (40) Advertising and publications  28,750
48,100 (50) Materials and supplies  49,450
37,000 (55) Motor vehicles  35,500
24,100 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  31,100
22,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  16,200
1,510,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  10,000
3,452,553 2,140,743
Estimated
1980/81
Staff
$
(        2)
95,820
(     36)
2,599,982
(      13)
383,972
(     13)
274,377
(        2)
98,402
94
 Vote 72
RESOURCE ACCESS PROGRAM
Description
The program provides for the maintenance of existing roads and construction of new roads, either
through cost-sharing with the mineral and petroleum industries, or through direct ministry involvement, and also for the preparation of preliminary engineering and biophysical impact assessments of
proposed major resource road construction.
Estimated, 1980/81                                       Activity                                                Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
371,500     Mineral resource roads  200,000
— Petroleum resource roads  200,000
150,000     Shared cost resource roads  150,000
521,500                   Total vote  550,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
10,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  20,000
1,000     (10) Travel expense  4,700
500     (40) Advertising and publications  650
140,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  374,650
220,000     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  —
150,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  150,000
521,500 550,000
Vote 73
FORT NELSON INDIAN RESERVE MINERALS REVENUE SHARING
Description
The Fort Nelson Indian Reserve Minerals Revenue Sharing Act provides for the ownership,
administration and control by the province of the coal, oil and gas underlying the Fort Nelson Indian
Reserve, and provides for the equal sharing by the province and the band of the revenues from the
production of natural gas.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ i
 Total vote         6,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies         6,000,000
95
 Vote 74
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81
Estimates, 1981/82
1,262,000
Total vote..
1,716,483
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,262,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
1,716,483
Vote 75
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81
$
Estimates, 1981/82
450.000
Total vote..
965,700
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
450,000     (25) Data systems and processing	
965,700
96
 MINISTRY
OF
ENVIRONMENT
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
76 Minister's Office  100
77 General Administration  101
78 Resource and Environment Management  102
79 Environmental Laboratory Program  103
80 Surveys and Mapping Program  104
81 Provincial Emergency Program  104
82 Provincial Disaster  105
83 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund  105
84 Building Occupancy Charges  106
85 Computer and Consulting Charges  106
— Environment and Land Use Committee Secretariat  107
97
  MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        6)
152,422
76
(    107)
3,742,165
77
(1,015)
47,693,615
78
(      78)
2,880,296
79
(    151)
6,577,395
80
(     38)
1,663,822
81
10
82
—
83
5,958,000
84
1,908,045
85
(      14)
510,394
71,086,164
(1,409)
71,086,164
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
6)
116)
1,108)
78)
151)
38)
Minister's Office	
General Administration	
Resource and Environment Management
Environmental Laboratory Program	
Surveys and Mapping Program	
Provincial Emergency Program	
Provincial Disaster	
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Environment and Land Use Committee Secretariat
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
218,076
5,516,921
50,679,915
2,864,580
6,589,952
1,702,820
6,000,000
10
7,792,000
2,271,800
83,636,074
2,580,000
Total of ministry   (1,497)      81,056,074
99
 Vote 76
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Environment, including his salary and expenses
and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       6) 152,422 Total vote (        6) 218,076
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6)           117,106 (01) Salaries—established (       6) 129,890
— (04) Salaries—temporary _  27,936
24,316 (10) Travel expense  45,000
8,000 (30) Office expense  12,000
500 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,000
500 (50) Materials and supplies  250
2,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,000
152,422 218,076
100
 Vote 77
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
This vote provides for overall policy direction and administrative support for the ministry,
including the offices of the Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Ministers, personnel administration,
computer services, financial services, public information, central services and the offices of the
regional directors. The budget provides for Pollution Control Board and Pesticide Appeal Board
expenses, consultants' fees, grants, studies and membership fees in support of the ministry's
objectives.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $      J*n >?(i?: to < %t&9 Staff $
(     18)        1,134,256     Executive Office (     16)        1,049,041
(     89)        2,263,899     General administration (   100)       4,025,880
344,010     Grants  442,000
(   107)        3,742,165 Total vote (   116)        5,516,921
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   107)        2,270,968 (01) Salaries—established (   116) 2,831,234
192,778 (04) Salaries—temporary  595,136
40,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  20,000
193,869 (10) Travel expense  555,977
282,019 (20) Professional and special services  264,529
74,136 (30) Office expense  297,474
101,266 (35) Office furniture and equipment  109,387
148,236 (40) Advertising and publications  227,788
87,094 (50) Materials and supplies  133,160
— (55) Motor vehicles  11,300
4,412 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  22,936
— (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  1,800
3,377 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  4,200
344,010     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  442,000
3,742,165 5,516,921
101
 Vote 78
RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
Description
Air Management Program—Provides for the management of the air as a resource so that a clean
and healthy atmospheric environment is maintained for British Columbians, now and in the future,
and assists in the planning and management of British Columbia's other natural resources by providing
atmospheric information and interpretations.
Coastal and Estuary Management Program—Provides for the development and implementation
of a program which promotes the sensitive and orderly planning, assessment and management of
British Columbia's coastal and estuarine environments in the long term based on an understanding of
the natural attributes of these environments.
Fisheries Management Program—Provides for the production of the maximum economic,
cultural, recreational and scientific benefits for present and future generations of British Columbians
by: maintaining all native and desirable introduced species of fish at optimum levels of distribution,
abundance and health, participating in Federal/Provincial Salmonid Enhancement Programs, protecting or enhancing essential freshwater habitat, and providing an equitable distribution of opportunities
for a wide variety of uses of fish.
Marine Resources Program—Provides for the management and economic development of the
oyster and marine plant industries and regulation and development of the fish processing sector of the
British Columbia commercial fishing industry. The program provides services for these responsibilities
under the British Columbia Fisheries Act and Fish Inspection Act, by representing the province at
international fisheries negotiations, and by functioning as a liaison between provincial and federal
agencies whose activities affect marine resources.
Pesticide Control Program—Provides for the administration of the Pesticide Control Act.
Terrestrial Environment Management Program—Provides for the development and implementation of a program which promotes the sensitive and orderly planning, assessment and management of
British Columbia's terrestrial environments in the long term based on an understanding of the natural
attributes of these environments.
Waste Management Program—Provides for the administration of the Pollution Control Act, the
Litter Act and waste management programs including the recycling of derelict automobiles.
Water Management Program—Provides for the administration and control of the use of surface
water and the administration of the Water Utility Act, Dyke Maintenance Act and dam safety
inspections.
Wildlife Management Program—Provides for the maintenance, diversity and viability of species
representative of the major biophysical zones of land capability and biological limits of each species,
and ensures wildlife is available in sufficient abundance to meet the social, recreational, ecological
and economic needs of society.
Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Air Management Program ( 28) 995,982
Coastal and Estuary Management Program ( 11) 934,782
Fisheries Management Program (net of recoveries) ( 194) 7,991,913
Marine Resources Program ( 16) 2,172,040
Pesticide Control Program ( 16) 504,838
Terrestrial Environment Management Program ( 124) 5,049,262
Waste Management Program ( 204) 6,426,960
Water Management Program (net of recoveries) ( 345) 20,382,360
Wildlife Management Program (net of recoveries).( 170) 6,221,778
Total vote (1,108)      50,679,915
Estimat
;d, 1980/81
Staff
$
(      28)
1,044,588
(      11)
627,758
(   176)
7,732,994
(      16)
2,567,280
(      16)
564,713
(    121)
4,310,073
(    175)
5,729,493
(   307)
19,432,830
(   165)
5,683,886
(1,015)
47,693,615
 Vote 78—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,015)      23,602,269      (01) Salaries—established (1,108) 25,952,647
5,313,392     (04) Salaries—temporary  6'259'705
3,173,975      (10) Travel expense  345o'227
3,788,667     (20) Professional and special services  3 930468
621,686     (30) Office expense  623'129
118,344     (35) Office furniture and equipment  175477
401,627     (40) Advertising and publications  557277
1,470,102     (50) Materials and supplies  1 314578
523,252     (55) Motor vehicles  571 241
1,347,307     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,064^441
8,369,414     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  9,549 090
650,110     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  409,466
112,109     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  105,285
(99) Recoveries from the British Columbia Hydro and
1,798,639            Power Authority (Credit) 3,283,116
47,693,615 50,679,915
Vote 79
ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY PROGRAM
Description
This vote provides for the test samples of water, wastewater, sediments, air, vegetation and soil for
environmental contaminants, including pesticide analysis.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     78)        2,880,296 Total vote (     78)        2,864,580
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(      78)         1,626,329 (01) Salaries—established (      78) 1,767,487
209,656 (04) Salaries—temporary  305,674
38,270 (10) Travel expense  26,000
15,000 (20) Professional and special services  1,000
31,713 (30) Office expense  42,255
540 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
296,464 (50) Materials and supplies ;iO  288,000
662,324 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment ii  434,164
2,880,296 2,864,580
103
 Vote 80
SURVEYS AND MAPPING PROGRAM
Description
This vote provides aerial photographs, control surveys, primary base mapping and program coordination services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
Staff
(   151)         6,577,395 Total vote (   151) 6,589,952
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   151)        3,336,145     (01) Salaries—established (   151) 3,586,394
195,198     (04) Salaries—temporary  239,360
228,132      (10) Travel expense  225,450
1,971,877     (20) Professional and special services  1,717,526
14,752      (30) Office expense      I        15,750
4,291      (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,000
53,749     (40) Advertising and publications  55,000
562,351      (50) Materials and supplies  621,200
11,580     (55) Motor vehicles ,  28,300
49,663      (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  41,000
149,657     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  58,972
6,577,395 6,589,952
Vote 81
PROVINCIAL EMERGENCY PROGRAM
Description
This vote provides for costs of the Provincial Emergency Program, which is responsible for
developing throughout British Columbia the capability to cope and deal with disaster and emergency
situations with minimal disruption of essential services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
$
Staff
$
(      38)
1,663,822
Total vote	
 (      38)
1,702,820
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     38)            762,106     (01) Salaries—established i... (     38) 911,208
49,215     (10) Travel expense  60,000
150,443      (20) Professional and special services  370,946
17,949     (30) Office expense :;.  14,000
6,755     (35) Office furniture and equipment  3,000
3,956     (40) Advertising and publications	
239,320     (50) Materials and supplies  244,085
38,600     (55) Motor vehicles  —
17,563      (60) Rentals—outside suppliers _1'.J..^ 39,594
4,000     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  —
84,415      (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  59,987
289,500     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  —
1,663,822 1,702,820
104
 Vote 82
PROVINCIAL DISASTER
Description
This vote provides for assistance under the provisions of the Flood Relief Act to those areas in
British Columbia experiencing flood damage and other provincial disasters.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
10 Total vote..
6,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
10     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies         6,000,000
Vote 83
FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION FUND
Description
This vote provides for the perpetuation of British Columbia's fish and wildlife values by giving the
ministry the capacity to acquire, protect, maintain and enhance fish and wildlife habitat for the
purpose of conservation.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
— Program expenditures ~.1*m>-  750,000
— Less recoveries from licence revenue (Credit) 749,990
— Total vote a.:.  10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (04) Salaries—temporary	
— (10) Travel expense	
— (20) Professional and special services	
— (30) Office expense	
— (50) Materials and supplies	
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment	
— (99) Recoveries (Credit)
240,000
50,000
70,000
40,000
80,000
140,000
130,000
749,990
10
105
 Vote 84
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, office accommodation, and the fish hatchery facilities occupied by the
ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
5,958,000 Total vote  7,792,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
5,958,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers         7,792,000
Vote 85
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
1,908,045 Total vote         2,271,800
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,908,045      (25) Data systems and processing ...!         2,271,800
106
 ENVIRONMENT AND LAND USE COMMITTEE SECRETARIAT
This represents the discontinued Environment and Land Use Committee Secretatiat and reflects
the relocation of staff within the Ministry of Environment and to other ministries who will now be
responsible to undertake activities previously carried out by the secretariat. The resources listed below
for 1980/81 represent the staff and budget re-assignment to ministries other than the Ministry of
Environment.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                          Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     14) 510,394 Total vote '.!ff.  —
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     14) 358,050 (01) Salaries—established	
67,447 (04) Salaries—temporary	
29,412 (10) Travel expense „.™,	
24,247 (20) Professional and special services	
16,969 (30) Office expense	
2,470 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
6,650 (40) Advertising and publications	
5,149 (50) Materials and supplies      —
510,394
107
  MINISTRY
OF
FINANCE
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
86 Minister's Office  112
87 Economics and Policy Division  113
88 Treasury Board Staff  113
89 Revenue Division  114
90 Office of the Comptroller General  115
91 Treasury and Administration Division  116
92 Government Agencies  117
93 Purchasing Commission  118
94 Provincial Capital Commission  119
95 Interest on the Public Debt  119
96 Contingencies (All Ministries) *s,i  120
97 Building Occupancy Charges a.  120
109
  MINISTRY OF FINANCE
Summary
Estim
ated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        5)
118,976
86
(      24)
1,119,858
87
(      40)
1,880,007
88
(   254)
18,996,658
89
(   201)
4,738,337
jlo...
(   214)
22,012,068
91
(   384)
8,258,942
92
(     99)
2,060,615
93
(      10)
827,245
94
19,500,000
95
19,843,653
96
2,828,000
97
102,184,359
(1,231)
102,184,359
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office	
Economics and Policy Division	
Treasury Board Staff	
Revenue Division „	
Office of the Comptroller General	
Treasury and Administration Division .
Government Agencies	
Purchasing Commission	
Provincial Capital Commission	
Interest on the Public Debt	
Contingencies (All Ministries)	
Building Occupancy Charges	
176,348
1,429,563
1,891,402
18,718,431
6,014,700
19,355,921
10,315,580
2,243,696
803,546
16,924,299
12,600,000
4,257,000
94,730,486
2,700,000
Total of ministry   (1,282)     92,030,486
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
7)
27)
39)
267)
204)
234)
394)
100)
10)
111
 Vote 86
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Finance, including his salary and expenses and
those of his support staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       5) 118,976 Total vote  (        7) 176,348
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       5)             93,476     (01) Salaries—established (       7) 140,848
14,000     (10) Travel expense  20,000
11,000     (30) Office expense  15,000
 500     (35) Office furniture and equipment      500
118,976 176,348
112
 Vote 87
ECONOMICS AND POLICY DIVISION
Description
This vote provides for the analysis and forecasting of provincial economic activity, evaluation and
development of fiscal and tax policy, financial analysis of government programs and activities, and
analysis, policy development and negotiations relating to fiscal arrangements with Canada.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     24) 1,119,858 Total vote (     27) 1,429,563
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     24)           674,047     (01) Salaries—established (     27) 817,982
148,272     (04) Salaries—temporary  322 380
44.499 (10) Travel expense  60,900
233,500     (20) Professional and special services  171 275
14.500 (30) Office expense tz*  44 230
 5,040     (35) Office furniture and equipment  12 796
1,119,858 1,429,563
Vote 88
TREASURY BOARD STAFF
Description
This vote provides for staff support to the Treasury Board in the provision of central direction and
control over the operation of all government ministries. Treasury Board staff reviews, analyzes and
makes recommendations on the efficiency and effectiveness of government programs; analyzes all
expenditure requests; develops government budgetary practices and procedures; co-ordinates the
development of the annual budget estimates and assists in the determination of the overall allocation
of financial resources. Treasury Board staff also assists in ensuring that efficient and effective management and administrative policies, procedures and systems exist and are used throughout all government ministries, analyzes and makes recommendations on senior organization structures, and monitors and controls the number of personnel employed within the government establishment.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ |§|| Staff $
(     40) 1,880,007 Total vote (     39) 1,891,402
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     40)        1,067,096     (01) Salaries—established (     39) 1,173,407
585,201      (04) Salaries—temporary  536,915
69,000     (10) Travel expense  66,736
70,000     (20) Professional and special services  5,000
55,560     (30) Office expense  54,244
3,650     (35) Office furniture and equipment  7,000
14,500     (40) Advertising and publications  21,000
15,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  10,000
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  17,100
1,880,007 1,891,402
 Vote 89
REVENUE DIVISION
Description
This vote provides for the administration of all taxing statutes which are the responsibility of the
Ministry of Finance.
The Consumer Taxation Branch administers the Social Service Tax Act, Motive Fuel Use Tax Act,
Gasoline Tax Act, Gasoline (Coloured) Tax Act, Horse Racing Tax Act, Tobacco Tax Act and Hotel
Room Tax Act.
The Income Taxation Branch administers the Mining Tax Act, Logging Tax Act, Corporation
Capital Tax Act, Insurance Premium Tax Act, Fire Services Act, Succession Duty Act, Gift Tax Act, and
British Columbia Payment to Canada of Federal Income Tax on Behalf of Natural Gas Producers
Repeal Act.
The Real Property Taxation Branch administers the Taxation (Rural Area) Act, School Act, Water
Act and Home Owner Grant Act as they relate to real property taxation in the non-municipal areas of
the province. The Real Property Taxation Branch also administers the Land Tax Deferment Act.
