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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
ESTIMATES
of Revenue and Expenditure
Fiscal Year Ending March 31
1980
As Authorized by the Legislature
Printed by K. M. MacDonald, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
in right of the Province of British Columbia.
1979
  TABLE OF CONTENTS
Estimated Revenue.
Page
5
Estimated Expenditure-
Summary	
Detail-
Legislation	
Auditor General-
Ombudsman	
Executive Council-
Ministry of Agriculture	
Ministry of Attorney-General.
Ministry of Consumer and Corporate Affairs.
Ministry of Deregulation	
Ministry of Human Resources-
Ministry of Labour	
Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing-
Ministry of Municipal Affairs..
  15
  19
  21
  23
  25
  35
  51
  59
  63
  69
  77
  87
  95
  107
  119
  131
  141
  151
  159
Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services  165
Ministry of Tourism and Small Business Development  185
Ministry of Transportation, Communications and Highways  189
Ministry of Economic Development	
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology	
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources-
Ministry of Environment	
Ministry of Finance	
Ministry of Forests	
Ministry of Health	
Standard Objects of Expenditure-
Schedule A—1977/78 Fiscal Year_.
205
207
  ESTIMATED REVENUE
For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 1980,
With Comparative Revenue for Fiscal Year 1978/79
Estimated
Revenue for
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31,1979
SOURCE
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31, 1980
51,182,000,000
315,000,000
595,000,000
175,000,000
23,000,000
2,500,000
60,000,000
36,000,000
20,000,000
12,000,000
9,000,000
8,500,000
2,500,000
2,440,500,000
195,000,000
125,000,000
42,200,000
10,000,000
8,000,000
7,000,000
3,600,000
2,500,000
393,300,000
48,000,000
80,000,000
8,000,000
5,500,000
1,500,000
143,000,000
Taxation Revenue:
Personal Income 	
Corporation Income
Social Services 	
Gasoline 	
Motive-fuel Use
Fuel Oil 	
Cigarette and Tobacco
Corporation Capital 	
Property 	
Insurance Premiums 	
Hotel and Motel Room
Pari Mutuel Betting 	
Succession and Gift	
..$1,141,000,000
376,000,000
585,000,000
184,000,000
24,000,000
2,000,000
66,000,000
42,000,000
20,000,000
15,000,000
12,000,000
10,000,000
1,000,000
Total Taxation Revenue
Natural Resource Revenue:
Minerals:
Petroleum and natural gas:
British Columbia Petroleum Corporation I
Permits and Fees	
Petroleum and Natural
Gas Royalties 	
Mining Tax 	
Mineral Resource Tax ...
Mineral Land Tax	
Coal, Minerals, and Metals Royalties	
Miscellaneous Mining Receipts  	
170,000,000
120,000,000
41,000,000
16,000,000
9,600,000
9,300,000
4,000,000
4,600,000
Lands and Forests:
Logging Tax  40,000,000
Timber Sales  164,000,000
Timber Royalties  12,000,000
Land Leases, Rentals, and
Fees   5,500,000
Miscellaneous Lands and
Forests Receipts   1,500,000
$2,478,000,000
374,500,000
223,000,000
 ESTIMATED REVENUE,  1979/80
Estimated
Revenue for
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31,1979
SOURCE
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31, 1980
15,500,000
6,000,000
557,800,000
2,000,000
4,200,000
9,790,000
2,800,000
2,600,000
8,300,000
1,775,000
19,400,000
1,500,000
1,000,000
1,200,000
1,675,000
11,260,000
Natural Resource Revenue—Continued
Water Resources:
Water Rentals and Recording Fees  15,000,000
Wildlife Act—Fees and Licences  6,000,000
Total Natural Resource Revenue 	
Other Revenue:
Sales and Service Fees:
Land Sales        2,800,000
Motor-vehicle   Lien   and
Search Fees          5,000,000
Medicare Services Recoveries           8,200,000
Ferry Revenue          3,200,000
Ambulance Service        2,600,000
Forest Scaling Fees          8,700,000
Land Clearing Receipts ..        2,100,000
Land Registry Fees        21,500,000
Sheriffs' Fees          1,400,000
Publications Service
Branch          1,000,000
Receipts from Beautiful
British Columbia Magazine          1,570,000
Miscellaneous Parks Receipts           1,920,000
Miscellaneous Sales and
Services         5,010,000
67,500,000
54,000,000
3,800,000
2,400,000
1,500,000
2,500,000
7,000,000
1,300,000
1,250,000
6,350,000
80,100,000
10,000,000
Licences and Permits:
Motor-vehicle Licences
and Permits 	
Companies Branch 	
Electrical Energy Inspection Fees	
Fire Marshal Act—Fees,
etc. 	
Law Stamps 	
Liquor Licensing Branch
—Permits and Fees	
Probate Fees 	
Camp-site   Permits   and
Park Use 	
Miscellaneous     Licences
and Permits 	
Fines and Penalties
71,000,000
4,500,000
2,200,000
1,800,000
2,150,000
8,100,000
1,800,000
1,540,000
4,910,000
618,500,000
65,000,000
32,000,000
Interest from Investments
98,000,000
12,000,000
52,000,000
 ESTIMATED REVENUE, 1979/80
Estimated
Revenue for
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31, 1979
SOURCE
Fiscal Year Ending
March 31,1980
10,500,000
2,535,000
Other Revenue—Continued
Miscellaneous:
Institutional Maintenance R
Maintenance  of  Children 	
Other Maintenance Receipts 	
Miscellaneous Revenue:
Insurance Claim Receipts
Superannuation Branch—■
Cost Recoveries
eceipts:
7,100,000
3,500,000
36,450,000
13,035,000
4,000,000
4,450,000
10,600,000
4,400,000
4,800,000
1,400,000
15,250,000
1,400,000
24,815,000
Glendale   Laundry   Receipts 	
Other Miscellaneous Revenue 	
Total Other Revenue
Contributions From Governm
Liquor Distribution Branch—
British Columbia Buildings C<
Total Contributions Fr
Contributions From Other Gc
Canada:
Established Programs Final
Canada Assistance Plan 	
47,700,000
237,300,000
263,450,000
ent Enterpri
net profit ...
srporation _
om Governme
WERNMENTS:
icing    	
ses:
215,000,000
20,000,000
190,000,000
29,500,000
219,500,000
nt Enterprises
600,000.000
242,000,000
102,900,000
300,000
2,100,000
235,000,000
470,800,000
200,000,000
37,600,000
7,250,000
14,000,000
16,500,000
50,800,000
Other Shared-cost Programs
Adult     Occupational
Training  	
Water    Planning    and
Management 	
Economic Development
Transportation       and
Highways  	
Other   Federal    Payments 	
Percentage of Power Corpo
Statutory Subsidies 	
37,000,000
4,700,000
20,000,000
9,900,000
31,300,000
2,000,000
2,300,000
■ation Tax ..
Subtotal, Canada
Municipal Share of Joint-servi
Total Contributions Fr
Total Estimated Reven
:e Programs
om Other Go\
ue 	
801,250,000
24,000,000
947,300,000
25,200,000
825,250,000
'ernments
972,500,000
$4,280,350,000
$4,567,450,000
  MAIN ESTIMATES
ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE
For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 1980
SUMMARY
Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1978/79
No. oi
Vote
SERVICE
Estimates of Expenditure,
Fiscal Year 1979/80
$3,997,588
400,000
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
Legislation :
$4,307,865
405,300
Crown Corporation Reporting Committee —
4,397,588
4,713,165
51,160
Auditor General:
4,397,588
2,466,906
266,369
$4,662,005
2,034,507
195,396
Total to be voted	
2,229,903
2,733,275
192,670
Less recruitment savings	
2,229,903
2,540,605
300,000
237,961
515,799
Executive Council:
245,047
535,833
753,760
780,880
54,446
Ministry of Agriculture:
753,760
109,787
1,183,780
1,375,366
4,269,593
604,476
39,726,088
188,670
4,431,184
225,985
3,676,000
444,862
726,434
100,533
1,241,849
3,950,723
503,383
57,706,902
187,005
4,351,768
203,671
2,437,855
221,000
Specialist and Regulatory Services        	
Milt Rnard
Total to be voted	
Less recruitment savings	
Ministry of Attorney-General:
Minister's Office   	
72,051,221
56,235,791
1,002,645
72,051,221
145,623
4,118,780
30,007,013
8,082,746
38,641,433
56,487,836
10,014,770
858,317
3,917,204
1,127,114
55,233,146
139,990
3,599,126
28,952,359
8,284,545
35,192,543
53,941,435
9,600,000
1,040,410
2,700,152
1,105,116
Superior and County Court	
 10
ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
1
Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1978/79
■^ote'                             SERVICE
Estimates of Expenditure,
Fiscal Year 1979/80
5,443,254
1,198,602
79,113
295,361
1,500,000
1,557,506
1,439,731
452,890
110,556
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
Ministry of Attorney-General—Continued
5,698,478
1,072,456
67,225
286,190
1,255,000
1,569,882
1,239,425
455,990
125,362
6,172,021
83,692
32,204,000
1,667,623
196,567,060
12,705,303
1,658,427
35,951,724
5,958,191
92,221
21 488,642
2,641,600
186,813,343
205,298,180
8,731,120
Less recruitment savings	
Ministry of Consumer and Corporate Affairs :
186,813,343
133,005
586,979
2,736,650
4,159,986
1,968,397
1,241,997
68,500
3,000
1,495,000
1,132,038
131,756
516,939
2,796,047
3,868,245
1,836,699
1,170,364
74,400
3,000
1,496,912
1,586,923
13,481,285
13,525,552
820,249
Ministry of Deregulation :
13,481,285
89,634
824,041
704,048
90,000
579,796
579,796
1,707,723
49,296
Ministry of Economic Development:
579,796
164,683
7,265,357
5,581,000
21,500,000
684,000
1,073,000
154,432
6,540,926
6,340,000
14,000,000
800,874
936,891
28,773,123
36,268,040
316,316
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology:
Minister's Office  -   -	
28,773,123
119,071
5,851,474
614,849,031
232,780,581
656,100
200,697,634
11,831,130
40,470,000
352,942
10
9,185,749
119,793
5,446,200
592,032,605
208,602,857
87,735
159,851,366
11,273,537
40,600,000
331,430
10
Post-secondary Education—Universities	
Post-secondary Education—Colleges and Provincial Insti-
9,156,008
 ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
11
Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1978/79
No. of
Vote
SERVICE
Estimates of Expenditure,
Fiscal Year 1979/80
4,045,264
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology—
Continued
3,976,000
1,365,000
1,300,000
Computer and Consulting Charges	
1,032,846,805
1,122,134,722
1,177,405
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources :
1,032,846,805
91,533
1,321,106
2,123,499
4,651,457
1,502,161
588,500
700,000
277,919
63,600
399,123
60,000
551,225
1,225,000
352,960
1,120,957,317
87,861
1,246,249
2,091,671
British Columbia Energy Commission	
4,392,165
1,400,434
585,250
900,000
215,000
77,000
Mineral Research Program  	
155,000
60,000
351,300
910,330
Energy Resource Evaluation Program	
Building Occupancy Charges	
315,100
Computer and Consulting Charges -
12,787,360
13,908,083
675,604
Less recruitment savings	
Ministry of Environment:
Minister's Office	
12,787,360
164,938
2,444,356
47,568,812
1,245,394
742,047
1,577,716
2,000,000
10
131,468
5,867,000
1,768,045
13,232,479
150,911
3,894,678
48,746,261
Resource and Environment Management   	
1,016,324
Environment and Land Use Committee Secretariat	
691,389
Provincial Agricultural Land Commission	
1,534,542
Provincial Emergency Programme
2,064,800
50,000
Salmonid Enhancement Program -
Flood Relief Act   	
129,750
4,021,024
1,455,600
63,755,279
63,509,786
2,859,531
Ministry of Finance:
63,755,279
109,825
1,824,174
4,135,766
8,032,953
1,698,648
5,074,404
579,000
5,844,261
21,740,000
16,585,000
5,500,000
12,000,000
2,557,473
250,000
17,000,000
1,058,041
3,569,000
60,650,255
105,330
1,261,128
4,002,470
Office of the Comptroller-General-	
6,801,506
Computer and Consulting Services	
2,045,495
4,797,307
400,000
Assessment Act Appeal Boards	
5,684,386
21,853,323
16,481,000
3,400,000
British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation—Free
1,860,500
250,000
21,064,320
Salary Contingencies (All Ministries)	
1,045,776
3,737,896
Total to be voted	
94,790,437
107,558,545
1,972,270
Less recruitment savings	
94,790,437
105,586,275
 1
12
ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1978/79
V°dtef                               SERVICE
Estimates of Expenditure,
Fiscal Year 1979/80
110,042
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
Ministry of Forests:
115,544
1,891,613
4,756,140
49,223,041
38,961,722
19,553,036
10
5,000,000
5,000,000
3,899,000
2,405,069
1,587,786
4,593,428
47,604,089
34,683,140
18,407,773
Forestry-        —	
Timber and Range Management Program	
5,973,966
3,878,928
1,682,000
118,521,152
130,805,175
5,989,367
Ministry of Health:
118,521,152
144,082
21,327,012
35,539,703
180,777,352
18,129,440
649,178,588
245,300,000
26,050,883
4,285,498
12,330,546
28,638,000
2,154,000
124,815,808
139,851
19,741,533
34,748,540
185,192,240
17,863,005
609,588,881
211,613,000
Preventive and Special Community Services   	
Hospital Programs — — . -	
24,775,037
4,136,440
10,619,966
31.810,890
7,700,983
Total to be voted	
1,157,930,366
1,223,855,104
Less recruitment savings  	
Ministry of Human Resources:
Minister's Office-    	
10,428,342
1,157,930,366
206,837
61,124,258
75,209,741
52,573,173
26,428,642
351,505,000
43,663,249
23,834,311
19,103,359
3,015,000
1,213,426,762
145,890
64,011,650
71,717,711
45,332 296
277,998,937
43,429,775
28,996,905
19,373,175
3,871,414
Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters and Renters' Tax Credit	
Building Occupancy Charges—  	
581,567,553
656,663,570
8,166,849
Less recruitment savings   	
Ministry of Labour:
581,567,553
141,341
2,653,832
36,253,809
1,566,415
5,812,929
2,772,487
711,952
1,340,101
297,000
10
1,123,000
1,040,100
648,496,721
140,241
2,795,211
29,308,710
1,503,301
5,837,073
2,622,380
507,351
Job Training and Employment Opportunity Programs   	
Occupational  Environment  and  Compensation  Advisory
Collective Bargaining and Labour Standards Program —	
1,197 304
300,000
2 124 605
638,202
46,974,378
53,712,976
1,235,278
46,974,378
52,477,698
 ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
13
Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1978/79
No. of
Vote
SERVICE
Estimates of Expenditure,
Fiscal Year 1979/80
116,724
34,932,364
8,203,671
25,225,999
1,225,557
2,172,051
539,120
72,415,486
72,415,486
153,456
2,176,778
44,125,000
138,300,000
295,968
6,414,368
243,195
136,950
191,845,715
191,845,715
212,278
590,611
20,416,637
1,126,743
3,100,000
406,813
65,807
164,489
519,548
757,136
5,858,024
10
10
13,200,000
500,000
931,102
8,102,692
2,895,352
4,120,000
285,393
1,387,888
51,280,000
140,000
22,154,026
19,000
1,000,000
11,006,085
1,107,620
151,347,264
151,347,264
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing:
Minister's Office	
Housing
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
Land Management_
Parks and Outdoor Recreation	
Financial and Administration Services...
Building Occupancy Charges...
Computer and Consulting Charges -
Total to be voted 	
Less recruitment savings	
Ministry of Municipal Affairs :
Minister's Office—  	
General Administration  	
Grants, Contributions and Subsidies..
Revenue Sharing Fund	
Central Ministry Services 	
Transit Services 	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges.
Total to be voted.
Less recruitment savings	
Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government
Services:
Minister's Office   	
General Administration.   _ _
Heritage, Cultural,  Recreation,  Sports  and Fitness Programs
Central Microfilm Bureau 	
Grants, Special Services and Events ~.
Public Information and Publications.
Indian Advisory Act 	
Government House	
Agent General's Office and British Columbia House -
Legislative Library - - — -	
Postal Branch 	
Queen's Printer-
British Columbia Lottery Branch —
Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation..
Public Inquiries Act   -  	
Provincial Elections Act    -	
Government Employees Relations Bureau-
Public Service Commission Administration
Salaries and Benefits—Sundry Employees	
Public Service Adjudication Board	
Superannuation Branch Administration .
Public Service Superannuation and Retirement Benefits	
Members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation Act -
Employee Benefits.
Parliament Buildings Restoration— — 	
Queen Elizabeth II British Columbia Centennial Scholarship Act.
Captain Cook Bi-Centennial-
Building Occupancy Charges .
Computer and Consulting Charges .
Total to be voted..
Less recruitment savings	
148,408
29,916,769
8,032,646
24,579,967
1,532,061
1,964,000
1,073,670
67,247,521
1,888,483
141,787
2,450,143
56,250,000
141,700,000
364,100
37,027,000
234,000
28,500
238,195,530
216,076
182,096
849,071
20,832,844
1,129,632
2,260,225
507,651
83,459
176,299
607,095
753,822
7,130,263
10
10
14,500,000
10
633,945
8,842,709
3,051,300
1,080,000
369,596
1,606,162
70,455,000
135,000
33,164,063
1,200,000
24,000
9,416,000
1,435,000
180,425,262
1,563,929
65,359,038
237,979,454
178,861,333
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ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Estimated
Expenditure,
Fiscal Year
1978/79
^ote                               SERVICE
Estimates of Expenditure,
Fiscal Year 1979/80
152,472
60,992
10,121,145
204,221
478,922
330,000
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
213
214
215
216
217
218
219
220
221
222
223
224
225
226
227
228
229
Ministry of Tourism and Small Business Development:
Minister's Office ,	
158,139
70,093
10,327,237
1,487,015
422,000
332,000
Tourism	
Building Occupancy Charges  	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Total tn he voted
11,347,752
12,796,484
191,195
Less recruitment savings	
Ministry of Transportation, Communications and
Highways :
Minister's Office    	
11,347,752
168,872
6,630,237
156,326,179
160,258,637
10
50,000
704,715
3,186,928
14,209,889
1,025,582
311,660
1,306,990
2,073,585
2,112,188
51,386,950
15,672,054
894,798
16,750,000
2,646,100
12,605,289
180,378
5,967,233
153,925,075
157,258,637
11,750,000
186,000
674,198
3,185,246
14,926,272
996,561
317,839
1,402,187
2,079,282
107,723
50,558,500
12,202,674
863,182
14,531,892
4,027,555
Engineering Branch	
Motor Vehicle Branch _ _	
Motor Carrier Commission 	
Communications   System   Development   and   Regulation
Branch —	
435,140,434
435,715,374
13,058,507
435,140,434
422,656,867
4,280,350,000
$4,567,450,000
L
 MAIN ESTIMATES
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE
For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 1980
LEGISLATION
Summary
Estimated,        Vote Estimates,
1978/79           No. 1979/80
Staff                 $                                                                                                                                  Staff $
(     29)      3,997,588        1    Legislation  (32) 4,307,865
400,000        2    Crown Corporation Reporting Committee  405,300
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
4,397,588 4,713,165
— Less re ruitment savings   51,160
(     29)      4,397,588 Total (32)      4,662,005
 16
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 1
LEGISLATION
Description
Provides for the costs of the Legislative Assembly and its committees, including the support
services.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
3)
10)
10)
2)
2)
1)
(  1)
2,118,500
125,000
13,000
224,894
181,422
206,360
38,060
38,732
84,200
30,000
541,000
346,420
50,000
(     29)      3,997,588
Activity
Staff
Members of the Legislative Assembly	
Select Standing Committees	
Inter-parliamentary  Relations  	
Speaker's Office  (4)
Government Members' Caucus
Official Opposition  (NDP)
.(11)
-(H)
Progressive Conservative  (2)
Liberal    (2)
Clerk of the House  (1)
Legislative Procedure and Practice Inquiry 	
Other session expenses 	
Hansard  operations 	
Dining-room  	
(1)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
2,209,700
125,000
43,000
253,214
212,104
235,424
43,083
43,095
88,500
30,000
605,125
369,620
50,000
Total vote
-(32)
4,307,865
3)
24)
1)
1)
(     29)
880,000
440,000
19,000
8,500
19,000
8,500
8,500
660,000
75,000
125,000
36,000
15,000
12,000
2,306,500
54,828
344,574
13,200
24,420
437,022
700,000
10,000
51,000
100,000
15,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(06) Allowances and expenses (Members and
Legislative Officers):
Sessional allowances   912,000
Expense and living allowance  456,000
The Speaker—allowance   19,000
Deputy Speaker—allowance   8,500
Leader of the Opposition—allowance 19,000
Leader of the Liberal Party—allowance    8,500
Leader of the Progressive Conservative   Party—allowance     8,500
Secretarial and rental allowance   700,200
Air travel from constituencies   78,000
Select  Standing  Committees—allowance and travel expenses   50,000
Clerks of the House   42,000
Clerk   Assistant     15,000
Sergeant-at-Arms     14,000
2,330,700
(01) Salaries—established:
Speaker's staff  (4) 69,420
Caucus staff     (26) 400.356
Clerk of the House staff (1) 17,700
Hansard staff  (1) 27,120
(32)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense 	
(20) Professional and special services 	
(30) Office  expense  	
(35) Office furniture and equipment 	
514,596
770,850
30,100
66,025
128,800
33,375
 LEGISLATION 17
Vara 1
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
Advertising and publications ....  15,500
Materials and supplies   277,500
Rentals—outside  suppliers    75,419
Acquisition—machinery and equipment —
Grants, contributions, and subsidies   50,000
Other expenditure  15,000
—Continued
Estimated, 1978/79
$
—
(40)
246,000
(50)
52,066
(60)
15,000
(75)
50,000
(80)
15,000
(90)
3,997,588
4,307,865
Vote 2
CROWN CORPORATION REPORTING COMMITTEE
Description
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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
400,000 Total vote   405,300
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
200,000    (04) Salaries—temporary     202,650
(06) Allowances   and   expenses   members—
24,000                  legislative   officers     24,125
40,000    (10) Travel expense   42,460
92,000    (20) Professional and special services   91,675
28,000    (30)  Office   expense     28,950
4,000    (35)  Office furniture and equipment   3,860
8,000    (50) Materials and supplies   7,720
4,000    (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers   3,860
400,000 405,300
  AUDITOR GENERAL
19
Estimated,
1978/79
Staff
Vote
No.
AUDITOR GENERAL
Summary
(     60)      2,034,507       3    Auditor General
195,396       4   Building occupancy charges
2,229,903
(     60)      2,229,903
Less recruitment savings
Total 	
Estimates,
1979/80
Staff
.(85)      2,466,906
         266,369
2,733,275
192,670
.(85)      2,540,605
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 20 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
AUDITOR GENERAL
Vote 3
Description
The Auditor General Act provides for the independent examination of the financial
accounts and records of the Government and an annual report, including the expression of
opinion, on its financial statements, as well as on certain other matters.
Audits of certain public bodies as transferred by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council are
also required, and the Auditor General may be appointed the auditor or joint auditor of a
Crown corporation, Crown agency, or public body. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may
request that special assignments be undertaken.
Authority is given to extend the scope of the report to include assessment of the basis of
preparation of the financial statements of the Government and the administration of programs
by ministries, and to conduct such examination of Crown corporations, Crown agencies, or
other public bodies as may be considered necessary or desirable.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     60)      2,034,507 Total vote (85) 2,466,906
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     60)      1,312,507 (01) Salaries—established   (85) 1,926,700
85,000 (10) Travel expense   193,579
417,500 (20) Professional and special services   220,020
30,500 (30) Office expense   34,450
37,000 (35)  Office furniture and equipment  44,390
— (40) Advertising and publications   21,712
2,000 (50) Materials and supplies   1,930
125,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   —
25,000 (90) Other expenditure   24,125
2,034,507 2,466,906
Vote 4
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Auditor General.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
195,396 Total vote   266,369
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
195,396    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers          266,369
 OMBUDSMAN
OMBUDSMAN
Estimated,
1978/79
$
Vote
No.
Summary
5
Ombudsman -   - -	
—
Total  --
21
Estimates,
1979/80
300,000
300,000
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 22 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 5
OMBUDSMAN
Description
Provides for the costs of the Office of the Ombudsman.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
— Total vote  300,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (90) Other expenditure          300,000
 EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
23
Staff
(      10)
(     19)
(     29)
Estimated,
1978/79
$
237,961
515,799
753,760
753,760
Vote
No.
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Summary
Premier's Office 	
Executive Council 	
Less recruitment savings
Total 	
Staff
-(9)
-(18)
-(27)
Estimates,
1979/80
245,047
535,833
780,880
54,446
726,434
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 24
Vote 6
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
PREMIER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the costs of the Premier's Office, including his salary and expenses and those
of his immediate staff.
Staff
(     10)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
237,961
(     10)
173,961
2,500
20,000
25,000
1,500
15,000
237,961
Staff
Total vote  (9)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (9)
(04)  Salaries—temporary   	
(10) Travel expense 	
(30) Office  expense  	
(35)  Office furniture and equipment	
(90)  Other  expenditure  	
Estimates, 1!
>79/80
$
$
245,047
re
168,813
2,412
33,775
24,125
1,447
14,475
245,047
Vote 7
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Description
Provides for the costs of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations and Executive Council
administration.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
10)
9)
(      19)
305,102
210,697
Activity
Staff
Office  of  Intergovernmental  Relations
 (9)
Executive Council administration  (9)
515,799
Total vote
-(18)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
319,307
216,526
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     19)         378,799 (01) Salaries—established  (18) 375,645
2,500 (04) Salaries—temporary   2,412
30,000 (10) Travel expense   38,600
— (20) Professional and special services  24,125
10,000 (30) Office expense   14,475
1,500 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,446.
83,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies   69,480
10,000 (90) Other expenditure   9,650
535,833
515,799
535,833
 AGRICULTURE
25
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(        5)
100,533
8
(      12)
1,146,532
9
(     54)
1,241,849
10
(   143)
3,950,723
11
(       9)
503,383
12
(   133)
57,706,902
13
(       6)
187,005
14
(   148)
4,351,768
15
(     10)
203,671
16
2,437,855
17
221,000
18
72,051,221
(   520)
72,051,221
Summary
Staff
Minister's Office (5)
Deputy Minister's Office (12)
General Administration  (55 )
Production Services  (144)
Marketing Services  (9)
Financial Services  (134)
Information Services  1 (6)
Specialist and Regulatory Services (148)
Milk Board (10)
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry
Estimates,
1979/80
$
109,787
1,183,780
1,375,366
4,269,593
604,476
39,726,088
188,670
4,431,184
225,985
3,676,000
444,862
56,235,791
1,002,645
(523) 55,233,146
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 26
Vote 8
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Agriculture, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       5) 100,533
Total vote
Staff
-<5)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
109,787
(       5)
86,533
11,000
2,000
1,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (5)
(10) Travel expense 	
(30) Office expense 	
(35) Office furniture and equipment	
88,075
14,475
4,825
2,412
100,533
109,787
Vote 9
DEPUTY MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
The Deputy Minister's office provides executive direction for the Ministry. Staff includes
the Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Development 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 agriculture
societies.
Activity
Staff
Estimated, 1978/79
$
219,217
102,315
8)
4)
475,000
350,000
(     12)       1,146,532
Staff
Deputy Minister's staff (8)
Policy and Planning Branch  (4)
General  and  research  grants   and  expenses 	
Aid to developing countries 	
Total vote
-(12)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
238,296
115,614
475,262
354,608
1,183,780
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     12)         266,976 (01) Salaries—established  (12) 292,683
29,556 (04) Salaries—temporary     28,950
39,500 (10) Travel expense   40,674
69,000 (20) Professional and special services   53,316
4,000 (30) Office expense   4,294
— (40) Advertising and publications   4,246
17,500 (50) Materials and supplies   16,983
5,000 (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers   3,088
15,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 11,580
700,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies .... 727,966
1,146,532
1,183,780
 AGRICULTURE
27
Vote 10
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
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, 1978/79
Staff $
(     54)      1,241,849
Total vote
Staff
-(55)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,375,366
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     54)         731,112 (01) Salaries—established  (55) 761,934
64,137 (04) Salaries—temporary   64,985
43,500 (10) Travel expense   77,682
15,000 (20) Professional and special services  14,475
142,000 (30) Office expense   143,785
60,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  60,795
60,000 (40) Advertising and publications  110,975
40,000 (50) Materials and supplies   58,517
85,000 (55) Motor-vehicles   82,025
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   193
1,100 (90) Other expenditure   —
1,241,849
1,375,366
 28 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 11
PRODUCTION SERVICES
Description
The program provides assistance and technical advisory services to agricultural producers
and commodity groups through specific development and extension programs and specialist
services. The activities are designed to facilitate improved management and production of
livestock, poultry, apiary, field, and horticultural crops. Grants are made to agricultural
organizations in reference to livestock, crop improvements, and weed control.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
2) 54,436 Director    (2) 55,675
3) 169,183 Apiary Branch  (3) 168,470
33) 755,024 Extension  Branch   (34) 820,157
14) 332,630 Farm Economics Branch  (14) 349,220
12) 642,727 Field Crops Branch  (12) 813,980
29) 721,430 Horticulture  Branch   (29) 778,032
40) 961,517 Livestock Branch  (39) 947,412
10) 313,776 Poultry Branch  (11) 336,647
(   143)      3,950,723 Total vote  (144) 4,269,593
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   143)      2,828,913 (01) Salaries—established     (144) 3,052,876
153,726 (04) Salaries—temporary   147,948
374,301 (10) Travel expense   372,382
52,575 (20) Professional and special services   38,087
25,175 (30) Office expense   31,520
6,750 (40) Advertising and publications  1,977
182,583 (50) Materials and supplies   185,539
10,100 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   11,819
13,500 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings   —
38,600 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 34,980
263,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies .... 390,825
1,500 (90) Other  expenditure   1,640
3,950,723 4,269,593
 AGRICULTURE
29
Vote 12
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, 1978/79
Staff
(        2)
( 4)
( 2)
(        1)
(       9)
51,194
94,100
292,355
46,957
18,777
Activity
Staff
Administration  (2)
Provincial Marketing Board 	
British Columbia food promotion —(4)
Marketing information  (2)
Marketing development  (1)
503,383
Total vote
-(9)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
59,698
90,806
385,777
49,380
18,815
604,476
(       9)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (9)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
165,406
12,577
40,000
110,700
9,500
400
159,000
4,600
1,200
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(40) Advertising and publications 	
(50) Materials and supplies 	
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers
Professional and special services
Office expense
178,767
12,742
43,423
95,342
9,649
257,510
4,534
1,544
965
503,383
604,476
 30 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 13
FINANCIAL SERVICES
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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
( 8) 192,936             Director  (8) 197,153
( 7) 8,635,314              Agriculture credit  (7) 11,719,241
( 7) 12,145,983 Agriculture and rural development....(6) 11,304,610
( 16) 591,058             Crop insurance  (16) 554,073
( 5) 35,398,352             Farm income assurance  (5) 15,026,331
( 4) 114,233             Farm products finance (4) 122,371
Property Management Branch  (net of
( 86) 629,026                 recoveries)    (88) 802,309
(   133)    57,706,902 Total vote  (134) 39,726,088
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   133)      2,270,263 (01) Salaries—established   (134)) 2,356,019
2,376,614 (04)  Salaries—temporary   2,280,430
3,700 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  —
154,000 (10) Travel expense ....  148,961
200,500 (20) Professional and special services  421,824
52,450 (30) Office expense   46,270
41,800 (40) Advertising and publications   17,948
2,039,475 (50) Materials and supplies   1,378,428
2,648,890 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   2,547,583
80,250 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 64,943
10,225,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  13,244,625
39,283,092 (90)  Other  expenditure     18,769,057
1,669,132 (99)  Farm recoveries  (Credit) 1,550,000
57,706,902 39,726,088
 AGRICULTURE
31
Vote 14
INFORMATION SERVICES
Description
The program informs farmers and nonfarmers about British Columbia agricultural technology and food products. This program also describes agricultural techniques to farmers
through use of publications, brochures, factsheets, and film. It also creates an awareness of
agriculture among consumers through media, advertising, displays, and speeches.
Staff
(       6)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
187,005
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
..(6) 188,670
(  6)
115,929
10,776
18,050
14,600
2,900
10,000
10,700
4,050
187,005
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (6)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary .
Travel expense
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(40) Advertising and publications
(50) Materials and supplies .
Professional and special services
Office expense
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
120,542
6,755
14,233
12,159
2,895
19,300
11,580
1,206
188,670
 32 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 15
SPECIALIST AND REGULATORY SERVICES
Description
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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       2)           53,519              Director    (2) 57,284
(     33)         807,240              Dairy Branch  (33) 729,118
(     14)         385,877              Engineering Branch    (14) 416,743
Entomology/Plant    Pathology    Branch
(     16)         563,061                   (16) 562,909
14,500              Farm Labour Branch  11,096
(     20)         482,095             Soils Branch  (20) 486,045
(     54)       1,793,146              Veterinary Medicine Branch  (54) 1,903,865
(       9)         252,330              Youth Development Branch  (9) 264,124
(   148)      4,351,768 Total vote  (148) 4,431,184
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   148)      2,834,430 (01) Salaries—established  (148) 2,999,918
266,888 (04) Salaries—temporary   239,750
328,800 (10) Travel expense   304,760
378,800 (20)  Professional and special services  371,136
39,800 (30) Office expense  56,016
15,500 (40) Advertising and publications   10,132
172,800 (50) Materials and supplies   221,716
6,700 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   6,039
161,700 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 80,152
85,500 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies   79,612
60,850 (90) Other expenditure   61,953
4,351,768 4,431,184
 AGRICULTURE
33
Vote 16
MILK BOARD
Description
The function of the Milk Board is to administer the marketing provisions of the Milk
Industry Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     10) 203,671
Total vote
Staff
-(10)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
225,985
(     10)
170,171
20,000
7,000
4,000
2,000
500
203,671
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (10)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense
(20) Professional and special services
(30) Office  expense
(40) Advertising and publications
(50) Materials and supplies^	
175,638
3,860
26,055
13,847
4,053
2,026
506
225,985
Vote 17
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
2,437,855
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
3,676,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,437,855    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      3,676,000
 34
Vote 18
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
221,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
444,862
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
221,000    (25) Data systems and processing         444,862
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
35
MINISTRY OF ATTORNEY-GENERAL
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
staff
$
(
6)
139,990
19
(
140)
3,599,126
20
(1,389)
28,952,359
21
(
281)
8,284,545
22
(
96)
35,192,543
23
(2,064)
53,941,435
24
9,600,000
25
1,040,410
26
(
57)
2,700,152
27
(
46)
1,105,116
28
(
135)
5,443,254
29
(
17)
1,198,602
30
(
3)
79,113
31
(
5)
295,361
32
1,500,000
33
(
88)
1,557,506
34
(
53)
1,439,731
35
(
9)
452,890
36
(
6)
110,556
37
(
320)
5,958,191
38
(
2)
92,221
39
21,488,642
40
2,641,600
41
186,813,343
Summary
Minister's Office 	
Administration and Support
Court Services 	
Staff
-(6)
Criminal Justice Division
Police Services 	
Corrections  	
Legal Services Commission	
Justice Development Commission
Legal Services to Government —
Superior and County Court 	
Provincial Court	
Coroners  	
....(157)
-(1,409)
_..(280)
 (96)
.(2,065)
British Columbia Parole Board
Law Reform Commission 	
Criminal Injuries Compensation Act
Public Trustee 	
Fire  Marshal 	
-(64)
-(47)
.(135)
-(17)
.-(3)
.-(8)
British Columbia Racing Commission
Film Classification 	
Land Registry Program
Order in Council Patients' Review Board
Building Occupancy Charges
...(87)
...(49)
-(10)
.....(6)
-(315)
.....(2)
Computer and Consulting Charges
Less recruitment savings
Estimates,
1979/80
145,623
4,118,780
30,007,013
8,082,746
38,641,433
56,487,836
10,014,770
858,317
3,917,204
1,127,114
5,698,478
1,072,456
67,225
286,190
1,255,000
1,569,882
1,239,425
455,990
125,362
6,172,021
83,692
32,204,000
1,667,623
205,298,180
8,731,120
(4,717)   186,813,343
Total of Ministry  (4,756)  196,567,060
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 36
Vote 19
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Attorney-General, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(       6)
139,990
(       6)
101,990
5,000
20,000
5,000
2,000
6,000
139,990
Total  vote
Staff
~(6)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
145,623
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (6)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense 	
(30) Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(55) Motor-vehicles 	
108,000
9,650
23,148
2,895
1,930
145,623
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
37
Vote 20
Provides for
ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT
Description
(a) central over-all policy and executive direction;
(b) central over-all 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; regional justice co-ordination which provides the opportunity for citizens
to participate in the planning and operation of justice services, including information and program development;
(c) central policy planning, including policy analysis; research capability for the
development and evaluation of programs designed to improve the justice system;
and funding of the Counterattack Program.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      10) 324,212
(   116)      2,383,662
(     14) 891,252
(   140)      3,599,126
Activity
Deputy Minister's office
Support services 	
Policy planning 	
Staff
—(9)
-(134)
-(14)
Estimates,
$
298,576
2,926,452
893,752
Total vote
-(157)
1979/80
4,118,780
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   140)      2,289,342 (01) Salaries—established    (157) 2,788,990
77,834 (04) Salaries—temporary   290,293
220,658 (10) Travel expense   213,629
142,000 (20) Professional and special services  141,678
163,094 (30) Office expense   163,445
29,408 (35)  Office furniture and equipment  46,044
340,000 (40) Advertising and publications  197,439
40,400 (50) Materials and supplies  69,788
5,500 (55) Motor-vehicles  9,650
290,790 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies ...._ 197,342
100 (90) Other expenditure  482
3,599,126
4,118,780
 38 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 21
COURT SERVICES
Description
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) Family Court—Provides a discreet Family Court trial/registry service to a
community;
(c) Integrated Courts—Provides a Supreme, County, and Provincial trial/registry
service in a community and may provide service to satellite communities;
(d) Small Claims—Provides a discreet trial/registry service for small claims actions
in a community;
(e) Provincial Courts—Provides a full range of Provincial Court services in a
community;
(/)   Vancouver Provincial Court—Provides a Provincial Court criminal service to
Vancouver;
(g) Vancouver Supreme and County Court—Provides a Court of Appeal, Supreme
and County Court trial/registry service to Vancouver.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
( 101) 3,914,447 Administration and technical  (98) 3,620,942
( 68) 1,069,903 Family Court  (72) 1,132,406
( 640) 12,855,375 Integrated   Courts    (670) 13,710,031
( 9) 148,972 Small claims  (9) 162,982
( 192) 3,560,594 Provincial  Courts    (196) 3,852,516
( 197) 3,586,940 Vancouver Provincial Court  (182) 3,472,413
Vancouver Supreme and County Court
( 182) 3,816,128                   (182) 4,055,723
(1,389)    28,952,359 Total vote (1,409) 30,007,013
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,389)    22,367,764 (01) Salaries—established   (1,409)    23,135,943
616,580 (04) Salaries—temporary     869,822
1,135,939 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts _ 1,271,008
1,031,473 (10) Travel expense   1,049,331
1,844,414 (20) Professional and special services   1,665,996
1,100,995 (30) Office expense  1,035,172
263,350 (35) Office furniture and equipment  316,628
23,775 (40) Advertising and publications  25,136
256,760 (50) Materials and supplies  280,293
300,110 (55) Motor-vehicles  _. 339,680
9,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 5,790
2,199 (90) Other expenditure   12,214
28,952,359 30,007,013
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
39
Vote 22
CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION
Description
Provides for
(a) Crown Counsel services throughout the Province for criminal cases at Provincial,
County, and Superior Courts, and Courts of Appeal;
(£) licensing firearms business and issuance of firearms acquisition certificates;
(c) advice to Government on criminal justice mattters.
Estimated, 1978/79
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff                $
Staff
$                       $
(   281)      8,284,545
Total vote	
 (280)
8,082,746
(   281)
5,307,755
119,431
383,178
2,070,052
189,446
115,857
79,026
19,800
8,284,545
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (280)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
5,573,143
121,013
291,078
Professional and special services  1,688,032
Office expense   191,955
(35) Office furniture and equipment  117,392
(50) Materials and supplies   80,071
(55) Motor-vehicles   20,062
8,082,746
 40 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 23
POLICE SERVICES
Description
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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
British Columbia Police Commission	
(       8)      1,867,003  (8)      1,761,568
Co-ordinated Law Enforcement Unit	
(     88)      2,125,540  (88)      2,007,786
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Con-
31,200,000 tract      34,872,079
(     96)    35,192,543 Total vote  (96) 38,641,433
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(    96)      1,662,020 (01) Salaries—established  (96) 1,761,921
22,299 (04) Salaries—temporary   56,188
335,975 (10) Travel expense   114,556
32,473,298 (20) Professional and special services    36,437,208
129,623 (30) Office expense   71,524
15,730 (35) Office furniture and equipment  20,033
12,500 (40) Advertising and publications  2,895
78,125 (50) Materials and supplies   98,028
63,000 (55) Motor-vehicles   14,475
12,950 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  2,026
356,723 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 41,495
3,500 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  4,825
26,800 (90) Other expenditure   16,259
35,192,543 38,641,433
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL 41
Vote 24
CORRECTIONS
Description
Provides for
(a) Secure Custodial Facilities—Corrections Branch provides secure facilities for
adult and juvenile offenders in the major population centres of the Province;
accommodation is provided both for those awaiting trial and for sentenced
offenders;
(Z>) Open Facilities—Where secure custody is not required, sentenced offenders are
accommodated in forest camps, farms, or special program facilities; these facilities represent a step toward return of the offender to society;
(c) Community-based Programs—A wide range of programs are provided within the
community for adult and juvenile offenders; these include community correctional
centres where clients can re-enter the work force or resume their education; programs to challenge young offenders through the wilderness experience and training
for those sentenced for drinking-driving offences are prime examples of the service
identified in this activity;
(d) Probation and Family Services—The objective of the probation services is to
provide an alternative to incarceration; adults and juveniles in conflict with the
law remain in their community while receiving supervision and support from a
probation officer; sentenced offenders carry out work service projects in the
community under supervision of the Corrections Branch; the Corrections Branch
also provides a range of services to families experiencing marital breakdown;
(e) Management Support Services—This activity represents the special skills and
resources devoted to the effective and efficient delivery of correctional services; in
addition to the elements of staff identified in the management role, this activity
includes religious services, staff development, information services, and planning
staff;
(/) Inspection and Standards—This activity is identified separately from management
support services to signal and confirm its special role in Corrections Branch and
the Ministry of Attorney-General; the Inspection and Standards Division monitors
the delivery of correctional services to ensure that procedures and practices are
met; branch policy also provides offenders the opportunity to forward any grievance concerning the delivery of corrections services to the Inspection and Standards Division.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
( 855) 20,190,123 Secure custodial facilities (828) 21,002,161
( 334) 8,631,821 Open facilities  (335) 9,132,376
( 138) 4,913,504 Community-based programs  (151) 5,071,495
( 510) 12,103,555 Probation and family services (505) 12,832,029
( 222) 7,946,707 Management support services . (240) 8,277,435
( 5) 155,725 Inspection and standards  (6) 172,340
(2,064)    53,941,435 Total vote  (2,065) 56,487,836
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(2,064)    40,244,667    (01) Salaries—established . (2,065)    42,202,338
1,791,497    (04) Salaries—temporary   1,738,039
2,548    (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  4,342
1,215,253    (10) Travel expense  1,249,910
2,929,573    (20) Professional and special services  5,387,963
—           (25) Data systems and processing  289
417,011    (30) Office expense   488,825
196,488    (35) Office furniture and equipment...  151,087
30,191    (40) Advertising and publications   39,467
3,744,973    (50) Materials and supplies  4,032,397
290,734    (55) Motor-vehicles   266,688
 42 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 24—Continued
Estimated, 1978/79
Estimates, 1979/80
193,404
57,626
369,854
2,441,894
15,722
53,941,435
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   19,984
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry   482
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings  58,353
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 359,161
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  467,627
(90) Other expenditure   20,884
56,487,836
Vote 25
LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
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.
Estimated, 1978/79
9,600,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
10,014,770
5,228,800
4,371,200
9,600,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(20) Professional and special services
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
7,025,200
2,989,570
10,014,770
Vote 26
JUSTICE DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
Description
Provides for capacity to fund development/demonstration projects; assists in the extension
of justice systems through private agencies to those members of society who do not presently
have access to them.
Estimated, 1978/79
1,040,410
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
858,317
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,040,410    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies —
858,317
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
43
Vote 27
LEGAL SERVICES TO GOVERNMENT
Description
Provides for
(a) over-all direction and co-ordination of legal services to the ministries of
Government;
(b) advice and counsel to Government ministries re legal matters and interpretation
of statute law;
(c) advice to Government ministries re constitutional and administrative law and
intergovernmental matters;
(d) statute preparation, drafting services to Government ministries;
(e) statute revision, the production of Revised Statutes maintenance and updating
of Federal and Provincial statutes;
(/) developing policies and programs in family law field; organizing and implementing legal services in family law; and assisting in co-ordinating and providing
legal services to social and health services.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(    57)
2,700,152
(    57)
1,079,409
Clas.
(01)
34,244
(04)
53,751
(10)
1,418,236
(20)
75,401
(30)
12,353
(35)
20,000
(40)
6,708
(50)
50
(90)
2,700,152
Total vote
Staff
-(64)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
3,917,204
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established   (64)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies	
Other expenditure 	
1,487,858
32,467
60,368
2,223,308
76,852
16,535
10,615
9,201
3,917,204
 44 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 28
SUPERIOR AND COUNTY COURT
Description
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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     46)      1,105,116 Total vote  (47) 1,127,114
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     46)         789,834 (01) Salaries—established   (47) 798,180
125,602 (04) Salaries—temporary    132,718
53,500 (10) Travel expense   89,687
100 (20) Professional and special services  15,981
67,220 (30) Office expense   41,696.
53,465 (35) Office furniture and equipment  34,354
11,895 (50) Materials and supplies   14,498
3,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment —
1,105,116 1,127,114
Vote 29
PROVINCIAL COURT
Description
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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(   135)      5,443,254 Total vote  (135) 5,698,478
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   135)      4,758,208 (01) Salaries—established   (135)      5,175,472
239,548 (04) Salaries—temporary          106,073
257,530 (10) Travel expense          342,705
100,000 (20) Professional and special services  74,228
40,672 (30) Office expense   —
30,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment	
2,296 (50) Materials and supplies
15,000    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers
5,443,254 5,698,478
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
45
Vote 30
CORONERS
Description
Provides for ascertaining cause of death when violent or unnatural death is suspected.
Staff
(      12)
(      5)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
513,694
200,501
484,407
(     17)       1,198,602
Activity
Vancouver 	
New Westminster
Province 	
Total vote
Staff
-(12)
-(5)
-(17)
Estimates, 1979/80
$
527,597
191,793
353,066
$
1,072,456
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     17)         343,824 (01) Salaries—established   (17) 300,064
— (04) Salaries—temporary   28,659
46,844 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  99,128
14,662 (10) Travel expense   17,360
629,652 (20) Professional and special services  564,389
13,740 (30) Office expense   11,232
41,635 (35) Office furniture and equipment  12,122
81,249 (50) Materials and supplies   37,573
26,000 (55) Motor-vehicles    —
672 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   1,447
324 (90) Other expenditure   482
1,198,602
1,072,456
Vote 31
BRITISH COLUMBIA PAROLE BOARD
Description
Provides for adjudication re paroling of young-adult offenders into the community after
completing a correctional training program.
Staff
(      3)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
79,113
Staff
Total vote  (3)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
67,225
(       3)
68,182
3,671
3,760
2,000
1,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (3)
(01) Salaries—established
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
(10) Travel expense	
(30) Office expense-
66,552
673
(35) Office furniture and equipment
79,113
67,225
 46
Vote 32
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
LAW REFORM COMMISSION
Description
Provides for research into the statute laws of the Province and the making of recommendations for change as required.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(       5)
295,361
(       5)
144,792
500
67,000
5,000
22,112
17,457
4,500
20,000
14,000
295,361
Total vote
Staff
-(8)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (8)
(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 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
286,190
200,320
38,600
4,825
8,188
9,650
6,272
9,650
8,685
286,190
Vote 33
CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION ACT
Description
Provides for compensation for victims of violent and certain other crimes.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
1,500,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,255,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,500,000   (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies      1,255,000
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
47
Vote 34
PUBLIC TRUSTEE
Description
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, 1978/79
Staff $
(     88)      1,557,506
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
.(87) 1,569,882
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     88)      1,386,125    (01) Salaries—established
48,142    (04) Salaries—temporary
.(87)      1,398,541
  57,057
16,364
2,486
54,185
35,169
3,435
11,600
1,557,506
(10) Travel expense
(20) Professional and special services
(30) Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(50) Materials and supplies	
(55) Motor-vehicles 	
19,068
2,518
71,650
12,438
3,496
5,114
1,569,882
Vote 35
FIRE MARSHAL
Description
Provides for the collection and dissemination of information in regard to fires in the
Province, the investigation of and holding of inquiries into fires and conditions under which
fires are likely to occur, research into methods of fire prevention, and assistance in the formation and training of volunteer firefighting forces.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
(       53)
1,439,731
Total vote
Staff
-(49)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,239,425
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     53)      1,015,613 (01) Salaries—established (49) 981,770
2,000 (04) Salaries—temporary   —
— (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts   28,950
33,000 (10) Travel expense   48,250
253,000 (20) Professional and special services  26,055
24,135 (30) Office expense  28,950
9,780 (35) Office furniture and equipment  —
3,603 (40) Advertising and publications   11,580
12,900 (50) Materials and supplies   12,545
48,000 (55) Motor-vehicles  —
37,700 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 4,825
— (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies   96,500
1,439,731
1,239,425
 48 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 36
BRITISH COLUMBIA RACING COMMISSION
Description
Provides for the control and regulation of horse-racing in the Province, including the
licensing of all personnel engaged in operation of racetracks.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       9) 452,890 Total vote  (10) 455,990
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
9)         189,407 (01) Salaries—established    (10) 216,456
4,500 (04) Salaries—temporary   21,411
10,800 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  13,143
40,050 (10) Travel expense  23,967
129,190 (20) Professional and special services   90,647
10,480 (30) Office expense ..-  12,328
13,650 (35) Office furniture and equipment  3,522
9,500 (55) Motor-vehicles  —
45,313 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  74,516
452,890 455,990
Vote 37
FILM CLASSIFICATION
Description
Provides for the examination and classification of all films to be shown in motion-picture
theatres, and also licensing businesses of film and motion-pictures.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       6) 110,556 Total vote  (6) 125,362
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6)         110,556 (01) Salaries—established  (6) 109,537
— (04) Salaries—temporary   2,895
— (10) Travel expense  3,860
—- (20) Professional and special services  1,447
— (30) Office expense  4,825
— (35) Office furniture and equipment ..:  868
— (50) Materials and supplies  965
— (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 965
110,556 125,362
 ATTORNEY-GENERAL
49
Vote 38
LAND REGISTRY PROGRAM
Description
Provides for the approving of registration of title and other claims to land; retrieval of title
information.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(   320)      5,958,191
Total vote
Staff
-(315)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
6,172,021
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   320)      4,992,557 (01) Salaries—established  (315)
286,456 (04) Salaries—temporary   	
16,695 (10) Travel expense	
489 (20) Professional and special services	
534,169 (30) Office expense
127,825    (35) Office furniture and equipment
5,958,191
5,197,026
283,198
16,216
524,102
151,479
6,172,021
Vote 39
ORDER IN COUNCIL PATIENTS' REVIEW BOARD
Description
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, 1978/79
Staff                $
(       2)            92,221
(       2)
Clas.