This vote also provides for grants and subsidies administered by the ministry and for statutory
advances to local government and other entities in respect of property taxes in non-municipal areas
collected on their behalf by the Ministry of Finance.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
General administration—Assistant Deputy
(        2)              60,414             Minister's office (        3) 118,540
(   182)        4,900,471      Consumer taxation (   201) 5,918,750
(     40)        5,443,781      Income taxation (     33) 2,391,415
(     30)      31,006,992      Real property taxation (     30) 38,393,726
29,515,000            Less advances recovered  36,585,000
7,100,000     Assessment Authority Operating Grant  8,481,000
(   254)       18,996,658 Total vote (   267)      18,718,431
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   254)        5,637,808     (01) Salaries—established ^..„.lj. (   267) 6,277,249
(04) Salaries—temporary ,  376,012
242,000     (10) Travel expense  454,441
250,775     (20) Professional and special services ..-..« ,  219,140
308,500     (30) Office expense J,...  352,345
37,250     (35) Office furniture and equipment  56,664
2,325     (40) Advertising and publications  —
90,000     (50) Materials and supplies  125,980
28,000     (55) Motor vehicles  60,000
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  15,600
12,150,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  10,531,000
29,765,000     (90) Other expenditure  36,835,000
29,515,000     (99) Recoveries (Credit) 36,585,000
18,996,658 18,718,431
114
 Vote 90
OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL
Description
Under the Financial Control Act, the Comptroller General as Chief Accounting Officer of the
province has broad authority over and is responsible for the quality and integrity of the financial
management and control systems in use throughout the government. This includes the review and
development of financial administration and accounting policies, together with related legislation
The office maintains the central accounting, reporting and payment systems, including trusts'
payroll, personnel, accounts payable verification, approval and expenditure control functions and
prepares the annual Public Accounts and related reports. The office also provides an internal 'audit
function for the independent review of the effectiveness and efficiency of financial control systems
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates
Staff $
1981/82
Staff
(   201)         4,738,337                     Total vote (   204) 6,014,700
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   201)        4,208,272      (01) Salaries—established (   204) 4,653,468
55,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  649,072
128,300     (10) Travel expense  236,175
137,265     (20) Professional and special services  82,000
183,400     (30) Office expense  275,911
26,100     (35) Office furniture and equipment  118,074
4,738,337 6,014,700
115
 Vote 91
TREASURY AND ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
Description
This vote provides for the central direction and management of the ministry as well as certain
government-wide functions. The internal functions are financial management, personnel services and
information services. The government-wide functions are banking, investment and securities, and
systems and data processing. This vote also provides for the further administrative and organizational
development of the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                      Staff $
(       2)            284,943      Executive (       4) 274,652
(        2)              62,092     Assistant Deputy Minister's Office (        3) 113,970
(        8)            288,776      Personnel and payroll services (        8) 604,985
(     31)        2,480,968     Treasury (     31) 2,827,289
(   159)      10,249,098     Systems and data processing (   171) 12,922,633
20,000            Less data processing recoveries ..td.  20,000
(      12)         1,184,391      Administration (      15) 2,084,326
71,800     Information services (        2) 548,056
40,485,000      Interest on deposits  48,876,000
33,075,000             Less earnings from investments  48,875,990
(   214)      22,012,068                    Total vote (   234) 19,355,921
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   214)        3,614,829     (01) Salaries—established (   234) 4,457,951
736,728     (04) Salaries—temporary  1,009,687
25,701      (10) Travel expense  416,800
1,815,000     (20) Professional and special services  1,929,642
7,520,000     (25) Data systems and processing  9,394,500
77,200     (30) Office expense  604,082
25,660     (35) Office furniture and equipment  208,205
399,800     (40) Advertising and publications  466,800
19,000     (50) Materials and supplies  83,244
—          (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  50,000
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  200,000
350,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  400,000
40,523,150     (90) Other expenditure  49,031,000
33,095,000     (99) Recoveries (Credit) 48,895,990
22,012,068 19,355,921
116
 Vote 92
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Description
This vote provides for the 62 Government Agents located throughout the province. The agents
and their staff perform a wide variety of functions to facilitate government administration and revenue
collection. Appointments held by Government Agents include Collector of Taxes, Gold Commissioner, Water Recorder, Marriage Commissioner, Registrar of Voters, Registrar of Births, Deaths and
Marriages, and Official Administrator.
This vote also provides for the fees and expenses of the Courts of Revision and the Assessment
Appeal Boards in hearing appeals of the property tax assessments.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       3)           438,882 General administration (       5) 505,588
(     55)        1,023,042 Vancouver Island Region SJ. (     56) 1,156,862
(     44)            858,797 Coast Region (     45) 1,024,476
(     51)           968,355 Cariboo Region (     52) 1,098,792
(     54)        1,003,765 North Central Region (     55) 1,299,831
(     37)            714,800 Northeast Region (     38) 837,519
(     24)            460,861 Northwest Region (     25) 703,972
(     66)        1,204,858 South Central Region (     67) 1,451,974
(     50           938,082 Kootenay Region (     51) 1,130,066
280,000 Courts of Revision  468,500
367,500 Assessment Appeal Boards  638,000
(   384)        8,258,942 Total vote (   394)      10,315,580
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   384)        6,896,832 (01) Salaries—established Tfl (   394) 7,822,842
— (04) Salaries—temporary  508,105
590,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  908,000
107,500 (10) Travel expense  256,400
137,500 (20) Professional and special services  20,000
228,750 (30) Office expense  424,185
123,360 (35) Office furniture and equipment  191,510
175,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  184,538
8,258,942 10,315,580
117
 Vote 93
PURCHASING COMMISSION
Description
The Purchasing Commission acts as the central purchasing agent for all ministries and provides a
warehousing facility for certain goods. The Commission also provides a business machine repair
service and a surplus office furniture and audio-visual equipment loan service.
Activity
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$                                                              HHHN' ' •               Slllff S
(     59)         1,206,292      Purchasing Commission administration (     61) 1,328,040
(       5)                    10     Warehousing (Net of recoveries) (       5) 10
(     29)            717,009      Business machine maintenance and repairs (     28) 762,864
(       6)            137,304     Surplusfurnitureandaudio-visualequipmentloans(        6) 152,782
(     99)        2,060,615                 Total vote (   100) 2,243,696
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     99)         1,907,667     (01) Salaries—established (    100) 2,076,370
5,500     (04) Salaries—temporary  9,500
60,000     (10) Travel expense  67,500
(20) Professional and special services  35,000
46,000     (30) Office expense  49,000
12,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  4,000
10,000     (40) Advertising and publications  10,000
1,474,000     (50) Materials and supplies ii.g  1,478,000
18,000     (55) Motor vehicles  8,000
10,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  9,000
1,482,552     (99) Recoveries (Credit) 1,502,674
2,060,615 2,243,696
118
 Vote 94
PROVINCIAL CAPITAL COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides for the Provincial Capital Commission which is responsible for preserving,
upgrading and planning of the amenities for and within the Capital precinct; planning the allocation of
undeveloped government properties within this area; managing development of certain of those
properties which do not readily fall within the purview of single-purpose agencies, and administering
the funds provided for the improvement and beautification projects within the Greater Victoria area in
concert with the four core municipalities.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     10) 827,245 Total vote (     10) 803,546
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     10)           280,345 (01) Salaries—established (     10) 294,792
13,500 (04) Salaries—temporary  14,004
5,900 (10) Travel expense  6,000
30,000 (20) Professional and special services  19,000
10,500 (30) Office expense  7,950
2,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,050
10,000 (40) Advertising and publications  8,000
35,000 (50) Materials and supplies  12,750
440,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  440,000
827,245 803,546
Vote 95
INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT
Description
This vote provides for the cost of interest on the provincial direct debt.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                    Estimates, 1981/82
_$ $
19,500,000 Total vote       16,924,299
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
19,500,000     (90) Other expenditure       16,924,299
119
 Vote 96
CONTINGENCIES (ALL MINISTRIES)
Description
This vote provides for salary increases for established staff in all ministries as well as salaries for
new positions, together with those costs for approved pre-retirement leave, banked vacation leave and
banked educational leave not provided for elsewhere.
This vote also provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for costs of
building accommodation for all ministries not provided for elsewhere.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
19,843,653 Total vote       12,600,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
17,843,653      (01) Salaries—established  10,600,000
2,000,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,000,000
19,843,653 12,600,000
Vote 97
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
2,828,000 Total vote         4,257,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,828,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers        4,257,000
120
 MINISTRY
OF
FORESTS
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
98 Minister's Office  124
99 Provincial Forest and Range Resource Management  125
100 Regional Forest and Range Resource Management  127
101 District Forest and Range Resource Management  129
102 Reservoirs ,  130
103 Fire Suppression Program  131
104 Building Occupancy Charges 7.  131
105 Computer and Consulting Charges  132
121
  MINISTRY OF FORESTS
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ No. Staff $
(       5) 123,272     98 Minister's Office (       5) 160,231
99 Provincial Forest and Range Resource Manage-
(   866)      38,244,960 ment (   878)     40,167,894
100 Regional Forest and Range Resource Manage-
(   942)      43,262,340 ment (   997)      45,626,030
101 District Forest and Range Resource Manage-
(1,409)      61,509,309                     ment (1,531) 58,710,846
10 102 Reservoirs  10
7,717,500 103 Fire Suppression Program  8,418,971
3,156,000 104 Building Occupancy Charges  10,392,117
2,913,797 105 Computer and Consulting Charges  6,160,063
156,927,188 169,636,162
Less efficiencies achieved to control
— government growth         7,000,000
(3,222)    156,927,188 Total of ministry (3,411)    162,636,162
123
 Vote 98
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Forests, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       5) 123,272 Total vote (        5) 160,231
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(        5)              97,795      (01) Salaries—established (        5) 116,013
(04) Salaries—temporary  6,208
19,477      (10) Travel expense  27,150
5,000     (30) Office expense  8,688
 1,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,172
123,272 160,231
124
 Vote 99
PROVINCIAL FOREST AND RANGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Description
Management Program— Provides executive direction for the ministry, including the Deputy
Minister, Assistant Deputy Ministers, Chief Forester and their immediate staff, the Strategic Studies
Branch which supplies the capability to conduct studies to obtain the information required in policy
planning, alternative evaluations to assist in developing ministry policy objectives, and the evaluation
of all ministry programs, including performance, and the Information Services Branch which provides
for the dissemination of information concerning ministry activities.
Finance and Support Services Program—Provides advice, policies and procedures pertaining to
all general administration matters throughout the ministry, overall monitoring and control services for
the ministry's financial, human and physical resources, arrangements for the general acquisition of
properties, accommodation, equipment and its maintenance—through its five branches: Financial
Services, Personnel Services, Systems Services, Legal and Administrative Services and Technical
Services.
Harvesting Program—Provides advice, policies and procedures pertaining to the inventory,
planning, valuation, sale and disposal of Crown provincial timber and wood resources, overall
monitoring and control services for provincial wood supplies—through its five branches: Inventory,
Planning, Engineering, Valuation and Timber Management.
Silviculture Program—Provides advice, policies, procedures and research services pertaining to
the reforestation, care and enhancement of Crown provincial forests, overall monitoring and control
services for provincial silvicultural and research activities, tree seeds and tree seedlings required for
provincial reforestation projects—through its two branches: Silviculture Services and Research
Services.
Forest Protection Program—Provides advice, policies, procedures and research services pertaining to the application of fire and pest management activities directed toward reducing wood losses and
protecting public and environmental values, sponsorship of the provincial forest fire control organization, operation of the ministry's air support program, and overall monitoring and control services for
ministry forest protection activities.
Range Program—Provides advice, policies and procedures pertaining to rehabilitation, care and
enhancement of Crown provincial range lands, and overall monitoring and control services for
ministry range management activities.
Recreation Program—Provides advice, policies and procedures pertaining to protection of
recreation and aesthetic values of Crown provincial forest and range lands outside of parks, and
overall monitoring and control services for ministry recreation management activities.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
( 53) 2,531,756     Management Program ( 53) 2,437,843
( 291) 8,143,147     Finance and Support Services Program ( 300) 15,792,903
( 285) 11,006,716     Harvesting Program ( 285) 9,703,502
( 202) 13,896,516      Silviculture Program ( 205) 9,572,982
( 24) 1,776,241      Forest Protection Program ( 24) 2,060,946
( 5) 434,442      Range Program ( 5) 284,059
6) 456,142      Recreation Program ( 6) 315,659
(   866)      38,244,960 Total vote (   878)      40,167,894
 Vote 99—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   866)      21,164,900     (01) Salaries—established (   878) 21,594,899
6,327,789     (04) Salaries—temporary  3,108,605
4,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  17,376
1,580,803      (10) Travel expense  2,598,405
5,592,823      (20) Professional and special services  1,968,857
411,600     (30) Office expense  707,944
94,172      (35) Office furniture and equipment  122,896
212,513      (40) Advertising and publications  846,185
3,453,998     (50) Materials and supplies  3,937,576
423,485      (55) Motor vehicles  1,686,315
1,958,627     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  640,116
1,605,647     (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  1,151,302
793,028     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  1,040,053
551,510     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  1,600,624
217,500     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  297,500
315      (90) Other expenditure  543
6,147,750     (98) Recoveries—intra-ministry (Credit) 1,157,302
38,244,960 40,167,894
126
 Vote 100
REGIONAL FOREST AND RANGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Description
Management Program—Provides direction and control for application of approved forest and
range resource policies and programs in the six forest regions of the province, including the regional
manager, the regional staff managers, their salaries and expenses and those of their immediate staff.
Finance and Support Services Program—Provides co-ordination and monitoring for all finance
and support service activities throughout the forest regions, including the hiring and training of
personnel; the installation and maintenance of telecommunication systems; the acquisition and
maintenance of property, and overall budgeting and accounting services.
Harvesting Program—Provides co-ordination and monitoring for all inventory, planning, engineering, valuation and timber administration activities throughout the forest regions, including
administration of the forest road system, preparation of wood supply analyses and the five-year
harvesting plan alternatives.
Silviculture Program—Provides co-ordination and monitoring for all reforestation, intensive
silviculture and applied research activities in the forest regions including the allocation of Forest Act
section 88 finances and preparation of five-year silviculture plan alternatives.
Forest Protection Program—Provides co-ordination and monitoring for all fire suppression, fire
protection and pest management activities in the forest regions including the allocation of Forest Act
section 88 finances and preparation of five-year fire and pest management plan alternatives.
Range Program—Provides co-ordination and monitoring for all range management activities in
the forest regions on Crown provincial range lands, including the planning and implementation of
Agriculture and Rural Development Subsidiary Agreement (ARDSA) Programs and the preparation of
five-year range management plan alternatives.
Recreation Program—Provides co-ordination and monitoring for all recreation activities in the
forest regions outside parks, including representation of recreation interests and values in all development plans, construction of camp site equipment, and preparation of five-year recreation plan
alternatives.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
(     39)
1,295,647
(   338)
12,111,481
(   393)
16,583,797
(     81)
5,865,198
(      55)
5,378,861
(     25)
1,230,088
(      ID
797,268
(   942)
43,262,340
Management Program g,^.,.-,...™,.,..,
Finance and Support Services Program.
Harvesting Program	
Silviculture Program	
Forest Protection Program	
Range Program	
Recreation Program	
Total vote (   997)
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
$
(     41)
1,430,979
(   361)
13,818,718
(   413)
18,243,565
(     88)
5,355,824
(     57)
4,498,041
(     26)
1,478,079
(      11)
800,824
(   997)
45,626,030
 Vote 100—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   942)      20,256,347 (01) Salaries—established (   998) 24,883,915
6,327,789 (04) Salaries—temporary  8,793,845
1,580,803 (10) Travel expense ^  1,601,752
5,592,823 (20) Professional and special services  1,330,010
411,600 (30) Office expense  640,029
94,172 (35) Office furniture and equipment  184,362
212,513 (40) Advertising and publications  259,816
3,453,998 (50) Materials and supplies  4,849,143
423,484 (55) Motor vehicles  1,466
1,958,627 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,853,005
1,605,647 (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  1,800,958
793,028 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  85,794
551,509 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  1,053,805
— (90) Other expenditure  89,088
 — (98) Recoveries—intra-ministry (Credit) 1,800,958
43,262,340 45,626,030
128
 Vote 101
DISTRICT FOREST AND RANGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Description
Management Program—Provides supervision and control for implementation of approved forest
and range resource policies and programs in the 46 forest districts of the province, including the
district managers, operations superintendents, support services supervisors, their salaries and expenses and those of their immediate staff.
Finance and Support Services Program—Provides accounting and clerical services, telecommunications, transportation, supervision and storage of property, and maintenance of buildings and
equipment in provincial forest districts.
Harvesting Program—Provides ongoing timber inventories and cruises; timber appraisals and the
scaling of forest products; field administration of timber sales and harvesting permits including
progress and performance inspections; supervision of road construction and maintenance, and
collection of basic information for the preparation of five-year harvesting plan alternatives and annual
performance reports in provincial forest districts.
Silviculture Program—Provides collection of tree seed and planting of recently logged forest sites,
areas disturbed by wildfire, and selected areas which have not become restocked naturally; ongoing
tree regeneration surveys and plantation inspections; site preparation for reforestation projects;
harvesting and weeding of plantations; spacing of juvenile stands; forest fertilization; sanitation
spacing and conifer release projects; and the basic information for preparation of five-year silviculture
plan alternatives and annual performance reports for provincial forest districts.
Forest Protection Program—Provides fire prevention and fire hazard identification services;
operation of fire detection units on the ground and in the air; operation of fire communication systems;
training and direction of fire attack and control crews; ongoing insect and tree disease surveys and
control projects; and the basic information for preparation of five-year protection plan alternatives and
annual performance reports for provincial forest districts.
Range Program—Provides ongoing planning, direction, and control of the use of Crown provincial range lands including the implementation and maintenance of range improvements, performance
of range inventories and assessments, and the basic information for preparation of five-year range plan
alternatives and annual performance reports for provincial forest districts.
Recreation Program—Provides for the establishment and maintenance of recreation site facilities
and trails on Crown provincial lands outside of parks including collection of information on potential
or endangered recreation values, and recreation use; and the basic information for preparation of five-
year recreation plan alternatives and annual performance reports for provincial forest districts.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
(   185)
5,516,577
(   234)
7,598,595
(   573)
23,047,872
(   202)
10,278,076
(   129)
10,241,198
(     53)
2,154,788
(     33)
2,672,203
(1,409)
61,509,309
Management Program (   190)
286)
605)
217)
141)
55)
37)
5,960,752
7,990,198
21,512,731
9,223,987
9,067,217
2,237,496
2,718,465
Total vote (1,531)      58,710,846
Finance and Support Services Program.
Harvesting Program	
Silviculture Program	
Forest Protection Program..
Range Program i..._u^.j^...iu
Recreation Program	
129
 Vote 101—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,409)      30,834,646 (01) Salaries—established H,531) 36,898,324
8,437,053 (04) Salaries—temporary  10,yb5,4oy
2,107,737 (10) Travel expense  1,911,590
7,457,096 (20) Professional and special services  1,750,880
5481800 (30) Office expense  . 390,231
125,564 (35) Office furniture and equipment  92,312
283^352 (40) Advertising and publications  78,436
4,605,332 (50) Materials and supplies  2,220,355
564,646 (55) Motor vehicles  2,172
2,611,503 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  4,052,976
2,140,864 (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  2,981,544
1,057,370 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  30,975
735,346 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  183,444
— (90) Other expenditure - - 143,742
  (98) Recoveries—intra-ministry (Credit) 2,981,544
61,509,309 58,710,846
Vote 102
RESERVOIRS
Description
This vote provides for the salvage of merchantable timber and the disposal of debris from pondage
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
3,856,488     Program expenditure  3,618,374
Less recoveries from British Columbia Hydro and
3,856,478                     Power Authority  3,618,364
10                   Total vote HM-c.' 10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
180,471      (04) Salaries—temporary  528,119
20,000     (10) Travel expense  67,006
(20) Professional and special services  828,000
30,000     (30) Office expense  10,860
5,750     (40) Advertising and publications  6,516
351,100     (50) Materials and supplies  211,267
1,569,167     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,869,300
—           (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  5,430
1,700,000     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  —
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  5,430
(90) Other expenditure  91,876
(98) Recoveries—intra-ministry (Credit) 5,430
3,856,478     (99) Recoveries (Credit) 3,618,364
 10 10
130
 Vote 103
FIRE SUPPRESSION PROGRAM
Description
This vote provides for the costs of fighting and extinguishing forest and range fires on Crown lands.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                           Estimates, 1981/82
 $ | $
7,717,500                    Total vote  8,418,971
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
378,000     (01) Salaries—established  319,850
696,150     (04) Salaries—temporary  1,178,002
19,950     (10) Travel expense  51,911
2,262,200     (20) Professional and special services  437,295
11,000     (30) Office expense  20,174
1,500     (35) Office furniture and equipment  14,053
7,450     (40) Advertising and publications  12,065
1,575,000     (50) Materials and supplies  820,131
2,162,500     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  4,802,358
21,000     (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  171,262
420,000     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  210,793
157,500     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  445,585
5,250     (90) Other expenditure  106,754
—          (98) Recoveries—intra-ministry (Credit) 171,262
7,717,500 8,418,971
Vote 104
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Building Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
3,156,000 Total vote        10,392,117
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,156,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers       10,392,117
131
 Vote 105
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing and
management system consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$      ... . . |*4 $
2,913,797 Total vote  6,160,063
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,913,797     (25) Data systems and processing         6,160,063
132
 MINISTRY
OF
HEALTH
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
106 Minister's Office  136
107 Administration and Support Services  137
108 Preventive Services  139
109 Direct Community Care Services  141
110 Hospital Programs  143
111 Medical Services Commission  144
112 Emergency Health Services Commission  144
113 Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission  145
114 Alcohol and Drug Commission  146
115 Building Occupancy Charges „-. :..*;  146
116 Computer and Consulting Charges  147
133
  MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $               No.                                                                                   Staff $
6)            165,162    106   Minister's Office (        6) 205,728
Administration and Support Services (   669) 21,954,338
Preventive Services (1,316) 50,339,865
Direct Community Care Services (3,603) 336,349,487
Hospital Programs (   217) 1,043,175,935
Medical Services Commission ,.,  451,814,000
Emergency Health Services Commission  40,644,450
Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission (   187) 6,235,795
Alcohol and Drug Commission (   355) 10
Building Occupancy Charges  31,613,182
Computer and Consulting Charges  2,944,110
1350,358,339 1,985,276,900
Less efficiencies achieved to control
—                         government growth  10,200,000
( 646)
19,025,538
107
(1,296)
41,525,910
108
(3,519)
263,318,691
109
( 215)
795,254,313
110
345,837,500
111
34,071,000
112
( 187)
5,126,889
113
( 361)
12,797,336
114
30,919,000
115
2,317,000
116
(6,230) 1350,358,339 Total of ministry (6,353) 1,975,076,900
135
 Vote 106
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Health, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       6) 165,162 Total vote (        6) 205,728
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6)            118,866     (01) Salaries—established (        6) 126,728
13,354      (04) Salaries—temporary  30,000
21,942      (10) Travel expense  34,000
8,000     (30) Office expense  13,000
500     (35) Office furniture and equipment  500
500     (50) Materials and supplies LLL". 1,500
 2,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      —
165,162 205,728
136
 Vote 107
ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Description
Deputy Minister's Office—Provides executive direction for the ministry, including funds for use
in the ministry's program of development and promotion of better health.
Executive Support Services—Provides executive direction for institutional and professional services and for direct community care services.
Financial Services—Provides for the direction, co-ordination and planning of the ministry's
financial activities as well as direct accounting services for community health and certain other
programs.
Management Services—Provides management services to evaluate existing and proposed operations and procedures, and provides central liaison with the British Columbia Buildings Corporation.
The Support Services Centre provides central logistic and printing functions for the ministry and field,
and other miscellaneous services for headquarters staff.
Personnel Division—Provides staff recruitment, labour relations, staff development and negotiation service plus funding for employee relations costs.
Data Processing and Management Information—Provides for computer and systems review,
evaluation of the ministry's programs and liaison with the British Columbia Systems Corporation.
Hearing Aid Regulation Act—Provides for registration and licensing of hearing aid dealers and
consultants.
Health Promotion and Information—Plans and implements health information programs for the
public; provides for the planning, implementation and evaluation of an applied nutritional and health
education program; provides agency funding for related programs; provides a broad occupational
health program to the public servants of British Columbia and some Crown corporations, and provides
an advisory service on matters of occupational safety, health and pollution to private industry and the
public. The audio-visual production centre is now included in the Ministry of Provincial Secretary and
Government Services.
Planning and Development—Responsible for the co-ordination and direction of the ministry's
planning and development activities and provides registrar services of vital statistics.
Supply and Services—Provides linen service in the Lower Mainland and Victoria, maintenance of
hospital equipment, furnishings and an escort and transportation service.
Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Deputy Minister's Office ( 8) 1,010,696
Executive support services ( 6) 370,199
Financial services ( 38) 846,073
Management services ( 29) 1,132,386
Personnel Division ( 39) 1,715,906
Data processing and management information ( 17) 497,400
Hearing Aid Regulation Act ( 1) 26,276
Health promotion and information ( 72) 4,200,555
Less recoveries	
Planning and development ( 114) 3,413,666
Supply and services ( 345) 18,847,893
Less recoveries  10,106,712
Total vote                                          ( 669) 21,954,338
Estimj
ted, 1980/81
Staff
$
(        7)
1,079,076
(       9)
341,090
(      26)
489,339
(     26)
945,657
(     33)
1,440,468
(      11)
338,991
(        1)
25,952
(     69)
3,646,105
5,000
(    114)
3,023,411
(   350)
14,046,449
6,346,000
(   646)
19,025,538
137
 Vote 107—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   646)      12,465,788     (01) Salaries—established (   669) 14,190,850
761,430     (04) Salaries—temporary  1,299,663
58,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  57,550
756,250     (10) Travel expense  978,589
1,527,500     (20) Professional and special services  1,566,706
337,600     (30) Office expense  749,800
163,670     (35) Office furniture and equipment  143,131
576,000     (40) Advertising and publications  732,804
7,180,100     (50) Materials and supplies  10,685,177
125,000     (55) Motor vehicles  151,800
33,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  29,280
486,200     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  550,700
906,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  925,000
6,351,000     (99) Recoveries for materials and supplies (Credit) 10,106,712
19,025,538 21,954,338
138
 Vote 108
PREVENTIVE SERVICES
Description
Headquarters—preventive services—Provides for salaries and expenses of headquarters staff not
assigned to specific programs.
Field administration—Provides for administrative services, supplies support services vehicle
operation for health district programs which are common to two or more programs.
Public Health Nursing—Provides for community health services. Public health nurses deliver
direct health care to persons of all ages and circumstances in a variety of settings. Emphasis is on
prevention, health education and health promotion. Services include perinatal, infant, pre-school and
school programs, adult care, geriatric services, epidemiology, communicable disease control and
other services related to early identification, facilitation of treatment and follow-up of health
programs.
Speech and hearing service— Provides for an accountable speech pathology service to the people
of British Columbia in order to resolve or measurably reduce the effect of individual communication
disorders and delivers service through public health units and schools in co-operation with other
provincial and federal ministries. The division emphasizes prevention of communication disorders
and problems secondary to speech and hearing disorders.
Public Health Inspection—Administration of the Health Act and various regulations and standards related to environmental health, includes regulations dealing with food premises, swimming
pools, water, supplies, housing, small sewage disposal systems, community care facilities and general
sanitation.
Dental Health Services—Provides dental health care throughout the province by means of dental
staff located in health units, and provides financial assistance to agencies and persons to promote good
dental care or to provide dental services on behalf of the ministry.
Epidemiology—Responsible for the purchase, distribution, and control of the province's vaccine
inventory. Staff act as consultants in planning, development and evaluation of strategies for the
prevention and control of disease.
Grants—Health Services—Provides grants for the del ivery of public health services to the Capital
Regional District and municipalities in Greater Vancouver.
Vancouver Bureau—A Vancouver-based office which is responsible for the distribution of
pharmacy products to clients of certain programs, and maintenance of the provincial health building;
provides laboratory services for the diagnosis and control of communicable disease and acts as the
medical microbiology reference and referral centre for British Columbia; provides for a central control
service for the inter-change of venereal disease information; operates a main clinic in Vancouver and
provides policy procedures for the control of these infections throughout the province; provides
equipment, supplies, medications and trained assistance to patients with renal failure, cronhn's
disease, hemophilia; provides rehabilitative medical services and vocational training to those who
suffer a physical, mental, or social handicap which prevents their seeking and obtaining gainful
employment; directs the discovery of new active cases of tuberculosis and their treatment by either
divisional or private physicians; maintains a preventive and informational service; conducts statistical
reviews; arranges special skin testing and X-rays where indicated; supervises the distribution of
antimicrobial drugs; maintains a central registry and directs a contact tracing service.
Refugee Settlement Program—Provides for health costs related to immigrant refugees.
139
 Vote 108—Continued
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
(      11)            386,236      Headquarters—Preventive Services (      11) 377,665
(   326)        7,508,820     Field administration (   327) 8,076,081
(   405)        9,171,453     Public health nursing (   405) 11,735,070
(   110)        3,722,339     Speech and hearing service (   108) 3,749,005
(     99)        2,613,301      Public health inspection (     98) 2,767,203
(     55)         1,637,428      Dental health services (     71) 2,092,249
(       3)        1,114,076     Epidemiology (        3) 1,264,888
60,000         Less recoveries  —
4,093,195      Grants—health services  5,539,096
(   287)      11,339,062     Vancouver Bureau (   293) 13,538,608
—          Refugee settlement program  1,200,000
(1,296)      41,525,910                     Total vote (1,316) 50,339,865
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,296)      26,416,795      (01) Salaries—established (1,316) 30,777,325
932,100     (04) Salaries—temporary  1,264,424
1,320,000     (10) Travel expense  1,566,436
1,340,000     (20) Professional and special services  2,549,475
389,855      (30) Office expense  449,234
361,065      (35) Office furniture and equipment  257,010
85,000     (40) Advertising and publications  86,500
5,004,000     (50) Materials and supplies  5,992,291
408,500     (55) Motor vehicles  466,444
10,400     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  13,500
409,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  568,830
4,909,195     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  6,348,396
60,000     (99) Recoveries (Credit) —
41,525,910 50,339,865
140
Jl
 Vote 109
DIRECT COMMUNITY CARE SERVICES
Description
Executive and Clerical Care Services—Provides for salaries and expenses of headquarters staff not
assigned to specific programs.
Grants—Special care services—Provides funds to support agencies providing general and mental
health related services. These agencies provide an extension of the ministry's programs, including
assistance to individuals who incur excessive medical and related costs not covered by existing plans
as well as assistance to isolated communities. Provides for staff to evaluate and administer the use of
the funds.
Community Care Facilities Licensing Boards—Provides for the administration of the Community
Care Facility Act and the licensing of adult and child care facilities thereunder, and ensures that preschool teachers have suitable qualifications. The two boards (adult care and child care) also administer legislation and assess the need for additional and improved facilities for personal care and
intermediate care.
Long Term Care Program—Provides for administrative expenses, benefits, payments for services
and grants, contributions and subsidies for those people who cannot live without help because of
health-related problems but do not warrant care in an acute-care hospital, care may be provided in the
home, a community care facility or an extended-care hospital.
Home Care Services—Provides and assists in the co-ordination of health care services to ill or
handicapped residents of British Columbia whose physical, social and emotional needs can be met
responsibly and safely within the home environment, and provides care to persons of all ages with
both acute and chronic conditions. Patients are admitted to the program from hospitals and the
community.
Community Physiotherapy Program—Provides community-based physiotherapy and other rehabilitation services to acute chronically ill and disabled patients, clients, and potential clients
referred through home care, long term care and preventive programs, by direct treatment, maintenance, follow-up, assessment, education, and consultation in association with other programs based
in hospitals, clinics, schools, agencies and care facilities.
Va//eyv7ew Hospital—Provides assessment and treatment services for psycho-geriatric long term
care clients, and provides specialized in-patient care for psycho-geriatric clients who are not suitable
for placement in community facilities, who may be discharged from acute-care hospitals.
Dellview Hospital—Provides in-patient care for psycho-geriatric long term care clients, and
education and preventive programs in association with home care, long term care and public health
and local resources.
Pearson Hospital—Provide in-patient services for extended care, tuberculosis and polio-respiratory patients and a therapeutic out-patient program to prevent or delay the admission of people who
have qualified for intermediate or extended care.
Mental Health Services—Provides for diagnostic, consultative and treatment services to mentally
ill persons and for the development and implementation of a wide variety of community based
programs; provides specialized adult residential care supervised by mental health staff, for mentally
disordered persons in the community; operates a family and children's clinic, a psychological
education clinic for working with children within the school system, and a residential treatment centre
for adolescents with psychological, social and learning problems; provides mental health services for
adults and children residing in Burnaby; provides funds to support agencies providing health related
services as an extension of the ministry's programs, and provides in-patient care (through the
Riverview Hospital) for the acute and chronic psychiatric patient under the provisions of the Mental
Health Act, including consultative and support services to community-based programs and acute
psychiatric units.