29,481    (01)
10,140    (04)
40,000    (07)
6,000    (10)
5,100    (30)
1,500    (35)
92,221
Total vote
Staff
-(2)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  ( 2 )
Salaries—temporary   	
Fees and allowances-
Travel expense 	
Office expense
-boards, courts
Office furniture and equipment
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
83,692
30,955
7,352
34,182
5,790
4,183
1,230
83,692
 50
Vote 40
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
21,488,642
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
32,204,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
21,488,642    (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers      32,204,000
Vote 41
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
2,641,600
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,667,623
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,641,600    (25) Data systems and processing       1,667,623
 CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
51
MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(
6)
131,756
42
(
26)
516,939
43
(
99)
2,796,047
44
(
189)
3,868,245
45
(
97)
1,836,699
46
(
50)
1,170,364
47
74,400
48
3,000
49
1,496,912
50
1,586,923
51
13,481,285
(   467)    13,481,285
Summary
Minister's Office 	
Executive and Administration
Consumer Affairs 	
Corporate Affairs 	
Rentalsman 	
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch	
Corporate and Financial Services Commission
Auditors' Certification Board	
Building Occupancy Charges
staff
.....(6)
...(26)
-(103)
-(187)
-(97)
-(51)
Computer and Consulting Charges
Less recruitment savings 	
Total of Ministry	
Estimates,
1979/80
133,005
586,979
2,736,650
4,159,986
1,968,397
1,241,997
68,500
3,000
1,495,000
1,132,038
13,525,552
820,249
-(470)    12,705,303
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 52
Vote 42
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, including his
salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       6) 131,756
Vote 43
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
...(6) 133,005
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATION
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6)         107,256 (01) Salaries—established    (6) 104,924
12,000 (10) Travel expense   14,475
7,000 (30) Office expense   8,299
2,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,930
1,500 (50) Materials and supplies   1,447
2,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   1,930
131,756 133,005
Description
Provides central administrative and legal support services to all branches of the Ministry.
This includes personnel services, accounts, space and telephone co-ordination, and the requisitioning of supplies.
Staff solicitors are provided by the Ministry of Attorney-General.
Estimated, 1978/79
StaB
6)
16)
4)
(     26)
147,224
276,263
93,452
516,939
Activity
Staff
Deputy Minister's office  (6)
Administration  (11)
Legal services  (4)
Personnel    (5)
Total vote
-(26)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
179,278
190,915
99,562
117,224
586,979
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     26)         401,124 (01) Salaries—established  (26) 436,511
10,400 (04) Salaries—temporary   16,071
28,285 (10) Travel expense   30,879
23,500 (20) Professional and special services  52,303
40,380 (30) Office expense   36,766
3,750 (35) Office furniture and equipment  6,369
9,500 (50) Materials and supplies   8,080
516,939
586,979
 CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
53
Vote 44
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Description
The Consumer Affairs Program promotes fairness and knowledgeability in the marketplace. It develops, administers, and enforces consumer legislation, including the Trade Practices
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 counselling 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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(      4)         119,635             Executive  (4) 296,085
(       8)         214,765             Enforcement Branch (10) 263,935
Consumer Credit and Debtor Assistance
(     24)         494,195                  (25) 511,705
Consumer Education  and Information
(     13)         825,803                 Branch  (13) 575,010
(       8)         271,599             Policy and Planning Branch  (7) 229,249
(     42)         870,050             Operations Branch  (44) 860,666
( 99)
2,796,047
( 99)
1,698,946
Class
(01)
34,500
(04)
5,000
(07)
150,151
(10)
263,750
(20)
130,200
(30)
11,100
(35)
257,000
(40)
44,100
(50)
5,500
(55)
5,800
(60)
40,000
(75)
150,000
(80)
2,796,047
Total vote
-(103)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  (103 )
Salaries—temporary 	
Fees and allowances—boards, courts
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies 	
Motor-vehicles	
1,859,375
52,170
9,264
138,670
204,097
101,517
13,122
172,734
26,536
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
159,225
2,736,650
2,736,650
 54
Vote 45
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Description
The Corporate Affairs Division is responsible for the legal framework of the market place,
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 mechanics' 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, 1978/79
Staff $
( 3) 104,365
( 70) 1,316,730
(  68)  1,519,477
19)
29)
475,912
451,761
(   189)      3,868,245
Activity
Staff
-(4)
-(70)
Executive 	
Companies 	
Brokers, insurance, and real estate (65)
Credit unions, co-operatives, and trust
companies  (19)
Central Registry (29)
Total vote (187)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
337,884
1,493,766
1,340,567
516,413
471,356
4,159,986
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
( 189)
3,111,986
95,894
177,435
40,450
209,640
109,560
94,500
280
18,000
10,500
3,868,245
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)  Office furniture and equipment
(40) Advertising and publications
(50) Materials and supplies	
(55) Motor-vehicles	
(90) Other expenditure	
-(187)
Professional and special services
Office expense
3,139,787
304,680
102,868
260,815
189,718
29,527
101,325
10,036
21,230
4,159,986
 CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
55
Vote 46
RENTALSMAN
Description
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. Disseminates information to general public about their rights
and responsibilities under the Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     97)      1,836,699
Estimates, 1979/80
Total vote
Staff
-(97)
1,968,397
(     97)
1,525,759
7,916
7,800
56,850
82,000
88,374
15,000
35,000
10,000
8,000
1,836,699
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (97)
(01)
(04)
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts
(10) Travel expense
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
(20) Professional and special services
(30) Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(40) Advertising and publications _
(50) Materials and supplies	
(55) Motor-vehicles 	
1,667,125
13,510
4,053
62,725
16,405
113,870
35,222
35,705
19,782
1,968,397
 56 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 47
LIQUOR CONTROL AND LICENSING BRANCH
Description
Provides over-all direction and control to policy development and administration of the
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch within the confines of the Liquor Control and Licensing
Act and regulations.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     50)      1,170,364 Total vote  (51) 1,241,997
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     50)         923,790 (01) Salaries—established  (51) 994,765
30,674 (04) Salaries—temporary    30,880
109,000 (10) Travel expense   105,185
31,000 (20) Professional and special services   —
34,700 (30) Office expense  39,565
2,300 (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,219
5,000 (40) Advertising and publications  4,825
6,900 (50) Materials and supplies   6,658
27,000 (55) Motor-vehicles     28,950
— (90) Other expenditure   28,950
1,170,364 1,241,997
Vote 48
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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
74,400 Total vote  68,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
55,000    (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts .... 55,000
13,400    (20) Professional and special services   7,500
5,000    (30) Office expense   5,000
1,000    (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,000
74,400 68,500
 CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
57
Vote 49
AUDITORS' CERTIFICATION BOARD
Description
This Board was established by the Companies Act to assess the qualifications of auditors
for reporting companies.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
3,000
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
Total vote
3,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,000    (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  3,000
Vote 50
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
1,496,912
Total vote _.
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,495,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,496,912    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers        1,495,000
Vote 51
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
1,586,923
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,132,038
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,586,923    (25) Data systems and processing       1,132,038
  DEREGULATION
59
MINISTRY OF DEREGULATION
Staff
(       4)
(      4)
Estimated,
1978/79
$
579,796
Summary
Vote
No.
579,796
579,796
52 Minister's Office 	
53 General Administration 	
54 Provincial Capital Commission
55 Building Occupancy Charges _
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry .
Staff
-(4)
-(7)
-(9)
Estimates,
1979/80
89,634
824,041
704,048
90,000
1,707,723
49,296
.(20)  1,658,427
Nora—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 60 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 52
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Deregulation, including his salary and expenses
and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ Staff $ $
— Total vote (4) 89,634
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (4) 75,159
(10) Travel expense   9,650
(30) Office expense   4,825
89,634
Vote 53
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
The new Ministry will have the responsibility for carrying out the Government's program
of cutting the red tape within all Ministries of Government. It will also have the further
mandate to review all existing legislation and regulations for the purpose of ensuring that such
legislation and regulations serve a useful public purpose.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ Staff $ $
— Total vote  (7) 824,041
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (7) 201,616
(04) Salaries—temporary   131,240
(10) Travel expense   19,300
(20) Professional and special services  411,090
(30) Office expense   24,125
(35) Office furniture and equipment  7,720
(40) Advertising and publications   14,475
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   14,475
824,041
 DEREGULATION
61
Vote 54
PROVINCIAL CAPITAL COMMISSION
Description
Provides for the preservation, upgrading, and planning of the amenities for and within
the Capital precinct. To plan the allocation of undeveloped Government properties within this
area, and to manage development of certain of those properties which do not readily fall
within the purview of single purpose agencies. Administers the funds provided for the
improvement and beautification projects in the Greater Victoria area in co-operation with local
municipalities.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
( 4)
579,796
Total vote
Staff
-(9)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
704,048
(       4)
100,866
31,650
2,400
5,000
8,880
11,000
10,000
10,000
400,000
579,796
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (9)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(40) Advertising and publications 	
(50) Materials and supplies 	
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
Professional and special services
Office expense
216,184
12,216
2,316
14,475
8,202
1,930
9,650
33,775
405,300
704,048
Vote 55
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
90,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   90,000
  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
63
MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Staff
7)
118)
Estimated,
1978/79
$
154,432
6,540,926
6,340,000
14,000,000
800,874
936,891
28,773,123
(   125)    28,773,123
Vote
No.
56
57
58
59
60
61
Summary
Minister's Office
Administration _
Grants	
Staff
.....(7)
-(123)
Federal-Provincial Shared-cost  Programs
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry
Estimates,
1979/80
164,683
7,265,357
5,581,000
21,500,000
684,000
1,073,000
36,268,040
316,316
.(130) 35,951,724
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 64 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 56
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Economic Development, including his salary and
expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       7) 154,432 Total vote  (7) 164,683
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)         124,432    (01) Salaries—established (7) 127,628
22,000    (10) Travel expense  28,950
7,500    (30) Office expense   7,599
500    (35) Office furniture and equipment  506
154,432 164,683
 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
65
Vote 57
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. These services include budget preparation and control, personnel administration,
payroll, purchasing, clerical support, and information services.
Business and Industrial Development Branch provides a wide range of market development
and promotional program designed to assist existing businesses, encourage new industry, and
develop British Columbia.
Policy Planning and Research Branch was reorganized early 1979 to include:
Program Implementation and Co-ordination Branch designs, develops, and implements
Federal-Provincial and joint Government-industry economic development programs and
conducts special analyses, particularly of a financial, accounting, and taxation nature.
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.
The 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.
Staff
(    30)
(     27)
(     61)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
947,284
2,131,457
3,462,185
(   118)      6,540,926
Activity
Staff
 (29)
Business and industrial development (29)
Policy planning and research (65)
General administration
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
991,623
2,600,607
3,673,127
Total vote
-(123)
7,265,357
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   118)
2,636,598
(01)
311,640
(04)
6,240
(07)
353,119
(10)
1,641,494
(20)
144,500
(30)
84,075
(35)
290,260
(40)
72,000
(50)
50,000
(70)
—
(80)
951,000
(90)
6,540,926
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Fees and allowances-
Travel expense.
-(123)
-boards, courts	
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies 	
Acquisition—land and buildings	
Grants, contributions, and subsidies
Other expenditure 	
3,035,536
658,727
12,274
369,401
1,413,725
186,051
73,629
530,750
69,480
48,250
354,637
512,897
7,265,357
 66
Vote 58
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
GRANTS
Description
Provides for grants, contributions, and subsidies in support of Ministry objectives for
economic development.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
$
320,000
975,000
1,000,000
30,000
15,000
4,000,000
6,340,000
British Columbia Research Council	
Co-operative Overseas Market Development Program 	
Small Business Training Program	
Canada West	
Junior Achievement	
British Columbia Development Corporation 	
Total vote 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
420,000
1,116,000
30,000
15,000
4,000,000
5,581,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
6,340,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies ....     5,581,000
Vote 59
FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL SHARED-COST PROGRAMS
Description
Provides funding for economic development activities jointly funded by the Province
of British Columbia and the Government of Canada.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
14,000,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
21,500,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
14,000,000    (90) Other expenditure     21,500,000
 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
67
Vote 60
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation  for rental  and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
800,874
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
684,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
800,874    (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers          684,000
Vote 61
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
936,891
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,073,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
936,891    (25) Data systems and processing       1,073,000
  EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
69
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Staff
6)
106)
397)
7)
3)
42)
29)
(       5)
(       3)
Estimated,
1978/79
$
119,793
5,446,200
592,032,605
208,602,857
87,735
159,851,366
11,273,537
40,600,000
331,430
10
9,156,008
4,045,264
1,300,000
1,032,846,805
(   598)  1,032,846,805
Vote
No.
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
Summary
Minister's Office 	
Ministry Services 	
Public Schools Education
Post-secondary Education-
Science and Technology	
-Universities
Staff
—(6)
-(114)
-(376)
Post-secondary Education-
cial Institutes	
 (2)
-Colleges and Provin-
 (48)
 (29)
Student Aid Programs 	
Teachers' Pensions Fund	
Metric Conversion 	
Advances re Rural School Taxes—Net
Independent Schools
—(9)
Building Occupancy Charges 	
Computer and Consulting Charges
Less recruitment savings
-(4)
Estimates,
1979/80
119,071
5,851,474
614,849,031
232,780,581
656,100
200,697,634
11,831,130
40,470,000
352,942
10
9,185,749
3,976,000
1,365,000
1,122,134,722
1,177,405
Total of Ministry  (588)  1,120,957,317
Notts—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 70
Vote 62
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, including his
salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       6) 119,793
Total vote
Staff
-(6)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
119,071
(       6)
98,393
15,000
5,500
900
119,793
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (6)
(10) Travel expense 	
(30)  Office expense 	
(35)  Office furniture and equipment	
97,621
13,950
6,500
1,000
119,071
Vote 63
MINISTRY SERVICES
Description
Provides for over-all policy direction of the Ministry as well as administrative and support
services to the operational programs of the Ministry. Included in these functions are accounting, planning, and budgeting for physical facilities for schools, colleges and universities, personnel, information services, educational statistics, and payroll; also provided are funds for educational research and development and membership in several national and interprovincial
activities.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
12)
30)
23)
34)
7)
392,621
749,074
790,353
714,830
126,322
2,475,000
198,000
(   106)      5,446,200
Activity
Staff
Deputy Minister's office (13)
Facilities services  (32)
Information data services  (24)
Financial services  (35)
Personnel  services    (7)
Research and development  (3)
National and interprovincial activities	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
393,632
872,976
896,275
776,139
131,202
2,574,829
206,421
Total vote
(114)
5,851,474
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   106)
2,046,668
117,050
143,575
1,970,044
84,815
28,170
129,750
5,500
920,628
5,446,200
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense 	
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(40) Advertising and publications 	
(50) Materials and supplies 	
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
-(114)
Professional and special services
Office expense
2,282,771
120,076
193,825
2,026,333
95,530
30,730
166,763
6,025
929,421
5,851,474
 EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 71
Vote 64
PUBLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATION
Description
Administrative Services—Provides for the administration of the Public Schools Act and
regulations and the administration of services to districts, such as textbooks, school buses, correspondence education, and the Provincial Education Media Centre.
Public Instruction Services—Provides for the development, co-ordination, and implementation of Provincial and local education programs in public schools, for the continuing development of the curriculum, for the development of Provincial and local learning assessment
programs, for consultative services to school districts in special subject areas such as industrial
education, languages, native Indian education programs, and educational services to disadvantaged children.
Educational personnel services—Provides for pre-service and in-service training of administrative and teaching personnel throughout the Province, for the recruitment and direction of
District Superintendents of Schools, for the certification of all teachers, and for assistance to
teacher recruitment.
Education of the communicatively impaired—Provides for educational programming as
required for children throughout the Province who are communicatively impaired and for the
operation of educational programs in Provincial institutions, including Jericho Hill School for
the Deaf.
Direct grants to school districts—Provides for direct grants to school districts in the
Province.
Reduction in local school taxes—Provides for home-owner grants.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(   141)    14,101,374 Administration services  (144)    14,650,375
(     40)       1,844,006 Public instruction services (44)      2,727,406
(     79)      3,183,074 Educational personnel services  (79)      3,124,797
Education of the communicatively im-
(   137)      2,943,226 paired (net of recoveries)  (109)      2,946,453
415,560,925 Direct grants to school districts   437,000,000
154,400,000 Grants to reduce local school taxes  154,400,000
(   397) 592,032,605 Total vote  (376) 614,849,031
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   397)      8,207,621    (01) Salaries—established  (376) 7,750,074
Salaries—temporary   203,898
Fees and allowances—boards, courts   40,000
Travel expense   356,118
Professional and special services  3,103,566
Office expense   164,650
Office furniture and equipment  47,687
Advertising and publications   377,690
Materials and supplies   11,200,375
Rentals—outside suppliers   48,583
Acquisition—machinery and equipment 323,000
Grants, contributions, and subsidies  591,627,140
Recoveries from the Ministry of Attorney-General re the Justice Institute
 (Credit) 393,750
8,207,621
(01)
332,173
(04)
40,000
(07)
270,450
(10)
1,812,031
(20)
154,890
(30)
29,430
(35)
265,275
(40)
10,517,670
(50)
45,000
(60)
246,000
(75)
570,112,065
(80)
(99)
592,032,605 614,849,031
 72 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 65
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION—UNIVERSITIES
Description
Provides funding for the operation of the Universities Council, grants relating to the
operating and capital support programs of the universities, development of university programs
in the Interior of British Columbia and the delivery systems to support them, and the medical
teaching expansion project.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(      7) 524,857 Universities council          554,784
200,578,000 Operating grants 217,225,797
3,000,000 Grants re Interior programs       3,000,000
3,100,000 Grants re capital support programs 10,000,000
1,400,000 University medical expansion project      2,000,000
(      7) 208,602,857 Total vote  232,780,581
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7) 144,563 (01) Salaries—established 	
12,000 (04) Salaries—temporary 	
54,100 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
28,475 (10) Travel expense	
192,819 (20) Professional and special services	
34,900 (30) Office expense
2,000    (40) Advertising and publications
50,000    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers
208,084,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  232,780,581
208,602,857 232,780,581
Vote 66
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Description
Provides for expenses of and staff support to the Science Council of British Columbia, the
inter-ministerial research committees, the external research committee, and the administration
of and financial assistance to research programs supported by the Government and the British
Columbia Health Care Foundation.
^cfi'v/ry
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
—                    Administration and development grants        500,000
Science Council of British Columbia (net
(       3) 87,735 of recoveries) (2) 156,100
(       3) 87,735 Total vote  (2) 656,100
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       3)           73,565 (01) Salaries—established   (2) 47,000
14,170 (10) Travel expense   —
— (20) Professional and special services  50,000
— (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  574,100
— (99) Recoveries—other societies  (Credit) 15,000
87,735 656,100
 EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 73
Vote 67
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 interprovincial projects such as the Canadian International Development Agency and with the
Employment and Immigration Commission in vocational training, and for Ministry staff
support to industrial education teacher training.
Program services—Provides for development, co-ordination, and assessment in post-
secondary institutions in the areas of vocational, career, and academic/technical programs, for
the development and printing of curricula material for post-secondary programs.
Adult/continuing education—Provides for co-ordination and support for adult/continuing
education programs, including adult basic education, citizenship instruction, and other related
programs, including support grants to 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 institutes—Provides for grants to colleges and Provincial
institutes to operate their educational programs, including all administrative costs such as
operations and maintenance of college buildings.
Operating grants—other—Provides for support to distance learning systems through
operating grants to and capital acquisitions by colleges, institutes, universities, and councils in
connection with program identification and development, library and media services and
delivery systems, and for grants to provide instructor training programs in the field of
industrial education.
Grants—re capital support programs—Provides for the repayment of capital debt related
to post-secondary institutions and for annual capital grants for other purposes such as equipment replacement.
Grants—local taxation removal—Provides for elimination of local taxation in support of
colleges, Academic Council and Management Advisory Council and grants relating to the
operating and capital support programs of colleges and Provincial institutes.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Post-secondary management services 	
(     20)      1,049,511                   (20) 830,114
(     15)      1,563,477             Program services  (21) 1,749,093
(      7)      4,737,834             Adult/continuing education  (7) 4,956,684
455,000             Council support grants  745,300
Operating grants—colleges and Provin-
130,421,419                   cial institutes (net of recoveries)   144,504,868
2,945,125              Operating grants—other   5,161,575
18,679,000             Grants re capital support programs —.. 19,750,000
—                   Grants—local taxation removal   23,000,000
(     42)  159,851,366 Total vote  (48) 200,697,634
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     42) 867,571    (01) Salaries—established   (48) 986,545
734,179    (04) Salaries—temporary           260,944
84,400    (10) Travel expense   93,300
648,400    (20) Professional and special services       1,162,828
28,400    (30) Office expense   33,000
12,550    (35) Office furniture and equipment  7,200
245,000    (40) Advertising and publications   129,200
167,007,786    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  208,708,367
(99) Recoveries   from   Ministry  of  Labour
9,776,920 (Vote 152)  (Credit)    10,683,750
159,851,366 200,697,634
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Vote 68
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
STUDENT AID PROGRAMS
Description
Grade XII Scholarship Program—Provides for scholarships to Grade XII students who
have achieved academic excellence and provides for the administration of general education
development tests carried out in the Province.
Grants to post-secondary students—Provides for the administration and distribution of
various forms of financial assistance to students, including grants to supplement the Canada
Student Loan Program.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
11)       1,203,910
18)    10,069,627
(     29)    11,273,537
Activity
Staff
Grade XII Scholarship Program —(11)
Grants to post-secondary students (18)
Estimates,
$
1,263,011
10,568,119
Total vote
(29)
1979/
11,831,130
(     29)
409,868
(01)
147,240
(04)
13,825
(10)
263,850
(20)
28,420
(30)
2,290
(35)
75,000
(40)
2,390
(50)
10,322,154
(80)
8,500
(90)
11,273,537
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established   (29 )
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense .
428,579
179,535
14,360
289,350
29,220
Office furniture and equipment   2,230
Advertising and publications  78,750
Materials and supplies  2,390
Grants, contributions, and subsidies     10,806,716
Other expenditure	
Professional and special services
Office expense 	
11,831,130
Vote 69
TEACHERS' PENSIONS FUND
Description
Provides for the statutory payment of the employer's portion of the Teachers' Pensions
Fund.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
40,600,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
40,470,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
40,600,000    (80)  Grants, contributions, and subsidies ....    40,470,000
 EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
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Vote 70
METRIC CONVERSION
Description
Provides for the dissemination of information to individual enterprises and organizations
directly involved in the economic process, such as Provincial Government ministries and
agencies, municipalities, businesses, and trade associations.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(       5)
331,430
(       5)
94,699
52,256
20,000
54,075
50,520
6,000
20,000
33,880
331,430
Total  vote
Staff
-(9)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (9)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense	
(20) Professional and special services 	
(30) Office expense 	
(35) Office furniture and equipment	
(40) Advertising and publications	
(50) Materials and supplies 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
352,942
154,287
12,061
29,519
59,075
40,000
5,000
20,000
33,000
352,942
Vote 71
ADVANCES RE RURAL SCHOOL TAXES—NET
Description
Provides for the statutory advance payments of rural school taxes.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
110,000,000 Advances re rural school taxes  135,000,000
Less recovery, rural district taxes	
109,999,990  (Credit)  134,999,990
10 Total vote 	
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
110,000,000    (80)  Grants, contributions, and subsidies  135,000,000
109,999,990    (99) Recoveries  ...(Credit) 134,999,990
10
10
10
 76 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 72
INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Description
ivides for the office of the Inspect
schools
Description
Provides for the office of the Inspector of Independent Schools, including grants to eligible
jols based on the appraisal of their facilities, teaching staff, and educational programs.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       3)      9,156,008 Total vote (4) 9,185,749
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       3)           89,928 (01) Salaries—established  (4) 101,874
3,380 (04) Salaries—temporary   —
11,250 (10) Travel expense  12,000
47,250 (20) Professional and special services  67,875
3,600 (30) Office expense  4,000
600 (35) Office furniture and equipment  —
9,000,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies      9,000,000
9,156,008 9,185,749
Vote 73
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
4,045,264 Total vote   3,976,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
4,045,264    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies ___     3,976,000
Vote 74
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ . v
1,300,000 Total vote   1,365,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,300,000    (25) Data systems and processing       1,365,000
 ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
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MINISTRY OF ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(
4)
87,861
75
(
43)
1,246,249
76
(
48)
2,091,671
77
(
161)
4,392,165
78
(
54)
1,400,434
79
585,250
80
900,000
81
215,000
82
77,000
83
155,000
84
60,000
85
351,300
86
910,330
87
315,100
88
12,787,360
(   310)    12,787,360
Summary
Staff
Minister's Office (4)
General  Administration   (44)
British Columbia Energy Commission  (48)
Mineral Resources Branch (162)
Petroleum Resources Branch  (57)
Grants and Subsidies Program .