141
 (3,519)    263,318,691
Vote 109—Continued
Estimated, 1980/81                                         Activity                                           Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $   Staff $
— Executive and clerical-care services (       2) 120,312
(       4)        5,427,265 Grants—special care services (       4) 6,985,636
(       7)           373,348 Community care facilities licensing boards (       7) 431,711
(   120)    161,972,984 Long term care program (   119) 212,853,918
(   260)      11,127,394 Home care program (   260) 15,419,004
(     26)            621,398 Community physiotherapy program (     26) 639,554
(   510)      13,615,558 Valleyview Hospital (   510) 16,448,244
(   120)        2,944,888 Dellview Hospital (    111) 3,405,394
(   368)        8,252,230 Pearson Hospital (   365) 9,421,697
(2,104)      58,983,626 Mental health services (2,199) 70,624,017
Total vote (3,603) 336,349,487
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(3,519)      69,390,221 (01) Salaries—established (3,603) 82,466,267
5,578,268 (04) Salaries—temporary  7,971,563
11,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  11,000
1,122,500 (10) Travel expense  1,351,133
4,800,500 (20) Professional and special services  5,979,245
307,945 (30) Office expense  324,331
231,025 (35) Office furniture and equipment  296,693
42,500 (40) Advertising and publications  11,371
9,403,079 (50) Materials and supplies  10,539,576
76,000 (55) Motor vehicles  123,500
7,500 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  25,112
603,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment „efo.  736,300
171,740,653 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  226,509,896
 4,500 (90) Other expenditure  3,500
263,318,691 336,349,487
142
 Vote 110
HOSPITAL PROGRAMS
Description
This vote provides for the costs of administration and provision of both in-patient and out-patient
hospital benefits and provincial share of hospital construction and equipment costs. Three levels of inpatient care are benefits under the Hospital Insurance Act, namely, acute, rehabilitation and activation
and extended care. Out-patient services covered include emergency services for accidents and
sickness, day care treatment, diagnostic services and physiotherapy.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(   215)        5,681,313 Administration (   217) 7,256,765
744,223,000 Grants to hospitals—operating          979,079,170
32,350,000 Grants to hospitals—capital  41,840,000
13,000,000 Grants to hospitals—equipment  15,000,000
(   215)    795,254,313 Total vote (   217)1,043,175,935
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   215)        4,718,313 (01) Salaries—established (   217) 5,284,008
99,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  163,000
10,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  10,000
300,000 (10) Travel expense  412,500
323,000 (20) Professional and special services  1,087,797
165,000 (30) Office expense  168,500
40,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment.  29,140
20,000 (40) Advertising and publications  70,000
— (50) Materials and supplies  8,320
6,000 (55) Motor vehicles ^A.Jbc  14,000
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  8,000
789,573,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies 1,035,919,170
— (90) Other expenditure  1,500
795,254,313 1,043,175,935
143
 Vote 111
MEDICAL SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
The Commission provides administration of the Medical Services Plan, collects premiums from
the subscribers, and pays the cost of the insured medical care of the province to participating
practitioners mainly on a fee-for-service basis, but also on a salaried or sessional basis. This vote
covers the province's subsidies of premiums for low-income residents and any deficiencies not
covered by premiums or other revenues. In addition, this vote provides for the administration of the
Dental Care Plan payments for insured services rendered to the entitled residents of the province.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
n $
345,837,500     Medical Services Plan     377,200,000
— Dental Care Plan       74,614,000
345,837,500 Total vote     451,814,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
345,837,500     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies     451,814,000
Vote 112
EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides for a ground and air ambulance service throughout the province. The
commission operates a plant for the construction of ambulances; conducts training courses for
emergency medical assistants and paramedic crews; conducts and co-ordinates basic instruction in
first-aid and cardio pulmonary resuscitation throughout the province; advises on emergency department standards of care and physical planning in acute care hospitals, and co-ordinates the ministry's
responsibilities in disaster planning.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
34,071,000 Total vote       40,644,450
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(10) Travel expense  325,200
25,410,000     (20) Professional and special services          30,495,366
195,000     (30) Office expense  154,000
22,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  26,000
5,000     (40) Advertising and publications  5,000
2,184,500     (50) Materials and supplies  2,291,000
1,109,000     (55) Motor vehicles  593,400
661,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  751,000
15,000     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  —
757,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  910,000
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  37,000
3,912,500     (90) Other expenditure  5,281,484
(99) Recoveries from the Workers' Compensation rebates
200,000                   and insurance claims (Credit) 225,000
34,071,000 40,644,450
144
 Vote 113
FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides for forensic psychiatric services to the courts and justice agencies in the
province on an in-patient, out-patient and consultative basis.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                               Staff $
(   187)        5,126,889 Total vote (   187) 6,235,795
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   187)        3,716,196     (01) Salaries—established (   187) 4,341,443
264,193     (04) Salaries—temporary  292,988
—          (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  14,300
47,000      (10) Travel expense  56,639
766,000     (20) Professional and special services  1,178,680
31,000     (30) Office expense  30,956
9,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  15,000
1,000     (40) Advertising and publications  —
191,500     (50) Materials and supplies  229,500
10,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  10,000
40,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  10,289
51,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  56,000
5,126,889 6,235,795
145
 Vote 114
ALCOHOL AND DRUG COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides assessment and treatment programs to rehabilitate individuals dependant on
alcohol, narcotic or controlled drugs through a wide variety of programs offered in community clinics
and through residential treatment centres.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $ Staff $
(   361)      15,597,336     Alcohol and Drug Commission (   355) 18,392,285
2,800,000         Less recoveries (Credit) 18,392,275
(   361)      12,797,336 Total vote (   355) 10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   361)        7,198,367     (01) Salaries—established (   355) 7,960,410
715,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  1,246,637
167,000     (10) Travel expense  176,441
610,000     (20) Professional and special services  530,615
123,000     (30) Office expense  137,349
5,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  23,190
—          (40) Advertising and publications  8,500
705,000     (50) Materials and supplies  700,249
2,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,900
20,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  57,997
6,051,969     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  7,548,997
(99) Recoveries from Drug, Alcohol and Cigarette Educa-
2,800,000                   tion, Prevention and Rehabilitation Fund (Credit) 18,392,275
12,797,336 10
Vote 115
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
30,919,000 Total vote       31,613,182
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
30,919,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      31,613,182
146
 Vote 116
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
2,317,000 Total vote  2,944,110
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,317,000     (25) Data systems and processing        2,944,110
147
  MINISTRY
OF
HUMAN RESOURCES
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
117 Minister's Office  152
118 Direct Community Services and Administrative Support  153
119 Services for Families and Children  154
120 Health Services  155
121 Community Projects  155
122 G.A.I.N. Programs  156
123 Special Programs for the Retarded  157
124 Building Occupancy Charges  157
125 Computer and Consulting Charges  158
149
  MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(       8)
212,051
117
118
(3,042)
73,702,067
(   269)
87,159,254
119
71,279,283
120
21,945,031
121
(      11)
433,603,501
122
(1,500)
52,111,454
123
17,569,000
124
5,364,000
125
762,945,641
(4,830)
762,945,641
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office (       8) 233,936
Direct Community Services and Administrative
Support (3,161) 85,100,643
Services for Families and Children (   342) 103,554,638
Health Services  72,947,243
Community Projects  26,409,217
G.A.I.N. Programs (      13) 467,150,397
Special Programs for the Retarded (1,509) 60,615,917
Building Occupancy Charges  21,601,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  6,458,500
844,071,491
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth  8,000,000
Total of ministry (5,033) 836,071,491
151
 Vote 117
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Human Resources, including her salary and
expenses and those of her immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ ;^* Staff $
(       8) 212,051 Total vote      (       8) 233,936
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       8)           132,221 (01) Salaries—established (       8) 146,206
14,500 (04) Salaries—temporary  8,770
28,600 (10) Travel expense 1.'.  22,420
500 (20) Professional and special services ~„J_ 500
32,730 (30) Office expense  53,410
2,900 (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,000
 600 (50) Materials and supplies      630
212,051 233,936
152
 Vote 118
DIRECT COMMUNITY SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Description
This vote provides for direct services to people throughout the province through local offices
staffed with employees trained in identifying the services most suited to each individual. It also
provides for the central direction and support services for the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
(     25)           746,064     Ministry Executive (     34) 1,203,314
(   431)      12,739,800     Administrative and Program Support Staff (   472) 16,302,233
(2,586)      60,216,203      Field Operations (2,655) 67,595,096
(3,042)      73,202,067                     Total vote (3,161) 85,100,643
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(3,042)      61,252,090     (01) Salaries—established (3,161) 69,540,940
3,914,530     (04) Salaries—temporary  5,461,304
3,279,158     (10) Travel expense  4,020,620
1,674,482     (20) Professional and special services  1,985,967
1,681,076     (30) Office expense  1,906,996
431,594     (35) Office furniture and equipment  671,015
475,200     (40) Advertising and publications  513,216
252,284     (50) Materials and supplies  237,395
588,000     (55) Motor vehicles  567,500
500     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  48,780
30,230     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  46,590
122,416     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
 507     (90) Other expenditure  100,320
73,702,067 85,100,643
153
 Vote 119
SERVICES FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
Description
Adoptions, foster homes and child care resources—Provides a spectrum of services for those
children not able to remain with their own families and homes. It also provides for the purchase of any
goods or services necessary for the well-being of any child under care of the Superintendent of Child
Welfare.
Family support services—Provides a spectrum of services offering support to children and
families within the context of their own home and community. These services provide the support and
intervention necessary to enable children to remain with their own families. (This activity amalgamates the previous activities called rehabilitation resources program, special services to children,
child day care, infant development, youth incentive program and family support homemaker
services.)
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
Adoptions, foster homes and child care resources
(   201)      50,292,130 (net of recoveries) (   265)      59,750,290
(     68)      36,867,124      Family support services (      77)      43,804,348
(   269)      87,159,254 Total vote (   342)    103,554,638
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   269)        5,196,509 (01) Salaries—established (   342) 7,434,000
869,016 (04) Salaries—temporary S£c 1,190,927
158,864 (10) Travel expense afci.  192,926
41,015,916 (20) Professional and special services..^* .=:..,.  51,484,518
34,763 (30) Office expense  42,063
20,394 (35) Office furniture and equipment "d  147,859
83,290 (40) Advertising and publications jii*Zi* 123,459
531,444 (50) Materials and supplies z  603,790
(55) Motor vehicles  50,000
6,760 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  10,938
69,148 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  76,309
40,911,797 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  44,197,849
1,738,647 (99) RecoveriesfromHealthandWelfareCanadarefamily
                 allowances (Credit) 2,000,000
87,159,254 103,554,638
154
J
 Vote 120
HEALTH SERVICES
Description
Pharmacare Program—Provides a subsidy toward the cost of drugs for residents of British
Columbia.
Health Care Program—Provides for the health needs of recipients of G.A.I.N. programs and
Children-in-Care.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
55,105,400     Pharmacare Program  65 rjoo 000
16,173,883     Health Care Program  7 947243
71,279,283      jf£          Total vote  72,947,243
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
71,279,283     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  72,947,243
Vote 121
COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Description
Community Grants Program—Provides grant and purchase of service funding to nonprofit
societies to provide community-based services that complement and supplement client and ministry
needs.
Residential Care—Provides for the cost of community-based residential care and service for the
physically handicapped, retarded and those needing short-term rehabilitation.
Seniors Counselling Service—Volunteer senior citizens are available to other senior citizens to
discuss issues of concern and to assist in obtaining access to services and resources.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
7,533,556     Community Grants Program         8,628,447
14,173,690     Residential care (net of recoveries)       17,468,035
237,785     Seniors Counselling Service  312,735
21,945,031 Total vote       26,409,217
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
5,149,992     (20) Professional and special services         7,682,375
17,295,039     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies       19,326,842
100,000     (90) Other expenditure	
600,000     (99) Recoveries from the Public Trustee (Credit) 600,000
21,945,031 26,409,217
155
 Vote 122
G.A.I.N. PROGRAMS
Description
Income Assistance and Handicapped Benefits—Provides financial assistance to British Columbians unable to provide a basic standard of living for themselves and a minimum guaranteed income
for handicapped persons. Special allowances are also available to meet special needs.
Adult Rehabilitation Services—Provides opportunities for persons who are on income assistance
or who are handicapped to receive training and rehabilitation services.
Seniors Supplement—Provides an additional monthly benefit to senior citizens who are in receipt
of Federal Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement, or the Federal Spouse's Allowance,
to ensure a minimum guaranteed income.
Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters—Provides rental assistance to senior citizens based upon a
reasonable distribution of income and rent.
Renters' Tax Credit— Provides financial benefits to any British Columbian over the age of 16 years
with limited or no taxable income and who pays rent for his/her principal residence. By arrangement
with the Federal Government, this benefit is claimed at the time annual income tax returns are filed.
Bus Pass Program—Provides a subsidized bus pass to handicapped persons who qualify for
G.A.I.N. benefits, persons aged 60 to 64 who receive G.A.I.N. benefits, and senior citizens who
receive the Federal Guaranteed Income Supplement.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     10)    363,300,755 Income Assistance and Handicapped Benefits (     11) 395,369,000
(        1)      12,402,746 Adult Rehabilitation Services (        2) 14,561,397
24,700,000 Seniors Supplement  25,500,000
9,200,000 S.A.F.E.R  9,000,000
24,000,000 Renters' Tax Credit  20,500,000
— Bus Pass Program  2,220,000
(      11)    433,603,501                     Total vote ,_^. „*. (     13) 467,150,397
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     11)           277,657 (01) Salaries—established tlis (     13) 341,095
299,891 (04) Salaries—temporary  364,443
20,202 (10) Travel expense ,18  83,061
80,002 (20) Professional and special services -..u'-xi 113,478
5,183 (30) Office expense  6,403
2,059 (35) Office furniture and equipment [...:..:. ■           2,505
60,399 (50) Materials and supplies  74,364
80,162 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers .'.'.™ii£. 74,188
28,470 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment .'.'U^EW, 66,429
432,749,476 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  466,024,431
433,603,501 467,150,397
156
 Vote 123
SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR THE RETARDED
Description
This vote provides for the costs of operating three institutions—Woodlands, Tranquille and
Glendale—which provide residential care, nursing care, and special schooling for retarded children
and adults.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                               Staff $
(1,025)      28,880,336     Woodlands (1,034) 34,398,661
(   475)      12,156,520     Tranquille (   475) 13,892,321
11,074,598      Glendale  12,324,935
(1,500)      52,111,454 Total vote (1,509) 60,615,917
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,500)      28,322,006     (01) Salaries—established (1,509) 33,159,193
5,430,330     (04) Salaries—temporary  6,913,053
156,691      (10) Travel expense  212,999
1,828,084     (20) Professional and special services  1,632,462
111,215      (30) Office expense  175,854
49,469     (35) Office furniture and equipment  52,538
1,821      (40) Advertising and publications  4,221
4,211,464     (50) Materials and supplies  5,073,926
60,475      (55) Motor vehicles  93,573
10,705     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  10,448
515,431      (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  564,331
11,380,188     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  12,687,047
33,575      (90) Other expenditure  36,272
52,111,454 60,615,917
Vote 124
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
17,569,000 Total vote       21,601,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
17,569,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      21,601,000
157
 Vote 125
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
5,364,000 Total vote ..^         6,458,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
5,364,000     (25) Data systems and processing         6,458,500
158
J
 MINISTRY
OF
INDUSTRY AND SMALL BUSINESS
DEVELOPMENT
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
126 Minister's Office   162
127 Administration   163
128 Trade and Industry Division   164
129 Program Implementation and Co-ordination   164
130 Small Business Services   165
131 Grants   165
132 North East Coal Development :,   166
133 British Columbia Railway—Debt Servicing   166
134 Federal-Provincial Shared Cost Programs   166
135 Building Occupancy Charges   167
136 Computer and Consulting Charges   167
159
  MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND SMALL BUSIES DEVELOPMENT
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        7)
187,509
126
(      76)
4,181,903
127
(     31)
3,104,280
128
(     26)
1,281,020
129
(        9)
2,031,695
130
5,765,500
131
—
132
—
133
41,032,000
134
715,000
135
849,000
136
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office (       7) 204,312
Administration (     77) 5,067,086
Trade and Industry Division (     31) 3,681,067
Program Implementation and Co-ordination...(     31) 5,383,039
Small Business Services (       4) 1,233,035
Grants  7,112,500
North East Coal Development  22,930,000
British Columbia Railway—Debt Servicing  70,000,000
Federal-Provincial Shared Cost Programs  29,895,806
Building Occupancy Charges  1,027,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  913,800
59,147,907 147,447,645
Less efficiencies achieved to control
—                         government growth  400,000
(   149)      59,147,907 Total of ministry (   150)    147,047,645
161
 Vote 126
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Industry and Small Business Development,
including his salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
$
Staff
$
(        7)
187,509
 (        7)
204,312
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)           140,009     (01) Salaries—established (       7) 150,812
39,000     (10) Travel expense  45,000
8,000     (30) Office expense  8,000
 500     (35) Office furniture and equipment £'„      500
187,509 204,312
162
 Vote 127
ADMINISTRATION
Description
General administration includes the Deputy Minister's Office and provides executive direction
for the ministry as well as administrative services to the operating branches of the ministry.
Central Statistics Bureau provides statistical information and analytical support for the ministry,
other agencies of the province and in certain cases for the business community.
Economic Analysis and Research Bureau is responsible for performing specific sectoral and
regional analyses and developing appropriate sector strategies for carrying out the economic plans and
policies of the province.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $       II Staff $
(     18) 993,610     General administration (     23)        1,130,463
(     22)        1,272,786     Central Statistics Bureau (     22)        1,893,109
(     36)        1,915,507     Economic Analysis and Research Bureau (     32)        2,043,514
(     76)        4,181,903 Total vote (     77)        5,067,086
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     76)        1,914,062 (01) Salaries—established (     77) 2,151,149
828,091 (04) Salaries—temporary  1,019,101
51,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  —
253,350 (10) Travel expense  150,586
690,000 (20) Professional and special services  1,352,075
151,000 (30) Office expense  168,350
41,400 (35) Office furniture and equipment  22,125
120,000 (40) Advertising and publications  147,000
50,000 (50) Materials and supplies  43,700
7,000 (55) Motor vehicles  8,000
36,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers .'.	
5,000 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  5,000
35,000 (90) Other expenditure  —
4,181,903 5,067,086
163
 Vote 128 TRADE AND INDUSTRY DIVISION
Description
This division provides a wide range of market development and promotional programs designed
to assist existing businesses, encourage new industry and develop trade in British Columbia.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff
Staff $
(     31)        3,104,280                   Total vote -J.'. (     31) 3,681,067
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     31)           844,228 (01) Salaries—established (     31) 936,932
— (03) Salaries—British citizens  33,096
223,152 (04) Salaries—temporary  365,656
  (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  23,000
147,600 (10) Travel expense  180,175
250,000 (20) Professional and special services  259,664
64,800 (30) Office expense  131,904
5,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  8,500
571,000 (40) Advertising and publications  676,200
10,000 (50) Materials and supplies  8,440
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers .,..  22,000
200,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  175,000
788,500 (90) Other expenditure  860,500
3,104,280 3,681,067
Vote 129
PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND CO-ORDINATION
Description
This division designs, develops, negotiates and implements federal-provincial and joint government-industry economic development programs and conducts project and program analyses, particularly of a financial and economic nature.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     26) 1,281,020 Total vote (     31) 5,383,039
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     26)           666,288 (01) Salaries—established (     31) 907,096
383,832 (04) Salaries—temporary  903,533
80,000 (10) Travel expense  155,250
60,000 (20) Professional and special services  170,000
59,900 (30) Office expense  68,650
21,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  9,510
10,000 (50) Materials and supplies  8,000
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  3,161,000
1,281,020 5,383,039
164
 Vote 130
SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES
Description
Small Business Services works to support, strengthen and stimulate small enterprise activities in
all industry sectors in the province.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                               Staff $
(       9)         2,031,695       "          Total vote (        4) 1,233,035
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       9)           235,630     (01) Salaries—established (       4) 121,142
623,810     (04) Salaries—temporary  364,581
187,125     (10) Travel expense  64,012
98,000     (20) Professional and special services  6,000
16,380     (30) Office expense  _1
24,990     (35) Office furniture and equipment  	
150,000     (40) Advertising and publications  —
17,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,000
678,760     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  675,300
2,031,695 1,233,035
Vote 131
GRANTS
Description
This vote provides for grants, contributions and subsidies in support of ministry objectives for
economic development.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
$                                           IB $
1,323,000     Co-operative Overseas Market Development Program  1,698,000
40,000     Canada West	
15,000     Junior Achievement  15,000
4,000,000     British Columbia Development Corporation  2,900,000
— Product Development Management Program  100,000
— Location Identification and Control System  506,000
387,500     Burns Lake Native Development Corporation  393,500
— West Coast Floating Drydock  1,500,000
5,765,500                     Total vote  7,112,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
5,765,500     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  _. I I '  >^l!
 Vote 132
NORTH EAST COAL DEVELOPMENT
Description
This vote provides funds for development of the province's northeast coal reserves.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
_J t
_ Total vote       22,930,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (90) Other expenditure       22,930,000
Vote 133
BRITISH COLUMBIA RAILWAY—DEBT SERVICING
Description
This vote provides funds to the British Columbia Railway Company to be applied to debt servicing
charges of the company.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
— Total vote       70,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies       70,000,000
Vote 134
FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL SHARED COST PROGRAMS
Description
This vote provides funding for economic development activities jointly funded by the Province of
British Columbia and the Government of Canada.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
41,032,000 Total vote ~.L       29,895,806
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,250,000 (20) Professional and special services  940,000
135,000 (40) Advertising and publications  145,000
9,750,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  10,935,806
29,897,000 (90) Other expenditure ...l.;-.'.:::.;;.'.L".,'.  17,875,000
41,032,000 29,895,806
166
 Vote 135
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
715,000 Total vote  1,027,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
715,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers         1,027,000
Vote 136
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
849,000 Total vote  913,800
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
849,000     (25) Data systems and processing  913,800
167
  MINISTRY
OF
INTERGOVERNMENTAL
RELATIONS
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
137 Minister's Office   172
138 Intergovernmental Relations   173
139 Building Occupancy Charges   173
169
  MINISTRY OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                 $                No.                                                                                         Staff $
(        5)            170,000    137   Minister's Office (        4) 123,656
(     38)        2,132,211    138   Intergovernmental Relations (     39) 2,455,662
112,000   139   Building Occupancy Charges  113,000
2,414,211 2,692,318
Less efficiencies achieved to control
—                         government growth  75,000
43)        2,414,211 Total of ministry (     43)        2,617,318
171
 Vote 137
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Intergovernmental Relations, including the
Minister's salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ i'';     ^   )£|       Staff $
(       5) 170,000 Total vote (       4) 123,656
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       5)           124,000 (01) Salaries—established (       4) 85,156
5,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  2,500
30,000 (10) Travel expense  25,000
5,000 (30) Office expense  5,000
3,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  3,000
3,000 (50) Materials and supplies  3,000
170,000 123,656
172
 Vote 138
INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
Description
Administration—-This program provides for the cost of administrative support and other services
of the ministry and for the facilitation of the Cabinet's committee system. It provides for the coordination and development of policies, strategies and activities regarding the province's relations
with other governments. It also provides for the co-ordination and development of British Columbia's
policies on proposals to reform federalism.
British Columbia House, Ottawa—This program provides for the operation and maintenance of
British Columbia House in Ottawa.
Agent General's Office, London—This program provides for the office of the Agent General,
including his salary and expenses and those of staff members.
British Columbia House, London—This program provides for the operation and maintenance of
British Columbia House in London and the provision of services to tenants.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     24)         1,117,076     Administration (     25) 1,296 082
(       5)           288,900     British Columbia House, Ottawa (       5) 245^676
(       9)           434,535     Agent General's Office, London (       9) 542,654
291,700     British Columbia House, London  371,250
(     38)         2,132,211 Total vote (     39) 2,455,662
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     38)           991,211      (01) Salaries—established (     39) 995,412
132,000     (03) Salaries—British citizens  148,000
35,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  61,000
77,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  156,000
250,000     (10) Travel expense  205,000
63,500     (20) Professional and special services  167,000
110,000     (30) Office expense  90,000
20,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  46,500
34,500      (40) Advertising and publications  55,500
159,500     (50) Materials and supplies  180,500
—           (55) Motor vehicles  12,000
50,300     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  31,250
95,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  250,000
114,200     (90) Other expenditure  57,500
2,132,211 2,455,662
Vote 139
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ ^ $
112,000 Total vote  113,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
112,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  113,000
173
  MINISTRY
OF
LABOUR
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
140 Minister's Office  178
141 Ministerial Management and Policy Development  179
142 Industrial Relations and Occupational Safety  180
143 Manpower  181
144 Safety Engineering  182
145 Human Rights Programs  183
146 Boards and Agencies  184
147 Building Occupancy Charges  185
148 Computer and Consulting Charges  185
175
  MINISTRY OF LABOUR
Summary
Estim
ated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        7)
155,758
140
141
(     61)
2,359,182
(   155)
4,370,446
142
(    126)
36,963,024
143
(   213)
6,789,701
144
(     24)
913,023
145
1,936,037
146
2,143,000
147
993,800
148
56,623,971
(   586)
56,623,971
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office	
Ministerial Management and Policy
Development	
Industrial Relations and Occupational Safety.
Manpower	
Safety Engineering	
Human Rights Programs	
Boards and Agencies	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
6)
65)
163)
140)
219)
25)
Total of ministry (   61 i
147,796
3,433,679
5,139,035
43,372,956
7,411,531
1,184,429
2,473,010
2,450,779
885,470
66,498,685
1,375,000
65,123,685
177
 Vote 140
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the administrative and operating expenditures for the office of the Minister
of Labour.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                      Staff $
(       7)           155,758                    Total vote       (       6) 147,796
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(        7)            126,658     (01) Salaries—established (        6) 116,796
17,900     (10) Travel expense  15,000
9,200     (30) Office expense  12,000
2,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  3,500
 — (50) Materials and supplies        500
155,758 147,796
178
 Vote 141
MINISTERIAL MANAGEMENT AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT
Description
This vote provides for the ministry's senior management and administrative staff, including the
offices of the Deputy Minister, Assistant Deputy Minister Administration and Safety Engineering,
Executive Advisor and the Construction Industry Co-ordinator. Major activities provided for in this vote
include the general ministry activities of finance, personnel, information services, policy, program
evaluation and research.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
( 14) 475,536 Ministerial management ( 13) 684,640
( 26) 1,211,548 Finance, personnel and information ( 28) 1,450,465
( 19) 563,638 Policy, program evaluation, research and systems.! 22) 1,189,684
( 2) 108,460 Construction Industry Programs ( 2) 108,890
(     61) 2,359,182 Total vote (     65)        3,433,679
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     61)        1,336,112 (01) Salaries—established (     65) 1,597,998
76,788 (04) Salaries—temporary  464,298
18,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  143,000
94,443 (10) Travel expense  290,570
154,939 (20) Professional and special services  152,052
58,267 (30) Office expense  129,575
22,172 (35) Office furniture and equipment  39,700
558,300 (40) Advertising and publications  602,436
10,161 (50) Materials and supplies  14,050
30,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies      —
2,359,182 3,433,679
179
 Vote 142
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
Description
This vote provides for the expenditures of the Assistant Deputy Minister and for the services to
labour and management groups pertaining to collective bargaining and mediation, safe environment
for persons in British Columbia by means of standards, education and inspection in commercial and
industrial establishments. The administration and implementation of employment standards, education programs and compensation advisory services are also included in this vote.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
4)
98)
14)
1)
27)
11)
(    155)
201,607
2,475,449
436,844
81,480
872,238
302,828
4,370,446
Executive ......aSi.-;.*
Employment Standards „msaij
Mediation Services :'!s.v.:.\..;!*.
Labour Education waS~	
Occupational Environment	
Compensation Advisory Services.
(   4)
136,846
( 103)
3,054,252
(  15)
584,893
(   1)
60,552
(  27)
887,700
(  13)
414,792
Total vote (   163)
5,139,035
(   155)
,553,093
28,400
80,000
375,670
93,896
87,250
51,237
6,695
51,205
10,000
33,000
4,370,446
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established .:;..;,	
(04) Salaries—temporary .>„	
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
(10) Travel expense ^„	
(20) Professional and special services	
(30) Office expense	
(35) Office furniture and equipment	
(50) Materials and supplies iiiUL..
(55) Motor vehicles	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment	
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
..(   163)
,182,596
105,174
449,824
106,500
152,860
47,781
6,000
72,300
1,000
15,000
5,139,035
180
 Vote 143
MANPOWER
Description
This vote provides for the expenditures of the Assistant Deputy Minister and the planning and
management of apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship and industrial training programs. The administration and implementation of the Employment Opportunity Programs, provincial programs pertaining to
immigration matters and trade schools are also included in this vote.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                                                                                                               Staff $
Executive (       2) 95,364
(     96)      14,914,782     Apprenticeship training programs (   109) 25,444,119
(     23)      21,614,099     Employment opportunity programs (     22) 17,089,193
Manpower consultative services, refugee
(       4)           347,484            settlement and immigration (       4) 535,966
(       3)             86,659     Trade schools administration (       3) 208,314
(   126)      36,963,024                     Total vote (   140) 43,372,956
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   126)        2,865,941      (01) Salaries—established (   140) 3,324,654
1,389,875     (04) Salaries—temporary  1,990,682
40,450     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  20,000
243,300     (10) Travel expense  327,620
56,930     (20) Professional and special services  135,550
236,594      (30) Office expense  362,438
56,854     (35) Office furniture and equipment  42,624
— (40) Advertising and publications  335,000
— (50) Materials and supplies  2,800
25,000     (55) Motor vehicles  32,000
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  150
20,257,683     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  22,787,645
11,790,397     (90) Other expenditure  14,011,793
36,963,024 43,372,956
181
 Vote 144
SAFETY ENGINEERING
Description
This vote provides for the programs of the Safety Engineering Division whose objective is the
provision of a safe living and working environment for persons in British Columbia by means of
standards, education and inspection in commercial and industrial establishments, and in the disciplines relating to boiler and pressure vessels, electrical, gas and elevating devices.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ III Staff $
(   213) 6,789,701 Total vote s*a-.... (   219) 7,411,531
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   213)       5,505,359 (01) Salaries—established (   219) 6,080,164
158,325 (04) Salaries—temporary  184,715
4,500 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts „™:. 2,500
467,902 (10) Travel expense  653,695
115,550 (20) Professional and special services  50,500
127,100 (30) Office expense  134,627
28,700 (35) Office furniture and equipment  34,780
138,100 (40) Advertising and publications  —
26,350 (50) Materials and supplies  30,750
177,000 (55) Motor vehicles.,.  197,000
3,400 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  3,500
36,450 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  39,300
 965 (90) Other expenditure ^      —
6,789,701 7,411,531
182
J
 Vote 145
HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAMS
Description
This vote provides for the various Human Rights Programs offered by the government, including
the administration of the Human Rights Code of British Columbia, the activities of the Human Rights
Commission, Human Rights Branch and Boards of Inquiry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
(     24)            913,023                     Total vote (     25) 1,184,429
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     24)           446,493     (01) Salaries—established (     25) 599,998
7,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  14,600
95,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  118,600
90,510     (10) Travel expense 1  146,900
211,000     (20) Professional and special services  144,000
27,100      (30) Office expense  52,136
27,420     (35) Office furniture and equipment  5,500
— (40) Advertising and publications  73,695
3,000     (50) Materials and supplies  9,000
5,500     (55) Motor vehicles  13,000
— (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies      7,000
913,023 1,184,429
183
 Vote 146
BOARDS AND AGENCIES
Description
This vote provides for the administration of the Labour Relations Board, the Essential Sen/ices
Advisory Agency, the Labour Standards Board and the Provincial Apprenticeship Board. Boards of
Review, an appellate agency structured in the Workers' Compensation Act to hear appeals against
decisions of the Workers' Compensation Board, is also included in this vote. Funds expended by the
government are recovered from the accident fund of the Workers' Compensation Act.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
1,694,027     Labour Relations Board u  2,015,500
197,000     Essential Services Advisory Agency  255,000
45,000     Employment Standards Board  100,500
944,625     Boards of Review—Expenditures  1,119,291
944,615 Less recoveries from the Workers' Compensation
Board  1,119,281
—          Provincial Apprenticeship Board  102,000
1,936,037                   Total vote  2,473,010
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,167,527     (04) Salaries—temporary ..„„  2,529,036
290,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  438,000
147,500     (10) Travel expense  266,355
55,000     (20) Professional and special services  135,000
62,875     (30) Office expense  100,900
40,650     (35) Office furniture and equipment  34,000
20,525      (40) Advertising and publications  6,000
13,000     (50) Materials and supplies  18,500
38,325     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  7,500
45,250     (90) Other expenditure  57,000
944,615     (99) Recoveries (Credit) 1,119,281
1,936,037 2,473,010
184
J
 Vote 147
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$  $
2,143,000 Total vote  2,450,779
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,143,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers         2,515,779
(99) Recoveries from the Workers' Compensation
— Board (Credit) 65,000
2,143,000 2,450,779
Vote 148
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
993,800 Total vote  885,470
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
993,800     (25) Data systems and processing  885,470
185
 I
 MINISTRY OF
LANDS, PARKS
AND HOUSING
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
149 Minister's Office  190
150 Administration  191
151 Lands and Housing  192
152 Parks and Outdoor Recreation  193
153 Ministry Enterprises  194
154 Building Occupancy Charges  194
155 Computer and Consulting Charges  195
187
  MINISTRY OF LANDS, PARKS AND HOUSING
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        7)
148,047
149
(   102)
3,785,108
150
(   478)
38,529,610
151
(   404)
21,989,022
152
(     24)
1,927,621
153
2,081,000
154
857,512
155
69,317,920
(1,015)
69,317,920
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office	
Administration	
Lands and Housing	
Parks and Outdoor Recreation	
Ministry Enterprises	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges..
6)
89)
549)
398)
19)
156,974
3,957,179
40,415,673
26,452,233
10
2,378,000
1,354,100
74,714,169
2,200,000
Total of ministry (1,061)      72,514,169
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
189
  MINISTRY
OF
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
156 Minister's Office  200
157 General Administration  201
158 Grants, Contributions and Subsidies  202
159 Revenue Sharing Fund  202
160 Central Ministry Services  203
161 Transit Services  203
162 Building Occupancy Charges  204
163 Computer and Consulting Charges  204
197
  MINISTRY OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81
Vote
Staff
$
No.
(        8)
165,465
156
(     91)
2,925,083
157
73,450,000
158
176,200,000
159
(      15)
445,382
160
77,765,000
161
348,000
162
49,000
163
331,347,930
(   114)
331,347,930
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Minister's Office (       8) 186,675
General Administration (   105) 3,426,275
Grants, Contributions and Subsidies  69,080,000
Revenue Sharing Fund  213,800,000
Central Ministry Services .7. (     17) 596,514
Transit Services  92,675,151
Building Occupancy Charges  504,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  143,750
380,412,365
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth  220,000
Total of ministry (   130) 380,192,365
199
 Vote 156
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Municipal Affairs, including his salary and
expenses and those of his immediate stafl
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Estimates,
Staff
1981/82
$
165,465
Total vote.
8)
186,675
143,315
12,000
9,650
500
165,465
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established ,'..'rl.
(10) Travel expense ...........	
(30) Office expense	
(35) Office furniture and equipment	
157,675
14,000
14,500
500
186,675
200
 Vote 157
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
Deputy Minister's Office—Provides executive direction for the ministry, including the offices of
the Deputy Minister, Assistant Deputy Minister and the Executive Officer.
Administrative Services—Provides general administrative review and processing of by-laws of
municipalities, regional districts, and improvement districts requiring provincial approval of registration. The program includes the review of municipal boundary revisions and the processing of land use
and related by-laws, and extends to general review of administrative practices and procedures of local
governments, together with special programs respecting building regulations and standards, and
metric conversion.
Financial Management—Provides financial analysis and review of municipal, regional district
and improvement district budgets, borrowing proposals, financial statements and financial returns,
The program extends to analysis and review of financial practices and procedures of local governments, together with the preparation of statistical data relating to all aspects of local government
finance.
Planning Services—Provides review, support and advancement of community and regional
planning processes in municipalities and regional districts. The program extends to the co-ordination
of provincial planning policies, proposals and initiatives with local government planning activities.
Islands Trust—Provides administration of the Islands Trust Act.
Education and Information Services—Provides for the development and co-ordination of local
government education and training programs, and ministry information services.
Downtown Revitalization Program—Provides administration of the Downtown Revitalization
Program.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     10)           326,073 Deputy Minister's office ( 8) 311,076
(     31)            812,277 Administrative services ( 33) 885,025
(     20)           513,046 Financial management ( 20) 564,495
|(     21)            839,173 Planning services ( 30) 1,087,302
(        9)            434,514 Islands Trust ( 8) 407,505
— Education and information services ( 2) 70,572
— Downtown Revitalization Program ( 4) 100,300
(     91) 2,925,083 Total vote (   105) 3,426,275
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
l(     91)        2,185,049 (01) Salaries—established (   105) 2,741,595
29,812 (04) Salaries—temporary f.. 49,004
61,600 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  77,700.
197,300 (10) Travel expense  204,300
223,500 (20) Professional and special services  105,000
59,600 (30) Office expense  60,476
10,930 (35) Office furniture and equipment  26,000
127,500 (40) Advertising and publications  140,000
5,292 (50) Materials and supplies  3,000
3,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  14,200
3,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment	
18,000 (90) Other expenditure  5,000
2,925,083 3,426,275
201
 Vote 158
GRANTS, CONTRIBUTIONS AND SUBSIDIES
Description
This vote provides for grants and subsidies under the provisions of the Municipal Aid Act, Home
Owner Grant Act and the Sewerage Assistance Act, together with grants and administrative aid in
deliver/ of the various municipal and regional district services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
 $ s
1,700,000 Local services to Provincial property 7..'.. 1,800,000
21,000,000 Municipal Governments Home Owner Grants  22,100,000
3,200,000 Unorganized Territory Home Owner Grants  3,400,000
400,000 General grants  2,280,000
15,150,000 Community service grants  25,200,000
— Less recoveries from the Federal Government (Credit) 25,200,000
1,000,000 Local community improvement project  150,000
29,500,000     Sewerage Assistance Act „       37,350,000
1,500,000     Neighbourhood Improvement Program         1,000,000
— Capital Programs—improvement districts         1,000,000
73,450,000 Total vote ^»_^i.^..™..™       69,080,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
73,450,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies      94,280,000
— (99) Recoveries (Credit)      25,200,000 j
73,450,000 69,080,000
Vote 159
REVENUE SHARING FUND
Description
This vote provides for the transfer of funds to the Revenue Sharing Fund in accordance with the j
provisions of the Revenue Sharing Act. Expenditures are made from the Revenue Sharing Fund in
respect to various grants and subsidies to municipalities and regional districts.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                   Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
176,200,000 Total vote 1,     213,800,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
176,200,000    •(90) Other expenditure     213,800,000
202
 Vote 160
CENTRAL MINISTRY SERVICES
Description
This vote provides for general services required by the ministry, including budget and financial
control functions, personnel, research and engineering services.
Activity
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                 "Wl                                                              Staff $
(       8)           173,427     Comptroller's Office (       8) 225,896
(        2)              59,273      Personnel (        2) 90J40
(       5)           212,682     Research (       5) 226^962
Engineering Services (        2) 53,516
(      15)            445,382 Total vote (     17) 596,514
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     15)           315,829     (01) Salaries—established (     17) 396,389
—          (04) Salaries—temporary  19,614
18,149     (10) Travel expense  53,000
79,000     (20) Professional and special services  45,000
26,100     (30) Office expense  70,837
3,804     (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,500
2,500     (40) Advertising and publications  9,174
445,382 596,514
Vote 161
TRANSIT SERVICES
Description
This vote provides funding for the Urban Transit Authority under the Urban Transit Authority Act,
the ministry's commitment and subsidies under the Transit Services Act and the provision of custom
i bus services.
Estimated, 1980/81
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
69,089,000     Urban Transit Authority  81,336,500
326,000     Custom bus service  1,085,651
8,350,000     Provincial transit subsidies  10,253,000
77,765,000                     Total vote  92,675,151
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
77,765,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  92,675,151
203
 Vote 162
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81
Estimates, 1981/82
$
348,000
Total vote..
504,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
348,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
504,000
Vote 163
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81
$
Estimates, 1981/82
$
49,000
Total vote..