Mineral Road Program
Prospectors' Assistance Program
Mineral Research Program 	
Mineral Data Program
Mineral Employment Program 	
Energy Resource Evaluation Program
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry
Estimates,
1979/80
91,533
1,321,106
2,123,499
4,651,457
1,502,161
588,500
700,000
277,919
63,600
399,123
60,000
551,225
1,225,000
352,960
13,908,083
675,604
.(315) 13,232,479
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 78 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 75
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       4) 87,861 Total vote  (4) 91,533
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       4)           73,861    (01) Salaries—established  (4) 75,321
11,500    (10) Travel expense   13,317
1,500    (30) Office expense   1,930
1,000    (35) Office furniture and equipment  965
87,861 91,533
Vote 76
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
Provides executive direction for the Ministry. Staff includes executive officers, personnel
officer, and support staff of the Finance and Administration Division and the Mineral Revenue
Division.   Included are the operating budgets of these and other divisions of the Ministry.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Deputy Minister's office, Executive and
(       6) 167,812 staff  (6) 177,242
(     16) 672,359 Administration and support services (17) 724,142
(     21) 406,078 Mineral Revenue Division  (21) 419,722
(     43)      1,246,249 Total vote  (44) 1,321,106
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     43)         748,049 (01) Salaries—established  (44) 788,359
70,600 (04) Salaries—temporary     24,824
5,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts .... 5,066
81,600 (10) Travel expense  82,964
9,600 (20) Professional and special services   13,027
68,600 (30) Office expense  66,874
5,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  5,041
98,500 (40) Advertising and publications   150,540
39,500 (50) Materials and supplies   38,600
100,000 (55) Motor-vehicles   118,791
19,800 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  27,020
1,246,249 1,321,106
 ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
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Vote 77
BRITISH COLUMBIA ENERGY COMMISSION
Description
Provides policy advice on energy resource management to the Lieutenant-Governor in
Council and carries out the regulatory function for energy utilities; also supervises the Provincial
Energy Conservation Program and gasoline marketing objectives.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     37)       1,308,750
(
9)
2)
731,984
50,937
(     48)      2,091,671
Activity
Staff
General program  (37)
Energy conservation and new technology
 (9)
Gasoline marketing supervision  (2)
Total vote  (48)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,275,197
788,651
59,651
2,123,499
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     48)
1,195,871
46,000
64,000
526,000
36,000
5,000
141,000
22,800
7,000
32,000
15,000
1,000
2,091,671
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(40)
(50)
(55)
(75)
(80)
(90)
Salaries—established    (48)
Salaries—temporary   	
Travel expense	
Professional and special services 	
Office expense 	
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies 	
Motor-vehicles 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Other expenditure 	
1,212,736
7,720
84,147
559,507
36,476
5,066
136,065
35,704
30,880
15,198
2,123,499
 80 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 78
MINERAL RESOURCES BRANCH
Description
The Geological Division makes a wide variety of geological studies of mineralized and
coal-bearing areas, publishes data concerning mineral deposits, makes mineral potential assessments of the mining and exploration industry.
The Inspection and Engineering Division has responsibility to administer the Coal Mines
Regulation Act and the Mines Regulation Act. This division provides regulation and technical
advice in environmental control, mine reclamation, and mine safety.
The Titles Division, whose responsibility is to administer the Coal Act, Mineral Act, and
Placer Mining Act, handles the recording of mineral claims, issuance and renewal of coal
licences and leases, as well as placer leases for the 24 mining divisions throughout the Province.
The Economics and Planning Division carries out economic analyses and compiles and
disseminates mineral statistics.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       2)           57,900             Executive and staff  (2) 135,146
(     50)      1,589,158             Geological Division  (51) 1,696,514
Inspection   and   Engineering   Division
(     60)      1,781,422                  (61) 1,864,163
(     38)         690,763             Titles Division  (38) 701,988
(     11)         272,922             Economics and Planning Division (10) 253,646
(   161)      4,392,165 Total vote  (162) 4,651,457
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   161)      3,322,172 (01) Salaries—established  (162) 3,489,063
154,222 (04) Salaries—temporary    185,109
— (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  72,664
465,081 (10) Travel expense   474,886
79,400 (20) Professional and special services  51,724
64,040 (30) Office expense   68,515
49,175 (35) Office furniture and equipment  8,371
4,500 (40) Advertising and publications  1,447
83,075 (50) Materials and supplies   104,171
73,650 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   122,940
95,850 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 72,567
1,000 (90) Other expenditure   —
4,392,165 4,651,457
 ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
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Vote 79
PETROLEUM RESOURCES BRANCH
Description
Provides for costs of the Petroleum Resources Branch, consisting of Administration,
Engineering, Geological, and Titles Divisions, as well as the Mediation and Arbitration Board.
Under the direction of the Assistant Deputy Minister the Branch is responsible for the
Administration of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, the Drilling Reservation Regulations,
the Petroleum Development Road Regulations, the Geophysical Regulations, and the Underground Storage Act, 1964. All operations related to drilling and 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.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
2)
30)
12)
10)
$
53,800
830,071
280,500
195,063
41,000
(     54)       1,400,434
Activity
Staff
Executive and staff (2)
Engineering Division (31)
Geological Division  (12)
Titles Division (12)
Mediation and Arbitration Board	
Total vote (57)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
56,892
865,020
313,917
232,557
33,775
1,502,161
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     54)      1,078,934 (01) Salaries—established  (57) 1,190,565
39,200 (04) Salaries—temporary   38,986
36,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts .  29,915
56,400 (10) Travel expense ..  51,627
84,600 (20) Professional and special services  62,725
23,000 (30) Office expense   27,984
8,200 (35) Office furniture and equipment  11,483
9,000 (40) Advertising and publications  9,650
39,100 (50) Materials and supplies  32,906
21,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  24,125
5,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 22,195
1,400,434
1,502,161
 82 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 80
GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES PROGRAM
Description
Provides funds for mine rescue competitions through grants to Mine Safety Associations
throughout the Province.
Grants are provided to Chambers of Mines to support their work in training of
prospectors and dissemination of information regarding exploration and prospecting in the
Province.
Payments for blister or refined copper produced in a smelter or refinery within British
Columbia, as authorized by the Copper Smelting and Refining Incentive Act, are also provided
for in this program.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
$
85,250
500,000
Chamber of  Mines  and Mine  Safety
Association 	
Copper Smelting and Refining Incentive
Act  ..     	
Estimates,
$
88,500
500,000
1979/80
$
Total vote                        	
585,250
588,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
585,250    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies         588,500
Vote 81
MINERAL ROAD PROGRAM
Description
A continuing program of constructing and maintaining exploration access roads to areas
of high mineral and petroleum production potential.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$
900,000 Omineca Road   175,000
— Miscellaneous road construction   525,000
900,000 Total vote   700,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (04) Salaries—temporary   12,000
— (10) Travel expense   5,000
20,000 (20) Professional and special services  —
— (50) Materials and supplies   20,000
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   138,000
880,000 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings   —
— (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  525,000
900,000 700,000
 ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
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Vote 82
PROSPECTORS' ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Description
Provides grants for prospecting and specialized training to qualified prospectors under the
Prospectors' Assistance Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
215,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
277,919
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
- (04) Salaries—temporary  	
1,000    (10) Travel expense
24,000    (20) Professional and special services
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers
190,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
215,000
14,571
6,851
14,475
5,597
236,425
277,919
Vote 83
MINERAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
Description
This program covers the cost of special and professional services in relation to mineral
research and research in mine reclamation.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
$
20,000
37,000
Coal  research  	
Reclamation research     	
Estimates,
$
43,600
20,000
1979/80
$
20,000
Mineral research ..      ....            	
77,000
Total vote 	
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
18,800
10,000
20,000
6,000
6,800
2,000
63,600
4,500
(10) Travel expense     	
67,500
(20) Professional and special services	
(50) Materials and supplies     	
5,000
(60)  Rentals—outside suppliers .. 	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
77,000
63,600
 84
Vote 84
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
MINERAL DATA PROGRAM
Description
Continues existing Federal-Provincial aeromagnetic surveys, geophysical analyses, and age
determinations and development of mineral inventory files.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
155,000
Total vote
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (04) Salaries—temporary 	
— (10) Travel expense
140,000    (20) Professional and special services
— (60) Rentals—outside suppliers
15,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
155,000
Vote 85
MINERAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
Description
Provides support to students of the Rossland Mining School.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
60,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
399,123
27,020
4,342
356,085
2,026
9,650
399,123
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
60,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
60,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  60,000
 ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES
85
Vote 86
ENERGY RESOURCE EVALUATION PROGRAM
Description
Provides for coal and uranium resource evaluation; funds to cover costs of field projects,
coal inventory and data storage, drill core collections and storage, research and testing, geo-
chemical studies, and mineral exploration assistance.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
236,300
115,000
351,300
Activity
Coal resource evaluation	
Mineral exploration assistance
Total vote 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
165,225
386,000
551,225
47,300
40,400
169,100
20,000
48,500
26,000
351,300
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary     63,805
(10) Travel expense   24,462
(20) Professional and special services   2,702
(50) Materials and supplies   15,440
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   27,936
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 30,880
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  386,000
551,225
Vote 87
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
910,330
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,225,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
910,330   (60) Rentals—outside suppliers       1,225,000
 86
Vote 88
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
315,100
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
352,960
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
315,100    (25) Data systems and processing         352,960
 ENVIRONMENT
87
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(        6)
150,911
89
(     75)
3,894,678
90
(1,258)
48,746,261
91
92
(     27)
1,016,324
(     22)
691,389
93
(     38)
1,534,542
94
2,064,800
95
50,000
96
129,750
97
4,021,024
98
1,455,600
99
63,755,279
(1,426)    63,755,279
Summary
Minister's Office 	
General Administration
Staff
-(6)
-(72)
Resource and Environment Management (1,267)
Environment and Land Use Committee Secretariat
 (27)
Provincial Agricultural Land Commission (22)
Provincial Emergency Programme (38)
Salmonid Enhancement Program 	
Flood Relief Act	
Creston Valley Wildlife Management	
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry .
Estimates,
1979/80
164,938
2,444,356
47,568,812
1,245,394
742,047
1,577,716
2,000,000
10
131,468
5,867,000
1,768,045
63,509,786
2,859,531
(1,432)    60,650,255
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 88 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 89
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Environment, including his salary and expenses
and those of his immediate staff.
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
Total vote  (6) 164,938
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(       6)
150,911
(       6)
110,401
12,000
21,510
5,000
1,500
500
150,911
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (6) 111,961
(04) Salaries—temporary   16,405
(10) Travel Expense   28,853
(30) Office expense   6,272
(35) Office furniture and equipment  965
(50) Materials and supplies  482
164,938
 ENVIRONMENT
89
Vote 90
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
Provides for over-all policy direction and administrative support for the Ministry,
including office of the Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Ministers, personnel administration, computing services, financial services, and public information. The budget provides for
Pollution Control Board and Pesticide Appeal Board expenses, consultants' fees, grants, studies,
other agency programs (recoverable) and membership fees in support of the Ministry's
objectives.
Staff
17)
58)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
770,347
1,182,365
382,000
10
1,559,956
(     75)      3,894,678
Activity
Deputy Minister offices .
Administration	
Grants 	
Staff
(17)
-(55)
Provincial disaster grants .	
Other agency programs (net of recoveries )   	
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$
885,830
1,284,456
274,050
10
10
$
(72)
2,444,356
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     75)
1,325,143 (01)
280,097 (04)
20,000 (07)
144,625 (10)
270,700 (20)
50,600 (30)
21,853 (35)
114,800 (40)
56,900 (50)
34,800 (60)
1,143,000 (70)
32,450 (75)
384,710 (80)
15,000 (90)
(99)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary .
Fees and allowances—boards, courts
Travel expense
-(72)
Professional and special services	
Office expense .
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies	
Rentals—outside suppliers	
Acquisition—land and buildings	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Other expenditure	
Recoveries from British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (Credit)
3,894,678
1,327,345
347,817
110,975
219,617
257,365
67,915
99,417
130,950
41,204
63,593
130,275
932,849
275,024
1,559,990
2,444,356
 90
Vote 91
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
Description
Fish and Wildlife provides for the conservation of fish and wildlife resources and the
habitats they require. The Branch protects and manages the fish and wildlife resources of the
Province; regulates hunting, fishing, and other recreational activities; controls the impacts of
wildlife on man's interests; and regulates a variety of commercial uses of fish and wildlife. The
latter includes trapping, guiding, commercial fishing and fish farming, taxidermy, tanning, and
the keeping of wildlife in captivity. The Branch also monitors the impacts of resource development and ameliorates these impacts through inter-agency resource planning systems. Research
is also conducted to increase knowledge useful for improving management principles and
systems.
Marine Resources 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. It provides services for these responsibilities
under the British Columbia Fisheries Act and Fish Inspection Act and by representing the
Province at international fisheries negotiations; it functions as a liaison between Provincial
and Federal agencies whose activities affect marine resources.
Water Management provides for the administration and control of the use of surface water
and the administration of the Water Utilities Act, Dykes Maintenance Act, and dam safety
inspections.
Waste Management provides for the administration of the Pollution Control Act, the Litter
Act, and waste management programs including Project SAM.
Pesticides Control provides for the administration of the Pesticides Act.
Environmental Laboratory tests samples of water, wastewater, sediments, air, vegetation,
and soil for environmental contaminants; includes pesticide analysis.
Planning and Development provides for environmental studies and assessments, and major
engineering functions; water resource management studies; flood damage prevention programs,
including floodplain mapping and planning and flood prediction; construction and operation of
flood control works; implements the Fraser River Flood Control and Okanagan Basin Implementation Program.
Resource Analysis provides an inventory function by assessing capability and suitability of
land for various purposes, and biophysical data for other ministries; carries out environmental
impact assessments.
Surveys and Mapping provides control surveys, aerial photography, primary base mapping,
and program co-ordination services.
Environmental Health Engineering provides consulting services to Provincial health units
and municipal officials respecting drinking water supplies, swimming-pool operation, sewage
disposal, and solid wastes.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff                 $
(
359)
10,323,445
(
15)
573,590
(
145)
3,485,915
(
189)
5,117,292
(
19)
620,509
(
75)
2,036,575
(
186)
19,075,315
(
104)
3,040,558
(
151)
4,092,832
(
15)
380,230
(1,258)
48,746,261
Activity
Staff
Fish and Wildlife  (362)
Marine Resources (16)
Water management  (149)
Waste management   (187)
Pesticide  control   (16)
Environmental Laboratory   (79)
Planning and development  (188)
Resource analysis  (104)
Surveys and mapping (151)
Environmental health engineering  (15)
Total vote  (1,267)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
10,586,358
582,738
3,735,280
5,334,972
504,097
2,236,617
15,908,506
3,062,891
5,194,445
422,908
47,568,812
 ENVIRONMENT
91
Vote 91—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff                $                                                                                                 Staff $                       $
(1,258)    24,538,184 (01) Salaries—established    (1,267)    25,580,465
2,844,691 (04) Salaries—temporary     2,521,822
2,888,809 (10) Travel expense   2,789,686
4,109,468 (20) Professional and special services   4,411,771
560,111 (30)  Office expense   591,807
116,657 (35)  Office furniture and equipment  114,866
430,065 (40) Advertising and publications  385,574
1,733,955 (50)  Materials and supplies  1,803,191
448,217 (55) Motor-vehicles   384,402
744,998 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  781,494
9,169,929 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  7,028,857
1,109,377 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 1,118,975
50,800 (80)  Grants, contributions, and subsidies  55,902
1,000 (90) Other expenditure  —
48,746,261
47,568,812
Vote 92
ENVIRONMENT AND LAND USE COMMITTEE SECRETARIAT
Description
The Secretariat serves as the staff arm of the Environment and Land Use Committee
(ELUC) of Cabinet.
Under the Environment and Land Use Act, the committee is empowered to investigate and
recommend on any matter relating to the environment and the development and use of land
and other natural resources.
In discharging these responsibilities, the Environment and Land Use Committee instructs
the Secretariat to conduct and co-ordinate analyses into diverse environmental and land use
questions and report the findings to the committee for decision. The goal of the Secretariat
is comprehensive and efficient conduct of such analyses.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
( 5) 278,037
( 12) 386,881
(  10)   351,406
(     27)      1,016,324
Activity
Staff
Executive office and administration ..(5)
Resource planning (12)
Special projects (10)
Total vote (27)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
271,307
364,874
609,213
1,245,394.
( 27)
636,624
69,500
65,000
170,000
40,200
10,000
10,000
4,000
10,000
1,000
1,016,324
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established (27)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense	
(20) Professional and special services	
(30) Office expense 	
(35) Office furniture and equipment.
(40) Advertising and publications
(50) Materials and supplies .
(60)
(75)
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
626,018
185,714
77,778
231,599
41,688
11,097
18,528
6,947
46,025
1,245,394
 92 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 93
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.
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
Total vote (22) 742,047
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(     22)
691,389
(     22)
410,483
23,256
72,800
60,000
35,000
31,000
3,100
6,000
1,750
3,000
45,000
691,389
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established (22) 405,915
(04) Salaries—temporary   42,483
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  79,902
(10) Travel expense  65,620
(20) Professional and special services  33,775
(30) Office expense   29,915
(35) Office furniture and equipment  3,860
(40) Advertising and publications  4,825
(50) Materials and supplies  35,222
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,930
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  38,600
742,047
Vote 94
PROVINCIAL EMERGENCY PROGRAMME
Description
Provides for costs of the Provincial Emergency Programme, 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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     38)      1,534,542 Total vote  (38) 1,577,716
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     38)         660,102 (01) Salaries—established   (38) 669,845
46,500 (10) Travel expense   49,215
157,900 (20) Professional and special services   150,443
21,500 (30) Office expense   17,949
5,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  6,755
8,300 (40) Advertising and publications  3,956
219,600 (50) Materials and supplies   239,320
40,000 (55) Motor-vehicles    38,600
21,100 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  17,563
75,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 94,570
279,540 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  289,500
1,534,542 1,577,716
 ENVIRONMENT
93
Vote 95
SALMONID ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
Description
The Salmonid Enhancement Program is a Federal/Provincial program designed to double
the catch of Pacific salmon in 15-20 years and to vigorously protect and increase steelhead
and cutthroat stocks. The program links all Branch and regional management, fish culture,
and research activities on sea-run fish in a co-ordinated Federal/Provincial plan.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
225,500
74,500
397,800
420,000
490,000
457,000
2,064,800
Activity
Project assessment and planning	
Fish production evaluation and support
Development of enhancement techniques
North Central Coast Enhancement	
Fraser River-Lower Mainland Enhancement 	
Vancouver Island Enhancement 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
325,856
182,352
302,120
276,324
559,635
353,713
Total vote
2,000,000
96.4,260
233,310
33,800
13,700
5,500
4,000
268,830
54,000
201,390
198,210
79,800
8,000
2,064,800
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary
(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	
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
1,127,428
260,070
167,784
5,500
8,400
9,000
129,482
155,030
21,500
115,806
2,000,000
Vote 96
FLOOD RELIEF ACT
Description
Provides assistance under the provisions of the Flood Relief Act to those areas in British
Columbia experiencing flood damage.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
50,000
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
Total vote
10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
50,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
10
 94                                     ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 97
CRESTON VALLEY WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
Description
Creston Valley Wildlife  Management Authority, through Federal  and  Provincial cooperative programs, provides intensive educational and recreational opportunities for the public
of British Columbia, together with rehabilitation of important wildlife resources of the Creston
Valley.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
129,750                            Total vote 	
Estimates,
$
1979/80
$
131,468
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
19,000    (04)  Salaries—temporary       	
25,090
6,369
3,570
25,705
9,167
8,492
53,075
2,000    (10) Travel expense 	
2,500    (30) Office expense                  	
47,450    (50) Materials and supplies ..  	
—-           (60) Rentals—outside suppliers 	
3,800    (75) Acquisition-—machinery and equipment
55,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
129,750
131,468
Vote 98
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
rental  and
Estimated, 1978/79
$
4,021,024                            Total vote 	
Estimates,
$
1979/80
$
5,867,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
4,021,024    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers 	
5,867,000
Vote 99
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data
and management consulting services.
processing
Estimated, 1978/79
$
1,455,600                            Total vote 	
Estimates,
$
1979/80
$
1,768,045
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,455,600    (25) Data systems and processing   	
1,768,045
 FINANCE
95
MINISTRY OF  FINANCE
Estimated,
1978/79
Vote
No.
Staff
$
(
5)
105,330
100
(
57)
1,261,128
101
(
196)
4,002,470
102
(
160)
6,801,506
103
(
97)
2,045,495
104
(
228)
4,797,307
105
400,000
106
(
348)
5,684,386
107
21,853,323
108
16,481,000
109
3,400,000
110
111
1,860,500
112
250,000
113
21,064,320
114
(
36)
1,045,776
115
3,737,896
116
,127)
94,790,437
(1
94,790,437
Summary
Staff
Minister's Office (5)
Administrative and Support Services (73)
Office of the Comptroller-General (195)
Computer and Consulting Services (159)
Purchasing Commission (97)
Taxation Administration (227)
Assessment Act Appeal Boards	
Government Agencies (351)
Interest on Public Debt	
Grants, Contributions, and Subsidies 	
Interest on Deposits
British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation
—Free Share Distribution 	
Incidentals 	
Advances Under Various Statutes	
Salary Contingencies (All Ministries) 	
Treasury Board	
Building Occupancy Charges	
-(36)
Less recruitment savings
Estimates,
1979/80
$
109,825
1,824,174
4,135,766
8,032,953
1,698,648
5,074,404
579,000
5,844,261
21,740,000
16,585,000
5,500,000
12,000,000
2,557,473
250,000
17,000,000
1,058,041
3,569,000
107,558,545
1,972,270
Total of Ministry (1,143)   105,586,275
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 96 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 100
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Finance, including salaries and expenses of the
Minister and his staff.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       5) 105,330 Total vote (5) 109,825
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       5)           85,830    (01) Salaries—established  (5) 87,149
11,500    (10) Travel expense  12,062
7,500    (30) Office expense  10,132
500   (35) Office furniture and equipment  482
105,330 109,825
Vote 101
ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Description
Provides central direction and management for the Ministry including monitoring of the
Provincial Budget.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     57)       1,261,128 Total vote (73) 1,824,174
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     57)      1,184,128 (01) Salaries—established (73) 1,529,718
32,000 (10) Travel expense  40,530
— (20) Professional and special services  193,517
30,000 (30) Office expense  45,355
15,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  10,229
— (40) Advertising and publications  4,825
1,261,128 1,824,174
 FINANCE
97
Vote 102
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 Government.
In particular, these responsibilities include the review and development of financial administration and accounting policies, together with related legislation; financial reporting and analysis;
central accounting operations, including payroll and personnel accounting, accounts payable and
pre-audit, trusts and general ledger; planning and development of financial systems policies and
procedures, and undertaking independent reviews of the adequacy of design and the efficiency
and effectiveness of the systems of financial controls throughout Government.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
(   196)
4,002,470
Total   vote
Staff
(195)
Estimates, 1979/80
4,135,766
(   196)      3,523,470
131,000
140,000
188,000
20,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (195)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense.
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
4,002,470
3,636,282
48,250
144,750
115,800
171,384
19,300
4,135,766
 98
Vote 103
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING SERVICES
Description
The Data Processing Branch represents the Ministry in all its dealings with the British
Columbia Systems Corporation. It develops system proposals, administers contracts, and
monitors systems design and implementation of all projects undertaken for this Ministry.