143,750
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
49,000     (25) Data systems and processing	
143,750
204
 MINISTRY OF
PROVINCIAL SECRETARY
AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
164 Minister's Office  208
165 Administration  209
166 Culture, Heritage and Recreation  210
167 Government Services  212
168 Transpo'86  213
169 British Columbia Lottery Branch  213
170 Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation  214
171 Public Inquiries Act  214
172 Provincial Elections Branch  215
173 Government Employee Relations Bureau  216
174 Public Service Commission Administration  217
175 Salary and Benefits—Sundry Employees  218
— Public Service Adjudication Board  218
176 Superannuation Branch  219
177 Public Service Superannuation and Retirement Benefits  220
178 Legislative Assembly Allowances and Pension Act  220
179 Employee Benefits  221
180 Government Information Services  222
181 Building Occupancy Charges  222
182 Computer and Consulting Charges  223
205
  MINISTRY OF PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ No. Staff $
(       7)           165,770 164   Minister's Office (       7) 195,103
(     75)        4,762,050 165   Administration (     82) 5,193^418
(   312)      23,375,403 166   Culture, Heritage and Recreation (   322) 31,111,492
(   205)      11,816,788 167   Government Services (   227) 16,503^048
— 168   Transpo '86  2,500,000
(     31)                     10 169   British Columbia Lottery Branch (     31) 10
170 Unemployment Insurance and Workers'
15,000,000                    Compensation  19,174,000
10 171    Public Inquiries Act  10
(     30)            697,022 172    Provincial Elections Branch (     35) 975,504
(     57)      10,331,745 173   Government Employee Relations Bureau (     70) 11,874,590
(   109)        3,484,667 174   Public Service Commission Administration (   111) 4,042,381
730,000 175    Salary and Benefits—Sundry Employees  300,000
(       4)           291,954 —    Public Service Adjudication Board	
(   105)        2,487,921 176   Superannuation Branch (   111) 2,964,018
177 Public Service Superannuation and
74,245,000                     Retirement Benefits  80,345,000
178 Legislative Assembly Allowances and Pension
215,000                     Act  260,000
36,475,000 179   Employee Benefits  40,086,000
|(     15)        1,175,261 180   Government Information Services (     11) 1,336,971
9,466,000 181    Building Occupancy Charges  11,950,600
1,600,000 182   Computer and Consulting Charges  2,149,000
196,319,601 230,961,145
Less efficiencies achieved to control
— government growth  1,775,000
|(   950)    196,319,601                            Total of ministry (1,007) 229,186,145
207
 Vote 164
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Provincial Secretary and Minister of Government Services,
including his salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(        7) 165,770 Total vote (        7) 195,103
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)           123,870     (01) Salaries—established .! (       7) 139,103
4,000     (04) Salaries—temporary .„.„..„ .vJ.Li 15,000
25,000     (10) Travel expense  .:  25,000
(20) Professional and special services  500
12,200     (30) Office expense ..:;....  14,000
(35) Office furniture and equipment  500
 700     (50) Materials and supplies ...c   1,000
165,770 195,103
208
 Vote 165
ADMINISTRATION
Description
This vote provides for executive and general administrative functions including the office of the
Deputy Minister, the Assistant Deputy Minister, personnel services, financial services, Order in
Council administration, protocol, grants to non-profit societies, First Citizens' Fund administration,
information services, the operation of Government House, special services and expenses of cabinet,
and a contingency for miscellaneous expenditures.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $      HPi Staff $
Deputy Minister's Office ( 4) 129,200
General administration ( 21) 2,612,063
Financial services ( 23) 507,463
Personnel ( 10) 258,252
Protocol ( 3) 869,848
First Citizens' Fund administration ( 5) 126,700
Information services ( 10) 394,540
Government House ( 6) 295,352
(     75)        4,762,050 Total vote (     82)        5,193,418
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     75)        1,420,650 (01) Salaries—established (     82) 1,708,818
83,100 (04) Salaries—temporary  126,500
28,000 (10) Travel expense  52,500
12,500 (20) Professional and special services  116,000
89,800 (30) Office expense  111,300
9,500 (35) Office furniture and equipment  20,800
2,000 (40) Advertising and publications  53,000
27,200 (50) Materials and supplies  31,500
24,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  35,000
1,780,500 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  2,044,000
1,284,800 (90) Other expenditure  894,000
4,762,050 5,193,418
(   4)
109,956
(  17)
2,215,014
(  23)
458,569
(   8)
171,136
(   2)
640,023
(   5)
107,057
(  10)
833,552
(   6)
226,743
209
 Vote 166
CULTURE, HERITAGE AND RECREATION
Assistant Deputy Minister's Office-
Description
-Provides direction for heritage, cultural and recreation
programs.
Provincial Museum—The Provincial Museum is charged, under the Museum Act, with increasing
the knowledge of British Columbia's human and natural history, through acquiring and caring for
collections, research, and communicating to people the knowledge gained.
Provincial Archives—Provides a record of the history and development of the province through
its extensive library, government records, manuscript and map collections, as well as visual records
(photographs, lithographs, paintings) and tape-recorded cultural and historical materials.
Heritage Conservation Branch—Responsible for the direction of the province's Heritage Conservation Program, encompassing archaeological, historical and architectural resources, and for
administrative support for the British Columbia Heritage Trust.
Recreation and Sport Branch—Responsible for the development and delivery of the Sports and
Recreation Programs of the provincial government, including administration of the Physical Fitness
and Amateur Sports Fund.
Recreation Facilities Assistance Program—Provides grants to communities and other organizations for the purpose of developing recreation facilities.
Cultural Services Branch—Responsible for the development and co-ordination of the arts and
cultural programs of the province, and for the administration of the British Columbia Cultural Fund,
the provincial art collection, and the program of grants to museums, galleries and archives.
Library Services Branch—Responsible for advisory services to public libraries and public library
grants, administers audiobook and openshelf programs, and provides professional and technical
services in several regions of the province.
British Columbia Summer and Winter Games—Provides for the administration of the British
Columbia Summer and Winter Games.
Multicultural Services—Provides for cultural heritage advisory services and grants to ethno-
cultural groups.
Estima
ed, 1980/81
Staff
$
(        2)
64,448
(    130)
4,877,128
(     40)
1,226,666
(      34)
2,224,027
(     49)
1,923,492
7,000,000
(      10)
563,133
(     43)
5,061,366
275,000
(       4)
160,143
(   312)
23,375,403
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
Assistant Deputy Minister's Office (       2) 76,364
Provincial Museum (    128) 4,916,597
Provincial Archives (     44) 1,518,210
Heritage Conservation Branch (     35) 2,345,017
Recreation and Sport Branch (     50) 2,096,122
Recreation Facilities Assistance Program  10,500,000
Cultural Services Branch (     20) 1,862,429
Library Services Branch (     43) 7,171,753
British Columbia Summer and Winter Games  275,000
Multicultural services  350,000
Total vote „ (   322)      31,111,492
 Vote 166—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   312)        6,842,765 (01) Salaries—established (   322) 7,545,589
659,700 (04) Salaries—temporary  840,400
2,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  —
519,400 (10) Travel expense  617,350
970,800 (20) Professional and special services  1,298,062
185,200 (30) Office expense  289,200
59,600 (35) Office furniture and equipment  72,850
351,900 (40) Advertising and publications  356,300
1,400,500 (50) Materials and supplies  1,365,600
25,500 (55) Motor vehicles  51,000
35,700 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  44,605
— (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  300,436
386,100 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  164,800
11,936,238 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  18,071,300
— (90) Other expenditure  94,000
23,375,403 31,111,492
211
 Vote 167
GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Description
Assistant Deputy Minister's Office—Provides executive direction for government services.
Legislative Library—Provides library and reference services to members of the Legislative Assembly, the Executive Council, and research staffs of the Public Service, and offers full cataloguing
services to government ministries.
Postal Branch—Provides mail services to all ministries of government in the Province of British
Columbia.
Central Microfilm Services—Provides microfilming services for all ministries of government.
Building Services—Provides for the costs of employees who maintain and repair the Parliament
Buildings.
Robson Square Media Centre—Provides for the costs of administering (rental of facilities, etc.) the
Media Centre in Robson Square.
Queen's Printer—Provides for the printing needs of the government and provision of printing and
stationer/ supplies to all government ministries and agencies.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates,
Staff
981/82
60,164
861,911
7,214,355
1,255,479
2,197,613
227,256
 10
(   205)      11,816,788
2)
32)
45)
58)
31)
3)
34)
Assistant Deputy Minister's Office ~^~^(
Legislative Library !*rpr^
Postal Branch (
Central Microfilm Services ,.....„.(
Building Services (
Robson Square Media Centre (
Queen's Printer (net of recoveries) (
Total vote	
2)
34)
73)
41)
36)
3)
38)
109,840
971,954
12,125,593
1,230,232
1,827,565
237,854
10
(   227)      16,503,048
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
205)        3,798,464 (01) Salaries—established (   227) 4,561,064
2,796,300 (04) Salaries—temporary  3,402,000
59,000 (10) Travel expense  95,000
6,353,300 (20) Professional and special services  10,715,800
79,100 .(30) Office expense  38,600
240,300 (35) Office furniture and equipment  151,000
66,000 (40) Advertising and publications  74,500
12,403,500 (50) Materials and supplies  21,816,926
44,300 (55) Motor vehicles  63,500
100,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  259,500
495,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  607,000
155,000 (90) Other expenditure  164,000
14,773,976 (99) Recoveries (Credit) 25,445,842
11,816,788 16,503,048
212
 Vote 168
TRANSPO '86
Description
This vote provides for the planning and operating expenses associated with the establishment of
Transpo '86, the 1986 World Exposition.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 Total vote  2,500,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies      ' 2,500,000
Vote 169
BRITISH COLUMBIA LOTTERY BRANCH
Description
British Columbia Lottery Branch Administration—Administers lotteries of the Western Canada
Lottery Foundation and the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation in British Columbia and is also
responsible for licensing bingos, lotteries and other forms of social gambling in the province.
Grants Administration—Provides for the administration of grants funded from the Lottery Fund.
Pursuant to the Lottery Act, administration costs are recovered from the Lottery Fund.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     20)        1,194,394      British Columbia Lottery Branch Administration....(     23)        1,352,469
(     11) 211,672     Grants administration (       8) 191,398
1,406,066 1,543,867
1,406,056 Less Recovery from the Lottery Fund         1,543,857
(     31) 10      2 Total vote (     31) 10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
I     31)            550,566 (01) Salaries—established (     31) 640,467
29,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  30,000
35,000 (10) Travel expense  36,500
11,500 (20) Professional and special services  11,400
48,000 (30) Office expense  63,300
7,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  9,000
685,000 (40) Advertising and publications  696,300
26,000 (50) Materials and supplies  28,100
9,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  26,800
5,000 (90) Other expenditure  2,000
1,406,056 (99) Recoveries (Credit) 1,543,857
10  10
213
 Vote 170
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Description
Unemployment Insurance—Provides for the provincial government's contribution toward the
unemployment insurance premiums for employees.
Workers' Compensation—Provides for the provincial government's contribution as an employer
toward the assessment levied by the Workers' Compensation Board. This expenditure covers accident
claim costs of all provincial government employees. Benefits include payment of 75 per cent of wage
loss and covers full medical expenses.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
9,800,000     Unemployment Insurance       12,974,000
5,200,000     Workers' Compensation         6,200,000
15,000,000 Total vote       19,174,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
15,000,000     (90) Other expenditure       19,174,000
Vote 171
PUBLIC INQUIRIES ACT
Description
This vote provides for the appointment of commissioners by the Lieutenant Governor in Council
to inquire into any matter connected with the good government of the province or the conduct of any
part of related public business.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
10 Total vote ^1  10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 10     (90) Other expenditure      10
214
 Vote 172
PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS BRANCH
Description
The Chief Electoral Officer is responsible for the general supervision of the Election Act including
the administration of provincial elections, by-elections and plebiscites, and the registration of voters in
preparation of the provincial lists of voters.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
(     30)           697,022                   Total vote (     35) 975,504
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     30)           485,422     (01) Salaries—established (     35) 689,104
125,200     (04) Salaries—temporary  50,000
10,200     (10) Travel expense  54,500
6,600     (20) Professional and special services  17,000
17,800     (30) Office expense  25,000
10,500     (35) Office furniture and equipment  62,400
— (40) Advertising and publications  10,000
32,700     (50) Materials and supplies  40,000
— (55) Motor vehicles  7,500
3,300     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  10,000
BB__5i300     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  10,000
697,022 975,504
215
 Vote 173
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE RELATIONS BUREAU
Description
This vote provides for staff support to the Treasury Board by developing personnel management
policies and practices, including the negotiation and administration of collective agreements on
behalf of the government; the establish ment of rates of remuneration, fringe benefit policies, practices
and administration; the establishment and review of systems of job evaluation and classification in the
government services; and determines the classification of all positions within government organization structures. Also provided for is the employer's cost in respect of benefits for the licensed
professional employees group, the management appointments and those other employees not covered by a collective agreement; settlement payments in respect of grievances arbitrations, rights
disputes, severance, and other personnel related settlements agreed to by the bureau; and the
employer's cost share in respect of boards of arbitration.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     57)      10,331,745 Total vote (     70)      11,874,590
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     57)        1,283,885     (01) Salaries—established (     70) 1,892,926
30,000     (04) Salaries—temporary i,£.  35,000
88,000     (10) Travel expense  124,664
120,000     (20) Professional and special services  155,000
91,000     (30) Office expense  127,000
19,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  15,000
3,860     (50) Materials and supplies  9,000
(55) Motor vehicles  9,000
1,500     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  7,000
4,500     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment	
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  140,000
8,690,000     (90) Other expenditure  9,360,000
10,331,745 11,874,590
216
 Vote 174
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ADMINISTRATION
Description
Executive and Administration—Provides authority and direction to the divisions of the Public
Service Commission, administers all regulations pursuant to Part I of the Public Service Act; is
responsible for the internal administration of the Public Service Commission and for appeal reviews
and decisions.
Recruitment and Selection Division—Meets the staffing needs of the public service through
advertising and recruiting for vacant positions; provides government-wide consultative services and
counselling to the public on government hiring practices.
Staff Development and Safety Programs—Develops, administers and presents training courses
and educational programs throughout the public service; co-ordinates service-wide safety programs,
including driver training and first aid training; provides government-wide safety consultative services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     25) 685,686     Executive and administration (     26) 722,147
(     62) 1,722,024      Recruitment and Selection Division (     63)        1,966,294
(     22)        1,076,957     Staff development and safety programs (     22)        1,353,940
I   109) 3,484,667 Total vote (   111) 4,042,381
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   109)        2,156,267 (01) Salaries—established (   111) 2,446,481
76,900 (04) Salaries—temporary  97,000
5,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  5,000
182,400 (10) Travel expense  205,900
475,400 (20) Professional and special services  553,000
125,100 (30) Office expense  128,500
45,400 (35) Office furniture and equipment  26,500
317,300 (40) Advertising and publications  456,500
60,900 (50) Materials and supplies  53,700
6,000 (55) Motor vehicles  39,000
34,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  16,600
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  14,200
3,484,667 4,042,381
217
 Vote 175
SALARY AND BENEFITS—SUNDRY EMPLOYEES
Description
This vote provides for the costs of public works personnel not hired by the British Columbia
Buildings Corporation. Personnel will be placed in other ministries on a temporary basis with cost to
be borne by this vote pending permanent placement. It also provides for the cost of severance pay for
those employees terminated.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ S
730,000 Total vote .^  300,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
550,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  300,000
5,000     (10) Travel expense	
175,000     (90) Other expenditure  —
730,000 300,000
PUBLIC SERVICE ADJUDICATION BOARD
Description
This vote provided for the administrative costs of the Public Service Adjudication Board, whose
duties were to hear grievances submitted to it by employees or agents for employees of the provincial
government and to act as a board of arbitration between the parties to a collective agreement in force
between the government and its employees. The Public Service Adjudication Board was discontinued
during the 1980/81 fiscal year.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       4) 291,954 Total vote ™..  —
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       4) 76,854 (01) Salaries—established	
5,000 (04) Salaries—temporary	
132,600 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  —
14,000 (10) Travel expense 	
20,000 (20) Professional and special services  —
20,000 (30) Office expense  —
3,500 (50) Materials and supplies	
20,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  —      j
291,954
21{
 Vote 176
SUPERANNUATION BRANCH
Description
Superannuation Administration—provides policy direction by the Superannuation Commissioner and all administrative and support services for the operation of nine pension plans under the
statutes or regulations listed below. These services include receipt of contributions, calculation and
payment of pensions and refunds, short-term and long-term investment of available funds, maintenance of accounting and statistical records, and counselling of contributors and employers.
Pension (Public Service) Act
Pension (Municipal) Act
Pension (Teachers) Act
Pension (College) Act
Legislative Assembly Allowances and Pension Act
British Columbia Railway Company Pensions Fund Rules and Regulations
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority Pension Fund Regulations
British Columbia Power Commission Superannuation Fund Regulations
Workers' Compensation Board Superannuation Fund Plan
Employee Benefits Administration—provides all administration and support services related to
the employee fringe benefits provided pursuant to the following statutes:
Public Service Benefit Plan Act
Public Service Act
Public Service Labour Relations Act
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     95)        2,261,882     Superannuation administration (   100)        2,712,684
(     10) 226,039     Employee benefits administration (     11) 251,334
(   105) 2,487,921 Total vote (   111) 2,964,018
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   105)        1,823,321 (01) Salaries—established (   111) 2,129,418
51,800 (04) Salaries—temporary  213,200
29,000 (10) Travel expense  36,400
56,000 (20) Professional and special services  55,000
90,000 (30) Office expense  127,800
18,300 (35) Office furniture and equipment  266,200
9,500 (40) Advertising and publications  21,000
94,000 (50) Materials and supplies  65,000
6,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  50,000
310,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment      —
2,487,921 2,964,018
219
 Vote 177
PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Description
This vote provides for the employer costs in respect of the Public Service Employees Superannuation Plan matching contributions, two per cent formula contribution requirements, and other statutory
contributions, death benefits re pensioners, and Canada Pension Plan contributions.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
38,300,000 Government contributions, provincial government  46,200,000
9,470,000 Government contributions, Canada Pension Plan  10,750,000
100,000 Death benefits m* Wjtt&---«.—  100,000
28,000,000 Miscellaneous statutory items  25,000,000
Less recoveries of employer costs from other govern-
1,625,000                ment organizations (Credit) 1,705,000
74,245,000                    Total vote  80,345,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
75,870,000     (90) Other expenditure  82,050,000
1,625,000     (99) Recoveries ~ (Credit) 1,705,000
74,245,000 80,345,000
Vote 178
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ALLOWANCES AND PENSION ACT
Description
This vote provides for the employer costs in respect of members of the Legislative Assembly
Allowances and Pension Act.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$                              j?-l.                               sr-n $
215,000 Total vote *._  260,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
215,000     (90) Other expenditure !/S         260,000
220
 Vote 179
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Description
This vote provides for the employer costs of employee fringe benefits for publ ic service employees
and the recovery of certain employee and employer shares of these costs re Public Service Extended
Health and Dental Plan, Public Service Group Insurance Plan, Medical Services Plan, Long-term
Disability Plan, statutory and negotiated grants and retiring allowance, pre-retirement allowance, and
group aviation accident insurance.