The Branch also provides data entry services on a demand basis to all ministries and a
number of Crown corporations. It includes an operations and control section which is responsible for scheduling input to the Corporation's computer facilities, quality-checking output and
distributing it to service users.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(   160)      2,425,506
4,376,000
(   160)      6,801,506
Data Processing Branch 	
Computer and consulting charges
Staff
-(159)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
2,435,953
5,597,000
Total vote  (159)
8,032,953
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   160)
2,198,706
160,000
3,000
4,376,000
16,900
7,000
24,900
15,000
6,801,506
(01)
(04)
(10)
(25)
(30)
(35)
(50)
(90)
Salaries—established  — (159)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Data systems and processing	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies 	
Other expenditure 	
2,218,828
173,700
2,895
5,597,000
14,475
1,930
14,475
9,650
8,032,953
 FINANCE
99
Vote 104
PURCHASING COMMISSION
Description
The Commission acts as the central purchasing agent for all ministries and provides a
warehousing facility for certain goods.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     92)      2,045,485
(       5)
10
(     97)      2,045,495
Activity
Staff
Purchasing administration  (92)
Warehousing operation (net of recoveries)    (5)
Total vote
-(97)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,698,638
10
1,698,648
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     97)      1,541,961 (01) Salaries—established  (97) 1,590,342
5,500 (04) Salaries—temporary   5,500
41,200 (10) Travel expense  45,000
43,000 (30) Office expense   45,000
1,500 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,000
8,000 (40) Advertising and publications  10,000
1,000,000 (50) Materials and supplies   1,300,000
— (55) Motor-vehicles   3,000
433,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 10,000
1,000 (90) Other expenditure  —
1,029,666 (99) Recoveries from ministries . (Credit) 1,311,194
2,045,495
1,698,648
 100
Vote 105
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
TAXATION ADMINISTRATION
Description
Provides for the administration of all taxing statutes which are the responsibility of the
Minister of Finance. The Consumer Taxation Branch administers the Social Services Tax Act,
Gasoline Tax Act, Coloured Gasoline Tax Act, Motive-fuel Use Tax Act, Fuel-oil Tax Act,
Pari Mutuel Betting Tax Act, Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Act, and Hotel and Motel Room Tax
Act. The Income Taxation Branch administers the Mining Tax Act, Logging Tax Act, Corporation Capital Tax Act, Insurance Premiums Tax Act, Probate Fees Act, Succession Duty Act,
and Gift Tax Act. The Real Property Taxation Branch administers the Taxation Act, Public
Schools Act, and Water Act as they relate to real property taxation in the nonmunicipal areas
of the Province.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
( 157)
( 41)
(      30)
3,405,352
817,988
573,967
(   228)      4,797,307
Activity
Staff
Consumer Taxation Branch (157)
Income Taxation Branch .     (40)
Real Property Taxation Branch (30)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
3,668,635
817,988
587,781
Total vote
..(227)
5,074,404
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   228)      4,278,982    (01) Salaries—established
Travel expense
.(227)
3,000
(20)
16,525
(30)
16,800
(35)
2,000
(40)
80,000
(50)
15,000
(55)
4,797,307
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies 	
Motor-vehicles 	
4,325,646
192,035
232,082
221,676
11,869
2,123
84,920
4,053
5,074,404
Vote 106
ASSESSMENT ACT APPEAL BOARDS
Description
Provides for the fees and expenses of the Courts of Revision and the Assessment Appeal
Board in hearing appeals of property tax assessments.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
200,000
200,000
400,000
Activity
Courts of Revision 	
Assessment Appeal Board
Total vote 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
241,250
337,750
579,000
372,000
22,000
6,000
400,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  530,750
(20) Professional and special services  28,950
(30) Office expense   19,300
579,000
 FINANCE
101
Vote 107
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Description
Provides for the 52 Government Agents located throughout the Province. Agents perform
functions for the Ministry in the collection of revenue and in the payment of certain accounts as
well as representing other ministries where necessary. They also perform such statutory functions as Provincial Collector, Water Recorder, Gold Commissioner, Land Commissioner,
Marriage Commissioner, Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Official Administrator,
District Registrar of Voters, and Issuer of Autoplan insurance and motor-vehicle licences. In
addition they carry out strike vote supervision as Government representatives and complete
certain investigations for the Rentalsman.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
2)
2)
3)
6)
4)
3)
10)
10)
4)
12)
8)
5)
3)
2)
9)
2)
6)
4)
1)
3)
17)
3)
14)
4)
4)
5)
13)
17)
19)
3)
4)
9)
8)
1)
4)
18)
14)
3)
1)
13)
6)
3)
6)
13)
1)
33,265
30,539
48,007
86,859
61,590
47,831
155,054
150,645
61,934
179,747
118,936
73,528
46,457
31,874
136,235
31,086
83,866
61,388
18,180
42,680
258,512
48,065
205,559
58,943
61,120
74,737
193,071
245,594
284,086
46,464
58,221
140,014
142,167
16,800
60,178
283,169
209,035
63,574
17,340
189,406
91,715
50,082
84,984
193,397
18,180
Ashcroft Agency
Atlin Agency
Staff
-(2)
-(2)
-(3)
-(7)
Burns Lake Agency 	
Campbell River Agency	
Chetwynd Agency  (3)
Chilliwack Agency  (4)
Clinton Agency (3)
Courtenay Agency
Cranbrook Agency
Creston Agency
Dawson Creek Agency
Duncan Agency	
Fernie Agency
-(10)
-(10)
-(4)
-(12)
-(11)
(5)
Fort Nelson Agency (4)
Fort St. James Agency (3)
Fort St. John Agency (10)
Ganges (Gulf Islands) Agency (2)
Golden Agency  (5)
Grand Forks Agency  (4)
Houston Agency  (2)
Invermere Agency  (2)
Kamloops Agency
Kaslo Agency 	
Kelowna Agency .
Kitimat Agency	
Lillooet Agency .
Merritt Agency ...
Nanaimo Agency
Nelson Agency
New Westminster Agency
Oliver Agency
100 Mile House Agency
Penticton Agency 	
Port Alberni Agency	
Port Hardy Agency
-(16)
-4.3)
..(15)
....(4)
.-(4)
--(5)
-(15)
-(16)
-(16)
-(3)
-(4)
-(9)
-(9)
.-(2)
Powell River Agency (4)
Prince George Agency (17)
Prince Rupert Agency (14)
Princeton Agency  (3)
Queen Charlotte City Agency (1)
Quesnel Agency  (11)
Revelstoke Agency  (6)
Rossland Agency  (3)
Salmon Arm Agency  (7)
Smithers Agency (12)
Stewart Agency (1)
Estimates, 1979/80
$
36,499
32,019
49,446
101,712
43,296
63,359
50,466
159,469
154,722
66,453
191,542
155,180
77,548
60,163
45,531
152,206
31,689
75,386
64,780
33,636
33,975
256,211
48,104
219,718
73,432
64,663
77,469
229,385
242,647
249,578
49,078
61,841
139,875
140,613
30,144
63,402
261,366
214,320
50,727
18,324
169,809
93,117
52,010
100,157
185,570
18,996
 102 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 107—Continued
Estimated, 1978/79
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff
4)
1)
9)
3)
16)
13)
61,883
16,800
137,433
45,762
243,021
187,747
397,626
(   348)      5,684,386
Staff
Terrace Agency  (4)
Ucluelet Agency  (1)
Vancouver Agency  (9)
Vanderhoof Agency  (3)
Vernon Agency (15)
Williams Lake Agency
General 	
Total vote
-(H)
(351)
$
63,678
18,324
139,318
49,154
239,033
168,496
376,625
$
5,844,261
( 348)
5,343,682
60,000
120,704
40,000
120,000
5,684,386
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (351) 5,530,636
(10) Travel expense   86,850
(30) Office expense   139,925
(35)  Office furniture and equipment  28,950
(90) Other expenditure   57,900
5,844,261
Vote 108
INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT
Description
Provides for the cost of interest on the Provincial direct debt.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
21,853,323
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
21,740,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
21,853,323    (90) Other expenditure    21,740,000
 FINANCE 103
Vote 109
GRANTS, CONTRIBUTIONS, AND SUBSIDIES
Description
Provides for grants and subsidies administered by the Ministry.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
1,000,000 Power and telephone line beautification 300,000
Payment of natural gas producers Fed-
6,000,000 eral income tax on deemed income      6,750,000
3,250,000 Power subsidy      3,250,000
Assessment Authority of British Columbia Act (sec. 16)—
1,500,000 Capital grant        1,500,000
4,210,000 Operating grant      4,210,000
Real Property Tax Deferment Act (sec.
350,000 19)    525,000
50,000 Municipal Act (sec. 23)   50,000
Burns Lake Native Development Corpo-
121,000 ration Operating Grant  —
16,481,000 Total vote   16,585,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
16,481,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies ___    16,585,000
Vote 110
INTEREST ON DEPOSITS
Description
Provides for interest on funds for which the Ministry is trustee.
Estimated, 1978/79
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
1,255,000
345,000
1,770,000
30,000
22,000,000
65,000
22,065,000
3,400,000
Interest on Suitors' Fund deposits	
Interest on Official Guardian deposits	
Interest on Official Committee deposits ..
Interest on Intestate Estate Fund deposits
Interest on Cemetery Companies Act deposits 	
Interest on Public Service Superannuation Fund 	
1,900,000
500,000
1,900,000
1,190,000
10,000
25,000,000
70,000
Interest on Members of the Legislative
Assembly Superannuation Fund	
Less earnings from investments 	
 (Credit)    25,070,000
Total vote .	
5,500,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
25,465,000    (90) Other expenditure     30,570,000
22,065,000    (99) Recoveries   (Credit)    25,070,000
3,400,000 5,500,000
 104 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 111
BRITISH COLUMBIA RESOURCES INVESTMENT CORPORATION-
FREE SHARE DISTRIBUTION
Description
To provide for payments to British Columbia Systems Corporation and other persons for
costs incurred in connection with the distribution and offering to eligible members of the public,
of common shares of British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation and for payment of
handling charges to financial institutions in connection therewith.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
— Total vote  12,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(25) Data systems and processing      3,000,000
(90) Other expenditure       9,000,000
12,000,000
Vote 112
INCIDENTALS
Description
Provides for miscellaneous expenditures of the Ministry.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
515,000 Temporary assistance   1,121,071
235,000 Printing and publications  241,250
3,500 Unclaimed Money Deposits Act (sec. 5) 3,377
115,000 Incidentals and contingencies   24,125
992,000 Bank charges  1,167,650
1,860,500 Total vote   2,557,473
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
515,000 (04) Salaries—temporary   1,121,071
992,000 (20) Professional and special services  1,167,650
235,000 (40) Advertising and publications  241,250
118,500 (90) Other expenditure   27,502
1,860,500 2,557,473
 FINANCE
105
Vote 113
ADVANCES UNDER VARIOUS STATUTES
Description
Provides for statutory advances to local government and other entities in respect of
property taxes in nonmunicipal areas collected on their behalf by the Ministry of Finance.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
70,000
40,000
424,725
3,776,000
15,910,000
1,554,000
500,000
1,460,000
2,400,000
7,800
25,892,525
250,000
Activity
Local Services Act (sec. 7) 	
Municipal Finance Authority of British
Columbia Act (sec. 16) 	
Water   Act   (sec.   62)    (improvement
districts)  	
Regional Hospital Districts Act  (sees.
25, 26)
Municipal   Act   (sec.   784)    (regional
districts)   	
Municipal Act  (sec.  798g)   (improvement districts)
Municipal Act (sec. 775 (4a)) (regional
districts)   	
Public Libraries Act (sec. 50) (rural) _
Assessment Authority of British Columbia Act (sec. 17 (3))
Municipal Act (sees. 11 (4) (c) and 4
(8)) 	
Advances recovered 	
Total vote 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
50,000
40,000
500,000
4,500,000
17,500,000
1,700,000
600,000
1,500,000
3,300,000
10,000
29,450,000
250,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
26,142,525    (90) Other expenditure     29,700,000
25,892,525    (99) Recoveries  (Credit)    29,450,000
250,000
250,000
Vote 114
SALARY CONTINGENCIES (ALL MINISTRIES)
Description
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.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
21,064,320
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
17,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
21,064,320   (90) Other expenditure    17,000,000
 106
Vote 115
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
TREASURY BOARD
Description
Treasury Board staff—Provides staff support to the Treasury Board in the provision of
central direction and control over the operations of all Government ministries. Reviews and
analyses the content, cost, efficiency, and effectiveness of Government programs; analyses all
expenditure estimates and requests; establishes Government budgetary practices and procedures;
co-ordinates the development of the annual budget estimates; and assists in the determination
of the over-all allocation of financial resources; ensures that sound and effective management
and administrative policies, practices, systems, and procedures exist and are used throughout all
Government ministries; analyses and approves all organization structures, assesses, and controls
the number of personnel employed within the Government establishment, and determines the
classification of all positions within Government organization structures.
Provides for the expenses related to the Anti-Inflation Measures Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     36) 995,776
50,000
(     36)      1,045,776
(     36)
760,455
8,321
93,000
119,000
35,000
20,000
5,000
5,000
1,045,776
Activity
Treasury Board staff	
Anti-inflation measures
Staff
-(36)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,043,566
14,475
Total   vote    (36)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (36)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(50)
(60)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense	
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies 	
Rentals—outside suppliers	
874,209
7,720
57,900
62,725
41,012
9,650
4,825
1,058,041
1,058,041
Vote 116
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
3,737,896
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
3,569,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,737,896    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers       3,569,000
 FORESTS
107
MINISTRY OF FORESTS
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(       5)
110,042
117
(     49)
1,587,786
118
(   175)
4,593,428
119
(   648)
47,604,089
120
(1,350)
34,683,140
121
(   890)
18,407,773
122
(     38)
5,973,966
123
—
124
—
125
3,878,928
126
1,682,000
127
118,521,152
(3,155)  118,521,152
Summary
Minister's  Office 	
Ministry Administration 	
Support Services Program
Forestry
Staff
-(5)
Timber and Range Management Program
Field Operations Program 	
Reservoir Clearing
Implementation of New Legislation
Intensified Forestry Program 	
Building Occupancy Charges 	
Computer and Consulting Charges i
 (49)
....(175)
—_(648)
.(1,385)
.—(890)
 (38)
Estimates,
1979/80
$
115,544
1,891,613
4,756,140
49,223,041
38,961,722
19,553,036
10
5,000,000
5,000,000
3,899,000
2,405,069
130,805,175
Less recruitment savings       5,989,367
Total of Ministry
.(3,190)  124,815,808
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 108
Vote 117
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Forests, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      5) 110,042
Total vote
Staff
 (5)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
115,544
(       5)
93,542
10,000
3,500
3,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (5)
(10) Travel expense	
(30) Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment.
94,659
14,885
5,000
1,000
110,042
115,544
 FORESTS
109
Vote 118
MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION
Description
Provides executive direction services 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; and the Information Services Branch provides for the
dissemination of information concerning Ministry activities.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
( ID
( 22)
(     16)
336,361
726,934
524,491
(     49)      1,587,786
Activity
Staff
Deputy Minister and executive (11)
Information services (22)
Strategic studies (16)
Estimates, 1979/80
$
383,328
957,569
550,716
Total vote
-(49)
$
1,891,613
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     49)
1,088,346 (01)
— (04)
51,000 (10)
124,100 (20)
12,190 (30)
7,000 (35)
246,100 (40)
19,000 (50)
2,000 (60)
18,000 (62)
9,950 (75)
10,000 (80)
100 (90)
Salaries—established (49)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies
Rentals—outside suppliers	
Rentals—intra-rninistry 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Other expenditure	
1,166,743
102,052
75,541
152,257
22,499
10,170
278,502
51,443
3,000
24,250
5,156
1,587,786
1,891,613
 110 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 119
SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM
Description
Provides for the directing, controlling, and co-ordinating of the financial, human resources,
and general administrative services activities of the Ministry's operations.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
( 37) 1,414,343 Comptroller's staff  (37) 1,609,377
( 43) 1,104,326 Personnel and staff training (43) 1,226,570
( 60) 1,341,485 Administration and legal (60) 1,360,437
( 35) 733,274 Systems services  (35) 559,756
(   175)      4,593,428 Total vote  (175) 4,756,140
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   175)      3,004,567 (01) Salaries—established  (175) 3,130,540
93,354 (04) Salaries—temporary   180,964
611,230 (10) Travel expense   757,435
173,900 (20) Professional and special services  136,566
— (25) Data systems and processing  225
242,331 (30) Office expense  237,684
11,931 (35) Office furniture and equipment  13,027
52,100 (40) Advertising and publications  55,900
83,195 (50) Materials and supplies  102,092
239,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  62,719
39,220 (62) Rentals—intra-ministry  17,417
— (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  400
7,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 8,671
35,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  52,500
100 (90) Other expenditure  —
4,593,428 4,756,140
 FORESTS
111
Vote 120
FORESTRY
Description
Provides for the development of plans and programs covering the management and use of
forest lands for the long-term benefit of the Province; the development of realistic silvicultural
goals and objectives; the maintenance of a Provincial forest resource data base, range inventory,
and the development of programs and policies relating to the protection of the forest resource.
Staff
178)
91)
69)
35)
275)
6,282,518
10,226,889
2,568,519
1,738,879
19,787,284
7,000,000
(   648)    47,604,089
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Inventory 	
Protection 	
Research 	
Planning   —
Reforestation      (275)
Fire suppression   	
Staff
-(178)
-(91)
-(69)
-(35)
Estimates,
$
6,240,470
10,380,050
2,684,095
1,916,875
20,651,551
7,350,000
Total vote  (648)
1979/80
$
49,223,041
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   648)
13,610,430
10,882,366
992,881
8,243,461
297,020
36,361
70,385
4,832,703
4,733,995
2,269,868
834,000
786,099
14,520
47,604,089
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(40)
(50)
(60)
(62)
(70)
(75)
(90)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
(648)
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies	
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Rentals—intra-ministry 	
Acquisition—land and buildings	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Other expenditure	
14,155,961
11,772,355
1,234,822
8,408,229
295,234
64,638
139,231
4,515,068
4,931,434
1,933,300
964,557
802,962
5,250
49,223,041
 112 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 121
TIMBER AND RANGE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Description
Provides for the administration and development of policy, procedures, and controls for all
types of timber tenure, allocation, licensee cut, and timber contracts; provides the professional
and technical expertise involving engineering, buildings, and grounds, vehicles and equipment,
marine, communications, and forest road construction and maintenance to the Ministry.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
( 120) 2,695,866             Valuation  (120) 3,468,831
( 131) 2,867,677             Timber management (131) 3,434,326
( 53) 2,289,571             Range management  (53) 2,426,469
( 384) 9,004,299             Engineering  (419) 9,560,154
Forest development roads maintenance
( 171) 6,569,206                  (171) 8,196,538
( 491) 11,256,521             Scaling  (491) 11,875,404
(1,350)    34,683,140 Total vote  (1,385) 38,961,722
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(1,350)    26,571,932    (01) Salaries—established  (1,385)    28,070,121
1,475,505    (04) Salaries—temporary   2,640,022
1,441,857    (10) Travel expense   1,706,140
280,089    (20) Professional and special services  720,007
—           (25) Data systems and processing  21,908
117,000    (30) Office expense  205,201
38,140    (35) Office furniture and equipment  65,278
18,350    (40) Advertising and publications  58,525
5,190,313    (50) Materials and supplies  5,237,301
1,034,000    (55) Motor-vehicles   1,137,092
1,125,163    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   2,175,089
1,552,912    (62)  Rentals—intra-ministry   1,755,959
313,000    (70) Acquisition—land and buildings   401,342
881,740 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 713,576
23,139   (90) Other expenditure  2,300
Intra-ministry rental credits	
5,380,000    (98)        (Credit) 5,948,139
34,683,140 38,961,722
 FORESTS
113
Vote 122
FIELD OPERATIONS PROGRAM
Description
Provides the regional executive and support staff for the planning, directing, and controlling
of the field operations to achieve the objectives and goals of the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(   890)    18,407,773
Total vote
Staff
.(890)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
19,553,036
(   890)
15,850,083
157,775
390,000
7,500
320,000
85,400
6,000
27,500
60,815
1,500,000
2,700
18,407,773
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (890)    16,148,047
(04) Salaries—temporary   390,832
(10) Travel expense   371,800
(20) Professional and special services  14,100
(25) Data systems and processing  43,800
(30) Office expense  368,800
(35) Office furniture and equipment  106,129
(40) Advertising and publications  6,050
(50) Materials and supplies  104,090
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   266,163
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry  1,725,329
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 6,976
(90) Other expenditure  .  920
19,553,036
 114
Vote 123
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
RESERVOIR CLEARING
Description
Provides for the salvage of merchantable timber and the disposal of debris from pondage
areas.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     38)      5,973,966 Program expenditure (38)      5,103,695
Less recoveries from British Columbia
Hydro and Power Authority	
—  (Credit)      5,103,685
(     38)      5,973,966
Total vote
-(38)
10
(     38)
851,298
745,000
28,000
2,510,000
27,500
3,500
6,500
381,500
1,378,668
16,000
2,000
24,000
5,973,966
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (38) 620,679
(04) Salaries—temporary   535,653
(10) Travel expense  32,350
(20) Professional and special services  500,000
(30) Office expense   51,500
(35) Office furniture and equipment  —
(40) Advertising and publications   5,750
(50) Materials and supplies   551,100
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   2,743,163
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry   49,500
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings   —
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 14,000
(99) Recoveries   (Credit) 5,103,685
10
 FORESTS
115
Vote 124
IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW LEGISLATION
Description
This program's primary purpose is to carry out sections 8 and 9 of the Ministry of Forests
Act and to implement specific sections of the Forest Act and Range Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
Activity
Ministry of Forests Act
Forest Act 	
Range Act
Analysis   of   management   information
system
Staff training
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
3,672,800
936,030
205,050
80,000
106,120
Total vote       5,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04)
(07)
Salaries—temporary
Fees and allowances-
boards, courts	
(10) Travel expense	
(20) Professional and special services 	
(25) Data systems and processing	
(30) Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies 	
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
(35)
(40)
(50)
(60)
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings
1,256,187
5,000
591,078
397,000
376,100
161,765
260,700
321,800
156,350
1,303,820
150,200
20,000
5,000,000
 116
Vote 125
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
INTENSIFIED FORESTRY PROGRAM
Description
Provides for an increased Intensive Forest Program involving such activities as Stand
Tending Practices, the Seed Production Program, the Tree Improvement Program, Ecological
Classification, and the acquisition and use of data for planning and implementation of such
intensive silvicultural programs. The objective of the program is to increase wood yield for
future timber supply.
Estimated, 1978/79
Activity
Intensive forestry reforestation operation
Intensive forestry research operation	
Intensive forestry productivity operation
Intensive forestry information operation
Intensive forestry headquarters
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,908,090
176,594
97,641
38,625
354,050
Reforestation 100 mm trees      1,775,000
Vernon Research Centre         650,000
Total vote
5,000,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary   1,324,872
(10) Travel expense   97,442
(20) Professional and special services  1,969,370
(30) Office expense  2,218
(35) Office furniture and equipment  3,167
(40) Advertising and publications   19,938
(50) Materials and supplies  464,982
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   224,771
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry  53,201
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings  803,000
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 36,884
(90) Other expenditure   155
5,000,000
Vote 126
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
3,878,928
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
3,899,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,878,928    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      3,899,000
 FORESTS
117
Vote 127
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
1,682,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
2,405,069
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,682,000    (25) Data systems and processing      2,405,069
  HEALTH
119
MINISTRY OF  HEALTH
Staff
( 7)
(   608)
(1,207)
(2,989)
( 503)
(   215)
(   161)
(   147)
Estimated,
1978/79
$
139,851
19,741,533
34,748,540
185,192,240
17,863,005
609,588,881
211,613,000
24,775,037
4,136,440
10,619,966
31,810,890
7,700,983
1,157,930,366
(5,837) 1,157,930,366
Vote
No.
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
Summary
Minister's Office
Staff
 (7)
Administration and Support Services (643)
Preventive and Special Community Services 	
  (1,207)
Direct Care Community Services (2,978)
Mental Health Services (499)
Hospital Programs (218)
Medical Services Commission	
Emergency Health Services Commission	
Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission (180)
Alcohol and Drug Commission (399)
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges 	
Estimates,
1979/80
$
144,082
21,327,012
35,539,703
180,777,352
18,129,440
649,178,588
245,300,000
26,050,883
4,285,498
12,330,546
28,638,000
2,154,000
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry .
1,223,855,104
10,428,342
.(6,131)  1,213,426,762
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 120 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 128
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Health, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Stall $ Staff $ $
(      7) 139,851 Total vote (7) 144,082
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)         119,851    (01) Salaries—established  (7) 121,887
15,000    (10) Travel expense   16,405
4,000    (30) Office expense   4,825
1,000    (35) Office furniture and equipment  965
139,851 144,082
 HEALTH 121
Vote 129
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.
Health promotion and information—Composed of the following programs:
Information services—Responsible for planning and implementing information programs, press releases, and specific campaigns.
Audiovisual centre—Audiovisual production and artistic services.
Health library—Provides reference and research services.
Nutrition and health education—Responsible for planning, implementation, and evaluation of an applied nutrition and health education program.
Occupational health—Provides medical consultation, examination, and advice for
public servants, medical industrial occupation consultation to Crown corporations
and private industry, an alcoholism treatment program for public servants, and a
Provincial radiation protection service.
Planning and development—Composed of the following programs:
Program development—Provides planning, development, evaluation, research, and
consultation.
Vital Statistics—Provides registration and certification of births, marriages, divorces,
deaths, changes of names, as well as other registration services and statistical
services.
Financial services—Offices of the Senior Director of Financial Services and Director of
Finance.   Provides financial services for the Ministry and a mechanical inspection service for
Government vehicles for a number of ministries.
Management services—Provides management services to evaluate existing and proposed
operations and procedures and certain logistical services to Ministry headquarters.
Personnel Division—Provides services for the Ministry, includes funds for training and for
expenses relocating new and existing employees.
Data processing and management information—Provides for computer and systems review
and evaluation of the Ministry's programs, also liaison with the British Columbia Systems
Corporation.
Administrative services and grants to health agencies—Provides financial assistance to
health agencies and nonprofit, societies providing health services. Provides assistance to
individuals who incur excessive medical costs not covered by existing plans.
Hearing-aid Regulation Act—Provides for the registration and licensing of hearing-aid
dealers and consultants.
Central shared services—Composed of the following:
Administration—Provides over-all executive direction, accounting, and management
services to Government hospitals and other facilities.
Logistics—Provides central stores for distribution of goods, medical supplies, and
pharmaceuticals.
Coquitlam and Victoria regional linen services—Provides a linen service for a number
of hospitals, institutions, and programs in the Lower Mainland and Greater
Victoria.
Industrial services—Maintenance of hospital equipment and furnishings.
Transport services—Co-ordinates the use of vehicles and provides an inspection and
maintenance service for Government vehicles in Greater Victoria.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $
( 6) 207,206 Deputy Minister's office (7) 965,069
( 59) 2,271,415 Health promotion and information (66) 2,393,653
( 108) 2,356,650 Planning and development  (111) 2,596,129
( 47) 854,039 Financial services  (48) 898,882
( 21) 643,368 Management  services   (24) 848,795
 122
Vote 129—Continued
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
(     17)
$
679,983
(       2)
104,203
(       5)
(       1)
5,044,223
26,046
(   342)
7,554,400
(   608)
19,741,533
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Staff
Personnel division  (24)
Data processing and management information  (11)
Administration  services  and grants to
health   agencies   (2)
Hearing-aid Regulation Act (1)
Central shared services (net of recoveries)    (349)
Total vote
-(643)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
911,407
331,081
5,060,927
25,275
7,295,794
21,327,012
(   608)
9,967,347
729,286
70,500
415,100
954,100
124,400
76,000
327,200
1,223,650
62,000
100,000
6,000
1,127,450
4,567,000
5,500
14,000
19,741,533
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (643)
(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 	
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings 	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies 	
(90) Other expenditure 	
(99) Recoveries from Government hospitals
for materials and supplies (Credit)
11,200,481
692,717
55,970
473,283
1,746,295
227,450
238,162
328,775
3,225,705
86,946
23,642
357,436
4,542,255
2,895
1,875,000
21,327,012
 HEALTH 123
Vote 130
PREVENTIVE AND SPECIAL COMMUNITY SERVICES
Description
Executive and clerical support—Provides executive direction for Public Health Programs.
Field administration—Provides administrative direction for the Ministry's local health
units.   Costs include the salaries of all health unit directors and clerical staff.
Public Health Nursing—Provides community health services in which public health nurses
deliver direct health care to all persons, including maternal and child health services, school
health, adult care, geriatrics, epidemiology, rehabilitation, preventive mental health, and communicable disease control.
Speech and hearing service—Provides direct specialist services designed to reduce the
number of children and adults handicapped by a communication disorder. Specific activities
include hearing and speech assessment, treatment and therapy, counselling, hearing-aid evaluation, selection and fitting.
Public health inspection—Plans, organizes, and co-ordinates a public health inspection
program in Provincial health units throughout British Columbia. The Division reviews and
helps prepare health legislation.
Dental health services—Provides dental health services throughout the Province, such as
programs in schools and communities without a resident dentist.
Provincial Laboratory—Provides high-standard laboratory service for the diagnosis and
control of communicable disease and the amelioration of the environment.
Special health services—Composed of the following:
Administration—Provides executive direction for special health services.
Pharmacy and maintenance health building—Provides for the distribution of drugs
and for the maintenance of the Provincial Health Building.
Venereal disease control—Provides for a central control service for the interchange
of information for patients with venereal disease and their contacts between
Provincial health units, other provinces, and other countries; operates a main
clinic in Vancouver and provides policy procedures for the control of these
infections throughout the Province.
Medical supply service—Provides for a kidney-failure corrections program by operating a warehouse and service department to provide equipment and supplies for
patients with end-stage renal failure who are in hemodialysis or peritoneal
dialysis.
Aid to handicapped—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.
Tuberculosis control—Responsible for correlating and directing all phases of tuberculosis treatment and prevention in British Columbia.   This Division provides
a Province-wide mass chest X-ray and tuberculin testing program and supervises
the distribution of free anti-tuberculosis drugs.
Epidemiology—Provides for the costs of biological and medical supplies for the Ministry's
communicable disease program.
Grants—health services—Provides grants for the delivery of public health services to the
Capital Regional District and municipalities in Greater Vancouver.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     10)         312,106             Executive and clerical support  (13) 359,763
(   251)      4,802,048             Field administration  (252) 5,189,617
(   399)      8,088,376             Public health nursing  (399) 8,081,967
(   101)      4,535,608             Speech and hearing services (99) 4,162,504
(     97)      2,208,249             Public health inspection (98) 2,301,508
(     55)      1,366,198             Dental health services  (55) 1,414,985
(   138)      3,137,396             Provincial Laboratory  (138) 3,206,550
Special health services (net of recover-
(   156)      5,971,559                 ies)    (153) 6,250,014
742,000             Epidemiology (net of recoveries)   960,800
      3,585,000             Grants—health services   3,611,995
(1,207)    34,748,540 Total vote  (1,207) 35,539,703
 124 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 130—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(1,207)    21,873,540 (01)
578,000 (04)
1,042,000 (10)
1,170,000 (20)
284,000 (30)
167,000 (35)
23,000 (40)
4,924,000 (50)
169,000 (55)
8,000 (60)
355,000 (75)
4,155,000 (80)
(99)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
Staff
(1,207)
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies 	
Motor-vehicles  	
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Recoveries  re  biologicals  and  dialysis
supplies   (Credit)
Estimates, 1979/80
34,748,540
22,204,509
703,485
1,113,127
1,237,130
291,912
250,900
4,825
5,292,060
207,475
7,720
396,615
4,219,945
390,000
35,539,703
 HEALTH 125
Vote 131
DIRECT CARE COMMUNITY SERVICES
Description
Community Care Licensing Boards—Provides consultative services to the field staff of the
Ministries of Health, Human Resources, and Education, Science and Technology and issues
licences for the operation of both adult and child care facilities. Maintains a register of
qualified day care supervisors. 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 Program—Provides for a variety of personal health and supportive services
in the home required to help those persons with health or social needs relative to physical or
emotional illness. This includes services to those persons who may be discharged early from
acute-care hospitals.
Community Physiotherapy Program—Provides physiotherapy services by direct treatment,
consultation, education, and preventive programs in association with home care, long-term
care, and public health and local resources.
Government Hospitals—Provides in-patient and out-patient service at acute, rehabilitative,
extended, and long-term levels of care for physically and mentally disabled persons at the
following facilities: Riverview, Valleyview, Dellview, Pearson, Willow Chest, and New Denver.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(      8)
179,524
(   153)
121,457,272
(   205)
7,930,296
(     19)
326,087
(2,604)
55,299,061
(2,989)
185,192,240
(2,989)
49,590,485
4,959,791
12,000
622,400
2,049,900
255,000
99,000
179,800
6,230,650
6,000
6,000
654,550
120,502,664
24,000
185,192,240
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $
Community Care Licensing Boards (9) 379,281
Long-term Care Program (153) 117,321,126
Home Care Program  (205) 8,190,495
Community   Physiotherapy   Program
 (19) 3 60,753
Government hospitals  (2,592) 54,525,697
Total vote  (2,978) 180,777,352
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (2,978) 49,571,318
(04) Salaries—temporary   4,799,997
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  10,615
(10) Travel expense   607,033
(20) Professional and special services  2,139,230
(30) Office expense   199,921
(35) Office furniture and equipment   76,862
(40) Advertising and publications   57,948
(50) Materials and supplies   5,525,879
(55) Motor-vehicles      51,627
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   2,895
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 632,147
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  117,081,037
(90) Other expenditure  20,843
180,777,352
 126 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 132
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Description
Executive and clerical support—Provides executive direction for mental health programs.
Mental health centres—Provides for diagnostic and consultative services to persons with
emotional disorders; the development and implementation of a wide variety of community-
oriented preventive programs in the mental health field.
Boarding-home Program—Provides specialized adult residential care supervised by mental
health staff for mentally disordered persons in the community.
British Columbia Youth Development Centre—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.
Burnaby Psychiatric Services—Provides mental health services for adults and children
resident in Burnaby. Specialized resources include a children's out-patient and day program,
two adult day programs, and a 25-bed short-stay psychiatric in-patient unit.
Grants—mental health services—Provides financial assistance to agencies and nonprofit
societies providing mental health services.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     25)         612,002             Executive and clerical support (22) 591,053
(   201)      7,016,684             Mental health centres (200) 6,740,205
(     23)         514,502             Boarding-home Program  (23) 527,431
British  Columbia Youth  Development
(   148)      3,121,590                 Centre  (148) 3,590,650
(   106)      2,226,077             Burnaby Psychiatric Services . (106) 2,228,556
4,372,150             Grants—mental health services  4,451,545
(   503)    17,863,005 Total vote  (499) 18,129,440
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   503)     10,079,455 (01)  Salaries—established   (499)     10,090,894
278,300 (04) Salaries,—temporary   296,158
319,000 (10) Travel expense   313,625
2,186,000 (20) Professional and special services  1,896,418
57,000 (30) Office expense   56,935
42,000 (35)  Office furniture and equipment   73,340
5,000 (40)  Advertising and publications   3,860
468,100 (50)  Materials and supplies   495,045
28,000 (55)  Motor-vehicles    27,020
13,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 10,615
4,381,150 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  4,865,530
6,000 (90) Other expenditure  —
17,863,005 18,129,440
 HEALTH 127
Vote 133
HOSPITAL PROGRAMS
Description
Provides for the costs of administration, provision of both in-patient and out-patient
hospital benefits, and Provincial share of hospital construction and equipment costs. Three
levels of in-patient 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, physiotherapy, and
others.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(   215) 609,588,881 Total vote  (218) 649,178,588
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   215)      4,208,157 (01) Salaries—established  (218) 4,185,929
75,000 (04) Salaries—temporary   85,000
10,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts _.. 10,000
228,000 (10) Travel expense   272,159
259,000 (20)  Professional and special services  285,000
140,000 (30) Office expense   147,000
32,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  25,000
12,000 (40) Advertising and publications   19,400
7,000 (50) Materials and supplies   7,000
10,000 (55) Motor-vehicles    11,000
14,500 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  15,000
604,591,224 (80) Grants, contribtuions, and subsidies  644,114,000
2,000 (90) Other expenditure    2,100
609,588,881 649,178,588
Vote 134
MEDICAL SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
The Commission provides over-all administration of the Medical Services Plan, collects
premiums from the subscribers, and pays the cost of medical care of the Province to the
doctors on a fee-for-service basis, mainly, but also as required on a sessional and sometimes
salary basis. This vote covers the Province's subsidies for low-income residents and the estimated deficits not covered by premiums and other revenues.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
211,613,000 Total vote   245,300,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
211,613,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  245,300,000
 128 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 135
EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
Provides a ground and air ambulance service throughout the Province. Operates a plant
for the construction of ambulance chassis. 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. Co-ordinates the Ministry's
responsibilities in disaster planning.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
24,845,037 Program expenditures     26,140,883
Less recoveries provided for Workers'
Compensation   rebates   and  insur-
70,000 ance claims  (Credit) 90,000
24,775,037 Total vote  26,050,883
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
17,639,897 (20) Professional and special services  19,436,322
164,000 (30) Office expense   154,882
34,200 (35) Office furniture and equipment  19,203
10,000 (40) Advertising and publications  9,650
1,808,300 (50) Materials and supplies   2,041,940
934,600 (55) Motor-vehicles   887,028
1,042,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   607,950
100,000 (70) Acquisition—-land and buildings  11,580
740,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 183,350
2,371,540 (90) Other expenditure  2,788,978
70,000 (99) Recoveries  (Credit) 90,000
24,775,037 26,050,883
Vote 136
FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES COMMISSION
Description
Provides funds for the Forensic Psychiatric Service to enable it to meet its statutory
obligations in accordance with the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission Act.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(   161)      4,136,440 Total vote  (180) 4,285,498
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   161)      2,756,810 (01) Salaries—established   (180) 3,110,811
241,000 (04) Salaries—temporary   244,193
41,800 (10) Travel expense   39,758
707,200 (20) Professional and special services  613,826
28,520 (30) Office expense   28,853
8,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  14,475
233,610 (50) Materials and supplies   168,228
58,300 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 17,370
61,200 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  47,984
4,136,440 4,285,498
 HEALTH
129
Vote 137
ALCOHOL AND DRUG COMMISSION
Description
Operates and/or supports programs for the treatment of chemical addiction, including
alcoholism, through the Alcoholism Treatment and Rehabilitation Program and Heroin Treatment Program. Programs may involve detoxification, long-term residential care, out-patient
counselling, and education. The Commission also supports programs providing research and
information in this field.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Alcoholism Treatment and Rehabilita-
(   106)      6,890,468 tion Program (106)      6,977,085
Heroin Treatment Program (net of re-
(     41)      3,729,498 coveries)    (293)      5,353,461
(   147)    10,619,966 Total vote  (399) 12,330,546
(   147)
2,669,466
60,000
100,000
94,000
41,000
10,000
2,000
300,000
9,500
7,334,000
10,619,966
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (399) 6,883,604
(04) Salaries—temporary   1,865,207
(10) Travel expense   202,650
(20) Professional and special services  582,860
(30) Office expense   160,190
(35) Office furniture and equipment   41,495
(40) Advertising and publications   36,670
(50) Materials and supplies   842,635
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 2,895
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  4,512,340
(99) Recoveries from the Alcohol and Drug
Fund    (Credit) 2,800,000
12,330,546
Vote 138
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
31,810,890
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
28,638,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
31,810,890    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers    28,638,000
 130 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 139
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
7,700,983 Total vote   2,154,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
7,700,983    (25) Data systems and processing      2,154,000
I
 HUMAN RESOURCES
131
MINISTRY OF HUMAN  RESOURCES
Staff
( 7)
(3,013)
(   271)
( 7)
( 10)
(1,494)
(     10)
Estimated,
1978/79
$
145,890
64,011,650
71,717,711
45,332,296
26,689,800
277,998,937
43,429,775
28,996,905
19,373,175
3,871,414
581,567,553
(4,812) 581,567,553
Vote
No.
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
Summary
Estimates,
1979/80
Staff
(9)
Minister's   Office   	
Administration and Community Services  (3,017)
Services for Families and Children (256)
Health  Services  	
Community Projects
GAIN  Programs  	
Special Programs for the Retarded
 (4)
 (10)
 (1,500)
Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters and Renters' Tax
Credit  (10)
Building Occupancy Charges 	
Computer and Consulting Charges 	
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry
206,837
61,124,258
75,209,741
52,573,173
26,428,642
351,505,000
43,663,249
23,834,311
19,103,359
3,015,000
656,663,570
8,166,849
..(4,806) 648,496,721
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 132 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 140
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Human Resources, including her salary and
expenses and those of her immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       7) 145,890 Total vote  (9) 206,837
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)         114,553 (01) Salaries—established    (9) 150,730
5,235 (04) Salaries—temporary     14,475
13,505 (10) Travel expense   26,518
10,397 (30) Office expense   11,580
2,200 (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,907
— (50) Materials and supplies   627
145,890 206,837
 HUMAN RESOURCES
133
Vote 141
ADMINISTRATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
Description
Provides central direction and support services for the Ministry, and direct services to
people throughout the Province through 140 district offices staffed with employees trained in
identifying the services most suited for each individual.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
( 19)
( 22)
( 128)
( 61)
513,352
987,317
2,783,760
1,954,661
Activity
Staff
Ministry  Executive   (22)
Personnel and staff training  (39)
Office of the Comptroller (170)
Other support services  (28)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $.-
658,182
1,346,412
3,371,711
1,780,585
( 75)
1,464,449
(  28)
569,228
(  8)
198,029
(  12)
308,879
(  18)
336,274
(2,642)
54,749,066
146,635
(3,013)
64,011,650
(3,013)
53,784,329
2,117,593
3,120,797
1,805,698
1,699,370
323,115
406,140
395,560
356,240
2,808
Program Administration
Family and Children's Service Division
 (85)
Pharmacare Division  (32)
Health Care Division  (9)
Community Projects Division (13)
Income Assistance Division (18)
Community Services  (2,601)
Special projects	
Total vote  (3,017)
1,641,865
712,632
205,205
349,007
339,636
50,520,317
198,706
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (3,017)    52,764,677
(04) Salaries—temporary     1,890,228
(10) Travel expense   2,579,797
(20) Professional and special services  1,009,541
(30) Office expense   1,317,347
(35) Office furniture and equipment  345,872
(40) Advertising and publications  390,000
(50) Materials and supplies   233,596
(55) Motor-vehicles     499,100
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   500
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 29,600
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  55,000
(90) Other expenditure   9,000
61,124,258
64,011,650
61,124,258
 134 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 142
SERVICES FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
Description
Foster homes and specialized children's resources—Provides a spectrum of resources for
children requiring care away from their own homes and families. Also provides for the
purchase of any goods or services necessary for the well-being of any child in the care of the
Superintendent of Child Welfare. (This activity amalgamates the previous activities called
"foster home program and children-in-care", "specialized treatment resources", and "group
and therapeutic homes program.")
Child Protection Program—Provides for the protection of children from physical and
mental cruelty, the safeguarding of the young, the amelioration of family conditions that lead
to neglect of children, and the care and control of children in need of protection.
Adoption Program—Provides for care of new-born infants in hospital while awaiting
adoption, and other related expenses.
Rehabilitation Resources Program—A program funded jointly by the Ministries of Education, Science and Technology and Human Resources to enable young people who are experiencing great difficulty at school, or who have dropped out of school, to acquire basic academic
and social skills which will make it possible for them to re-enter the school system or proceed
to further training or employment.
Special services to children—Provides counselling or other supportive services to children
and their families to enable children to grow up successfully in their own homes or communities; and, through early intervention, to assist families to remain together where there is
risk of a child or children being removed from the home.
Child Day Care Program—Provides day care services for children up to 12 years of age
during a prolonged family illness or other crisis, or enables the parent(s) to work or attend an
educational institution.
Craft Therapy Program—This is a program limited to the Victoria area which provides
counselling services for children using woodwork and other crafts as a focus for activities.
Parent Encouragement Program—This program, limited to the Victoria area, provides
counselling and supportive services to foster parents and natural parents to improve the type
of care given to children.
Infant Development Program—Provides home-based services for developmentally delayed
infants from 0 to 3 years of age to optimize their development and continuing participation in
a full range of community activities.
Youth Incentive Program—Provides teenage dependents of income assistance families or
children-in-care the opportunities to gain work experience, to explore areas of employment,
and to provide growth through sharing skills and abilities.
Family Support Homemaker Services Program—Provides household management and child
care services to keep families together in time of emotional, mental, or physical stress.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Foster homes and specialized children's
(   215)    45,195,606                 resources  (net of recoveries)   (198) 46,235,683
74,800 Child Protection Program  119,424
119,100 Adoption Program   91,552
2,630,200 Rehabilitation Resources Program (21) 2,694,820
4,007,900 Special services to children  4,577,625
(     22)    15,069,648 Child Day Care Program  16,248,682
2,000 Craft Therapy Program  3,438
8,070 Parent Encouragement Program  8,408
387,490 Infant Development Program   483,177
— Youth Incentive Program  105,262
Family   Support   Homemaker   Services
(     34)      4,222,897                 Program   (37) 4,641,670
(   271)    71,717,711 Total vote  (256) 75,209,741
 HUMAN RESOURCES
135
Vote 142—Continued
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff
(    271)
Staff
4,540,408
1,676,791
894
14,947,113
130
64,700
580,797
1,300
13,407
49,892,171
71,717,711
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(40)
(50)
(60)
(75)
(80)
(90)
(99)
Salaries—established    (256)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies	
Rentals—outside suppliers
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Other expenditure 	
Recoveries  from Health  and  Welfare
Canada re family allowances (Credit)      1,800,800
4,184,881
925,826
141,161
35,053,883
19,123
5,940
73,629
515,877
8,458
68,125
35,925,700
87,938
75,209,741
Vote 143
HEALTH SERVICES
Description
Pharmacare Program—Provides a subsidy toward the cost of drugs for residents of British
Columbia.
Health Care Program—Provides coverage of the health needs of all recipients of income
assistance, GAIN for seniors, GAIN for handicapped, and children-in-care.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
33,600,000
11,732,296
45,332,296
Activity
Pharmacare Program
Health Care Program
Total vote __.
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
38,262,163
14,311,010
52,573,173
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
45,332,296    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies .„.    52,573,173
 136 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 144
COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Description
Community Grants Program—Provides funding for community-based projects operated
by nonprofit societies and recommended by the Ministry's field staff through the Regional Managers. Projects include information centres, crisis centres and related services, family life counselling, youth services, and various others.
Work Activity Program—Provides funding to assist persons who need training to prepare
them for employment.
Community Human Resources and Health Centres—Provides for direct client service in
various communities, where there are joint offices of the Ministries of Health and Human Resources.
Assistance for the Retarded—Provides grants to various organizations to operate programs
especially to help retarded children and adults.
Burns Lake Community Development Association—Provides a community-based social
development project to assist native Indians to prepare themselves for employment. The project
is also intended to support the economic development thrust of the Burns Lake Native Development Association.
Handicapped Workshop Guild—Provides leadership to the many achievement centres and
workshops to assist in management, purchasing, sales, and distribution so that the workshops
can become as productive as possible.
Living Independently for Equality (L.I.F.E.)—Provides services to community living
boards to assist handicapped persons in institutions to move to the community in order to live
as independently as possible.
Residential Care—Provides for the cost of community-based residential care for the
physically handicapped, retarded, and those needing short-term rehabilitation.
Achievement Centres for the Handicapped—Provides assistance to centres for the development of programs to improve the quality of life and skills of handicapped persons.
Seniors' Day Centres Program—Provides opportunities to seniors for social and recreational
activities as well as inexpensive lunches and snacks.
Seniors' Counselling Service Program—Provides a service wherein a volunteer Senior Citizen Counsellor is available to discuss issues of concern to seniors, and to assist the senior citizens in obtaining access to services and resources.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
6,790,579             Community Grants Program  6,245,101
(       7)       1,359,388              Work Activity Program  (2) 1,298,941
Community   Human   Resources   and
395,200                  Health Centres   407,474
91,145              Assistance for the Retarded Program  94,991
Burns  Lake   Community  Development
223,344                  Association   —
625,000              Handicapped Workshop Guild  482,500
450,000             Living Independently for Equality  _ 344,745
11,912,738             Residential Care (net of recoveries) _ 13,373,894
Achievement Centres for the Handicap-
3,837,866                  ped  -  3,534,765
894,740              Seniors' Day Centres Program  <2) 521,149
109,800             Seniors' Counselling Service Program.... 125,082
(      7)    26,689,800 Total vote  (4) 26,428,642
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)         151,476 (01) Salaries—established (4) 97,297
154,533 (04) Salaries—temporary   306,307
1,000 (10) Travel expense   6,755
126,450 (20) Professional and special services  4,812,991
 HUMAN RESOURCES
137
Vote 144—Continued
Estimated, 1978/79
38,000
46,450
4,500
26,441,024
273,633
26,689,800
Estimates, 1979/80
$
(35)  Office furniture and equipment   4,825
(50) Materials and supplies   55,970
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  44,824
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry   28,950
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 33,292
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies     21,390,931
(90) Other expenditure  96,500
(99) Recoveries   from   the   Public   Trustee
 (Credit) 450,000
26,428,642
Vote 145
GAIN PROGRAM
Description
Income Assistance Program—Provides financial assistance in the form of a basic allowance
and special allowances to British Columbians who are unable to provide for themselves. Special
allowances include grants for work incentives, special needs, educational upgrading and vocational training, dietary and prenatal, transportation, and others. Also providing financial
assistance and comfort allowances to persons in adult care facilities, boarding-homes and
hostels.
GAIN for seniors and handicapped—Provides a minimum guaranteed income for persons
age 60 years and over for handicapped persons in need.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      10)   176,777,164
101,221,773
(     10) 277,998,937
Activity
Income Assistance Program
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
(10)  249,520,956
GAIN for seniors and handicapped  101,984,044
Total vote  (10)
351,505,000
(     10)
125,673
277,873,264
277,998,937
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (10) 120,974
(04) Salaries—temporary   25,000
(10) Travel expense   2,880
(30) Office expense   1,840
(50) Materials and supplies  21,460
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  351,332,846
351,505,000
 138 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 146
SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR THE RETARDED
Description
Woodlands, Tranquille, and Glendale—Institutions which provide residential care, nursing
care, and special schooling for retarded children and adults.
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
Woodlands  (1,025)    24,391,998
Tranquille  (475)    10,295,682
Glendale       8,975,569
Total vote (1,500) 43,663,249
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(1,018)
23,330,313
(   476)
10,223,634
9,875,828
(1,494)
43,429,775
(1,494)
23,639,447
4,281,837
105,350
1,467,645
81,324
40,430
1,620
2,800,615
92,840
3,618
721,655
10,160,886
32,508
43,429,775
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   ...(1,500) 24,234,576
(04) Salaries—temporary   4,644,432
(10) Travel expense  142,556
(20) Professional and special services  1,426,929
(30) Office expense  90,555
(35) Office furniture and equipment  43,935
(40) Advertising and publications   1,686
(50) Materials and supplies  3,316,198
(55) Motor-vehicles  68,263
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  12,632
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 450,423
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  9,199,642
(90) Other expenditure  31,422
43,663,249
 HUMAN RESOURCES 139
Vote 147
SHELTER AID FOR ELDERLY RENTERS AND RENTERS' TAX CREDIT
Description
Provides for rental assistance to senior citizens based upon a reasonable distribution of
income and rent, and the renters' tax credits.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     10) 296,905
12,200,000
16,500,000
(     10)    28,996,905
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
Administration  (10) 334,311
Shelter aid for elderly renters      9,000,000
Renters' tax credit     14,500,000
Total vote
(10)
23,834,311
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     10)         140,945 (01) Salaries—established  (10) 145,359
65,500 (04) Salaries—temporary   97,952
960 (10) Travel expense  4,000
36,000 (30) Office expense  36,000
2,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  1,000
50,000 (40) Advertising and publications  50,000
28,700,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  23,500,000
1,500 (90) Other expenditure  —
28,996,905 23,834,311
Vote 148
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
19,373,175
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
19,103,359
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
19,373,175    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers      19,103,359
 140 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 149
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
3,871,414 Total vote  3,015,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
3,871,414    (25) Data systems and processing      3,015,000
 LABOUR
141
MINISTRY OF LABOUR
Staff
7)
50)
Estimated,
1978/79
140,241
2,795,211
111)    29,308,710
58)
206)
116)
20)
7)
1,503,301
5,837,073
2,622,380
507,351
1,197,304
300,000
2,124,605
638,202
Vote
No.