Estimated, 1980/81                                       Activity                                                Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
14,400,000     Public Service Extended Health and Dental Plan  14,500,000
5,575,000     Public Service Group Insurance Plan  5,074,000
5,780,000     Medical Services Plan  6,765,000
8,300,000     Long-term Disability Plan  9,000,000
860,000     Grants re Public Service  810,000
1,900,000     Retiring allowance  2,160,000
4,750,000     Pre-retirement allowance  6,350,000
90,000     Group aviation accident insurance  105,000
Less recoveries of certain employee and employer
5,180,000                     share of costs  4,678,000
36,475,000                    Total vote  40,086,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
41,655,000     (90) Other expenditure  44,764,000
5,180,000     (99) Recoveries (Credit) 4,678,000
36,475,000 40,086,000
221
 Vote 180
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES
Description
This vote provides for the planning and implementation of government communications policy
and programs, including the office of the communications planning advisor, and an audio-visual
production centre for use by all ministries. The audio-visual production centre was formerly included
in the Ministry of Health.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                  Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     15)        1,175,261 Total vote (net of recoveries) (     11)        1,336,971
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     15)           309,561 (01) Salaries—established (     11) 275,271
158,700 (04) Salaries—temporary  158,700
40,000 (10) Travel expense  40,000
27,000 (20) Professional and special services  32,000
21,000 (30) Office expense rX.  16,000
11,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  16,000
8,000 (40) Advertising and publications  403,000
119,000 (50) Materials and supplies ,,  119,000
8,000 (55) Motor vehicles  8,000
11,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  11,000
208,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  208,000
304,000 (90) Other expenditure tSt  100,000
50,000 (99) Recoveries from other ministries (Credit) 50,000
1,175,261 1,336,971
Vote 181
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
9,466,000 Total vote       11,950,600
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
9,466,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers       11,950,600
222
 Vote 182
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processine
and management consulting services. °
Estimated, 1980/81 H     «     ,„„,,„
t Estimates, 1981/82
1,600,000 Total vote         2 149 onn
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,600,000     (25) Data systems and processing       . 2,149,000
223
  MINISTRY
OF
TOURISM
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
183 Minister's Office  228
184 Administrative and Support Services  229
185 Operational Services  230
186 Marketing Services  231
187 Building Occupancy Charges  232
188 Computer and Consulting Charges  232
225
  MINISTRY OF TOURISM
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $               No.                                                                                   Staff $
Minister's Office (       7) 186,530
Administrative and Support Services (     18) 972,158
Operational Services (     48) 5,456,854
Marketing Services (     35) 7,249,814
Building Occupancy Charges  880,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  258,900
12,506,446 15,004,256
Less efficiencies achieved to control
—                         government growth  220,000
(   7)
157,334
183
(  12)
630,855
184
(  49)
5,298,802
185
(  33)
5,391,455
186
691,000
187
337,000
188
(   101)      12,506,446 Total of ministry (   108)      14,784,256
227
 Vote 183
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Tourism, including her salary and expenses and
those of her immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(        7) 157,334 Total vote ..... (        7) 186,530
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7) 126,034 (01) Salaries—established iai (       7) 141,5301
15,600 (10) Travel expense  30,000 j
13,000 (30) Office expense ..~J.ZT~ 13,500
2,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,000
 700 (50) Materials and supplies      500
157,334 186,5301
228
 r
Vote 184
ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Description
Deputy Minister's Office—Provides executive direction for the ministry, including the Deputy
[Minister, Assistant Deputy Ministers and their immediate staff.
Administrative services—Provides for directing, controlling and co-ordinating the financial and
[human resources of the ministry and provides general administrative services pertaining to the
iministry's entire operation.
Information services—Provides for the dissemination of information concerning ministry programs and activities.
Policy development and planning—Provides for policy development and planning, including
policy analysis and research capability for the development and evaluation of programs.
[   Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
[  Staff $ Staff $
I      6)           169,860 Deputy Minister's Office (       7) 258,194
[(       2)           113,947 Administrative services (       7) 246,412
20,122 Information services  56,000
P      4)           326,926 Policy development and planning (       4) 411,552
R     12) 630,855 Total vote (     18) 972,158
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
K     12)           270,420 (01) Salaries—established (     18) 425,635
46,623 (04) Salaries—temporary  115,713
59,100 (10) Travel expense  78,900
197,927 (20) Professional and special services  291,195
25,870 (30) Office expense  33,570
5,850 (35) Office furniture and equipment  15,000
7,400 (40) Advertising and publications  6,575
3,700 (50) Materials and supplies  5,570
13,000 (55) Motor vehicles	
 965 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      —
630,855 972,158
229
 Vote 185
OPERATIONAL SERVICES
Description
Visitor's services—Provides for the development and maintenance of the in-province visitor
information services, the distribution of travel information and literature, and the registration of tourist
accommodation, including the preparation of the annual tourist directory.
Beautiful British Columbia magazine and ministry publications—Provides for the printing, cir- i
culation and distribution services of the Beautiful British Columbia magazine and other ministry i
publications.
Educational services—Provides training services to operators and employees in the travel industry, including the hospitality program and travel counselling courses.
Regional contributing grants—Provides regional contributing grants to the provincial regional
associations.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
(     27)        1,442,749     Visitors'services (     26) 1,479,944 j
Beautiful British Columbia magazine and ministry
(     21)        2,974,058         publications KaOufcxat (     21) 2,991,721
(       1)           146,397     Educational services (orb* (       D 212,789
735,598      Regional contributing grants  772,400
(     49)         5,298,802                     Total vote.sJU. «Lt (     48) 5,456,854
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     49)           838,286     (01) Salaries—established laa (     48) 884,220j
702,820     (04) Salaries—temporary  788,392
132,695      (10) Travel expense „X  162,037
322,186     (20) Professional and special services 0.  369,775
50,470     (30) Office expense  66,3601
24,681      (35) Office furniture and equipment iilcU 3.  16,730!
1,544,226     (40) Advertising and publications  1,497,400
919,530     (50) Materials and supplies ^M  888,7901
19,500     (55) Motor vehicles  8,000
8,810     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,750
735,598     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  772,400
5,298,802 5,456,854
230
 Vote 186
MARKETING SERVICES
Description
Marketing and advertising—Provides the advertising and special promotional programs in the
•area of consumer marketing. These programs include special events and attractions, such as Resident
Awareness Campaign, Royal Hudson Train, together with major advertising and promotional
[requirements.
Market development—Provides for the ongoing travel promotions both in British Columbia and
1/vorld markets. Programs included are the promotion of conventions, winter ski development, and
Rther related functions, including the operation of off-shore offices located outside of Canada.'
Film promotion—Provides for the promotion of British Columbia as a location for feature film and
[television series productions.
Special services—Provides for the editorial content and format of the Beautiful British Columbia
Rnagazine and ministry publications and provides for the production of all still and motion picture
Rjhotography in the ministry, including photographic processing and printing laboratory services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
I Staff * HHi Staff $
M        1) 3,520,025      Marketing and advertising ( 2) 4,955,420
M     12) 1,000,445     Market development ( 12) 1,119,918
■ 1) 90,400      Film promotion ( 2) 346,351
|19) 780,585     Special services ( 19) 828,125
[(     33) 5,391,455 Total vote (     35) 7,249,814
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
■ 33) 752,506     (01) Salaries—established (     35) 840,002
58,065     (04) Salaries—temporary  122,716
36,000     (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  56,400
171,070      (10) Travel expense  232,676
507,400     (20) Professional and special services  491,195
44,514     (30) Office expense  66,271
8,758     (35) Office furniture and equipment  12,970
2,836,545     (40) Advertising and publications  4,415,504
801,732     (50) Materials and supplies  896,477
13,000     (55) Motor vehicles  6,500
46,766      (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  45,354
15,106     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  38,550
75,993     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
24,000     (90) Other expenditure  25,199
5,391,455 7,249,814
231
k
 Vote 187
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings and office accommodation occupied by the ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81
$
Estimates, 1981/82
$
691,000
              880,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
691,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  880,000
Vote 188
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $
337,000 Total vote „.^.„ ..._  258,900
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
337,000     (25) Data systems and processing  258,900 |
232
 IT
MINISTRY OF
TRANSPORTATION
AND HIGHWAYS
INDEX
Vote
No. Page
189 Minister's Office  236
190 General Administration—Highways  237
191 General Administration—Transportation  237
192 Highway Maintenance  238
193 Highway Construction—Capital  239
194 Hydro Development—Highways  240
195 Engineering Branch  241
196 Motor Vehicle Branch  242
197 Motor Carrier Branch  243
198 Motor Carrier Commission  243
199 Transportation Policy Analysis Branch  244
200 Air Services Branch  245
201 Air Transport Assistance Program  246
202 British Columbia Ferries  246
203 British Columbia Railway  247
204 Building Occupancy Charges  247
205 Computer and Consulting Charges  247
233
  MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Vote
No.
Summary
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
(   8)
212,089
189
( 219)
6,423,536
190
(  31)
1,118,973
191
(4,543)
179,351,848
192
(1,029)
208,209,007
193
( 125)
10
194
(  29)
997,476
195
( 760)
19,454,410
196
(  49)
1,150,751
197
(   7)
329,756
198
(   9)
1,323,211
199
(  50)
3,108,928
200
(  4)
739,568
201
57,929,127
202
14,000,000
203
15,356,000
204
4,080,900
205
513,785,590
Highways	
Transportation..
Minister's Office	
General Administration
General Administration
Highway Maintenance..
Highway Construction—Capital	
Hydro Development—Highways	
Engineering Branch	
Motor Vehicle Branch ,_^	
Motor Carrier Branch	
Motor Carrier Commission.,	
Transportation Policy Analysis Branch
Air Services Branch	
Air Transport Assistance Program	
British Columbia Ferries	
•British Columbia Railway	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
(6,863)    513,785,590
213,962
7,679,067
1,064,894
195,919,712
288,993,088
10
1,070,533
23,582,731
1,360,825
354,851
1,439,776
3,798,669
4,000,000
63,713,476
13,200,000
19,717,071
4,892,550
631,001,215
12,400,000
Total of ministry (6,917)   618,601,215
222)
28)
4,557)
1,094)
60)
28)
796)
49)
7)
9)
54)
5)
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth	
235
 Vote 189
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Transportation and Highways, including his
salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(        8) 212,089 Total vote  (        8) 213,962
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       8)           165,389 (01) Salaries—established (       8) 161,462a
13,500 (04) Salaries—temporary  13,5001
25,000 (10) Travel expense  25,000
8,200 (30) Office expense  14,000
212,089 213,9621
236
u
 Vote 190
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION—HIGHWAYS
Description
This vote provides for the overall policy direction of the ministry, including the offices of the
Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Ministers, as well as administrative and support services to the
operational, planning, construction and research programs.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ ^^             Staff $
j(   219)        6,423,536 Total vote (   222) 7,679,067
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   219)        4,634,827     (01) Salaries—established (   222) 5,099,660
337,750     (04) Salaries—temporary  458 507
220,000     (10) Travel expense  250 000
266,309     (20) Professional and special services  627 000
830,000     (30) Office expense  950^000
50,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  50,000
25,000     (40) Advertising and publications  155,000
50,000     (50) Materials and supplies  70,000
1,930     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,900
 7,720     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  17,000
6,423,536 7,679,067
Vote 191
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION—TRANSPORTATION
Description
This vote provides for the overall policy direction of the transportation division of the ministry,
•including the office of the Assistant Deputy Minister, as well as administrative and support services to
■the operational, planning and research programs.
f   Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                   Estimates, 1981/82
I Staff $ H Staff $
W    31)        1,118,973                    Total vote (     28) 1,064,894
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
I     31)           626,483 (01) Salaries—established (     28) 594,820
40,600 (04) Salaries—temporary  60,674
54,000 (10) Travel expense  28,000
102,290 (20) Professional and special services  73,500
274,000 (30) Office expense  267,000
11,600 (35) Office furniture and equipment  24,150
2,000 (40) Advertising and publications  2,500
8,000 (50) Materials and supplies  5,850
— (62) Rentals—intra-ministry      M00
1,118,973 1,064,894
237
 Vote 192
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE
Description
This vote provides for the maintenance, repair and operation of provincial highways, roads,
bridges, ferries, landings, tunnels, equipment operation and replacement, including winter maintenance of snow and ice removal and the payment of grants, contributions and subsidies.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff                $                            -                                                                                Staff $
Road and bridge maintenance and repair (net
(3,984)    156,031,437             of recoveries) „ (3,991) 169,682,340
(   559)      23,320,411      Ferries 1   566) 26,237,372
(4,543)    179,351,848 Total vote (4,557) 195,919,712
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(4,543)      94,921,245     (01) Salaries—established (4,557) 103,331,499
12,990,110     (04) Salaries—temporary  15,590,400
3,420,000     (10) Travel expense  3,756,600
1,162,825     (20) Professional and special services  764,200
310,000     (30) Office expense  316,715
135,500     (35) Office furniture and equipment  153,200
211,300     (40) Advertising and publications  257,000
37,451,707      (50) Materials and supplies  50,069,342
2,515,000     (55) Motor vehicles ^..,  2,622,900
15,240,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  14,754,700
40,988,536     (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  43,547,900
6,408,661      (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  4,018,000
12,327,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  15,101,506
859,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  691,800
105,000     (90) Other expenditure  170,000
49,694,036     (98) Recoveries—intra-ministry (Credit) 54,626,050
(99) Recoveries from the British Columbia Ferry
—                     Corporation (Credit) 4,600,000
179,351,848 195,919,712
238
 Vote 193
HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION—CAPITAL
Description
This vote provides for the planning, engineering, design, survey, construction, reconstruction,
right-of-way acquisition, property purchase, and paving of provincial highways, roads, bridges,
[ferries, landings and tunnels; purchase of additional machinery and equipment; and payment of
I authorized grants and contributions to municipalities in connection with their highway systems.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
I   Staff $ Staff $
(1,029)    208,209,007 Total vote (1,094)    288,993,088
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1(1,029)      25,164,901      (01) Salaries—established (1,094) 28,162,927
5,000,000     (04) Salaries—temporary  13,700,000
2,950,000     (10) Travel expense  3,691,500
6,440,000     (20) Professional and special services  6,193,900
246,000     (30) Office expense  256,800
60,700     (35) Office furniture and equipment  99,500
68,000     (40) Advertising and publications  81,500
10,400,000     (50) Materials and supplies  29,316,100
100,000      (55) Motor vehicles  409,000
13,260,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  39,292,200
8,493,500     (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  10,539,750
127,768,906     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  147,659,011
5,750,000     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  5,583,900
2,500,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  4,000,000
7,000     (90) Other expenditure  7,000
208,209,007 288,993,088
239
 Vote 194
HYDRO DEVELOPMENT—HIGHWAYS
Description
This vote provides for the right-of-way acquisition, planning, engineering design, survey, construction or reconstruction, paving, bridge construction or reconstruction, ferry construction and any
other related costs in connection with the construction of Provincial Highway 23, Revelstoke to Mica
Creek, and the Waneta-Nelway Highway that results from the construction of the Revelstoke Dam
and the Seven Mile Dam by British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(   125)      52,844,551      Program expenditures (     60)     30,770,000
Less recoveries from British Columbia
52,844,541 Hydro and Power Authority  '        30,769,990
(   125) 10    Total vote       ..^. (     60) 10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   125)        2,438,229 (01) Salaries—established (     60) 1,572,040
522,000 (04) Salaries^-temporary  650,000
191,000 (10) Travel expense  310,000
1,151,000 (20) Professional and special services  261,000
13,000 (30) Office expense  12,000
6,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  —
2,000 (40) Advertising and publications           —
311,900 (50) Materials and supplies  350,000
120,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  450,000
212,000 (62) Rental^intra-ministry  164,000
47,870,422 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  26,989,960
5,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  10,000
2,000 (90) Other expenditure ~f.\.~ 1,000
52,844,541 (99) Recoveries (Credit) 30,769,990
10 10
240
 Vote 195
ENGINEERING BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the processing of applications, monitoring of construction and final
inspections, as well as annual inspections and certification of industrial projects, subject to the
Railway Act and Pipeline Act. The branch examines and certifies operating personnel for railway and
aerial tramways and provides a close liaison with the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum
Resources, as well as the Workers' Compensation Board, in matters of standardization of operational
safety requirements.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                          Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(     29) 997,476       gg Total vote (     28) 1,070,533
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     29)           775,356 (01) Salaries—established (     28) 771,405
10,200 (04) Salaries—temporary  65,728
92,140 (10) Travel expense  67,100
12,230 (20) Professional and special services  56,200
18,500 (30) Office expense  23,500
9,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  4,000
200 (40) Advertising and publications  200
17,000 (50) Materials and supplies  14,600
50,000 (55) Motor vehicles	
3,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,000
— (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  52,800
9,850 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  13,000
997/476 1,070,533
241
 Vote 196
MOTOR VEHICLE BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the registering, licensing and issuance of policies of insurance for motor
vehicles; the monitoring of driving records, collection of assessmentfees, correlation of penalty points
and funds; determining the ability and fitness of persons to operate motor vehicles; the issuance of
drivers' licences; maintenance of a driver safety, and improvement program; setting motor vehicle
standards and motor vehicle safety inspection; the inspection of commercial vehicles regarding
weights, dimensions and safety; and road user safety programs.
Estimated, 1980/81
Staff $
Activity
Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $
953,441
5,828,980
3,880,833
5,234,763
3,556,393
(   760)      19,454,410
11)
210)
172)
219)
148)
Administration „„. „_;,.....—
Motor Vehicle Division	
Motor Vehicle Inspection	
Drivers' Licence Division
Commercial Transport Division..