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
Summary
Staff
Minister's Office   —(7 )
Ministerial Administration—Support Services (51)
Job Training and Employment Opportunity Programs
 (134)
Occupational Environment and Compensation Advisory Services (59)
Safety Engineering Division (207)
Collective Bargaining and Labour Standards Program
 (116)
Human Rights Programs  (21)
Labour Relations Board 	
Essential Services Advisory Agency	
Boards of Review (Workers' Compensation Board).—
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
46,974,378
(   575)    46,974,378
Less recruitment savings
Total of Ministry
Estimates,
1979/80
$
141,341
2,653,832
36,253,809
1,566,415
5,812,929
2,772,487
711,952
1,340,101
297,000
10
1,123,000
1,040,100
53,712,976
1,235,278
.(595)    52,477,698
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 142 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 150
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the administrative and operating expenditures for the office of the Minister of
Labour.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(      7)        140,241 Total vote  (7) 141,341
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       7)         118,561    (01) Salaries—established  (7) 114,804
12,580    (10) Travel expense   17,370
9,100    (30) Office expense   6,755
—           (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,412
140,241 141,341
Vote 151
MINISTERIAL ADMINISTRATION—SUPPORT SERVICES
Description
Provides for the Ministry's senior management and administrative staff, including the
offices of the Deputy Minister, the Assistant Deputy Ministers, and the Construction Industry
Co-ordinator, and the Co-ordinator of Provincial Native Indian Affairs. Ancillary programs
provided for in this vote include the general administrative activities of finance, personnel,
information services, and research and planning.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Ministerial   and  program  management
(     16)         915,021                  (14) 646,384
(     15)      1,403,258             Finance, personnel and information (16) 1,406,500
(     19)         476,932             Research and planning (17) 430,126
—                    Construction Industry Programs (2) 109,022
—•                    Provincial Native Indian Programs (2) 61,800
(     50)      2,795,211 Total vote  (51) 2,653,832
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     50)         968,914 (01) Salaries—established  (51) 1,026,775
709,847 (04) Salaries—temporary   698,246
195,000 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts -_ 212,300
87,250 (10) Travel expense   81,832
255,000 (20) Professional and special services  112,905
55,300 (30) Office expense   60,216
13,300 (35) Office furniture and equipment  16,597
400,000 (40) Advertising and publications  386,000
10,000 (50) Materials and supplies  10,132
100,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies .  48,250
600 (90) Other expenditure   579
2,795,211 2,653,832
 LABOUR
143
Vote 152
JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS
Description
Provides for manpower planning and development, and the principal training and employment programs for which this Ministry has responsibility. Included are the planning and
management of pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, and industrial training programs, and the
development of Provincal policies relating to immigration matters. This vote also provides the
administrative capability for the Provincial Government's direct employment opportunity
programs, and the funds for the 1979 Summer Youth Employment Program.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     94)     13,455,537
283,000
(     14)     15,480,283
(       3) 89,890
(   111)    29,308,710
Activity
Staff
Manpower planning and policy development  (4)
Estimates, 1979/80
110,880
14,510,505
Apprenticeship training  (97)
Manpower consultative services and immigration  (4) 152,195
Employment Opportunity Programs (26)   21,398,012
Trade schools administration (3)
82,217
Total vote
-(134)
36,253,809
(   HI)
2,133,082
(01)
60,500
(07)
214,500
(10)
20,000
(20)
163,900
(30)
26,000
(35)
25,000
(40)
50,000
(55)
6,838,808
(80)
9,776,920
(90)
29,308,710
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  (134)
Fees and allowances—boards, courts	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications	
Motor-vehicles 	
Grants, contributions, and subsidies
Other expenditure 	
2,582,162
37,152
246,750
55,005
244,917
29,046
23,160
22,243,250
10,792,367
36,253,809
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Vote 153
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
OCCUPATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AND COMPENSATION ADVISORY SERVICES
Description
Provides advisory services to individuals and commercial and industrial establishments
throughout the Province in terms of standards and regulations pertaining to occupational
environments and elevating devices. Additionally, the Compensation Advisory Services Program, which assists employees and employers with respect to compensation matters, is included
in this vote.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
( 27) 697,914
( 23) 618,467
(  8)   186,920
(     58)       1,503,301
Activity
Staff
Occupational Environment Program (27)
Elevating devices  (23)
Compensation advisory services  (9)
Total vote
(59)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
712,647
621,570
232,198
1,566,415
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     58)       1,306,701 (01) Salaries—established   (59) 1,353,249
130,000 (10) Travel expense   125,450
10,200 (20) Professional and special services   9,650
25,900 (30) Office expense   27,985
10,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  26,729
2,500 (50) Materials and supplies   4,535
14,000 (55) Motor-vehicles   14,475
4,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 4,342
1,503,301
1,566,415
 LABOUR
145
Vote 154
SAFETY ENGINEERING DIVISION
Description
The purpose of the Division is to provide a safe environment for all people in British
Columbia through standards, education, and inspection in the disciplines of boiler and pressure
vessels, electrical, and gas.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff                 $                                                                                                        Staff $                         $
(     19)         336,793             Administration and support services (18) 329,333
(   101)      3,000,358              Electrical  inspection    (100) 2,940,894
(     43)       1,195,046              Gas  inspection   (44) 1,232,081
(     37)      1,098,467             Boiler inspection  (38) 1,092,438
Buildings    Standards     and    Research
(       6)         206,409                 Branch  ,. (7) 218,183
( 206)
5,837,073
( 206)
4,511,509
120,834
29,600
562,000
61,660
111,530
v
23,000
239,900
8,800
136,000
1,440
28,300
2,500
5,837,073
Total vote
.(207)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (207) 4,568,133
(04) Salaries—temporary  .  101,228
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts -  4,825
(10) Travel expense   628,504
(20) Professional and special services  78,743
(30) Office expense —  124,291
(35) Office furniture and equipment  22,966
(40) Advertising and publications  109,431
(50) Materials and supplies   15,150
(55) Motor-vehicles   131,240
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  1,447
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 25,524
(90) Other expenditure  1,447
5,812,929
5,812,929
 146
Vote 155
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND LABOUR STANDARDS PROGRAM
Description
Provides services to labour and management groups in British Columbia pertaining to
collective bargaining, including mediation and arbitration activities. The development and
administration of labour standards programs and labour education activities are also provided.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
97)
14)
3)
2)
2,039,174
414,823
78,005
90,378
(   116)      2,622,380
Activity
Labour standards 	
Mediation services 	
Arbitration and special services  (3)
Labour education  (1)
Staff
-(98)
-(14)
Total vote
(116)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
2,172,502
446,139
78,070
75,776
2,772,487
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   116)      2,199,380 (01) Salaries—established  (116) 2,332,448
242,500 (10) Travel expense   260,549
10,500 (20) Professional and special services  5,790
60,000 (30) Office expense   57,900
14,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  30,880
1,000 (50) Materials and supplies   965
45,000 (55) Motor-vehicles     35,705
50,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies --. 48,250
2,622,380
2,772,487
 LABOUR
147
Vote 156
HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAMS
Description
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, the Human Rights Branch and Boards of Inquiry are provided for
in this vote.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      2) 81,455
(     18) 425,896
(     20)
507,351
Activity
Staff
Human Rights Commission  (2)
Human Rights Branch (19)
Total vote
(21)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
258,636
453,316
711,952
(     20)
352,751
63,000
49,900
7,000
17,000
7,000
1,700
9,000
507,351
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01)
(07)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(50)
(55)
-(21)
Salaries—established
Fees and allowances—boards, courts
Travel expense
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies	
Motor-vehicles 	
383,178
98,912
93,991
103,641
18,817
6,948
1,640
4,825
711,952
Vote 157
LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD
Description
Provides for the  administration  of the Labour Relations  Board  and  the  legislative
jurisdiction of the Board as established by the Labour Code of British Columbia.
Est
mated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(       7)
1,197,304
(       7)
287,544
593,760
130,000
60,000
9,000
35,000
15,000
2,000
15,000
50,000
1,197,304
Total vote
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established 	
(03) 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 	
(90) Other expenditure	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,340,101
154,399
67,550
987,878
48,250
14,475
4,824
14,475
48,250
1,340,101
 148
Vote 158
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
ESSENTIAL SERVICES ADVISORY AGENCY
Description
Provides for the payments of remuneration to members and expenses of the agency as
established under the Essential Services Disputes Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
300,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
297,000
100,000
85,000
40,000
25,000
15,000
10,000
15,000
10,000
300,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts
(10) Travel expense
(20) Professional and special services
(30) Office expense 	
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies
(35)
(50)
(60)
(90)
Rentals—outside suppliers
Other expenditure 	
85,000
40,000
125,000
15,000
12,000
10,000
10,000
297,000
 LABOUR
Vote 159
BOARDS OF REVIEW (WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD)
Description
Provides for administration by the Minister of Labour of the Boards of Reviev
Compensation Act), an appellate agency structured under the Workers' Compensa
hear appeals against decisions of the Workers' Compensation Board.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79                                                                                                     Estimates,
$                                                                                                                     $
— Program expenditures          689,500
Less recoveries from Workers' Com-
— pensation Board ___•_ (Credit)         689,490
149
/ (Workers'
tion Act to
1979/80
$
10
—                                  Total vote 	
42,000
600,000
6,000
10,000
500
26,000
5,000
689,490
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
—           (10) Travel expense   ~      •    -
rental and
1979/80
$
1,123,000
— (20) Professional and special services	
— (30) Office expense      	
— (35) Office furniture and equipment
(40) Advertising and publications 	
—           (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers   .
—           (90) Other expenditure     .    ..
—           (99) Less recoveries  (Credit)
—
10
Vote 160
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corpo
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
2,124,605                              Total vote 	
ration for
Estimates,
$
1,123,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,124,605    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   .	
i
 150
Vote 161
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
638,202
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,040,100
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
638,202    (25) Data systems and processing       1,040,100
 LANDS, PARKS AND HOUSING
151
MINISTRY OF LANDS, PARKS AND HOUSING
Summary
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(
5)
116,724
162
(
158)
34,932,364
163
(
351)
8,203,671
164
(
429)
25,225,999
165
(
66)
1,225,557
166
2,172,051
167
539,120
168
72,415,486
(1,009)    72,415,486
Staff
Minister's Office  (7)
Housing  (157)
Land Management  (348)
Parks and Outdoor Recreation  (433)
Financial and Administration Services (69)
Building Occupancy Charges
Computer and Consulting Charges
Less recruitment savings 	
Total of Ministry 	
Estimates,
1979/80
$
148,408
29,916,769
8,032,646
24,579,967
1,532,061
1,964,000
1,073,670
67,247,521
1,888,483
.(1,014)    65,359,038
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 152 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 162
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Lands, Parks and Housing, including his salary
and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff                 $
Staff
$                         $
(         5)            116,724
Total vote 	
 (7)
148,408
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       5)           88,426 (01) Salaries—established  (7) 120,906
11,298 (04) Salaries—temporary   —
10,000 (10) Travel expense   16,887
6,000 (30) Office expense   7,720
1,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  2,895
116,724 148,408
 LANDS, PARKS AND HOUSING
153
Vote 163
HOUSING
Description
Provides for over-all policy direction of the housing section of the Ministry, including
administrative services and technical staff required to administer specific program activities;
funds for grants and subsidies for purposes related to housing; contributions for the purpose of
creating and maintaining housing accommodation through Government and community-
sponsored projects; approving of registration of title and other claims to mobile homes and
retrieval of title information.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     24)         563,509             Deputy Minister's office  (5) 145,331
British Columbia Housing Management
11,309,826                 Commission       11,174,700
(     43)      1,297,941             Land  Development     (47) 1,401,638
(     82)    21,317,324              Social programs (net of recoveries) (91) 16,808,233
(       9)         443,764             Mobile home registry (14) 386,867
(   158)    34,932,364
Total vote
(157)
29,916,769
(   158)
2,592,119
220,833
188,054
659,900
136,190
27,691
318,500
11,130
9,000
30,758,947
10,000
34,932,364
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established     -(157) 2,719,793
(04) Salaries—temporary   120,409
(07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts  965
(10) Travel expense   201,074
(20) Professional and special services  489,398
(30) Office expense   178,639
(35) Office furniture and equipment  34,878
(40) Advertising and publications   146,871
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers  434
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 965
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies    27,016,043
(90) Other expenditure   —
(99) Recoveries from the Provincial Home
Acquisition  Fund   (Credit) 992,700
29,916,769
 154 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 164
LAND MANAGEMENT
Description
Provides for management of Crown lands under the Land Act; maintenance of land status;
planning, examining, and appraising Crown lands, including environmental impact studies; legal
surveys; establishment of ecological reserves, and administration of the University Endowment
Lands including recoveries, and golf course. Net operation results of the University Endowment Lands are carried to the University Endowment Lands administration account.
Provides for maintenance of regional and district offices throughout the Province.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(   211)      5,290,851             Land management (205) 4,956,263
University Endowment Land Adminis-
(     82)      1,361,380                 nation Act (net of recoveries)  (84) 1,425,287
University   Endowment   Land   Golf
(       5)         290,345                 Course  (6) 307,455
(     53)       1,261,095              Legal surveys (53) 1,343,641
(   351)      8,203,671 Total vote  (348) 8,032,646
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   351)      6,593,135 (01) Salaries—established (348) 6,768,359
453,317 (04) Salaries—temporary   422,446
568,370 (10) Travel expense  492,150
255,950 (20) Professional and special services  256,834
93,500 (30) Office expense   96,499
31,979 (35) Office furniture and equipment   40,273
15,800 (40) Advertising and publications   6,658
628,882 (50) Materials and supplies   627,055
28,300 (55) Motor-vehicles   41,495
42,842 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   41,253
593,099 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  447,952
273,150 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 215,725
2,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  —
97,900 (90)  Other expenditure  82,072
1,474,553 (99) Recoveries re services to land (Credit) 1,506,125
8,203,671 8,032,646
 Vote 165
LANDS, PARKS AND HOUSING
PARKS AND OUTDOOR RECREATION
155
Description
Provides for acquisition, development, management, and maintenance of Provincial parks
and recreation areas; co-ordination of outdoor recreation; assistance under the Regional Park
Act to regional districts; management of the youth crew program and youth crew camps, acquisition of land for Pacific Rim National Park, grants to Class C parks and public user groups for
Provincial aid to recreation.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(   424)     16,467,876
4,500,000
Activity
(       5)
1,858,000
1,000,000
320,123
1,080,000
Parks management
Parks capital 	
Land acquisition-
cial parks	
Youth crew 	
Staff
-(427)
-National and Provin-
(   429)    25,225,999
Outdoor recreation 	
Grants-in-aid of regional parks
Total vote	
(6)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
17,449,432
4,685,072
532,063
1,000,000
313,400
600,000
-(433)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   429)      7,925,270 (01) Salaries—established  (433) 8,266,929
6,707,736 (04) Salaries—temporary   7,235,951
664,230 (10) Travel expense   618,558
179,178 (20) Professional and special services  209,677
214,671 (30) Office expense   189,014
6,800 (35) Office furniture and equipment  36,681
119,337 (40) Advertising and publications  138,458
3,320,897 (50) Materials and supplies  3,635,053
52,000 (55) Motor-vehicles   44,041
1,371,488 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   1,650,031
— (62) Rentals—intra-ministry   3,039
3,007,763 (70) Acquisition—land and buildings  1,177,149
459,129 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 650,251
1,197,500 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  725,135
24,579,967
25,225,999
24,579,967
 156 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 166
FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES
Description
Provides central direction and support services for the entire Ministry, including personnel
administration, financial and mechanical support services.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Financial and administration services
(     48)         823,339                   (51) 1,049,761
(     10)         188,268             Personnel  (10) 244,281
(       8)         213,950             Mechanical services (8) 238,019
(     66)      1,225,557 Total vote  (69) 1,532,061
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     66)      1,047,146 (01) Salaries—established    (69) 1,144,350
2,700 (04) Salaries—temporary   9,650
48,356 (10) Travel expense   85,939
4,000 (20) Professional and special services  5,790
108,519 (30) Office expense   87,428
9,336 (35) Office furniture and equipment  8,221
— (40) Advertising and publications   169,357
5,500 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 21,326
1,225,557 1,532,061
Vote 167
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
2,172,051 Total vote   1,964,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,172,051    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers        1,964,000
 LANDS, PARKS AND HOUSING
157
Vote 168
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
539,120
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,073,670
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
539,120    (25) Data systems and processing       1,073,670
  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
159
MINISTRY OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
Staff
(       8)
(     79)
12)
12)
Summary
Estimated,
1978/79
Vote
No.
153,456    169    Minister's Office
Staff
-(7)
2,176,778
44,125,000
138,300,000
295,968
6,414,368
243,195
136,950
191,845,715
(   111)  191,845,715
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
General   Administration   	
Grants, Contributions, and Subsidies
Revenue Sharing Fund
(87)
Central Ministry Services (13)
Transit Services 	
Building Occupancy Charges
Computer and Consulting Charges
Less recruitment savings	
Total of Ministry 	
Estimates,
1979/80
141,787
2,450,143
56,250,000
141,700,000
364,100
37,027,000
234,000
28,500
238,195,530
216,076
.(107) 237,979,454
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 160
Vote 169
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Municipal Affairs, including his salary and
expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Staff
(      8)
Estimated, 1978/79
$
153,456
Staff
Total vote (7)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
141,787
(       8)
129,456
12,500
10,000
1,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established  (7)
(10) Travel expense 	
(30) Office Expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment.
114,768
16,887
9,650
482
153,456
141,787
 MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
161
Vote 170
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
Deputy Minister's Office—Provides executive direction for the Ministry, including the
offices of the Deputy Minister, Assistant Deputy Ministers, and the Executive Officer.
Administrative services—Provides for 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 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 for the review, support, and advancement of community and
regional planning processes in municipalties 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 for the administration of the Islands Trust Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
9)
24)
18)
20)
8)
$
285,142
434,532
411,794
689,054
356,256
(     79)      2,176,778
Activity
Deputy Minister's office
Administrative services _
Financial management _
Planning services 	
Islands Trust 	
Staff
Estimates,
$
1979/80
$
(15)
-(24)
(18)
(21)
(9)
419,837
474,396
410,999
750,445
394,466
Total vote
-(87)
2,450,143
(     79)
1,589,205
(01)
11,388
(04)
65,000
(07)
173,720
(10)
217,500
(20)
10,000
(30)
26,765
(35)
60,500
(40)
12,000
(60)
10,700
(90)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established   (87)
Salaries—temporary
Fees and allowances-
Travel expense 	
-boards, courts
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications 	
Rentals—outside suppliers	
Other expenditure 	
1,825,743
11,406
59,444
175,503
211,335
41,375
18,126
96,596
5,790
4,825
2,176,778
2,450,143
 162 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 171
GRANTS, CONTRIBUTIONS, AND SUBSIDIES
Description
Provides for grants and subsidies under the provisions of the Municipalities Aid Act,
Provincial Home-owner Grant Act, and the Sewerage Facilities Assistance Act, together with
grants and administrative aid in delivery of the various municipal and regional district services.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
500,000 Local services to Provincial property.       1,500,000
Municipal    governments    home-owner
14,500,000 grants   15,700,000
2,100,000 Unorganized territory home-owner grants     2,300,000
1,600,000 General grants        1,000,000
22,000,000 Sewerage Facilities Assistance Act  32,400,000
3,425,000 Neighbourhood Improvement Program     2,250,000
— Local community improvement project      1,100,000
44,125,000 Total vote   56,250,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
44,125,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies    56,250,000
Vote 172
REVENUE SHARING FUND
Description
Provides for the transfer of funds to the Revenue Sharing Fund in accordance with the
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, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
138,300,000 Total vote   141,700,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
138,300,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  141,700,000
 MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
163
Vote 173
CENTRAL MINISTRY SERVICES
Description
Provides for general services required by the Ministry, including the personnel, research
functions, and the preparation of ministerial estimates and the control of ministerial
expenditures.
Staff
( 6)
( 2)
(      4)
Estimated, 1978/79
(     12)
127,892
48,396
119,680
295,968
Activity
Comptroller's office
Personnel office 	
Research 	
Total vote
Staff
-(6)
-(2)
-(5)
(13)
Estimates,
$
101,345
71,384
191,371
1979/80
$
364,100
(     12)
218,961
(01)
13,205
(04)
8,982
(10)
10,000
(20)
38,181
(30)
1,639
(35)
5,000
(55)
295,968
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  (13)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense
Professional and special services
Office expense 	
Office furniture and equipment	
Motor-vehicles 	
237,317
33,161
76,717
16,018
887
364,100
Vote 174
TRANSIT SERVICES
Description
Provides funding for the Urban Transit Authority under the Urban Transit Authority Act
and the Ministry's commitment and subsidies under the Transit Services Act and Provincial
Rapid Transit Subsidy Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     12) 959,368
5,455,000
(     12)      6,414,368
Activity
Transit management services
Urban Transit Authority 	
Provincial transit subsidies _
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
27,289,500
9,737,500
37,027,000
(     12)
202,968
10,800
740,600
5,000
5,455,000
6,414,368
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   	
(10) Travel expense
(20) Professional and special services   —
(35) Office furniture and equipment  —
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies     37,027,000
37,027,000
 164 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 175
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
243,195 Total vote   234,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
243,195    (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers           234,000
Vote 176
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
136,950 Total vote   28,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
136,950    (25) Data systems and processing  28,500
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
165
MINISTRY OF PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND
GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Estimated,
Vote
1978/79
No.
Staff
$
(  10)
212,278
177
(  29)
590,611
178
179
( 295)
20,416,637
(  59)
1,126,743
180
3,100,000
181
(  6)
406,813
182
(  2)
65,807
183
(  5)
164,489
184
185
(  9)
519,548
(  32)
757,136
186
(  42)
5,858,024
187
(  27)
10
188
(  22)
10
189
13,200,000
190
500,000
191
(  31)
931,102
192
(  54)
8,102,692
193
(  99)
2,895,352
194
4,120,000
195
(  7)
285,393
196
(  85)
1,387,888
51,280,000
140,000
197
198
199
(  14)
22,154,026
200
—
201
202
19,000
1,000,000
11,006,085
203
1,107,620
204
151,347,264
(   828)  151,347,264
Summary
Staff
Minister's Office  (9)
General Administration  (38)
Heritage, Cultural, Recreation, Sports,  and Fitness
Programs   (306)
Central Microfilm Bureau  (59)
Grants, Special Services, and Events 	
Public Information and Publications 	
Indian Advisory Act 	
Government House 	
Estimates,
1979/80
 (5)
 (3)
 (5)
Agent-general's Office and British Columbia House
 (9)
Legislative Library
Postal Branch 	
Queen's Printer
 (32)
 (45)
 (27)
British Columbia Lottery Branch (22)
Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation
Public Inquiries Act	
Provincial Elections Act  (31)
Government Employees Relations Bureau (56)
Public Service Commission Administration  (103)
Salaries and Benefits—Sundry Employees	
Public Service Adjudication Board  (7)
Superannuation Branch Administration  (92)
Public   Service   Superannuation   and   Retirement
Benefits  	
Members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation
Act 	
Employee Benefits  (10)
Parliament Buildings Restoration  (31)
Queen   Elizabeth   II  British   Columbia   Centennial
Scholarship Act
Captain Cook Bi-centennial 	
Building Occupancy Charges 	
Computer and Consulting Charges
Less recruitment savings
182,096
849,071
20,832,844
1,129,632
2,260,225
507,651
83,459
176,299
607,095
753,822
7,130,263
10
10
14,500,000
10
633,945
8,842,709
3,051,300
1,080,000
369,596
1,606,162
70,455,000
135,000
33,164,063
1,200,000
24,000
9,416,000
1,435,000
180,425,262
1,563,929
Total of Ministry  (890)  178,861,333
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 166
Vote 177
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Provincial Secretary, including his salary and expenses and
those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     10) 212,278
(     10)
Vote 178
168,778
13,000
18,000
10,000
2,000
500
212,278
Total vote
Staff
-(9)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (9)
(04) Salaries—temporary  	
(10) Travel expense 	
(30) Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(50) Materials and supplies 	
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
182,096
145,764
4,825
17,370
11,580
1,930
627
182,096
Description
Provides for executive and over-all direction of the Ministry as well as administrative
support and other services to the Ministry, including administration of the personnel sections,
secretarial services to the Executive Council, and indexing, research, and control of all Orders
in Council.
Provides for the costs of a guided public information tour service to visitors to the
Parliament Buildings.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     21) 446,525
(       8) 144,086
(     29)
590,611
Activity
General administration
Legislative tour guides .