1,431,378
7,022,135
4,807,492
6,139,148
4,182,578
Total vote (   796)       23,582,731
18)
216)
182)
222)
158)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   760)      14,138,115 (01) Salaries—established	
650,000 (04) Salaries—temporary	
469,128 (10) Travel expense	
504,503 (20) Professional and special services	
376,175 (30) Office expense	
50,012 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
493,177 (40) Advertising and publications	
2,071,990 (50) Materials and supplies	
52,000 (55) Motor vehicles	
39,800 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers	
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry	
203,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment	
388,000 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies	
18,010 (90) Other expenditure _.„	
19,454,410
..( 796)
16,075,268
1,196,249
756,994
707,550
922,725
101,000
401,415
2,303,520
50,200
296,400
177,410
572,000
22,000
23,582,731
242
 Vote 197
MOTOR CARRIER BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the conducting of investigations into the licensing of the commercial motor
carrier industry in the for-hire transportation of freight and passengers; examinations of schedules of
rates charged by carriers as well as time schedules; the making of recommendations to the Motor
Carrier Commission and the implementation of the decisions made by the Commission with respect to
[such applications; and the safety inspections of public passenger vehicles.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
[    Staff $ goq, Staff $
(     49) 1,150,751 Total vote (     49) 1,360,825
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
|(     49)           927,005 (01) Salaries—established (     49) 993,815
72,761 (04) Salaries—temporary  170,000
53,000 (10) Travel expense ;:  60,000
53,000 (30) Office expense  80,000
14,475 (35) Office furniture and equipment  17,500
500 (40) Advertising and publications  500
13,510 (50) Materials and supplies  13,510
15,000 (55) Motor vehicles  24,000
1,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,000
 500 (90) Other expenditure      500
1,150,751 1,360,825
Bote 198
MOTOR CARRIER COMMISSION
Description
This vote provides for the regulation of the motor carrier industry intra-provincially as a Provincial
iBoard pursuant to the Motor Carrier Act, and extra-provincially as a Federal Board pursuant to the
Kfotor Vehicle Transport Act (Canada).
[   Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                          Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $  Staff $
H      7) 329,756 Total vote (       7) 354,851
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
t(       7)           188,656 (01) Salaries—established (       7) 211,I5!
4,825 (04) Salaries—temporary.,  ™
25,020 (10) Travel expense  oi'^q
91,675 (20) Professional and special services  Ijlz
6,755 (30) Office expense  °'75^
3,860 (35) Office furniture and equipment  -^ooo
965 (50) Materials and supplies  965
6,000 (55) Motor vehicles  °'"""
2,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      ±l^±
329,756 354'851
243
 Vote 199
TRANSPORTATION POLICY ANALYSIS BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the development, co-ordination, evaluation and implementation of transportation policies and programs.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                    01111                                                     S,aff $
(       9)           948,011     Administration (       9) 1,347,776
300,000     North East Coal Development Project	
75,200     Grants and subsidies  92,000
(        9)         1,323,211                     Total vote (        9) 1,439,776
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       9)           249,135     (01) Salaries—established (       9) 247,426
59,200     (04) Salaries—temporary  82,000
40,500     (10) Travel expense  61,850
881,176     (20) Professional and special services  935,000
10,000     (30) Office expense .;..,,  4,800
2,500     (35) Office furniture and equipment    3,000
3,000     (40) Advertising and publications  3,000
2,500     (50) Materials and supplies  5,500
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers tn  5,200
75,200     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  92,000
1,323,211 1,439,776
244
 Vote 200
AIR SERVICES BRANCH
Description
This vote provides for the provision of aircraft and crews to provide the air services requirements
^Sthe provincial government, such as air services, air transportation, air training services and aerial
Botographic services.
Estimated, 1980/81                                           Activity                                           Estimates, 1981/82
Rtaff !f Staff $
(    50)       3,438,428     Program expenditures (     54)       4,218,669
329,500 Less recoveries from ministries  420,000
(    50)        3,108,928     Jg        Total vote (     54)        3,798,669
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     50)        1,283,828 (01) Salaries—established (     54) 1,499,369
41,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  51,000
40,000 (10) Travel expense  57,500
34,000 (20) Professional and special services  39,000
10,300 (30) Office expense  14,500
4,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  5,000
1,564,300 (50) Materials and supplies  2,212,500
13,500 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  12,000
_ (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  16,800
447,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  311,000
329,500 (99) Recoveries (Credit) 420,000
3,108,928 3,798,669
245
 AIR TRANSPORT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Description
This vote provides for grants and development, construction and administration costs relating to
the construction or improvement of air transport facilities and navigational aids throughout the j
province.
Estimated, 1980/81                                                                                                 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       4) 739,568 Total vote (        5) 4,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       4)             85,228 (01) Salaries—established (       5) 128,658
80,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  70,281
65,000 (10) Travel expense  26,000
48,000 (20) Professional and special services U  107,100
100 (30) Office expense  500
440 (35) Office furniture and equipment .„';	
200 (40) Advertising and publications    2,500]
600 (50) Materials and supplies  1,000
260,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers u.5l„.-....;—...—.»i.  5,500 I
200,000 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings „... ::.\:	
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment .CI  461
— (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  3,658,000
739,568 4,000,000
Vote 202
BRITISH COLUMBIA FERRIES
Description
This vote provides for the annual highway equivalent subsidy to the British Columbia Ferry]
Corporation, and lease payments and related administrative costs for ferries sub-leased to and
operated by the Corporation.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ S
57,929,127 Total vote         63,713,4761
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,900 (20) Professional and special services  2,900
4,819,800 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  4,819,8001
53,106,427 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  58,890,7761
57,929,127 63,713,4761
246
J
 Vote 203
BRITISH COLUMBIA RAILWAY
Description
I H y°te E.r°Vrid!SM r,granrS t0 the B Columbia Railway Company to underwrite the cost of
rehabilitating the Fort Nelson Extension and compensating the railway for government-mandated
[services.
Estimated, 1980/81
* Estimates, 1981/82
14,000,000     Total vote       13,200,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
14,000,000     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies       13,200,000
Vote 204
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
Bnaintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ $
15,356,000 Total vote       19,717,071
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
15,356,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  19,717,071
Vote 205
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
I   This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
4,080,900 Total vote         4,892,550
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
4,080,900     (25) Data systems and processing        4,892,550
247
  MINISTRY OF
UNIVERSITIES, SCIENCE I
AND COMMUNICATIONS
INDEX
[Vote
No. Page
1206 Minister's Office  252
1207 Ministry Administration   253
208 Universities   253
209 Metric Conversion  254
■210 Science and Technology  254
K211 Telecommunications Services Branch   255
■212 Communications System Development and Regulation Branch  256
213  Building Occupancy Charges  256
E14 Computer and Consulting Charges  257
249
  MINISTRY OF UNIVERSITIES, SCIENCE AND COMMUNICATIONS
Summary
Estimated, 1980/81        Vote Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ No. Staff $
Minister's Office (       5) 147,400
Ministry Administration (      16) 1,154,371
Universities  323,865,928
Metric Conversion (        8) 286,335
Science and Technology  8,260,524
Telecommunications Services Branch (     68) 22,938,029
Communications System Development and
Regulation Branch (     13) 2,315,883
Building Occupancy Charges  391,000
Computer and Consulting Charges  122,200
359,481,670
Less efficiencies achieved to control
government growth  180,000
Total of ministry (   110)    359,301,670
(  5)
136,479
206
(  16)
1,158,584
207
269,940,116
208
(  8)
385,812
209
3,244,175
210
(  69)
16,559,217
211
212
(  12)
898,613
157,000
213
50,000
214
292,529,996
( 110)
292,529,996
251
 Vote 206
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
This vote provides for the office of the Minister of Universities, Science and Communications,
including his salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       5) 136,479 Total vote u£. (       5) 147,400
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       5)             99,979     (01) Salaries—established (       5) 101,618
16,200     (10) Travel expense  24,000
17,300     (30) Office expense  18,782
3,000     (35) Office furniture and equipment  3,000
136,479 147,400
252
J
 Vote 207
MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION
Description
This vote provides for overall policydirection of the ministry as well as administrative and support
[services to the operational programs of the ministry. Included in these functions are accounting
Iplanning, estimates preparation, budgeting for capital facilities for universities, personnel, information services, educational statistics and payroll. It also provides funds for educational and' scientific
iresearch and development and for membership in several national and interprovincial activities.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
[(     16)        1,158,584     Total vote (     ig)        1154 371
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditi re
I(     16)           413,171 (01) Salaries—established (     16) 409,113
150,873 (04) Salaries—temporary  54^884
47,600 (10) Travel expense  52 500
266,250 (20) Professional and special services  290,000
58,750 (30) Office expense  65,000
6,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  11,000
150,000 (40) Advertising and publications  200,000
65,940 (90) Other expenditure  71,874
1,158,584 1,154,371
Vote 208
UNIVERSITIES
Description
This vote provides funding for the operation of the Universities Council, grants relating to the
operating and capital support programs of the universities and other institutions, development of
Hniversity programs in non-metropolitan areas of British Columbia and the delivery systems to support
Ithem, teaching expansion projects, and the Knowledge Network of the West. It also provides funds for
Miancial aid to students.
Estimated, 1980/81                                       Activity                                                Estimates, 1981/82
I $ $
560,000 Universities Council £■•  604,800
238,595,925 Operating grants  271,712,760
10,335,433 Operating grants (other)  22,557,710
13,000,000 Grants—Capital support programs  19,040,000
7,448,758 Student Aid Program  9,950,658
269,940,116                   Total vote  323,865,928
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
263,041,358     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  314,543,270
6,898,758     (90) Other expenditure  9,322,658
269,940,116 3J3J65J28
253
 V°te209 METRIC CONVERSION
Description
This vote provides for the dissemination of information to individual enterprises and organiza-i
tions directly involved in the economic process, such as provincial government ministries and
agencies, municipalities, businesses and trade associations.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
(       8) 385,812    Total vote (       8) 286,335
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       8)           165,850 (01) Salaries—established (       8) 174,096
28,712 (04) Salaries—temporary  14,004
32,190 (10) Travel expense  25,2351
85,060 (20) Professional and special services  24,000
30,000 (30) Office expense  15,000 j
4,500 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,5001
24,500 (40) Advertising and publications  9,500
15,000 (50) Materials and supplies  23,000 \
385,812 286,3351
Vote 210
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Description
This vote provides for the expenses of and staff support to the Science Council of British Columbia, j
B.C. Research, and the Discovery Foundation, the inter-ministerial research committees and the I
administration of and financial assistance to research programs supported by the government and the!
British Columbia Health Care Foundation.
Estimated, 1980/81                                        Activity                                                   Estimates, 1981/82
 $ $ j
324,175 Science Council of British Columbia (net of recoveries)  340,524
1,500,000 Grants ^,„^~  5,500,0001
420,000 British Columbia Research  1,420,000
1,000,000 Discovery Foundation  1,000,000|
3,244,175                   Total vote  8,260,524|
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,274,175     (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  8,290,52*
30,000    (99)   Recoveries  30,00<m
3,244,175 8,260,524
254
 I Vote 211
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES BRANCH
Description
The branch is responsible for the co-ordination, design, provision, maintenance, and operation
jof telecommunications systems required by government ministries and certain Crown corporations
land agencies. It is structured to provide, rent or engage specialized services relating to telephones,
radio, data, audio and visual communications.
Estimated, 1980/81 Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff               $                                                                                                        Staff $
f(       2)              68,328     Administration (       2) 104,022
■     62)      15,377,433     Common carrier services (     61) 21,659,224
|(       5)        1,113,456     Technical services (       5) 1,174,783
|(     69)      16,559,217                     Total vote (     68) 22,938,029
Classification by Standard Objects of ExpendiU re
|(     69)        1,123,469     (01) Salaries—established (     68) 1,201,320
239,600     (04) Salaries—temporary  405,798
26,500     (10) Travel expense  45,420
144,500     (20) Professional and special services  183,900
27,000      (30) Office expense  24,600
6,800     (35) Office furniture and equipment  9,600
16,000     (40) Advertising and publications  60,000
150,000     (50) Materials and supplies  149,250
15,742,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  23,136,841
10,000     (70) Acquisition—land and buildings	
700,348     (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment  754,200
(99) Recoveries from Crown corporations and
1,627,000            agencies (Credit) 3,032,900
16,559,217 22,938,029
255
 Vote 212
COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION BRANCH
Description
The branch is responsible for developing policy recommendations and administering ministerial
programs to facilitate the effective development and utilization of communication systems for the
British Columbia public; it is also concerned with the rates charged and the standard of service offered
by telephone and cable television companies which serve British Columbia. The branch maintains
liaison between the government and the communications industry, develops interventions before
federal regulatory bodies, provides for administration of the Telecommunications Utility Act and
promotes extension of communications coverage to the people of British Columbia by various means,
including the administering of grants for this purpose.
Estimated, 1980/81                                          Activity Estimates, 1981/82
Staff $ Staff $
( 3)             86,644     Administration (       3) 100,193
( 5)           513,227     System development (       5) 1,968,798
( 4)            298,742      Regulation ( 5) 246,892
( 12)           898,613 Total vote (     13) 2,315,883
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditi re
(     12)           344,534 (01) Salaries—established (     13) 380,157
30,000 (04) Salaries—temporary  32,126
30,000 (10) Travel expense ^-4.  37,000
193,000 (20) Professional and special services  100,700
5,404 (30) Office expense Mil- 8,800
3,666 (35) Office furniture and equipment -l-XHi' 3,900
— (40) Advertising and publications i..-.,...  500
2,509 (50) Materials and supplies  2,700
289,500 (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies  1,750,000
898,613 2,315,883
Vote 213
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of buildings, and office accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
$ S
157,000 Total vote ™. .„  391,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
157,000     (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  391,000
256
J
 Rote 214
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
This vote provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
land management consulting services.
Estimated, 1980/81 Estimates, 1981/82
* $
50,000 Total vote..
122,200
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
50,000     (25) Data systems and processing  122,200
257
  STANDARD OBJECTS OF EXPENDITURE
Vote expenditures are shown under the uniform classification according to the nature of the
{expenditure as outlined hereunder.
| (01) Salaries—established positions.
(03) Salaries—for British citizensemployedattheAgentGeneral'sofficeand British Columbia House
London.
(04) Salaries—temporary (including seasonal staff).
\ (06) Allowances and expenses—Members and officers of the Legislative Assembly.
1(07) Fees and allowances—Boards, Commissions, courts, etc.
1(10) Travel expense:
Includes expenses of public servants and members of Boards, Commissions, etc. Also
includes lease and operation of motor vehicles used for staff travel purposes and staff
relocation and transfer expenses.
f (20) Professional and special services:
Fees and expenses for services rendered by professionals such as legal, engineering,
educational, medical-dental, management consulting, etc., as well as various services
provided by other businesses not included in other classes.
K25) Data systems and processing:
Services provided by the British Columbia Systems Corporation for the design, development, implementation, and operation of manual and machine-assisted information
systems.
B30) Office expense:
The supplies and expenses required for the operation of offices.
1(35) Office furniture and equipment:
Purchase of furniture and equipment, but not lease or rental.
E40) Advertising and publications:
Includes all costs associated with advertising and publications, including sen/ices of outside
agencies and consultants.
■SO) Materials and supplies:
Provides for all those items not included in other categories (e.g., office expense) and
includes parts and consumable tools as well as fuels and utilities.
K>5) Motor vehicles:
Purchase of motor vehicles for use in transport of personnel.
■60) Rentals—outside suppliers:
Includes the lease or rental of land, buildings, aircraft, and equipment not included in
another classification (such as automobiles for staff travel).
H52) Rentals—intra-ministry:
Charges for the use of equipment between various programs and activities within a ministry.
^0) Acquisition—land, buildings, and works:
Costs of acquiring these physical assets through purchase or contract, but not construction
by a ministry's own forces.
259
 STANDARD OB|ECTS OF EXPENDITURE—Continued
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment (not included elsewhere):
Includes purchase of aircraft, construction equipment, ships and boats, etc.
(80) Grants, contributions and subsidies:
These payments, other than for goods and services, made for the purpose of furthering j
ministerial programs. Payments include those to individuals and nonprofit organizations, municipalities, Government agencies and Crown corporations, and subsidies to
industries.
(90) Other expenditure:
Includes all expenditure not otherwise classified, such as interest on deposits, supple- j
mentary personnel costs (superannuation, etc.), transfers to special funds, loans and I
advances, etc.
(98) Recoveries—intra-ministry:
Recoveries for the use of equipment between various programs and activities within aj
ministry.
(99) Recoveries:
Cost recoveries in cash or by transfer bi 11 ings to other votes, such as in the case of the Queen's
Printer operation.
260
 SCHEDULE A
SUMS REQUIRED BY HER MAJESTY TO MAKE GOOD CERTAIN SUMS EXPENDED FOR THF
PUBLIC SERVICE FOR THE PERIOD ENDED MARCH 31, 1980, AND TO INDEMNIFY THF
SEVERAL OFFICERS AND PERSONS FOR MAKING SUCH EXPENDUTURE      	
SERVICE Amount
Ministry of Attorney General j
Vote 21  Court services  16g 058
22 Criminal Justice Division  740564
27 Legal services to government..
509,437
30 Coroners  404 g-| 7
Kiinistry of Education 1,823,976
Vote 68 Student Aid Programs  114 n2
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Vote 75 Minister's office  1,835
76 General administration  14,051
88 Computer and consulting charges  9,824
I   . .         !   . 25,710
■Ministry of Finance
Vote 100 Minister's office  3,555
106 Assessment Act Appeal Boards  84,657
111  British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation—Free share distribution  317,047
n-     ,      t u    i.u 405,259
Ministry of Health
Vote 128 Minister's office  5,238
133 Hospital programs  181,240
139 Computer and consulting charges  17,772
204,250
Ministry of Human Resources
Vote 145 G.A.I.N. programs  351,319
Ministry of Labour
Vote 151 Ministerial administration support services  113,714
153 Occupational environment and compensation  9,319
157 Labour Relations Board  136,340
160 Building occupancy charges  296,392
555,765
Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing
Vote 164 Land management  230,539
Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services
Vote 182 Public information and publications  14,415
185 Agent General's Office and British Columbia House  58,567
187 Postal Branch  ^,202
203 Building occupancy charges  it'^An
204 Computer and consulting charges  18,360
126,823
3,837,753
Queen's Printer for British Columbia 1
Victoria, 1981
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