Total vote 	
Staff
-(30)
-(8)
-(38)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
701,760
147,311
849,071
(     29)
489,711
53,900
16,500
1,500
23,000
3,000
3,000
590,611
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (38)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(50)
(90)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies 	
Other expenditure 	
692,743
55,005
15,922
1,447
22,194
965
2,895
57,900
849,071
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES 167
Vote 179
HERITAGE, CULTURAL, RECREATION, SPORTS, AND FITNESS PROGRAMS
Description
Provincial Museum and resource museums—The Provincial Museum is charged under the
Provincial Museum Act, with increasing its knowledge of British Columbia's human and
natural history, through acquiring and caring for collections, research, and communicating to
people the knowledge gained.   The operation of resource museums is also part of this program.
Provincial Archives—Provides a record of the history and development of the Province
through its extensive library, manuscript, and map collections, as well as visual records of
photographs, lithographs, paintings of significants, and tape-recorded cultural and historical
materials.
Heritage Conservation Program—Responsible for the direction of the Province's Heritage
Conservation Program, encompassing archaeological, historical, and architectural resources.
Recreation, Sports, and Fitness Branch—Discharges the responsibilities of the Provincial
Government in public recreation in relation to other levels of government, public volunteer
groups, and the private sector in those situations where the Province encourages constructive
recreation and fitness activities through funds assistance, counselling, and necessary regulation.
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 arts and
cultural programs in the Province, the administration of the British Columbia Cultural Fund,
and for the conservation, administration, and acquisitions of the Provincial art collection.
Library Services Branch—Responsible for implementing the organizational policies of
Provincial Library Development, as set out by the Library Development Commissioners who
are appointed by the Provincial Secretary, and includes library grants, the audiobook and
openshelf programs, and a Government public library service.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
Provincial Museum and resource mu-
(   129)      3,980,358                 seums  (132) 4,297,033
(     40)      1,087,626             Provincial Archives (40) 1,077,831
(     24)      1,477,331             Heritage Conservation Branch (30) 1,643,527
Recreation, Sports, and Fitness Branch	
(     49)      2,013,830                   (50) 2,032,354
7,000,000             Recreation Facilities Assistance Program 7,000,000
(      7)         421,299             Cultural Services Branch (8) 453,926
(     46)      4,436,193             Library Services Branch (46) 4,328,173
(   295)    20,416,637 Total vote (306) 20,832,844
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   295)      5,323,495 (01) Salaries—established  (306) 5,788,050
384,082 (04) Salaries—temporary   647,626
26,050 (07) Fees and allowances—boards, courts —„ 7,527
576,640 (10) Travel expense   553,448
810,406 (20) Professional and special services  600,782
196,600 (30) Office expense   188,072
61,911 (35) Office furniture and equipment  57,442
284,150 (40) Advertising and publications  280,675
1,308,416 (50) Materials and supplies  1,275,956
19,000 (55) Motor-vehicles   11,386
 168 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 179—Continued
Estimated, 1978/79
$
47,820
25,000
78,067
11,275,000
20,416,637
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Estimates, 1979/80
$
66,869
72,564
11,282,447
20,832,844
Vote 180
CENTRAL MICROFILM BUREAU
Description
Provides a microfilming and information service centre for all ministries of Government.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     59)      1,126,743
(     59)
731,543
141,700
4,000
400
4,500
5,600
125,000
75,000
39,000
Total vote
Staff
-(59)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (59)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(50)
(60)
(75)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
Professional and special services .
Office expense .
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies	
Rentals—outside suppliers	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,129,632
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
768,241
136,740
6,272
772
4,342
5,790
135,100
24,125
48,250
1,126,743
1,129,632
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
169
Vote 181
GRANTS, SPECIAL SERVICES, AND EVENTS
Description
Grants Program—Provides grants to nonprofit societies in British Columbia which are used
for administrative and operational expenses of their Provincial programs. Payments are also
made for the purpose of furthering approved Ministry programs.
Special services and events—Provides for costs of Government functions at Cabinet level
and also a contingency for unforeseen expenditures.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
2,600,000
500,000
Activity
Grants Program 	
Special services and events
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,665,225
595,000
3,100,000
Total vote
2,260,225
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
2,600,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies        1,665,225
500,000    (90) Other expenditure   _        595,000
3,100,000
2,260,225
Vote 182
PUBLIC INFORMATION AND PUBLICATIONS
Description
Provides a centralized office where all Government publications authorized for public
distribution can be obtained upon request.
Provides information to the general public about Provincial Government programs.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(        1) 201,759
(       5) 205,054
(       6)
Activity
Staff
Government publications  (1)
Public information  (4)
406,813
Total vote
-(5)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(       6) 88,173    (01) Salaries—established  (5)
318,640    (90) Other expenditure 	
406,813
Estimates,
$
201,433
306,218
1979/80
$
507,651
re
77,462
430,189
507,651
L
 170
Vote 183
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
INDIAN ADVISORY ACT
Description
Provides status and non-status Indian communities and groups with assistance in the
process of self-determination and self-development and administers the First Citizens' Fund to
provide financial assistance for Indian community projects.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      2) 65,807
Total vote
Staff
-(3)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
83,459
(       2)
35,307
4,000
5,500
1,000
20,000
65,807
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (3)
Salaries—established
Travel expense 	
Office expense
(01)
(10)
(30)
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
54,027
3,860
5,307
965
19,300
83,459
Vote 184
GOVERNMENT HOUSE
Description
Provides for the operation of Government House and the many official functions held
there.   It is the residence of His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       5) 164,489
Total vote
Staff
-(5)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
176,299
(      5)
89,489
1,500
2,000
6,000
500
5,000
60,000
164,489
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (5)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(30)
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(50) Materials and supplies
(90) Other expenditure  	
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense 	
Office expense
96,543
2,895
1,930
9,794
482
6,755
57,900
176,299
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
171
Vote 185
AGENT-GENERAL'S OFFICE AND BRITISH COLUMBIA HOUSE
Description
Agent-General's Office—Provides for the office of the Agent-General, including his salary
and expenses, and those of staff members.
British Columbia House—Provides for the operation and maintenance of British Columbia
House in London and the provision of services to tenants.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(      9)
310,348
209,200
(      9)
519,548
(      9)
161,728
Clas.
(01)
—
(03)
98,000
(04)
50,120
(07)
19,000
(10)
11,000
(20)
14,000
(30)
5,000
(35)
18,000
(40)
87,000
(50)
7,700
(60)
48,000
(90)
519,548
Activity
Staff
Agent-General's Office  (9)
British Columbia House	
Total vote
-(9)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established 	
Salaries—British citizens
Salaries—temporary
-(9)
Fees and allowances—boards, courts
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies 	
Rentals—outside suppliers  	
Other expenditure	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
360,488
246,607
169,786
120,000
56,085
24,511
13,027
15,440
2,219
23,160
113,870
8,202
60,795
607,095
607,095
 172
Vote 186
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY
Description
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 several ministries of Government.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(     32)
757,136
(     32)
567,886
Clas.
(01)
20,000
(04)
4,500
(10)
33,200
(20)
14,000
(30)
4,300
(35)
1,000
(40)
97,050
(50)
10,100
(60)
5,100
(75)
757,136
Total   vote
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff
$                         $
-(32)
753,822
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  (32)
Salaries—temporary   	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services
Office expense 	
Office furniture and equipment _
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
581,451
10,615
4,342
2,895
15,440
10,759
2,895
108,900
16,525
753,822
Vote 187
POSTAL BRANCH
Description
Provides mail services to all ministries of Government in the Province of British Columbia.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     42)      5,858,024
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff
$                       $
(45)
7,130,263
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     42)
655,774
78,550
20,000
5,000,000
5,000
1,700
7,000
10,000
50,000
30,000
5,858,024
(01) Salaries—established
(04) Salaries—temporary
(10) Travel expense
(45)
(20) Professional and special services
(30) Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(50) Materials and supplies 	
(55) Motor-vehicles
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers 	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
714,510
38,600
23,160
6,224,250
5,066
1,640
19,300
19,300
60,312
24,125
7,130,263
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
173
Vote 188
QUEEN'S PRINTER
Description
Provides for the printing needs of the Government and provision of printing and stationery
supplies to all Government ministries and agencies.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     27)    10,303,138
10,303,128
(     27)
10
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
.(27)     13,544,562
Program expenditures 	
Less recoveries from other ministries
and miscellaneous receipts (Credit)    13,544,552
Total  vote
-(27)
10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     27)         425,438 (01)  Salaries—established  (27) 435,562
2,363,400 (04)  Salaries—temporary     2,525,000
3,000 (TO) Travel expense   3,000
40,000 (30)  Office expense   40,000
6,300 (35) Office furniture and equipment  6,000
7,000,000 (50) Materials and supplies  10,000,000
15,000 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   15,000
450,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 450,000
— (90) Other expenditure   70,000
Less—
250,000 (99)      Miscellaneous  receipts   (Credit) 250,000
10,053,128 (99) Recoveries from ministries -(Credit) 13,294,552
10 10
 174 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 189
BRITISH COLUMBIA LOTTERY BRANCH
Description
Administers the Western Canada Lottery Foundation in British Columbia and is also
responsible for licensing bingos, lotteries, and other forms of social gambling in the Province.
Pursuant to the Lotteries Act, administration costs are a first charge upon the Lottery Fund,
and are recovered from the Fund.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     22)      1,111,217 Program expenditures  (22)      1,159,620
Less recoveries from the Lottery Fund
1,111,207  (Credit)      1,159,610
(     22) 10 Total vote  (22) 10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     22)         349,717 (01) Salaries—established  (22) 359,620
45,000 (04) Salaries—temporary   32,000
30,000 (10) Travel expense  25,000
35,500 (20) Professional and special services   42,000
25,000 (30) Office expense  26,000
3,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  4,000
580,000 (40) Advertising and publications  640,000
38,000 (50) Materials and supplies  26,000
5,000 (90) Other expenditure  5,000
1,111,207 (99) Less recoveries (Credit) 1,159,610
10 10
Vote 190
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Description
Unemployment Insurance—Provides for the Provincial Government's contributions toward
the unemployment insurance premiums for employers.
Workers' Compensation Act—Provides for the Provincial Government's contributions 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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $                       $
9,200,000             Unemployment Insurance  9,500,000
4,000,000             Workers' Compensation Act  5,000,000
13,200,000 Total vote   14,500,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
13,200,000    (90) Other expenditure      14,500,000
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
175
Vote 191
PUBLIC INQUIRIES ACT
Description
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, 1978/79
$
500,000
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
Total vote
10
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
500,000    (90) Other expenditure 	
10
Vote 192
PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS ACT
Description
Chief Electoral Officer—Responsible for general supervision of the administration of the
Provincial Elections Act.
Registrar of Voters—Responsible for general supervision of the registration of voters and
the preparation of the lists of voters throughout the Province.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      3) 94,281
(     28) 836,821
(     31) 931,102
Activity
Chief Electoral Officer
Staff
-(3)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
99,546
Registrar of Voters  (28) 534,399
Total vote  (31)
633,945
(     31)
436,602
113,500
5,000
6,000
10,000
23,000
29,000
3,000
305,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established (31)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense
(20) Professional and special services
(30)  Office expense
(35) Office furniture and equipment
(50) Materials and supplies 	
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
443,395
119,200
5,250
6,300
10,500
10,000
31,150
3,150
5,000
931,102
633,945
 176 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 193
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES RELATIONS BUREAU
Description
Provides 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 establishment of rates of remuneration, fringe benefit policies, practices,
and administration; and establishment and review of systems of job evaluation and classification
in the Government service. Provides benefits for the licensed professional employees group, the
management exclusion group, confidential exclusions, and Order in Council appointments.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(     54)      8,102,692 Total vote  (56) 8,842,709
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     54)      1,039,441 (01) Salaries—established   -(56) 1,153,590
16,291 (04) Salaries—temporary     34,257
85,760 (10) Travel expense   88,008
146,000 (20) Professional and special services  145,715
43,500 (30) Office expense   79,709
17,000 (35) Office furniture and equipment  25,765
400 (40) Advertising and publications   965
2,000 (50) Materials and supplies   3,860
300 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   965
9,000 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment —
340,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  386,000
6,403,000 (90) Other expenditure   6,923,875
8,102,692 8,842,709
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
177
Vote 194
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ADMINISTRATION
Description
Executive—Provides the authority and central direction to the divisions of the Public Service Commission.
Administration and Employee Relations Division—This Division has the responsibility of
administering all regulations pursuant to the Public Service Act.
Recruitment and Selection Division—Provides for the recruitment and selection of most
Public Service employees in the Province, based on the merit principle.
Staff Development Division—Provides training seminars, administers recognized educational programs, and administers the disbursement of funds for staff education and development
of all Public Service employees.
Accident Prevention Division—Provides instructional programs, co-ordinates service-wide
safety programs, driver training, and first aid training.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       5) 177,746
(  19) 400,699
(  59) 1,531,828
(  9) 537,815
(  7) 247,264
Activity
Staff
Executive  (5)
Administration and Employee Relations
Division  (20)
Recruitment and Selection Division (60)
Staff Development Division (10)
Accident Prevention Division  (8)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
179,259
452,999
1,514,707
646,121
258,214
(  99)
2,895,352
( 99)
1,757,038
Clas.
(01)
104,174
(04)
20,000
(07)
123,950
(10)
371,700
(20)
102,900
(30)
9,500
(35)
329,000
(40)
53,550
(50)
11,000
(55)
12,540
(60)
2,895,352
Total vote
-(103)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
-(103)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary 	
Fees and allowances—boards, courts
Travel expense
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications _
Materials and supplies	
Motor-vehicles 	
Rentals—outside suppliers
1,873,772
50,468
14,475
128,537
448,753
104,726
36,293
319,608
58,120
16,548
3,051,300
3,051,300
 178
Vote 195
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
SALARIES AND BENEFITS—SUNDRY EMPLOYEES
Description
Provides for the costs of Public Works personnel not hired by the British Columbia
Buildings Corporation. Personnel will be placed in other ministries of Government on a
temporary basis with costs to be borne by this vote pending permanent placement. Also provides
for the cost of severance pay for those employees terminated.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
4,120,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,080,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
4,000,000    (04) Salaries—temporary _   790,000
20,000    (10) Travel expense  10,000
100,000    (90) Other expenditure  280,000
4,120,000
1,080,000
Vote 196
PUBLIC SERVICE ADJUDICATION BOARD
Description
The Board's duties are to investigate, hear, and determine grievances submitted to it by an
employee, group of employees, or an agent for employees of the Government; may also be
jointly requested to act as a board of arbitration between parties to a collective agreement
between the Government and its employees.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
$
(       7)
285,393
(       7)
165,893
Clas.
(01)
—
(04)
42,500
(07)
25,000
(10)
15,000
(20)
5,000
(30)
2,000
(35)
—
(50)
30,000
(60)
285,393
Total vote
staff
-(7)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  (7)
Salaries—temporary
Fees and allowances-
Travel expense
-boards, courts
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies	
Rentals—outside suppliers	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
369,596
126,899
3,860
144,750
14,475
24,125
16,405
2,412
6,755
29,915
369,596
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
179
Vote 197
SUPERANNUATION BRANCH ADMINISTRATION
Description
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- and long-term investment of available funds, maintenance of accounting and
statistical records, and counselling of contributors and employers.
Public Service Superannuation Act.
Members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation Act.
Municipal Superannuation Act.
Teachers' Pensions Act.
College 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 Regulation.
Workers' Compensation Board Superannuation Fund Plan.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     85)      1,387,888
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
.(92) 1,606,162
(  85)
1,259,588
12,800
16,000
19,000
60,000
17,000
3,500
1,387,888
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (92)
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(40)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications	
1,397,770
45,115
22,677
53,075
64,655
18,528
4,342
1,606,162
 180 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 198
PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Description
Provides for the employer costs in respect of the Public Service Employees Superannuation
Plan matching, 2-per-cent formula, and other statutory contributions, death benefits re pensioners, and Canada Pension Plan contributions.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
Government   contributions,   Provincial
31,700,000 Government     35,850,000
Government contributions, Canada Pen-
7,750,000 sion Plan      9,150,000
100,000 Death benefits re pensioners   100,000
13,100,000 Miscellaneous statutory items    26,800,000
Less   recoveries   of   employer   costs
from  other  government organiza-
1,370,000 tions   (Credit)      1,445,000
51,280,000 Total vote   70,455,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
52,650,000    (90) Other expenditure     71,900,000
1,370,000    (99) Recoveries  . (Credit)      1,445,000
51,280,000 70,455,000
Vote 199
MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY SUPERANNUATION ACT
Description
Provides for the employer costs in respect of members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation Plan.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
140,000 Total vote   135,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
140,000    (90) Other  expenditure   135,000
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
181
Vote 200
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Description
Administration—Administers the Extended Health and Dental Plan, the Group Life
Insurance Plan, the Medical Services Plan, the Long-term Disability Plan, grants re Public
Service, and retiring allowances for all Public Service employees.
Employee benefits—Provides for the employer's cost of employee fringe benefits for Public
Service employees, and for the recovery of certain employee and employer share of these costs
re Public Service Extended Health and Dental Plan, Public Service Group Insurance Act,
Medical Services Plan, Long-term Disability Plan, grants and retiring allowances.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     14) 314,026
7,950,000
3,580,000
5,115,000
4,020,000
570,000
2,500,000
1,895,000
(     14)    22,154,026
Activity
Staff
Employee benefits administration —(10)
Public   Service   Extended   Health   and
Dental Plan	
Public Service Group Insurance Act	
Medical Services Plan 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
203,063
11,400,000
4,850,000
5,630,000
Long-term Disability Plan      7,470,000
Grants re Public Service (sec. 53)
Retiring allowance (sec. 49)
Less recoveries of certain employee
and employer share of costs 	
  (Credit)
Total vote (10)
860,000
6,650,000
3,899,000
33,164,063
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     14)
233,290
6,400
8,500
16,000
21,486
12,150
10,000
2,000
23,739,200
1,895,000
22,154,026
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(30)
(35)
(40)
(60)
(90)
(99)
Salaries—established   (10)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications ...
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Other expenditure	
Recoveries  	
(Credit)
161,863
4,500
1,000
6,000
18,000
1,700
10,000
36,860,000
3,899,000
33,164,063
 182 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 201
PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS RESTORATION
Description
Provides for the costs of employees who maintain and repair the Parliament Buildings.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ Staff $ $
— Total vote  (31) 1,200,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (01) Salaries—established  (31) 620,000
— (04) Salaries—temporary          580,000
1,200,000
Vote 202
QUEEN ELIZABETH II BRITISH COLUMBIA CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP ACT
Description
Provides for a scholarship to be known as the Queen Elizabeth II British Columbia
Scholarship to be awarded to a graduate student of a public university of British Columbia for
study in the United Kingdom.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
19,000 Total vote   24,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
19,000    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  24,000
 PROVINCIAL SECRETARY AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES 183
CAPTAIN COOK BI-CENTENNIAL
Description
Provides funds for the events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the landing of
Captain Cook at Nootka Sound.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
1,000,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,000,000    (80) Grants, contributions and subsidies 	
Vote 203
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
11,006,085
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
9,416,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
11,006,085    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers       9,416,000
 184 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 204
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
1,107,620 Total vote   1,435,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
1,107,620    (25) Data systems and processing       1,435,000
 TOURISM AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
185
MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Staff
(       7)
(       2)
(     91)
(      9)
Estimated,
1978/79
152,472
60,992
10,121,145
204,221
478,922
330,000
11,347,752
( 109) 11,347,752
Vote
No.
205
206
207
208
209
210
Summary
Staff
Minister's Office (7)
General Administration  (2)
Tourism  (92)
Small Business Development (9)
Building Occupancy Charges	
Computer and Consulting Charges	
Less recruitment savings .
Total of Ministry
Estimates,
1979/80
158,139
70,093
10,327,237
1,487,015
422,000
332,000
12,796,484
191,195
.(110) 12,605,289
NOTB-Jee page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 186
Vote 205
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Tourism and Small Business Development,
including his salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       7) 152,472
Total vote
staff
-(7)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
158,139
(  7)
113,968
10,804
14,000
13,200
500
152,472
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (7) 115,584
(04) Salaries—temporary    12,738
(10) Travel expense   13,992
(30) Office expense   12,738
(35) Office furniture and equipment  2,412
(50) Materials and supplies   _ 675
158,139
Vote 206
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
Provides central direction for the various functions of the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      2) 60,992
Total vote
Staff
-(2)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
70,093
(  2)
53,892
4,500
1,800
800
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
 (2)
(01)
(10)
(30)
(35)
(50)
Salaries—established
Travel expense	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Materials and supplies 	
53,400
14,475
1,447
482
289
60,992
70,093
 TOURISM AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
187
Vote 207
TOURISM
Description
Travel Division—Administers all internal and external travel promotion programs, travel
research programs, advertising, tourist market development, information services, and industry
training programs.
Beautiful British Columbia Magazine—Provides for costs of publication and circulation of
Beautiful British Columbia magazine and other travel literature.
California and London offices—-Provides for the costs of operation of foreign offices to
promote tourism in British Columbia.
Film and Photographic Branch—This Branch is primarily responsible for the creative development of Beautiful British Columbia magazine, and all the film, photographic, and editorial
output of the Ministry.
( 19)
( 6)
(     20)
1,345,931
230,073
798,433
(     91)    10,121,145
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     46)      7,746,708
Travel Division ...
Beautiful   British
Columbia
Staff
 (46)
magazine
(19)
California and London offices (6)
Film and Photographic Branch .—(21)
Estimates,
$
6,591,725
1,594,993
196,470
1,944,049
Total vote
-(92)
1979/80
$
10,327,237
(    91)
1,495,162
(01)
520,870
(04)
273,139
(10)
1,422,000
(20)
111,500
(30)
25,481
(35)
4,035,780
(40)
1,533,693
(50)
24,000
(55)
54,760
(60)
133,280
(75)
457,000
(80)
34,480
(90)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established (92)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies 	
Motor-vehicles 	
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
Other expenditure 	
10,121,145
1,550,958
656,321
337,321
1,071,168
148,291
23,094
4,124,909
1,688,556
41,977
50,971
75,245
534,301
24,125
10,327,237
 188
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 208
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Description
Provides a wide range of market development and promotional programs designed to assist
existing businesses and encourage new industry in British Columbia.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       9) 204,221
(       9)
204,221
204,221
Total vote
Staff
-(9)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (9)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense 	
(20) Professional and special services	
(30) Office expense 	
(35) Office furniture and equipment	
(40) Advertising and publications	
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies
(90) Other expenditure	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
1,487,015
207,426
33,775
56,163
67,550
11,290
1,061
48,250
965,000
96,500
1,487,015
Vote 209
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79
478,922
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
422,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
478,922    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers  -         422,000
Vote 210
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
330,000
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
332,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
330,000    (25) Data systems and processing         332,000
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS 189
MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS
AND HIGHWAYS
Summary
Estimated, Vote Estimates,
1978/79 No. 1979/80
Staff                $ Staff $
(       8)         180,378 211    Minister's Office   (8) 168,872
(   228)      5,967,233 212    General Administration (243) 6,630,237
(4,413)  153,925,075 213    Highway Maintenance (4,451) 156,326,179
(1,148)  157,258,637 214   Highway Construction—Capital  (1,154) 160,258,637
11,750,000 215   Hydro Development—Highways  10
186,000 216   Government-owned Residences Maintenance  50,000
(     24)         674,198 217   Engineering Branch ..... (24) 704,715
(   147)      3,185,246 218   Weigh Scale Branch (147) 3,186,928
(   609)    14,926,272 219   Motor Vehicle Branch (611) 14,209,889
(     49)         996,561 220    Motor Carrier Branch (49) 1,025,582
(      7)         317,839 221    Motor Carrier Commission  (7) 311,660
(     10)      1,402,187 222   Transportation Policy Analysis Branch (9) 1,306,990
(     47)      2,079,282 223    Air Services Branch (48) 2,073,585
(       4)         107,723 224    Local Airport Assistance Program (4) 2,112,188
50,558,500 225    British Columbia Ferries^Subsidy  51,386,950
(     69)    12,202,674 226   Telecommunication Services Branch (66) 15,672,054
227 Communications System Development and Regula-
(     11)         863,182                 tion Branch  (12) 894,798
14,531,892 228   Building Occupancy Charges  16,750,000
4,027,555 229    Computer and Consulting Charges  2,646,100
435,140,434 435,715,374
— Less recruitment savings    13,058,507
(6,774) 435,140,434 Total of Ministry (6,833) 422,656,867
Note—See page 205 for an explanation of the standard objects of expenditure.
 190
Vote 211
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
MINISTER'S OFFICE
Description
Provides for the office of the Minister of Transportation, Communications and Highways,
including his salary and expenses and those of his immediate staff.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(      8) 180,378
Staff
Total vote  (8)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
168,872
(       8)
153,750
2,828
16,000
7,800
180,378
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established   (8)
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense 	
(30) Office expense 	
143,010
2,895
15,440
7,527
168,872
Vote 212
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
Description
Provides for the over-all 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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(   198)      5,115,924
(     30) 851,309
(   228)      5,967,233
Highways  	
Transportation, Communications —(35)
staff
-(208)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
5,653,199
977,038
Total vote  (243)
6,630,237
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   228)
4,108,626 (01)
237,682 (04)
277,600 (10)
500,000 (20)
659,800 (30)
88,625 (35)
37,000 (40)
32,400 (50)
11,000 (60)
2,500 (62)
7,000 (75)
5,000 (90)
5,967,233
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
-(243)
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies 	
Rentals—outside suppliers 	
Rentals—intra-ministry 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Other expenditure 	
4,637,224
371,525
275,121
507,590
695,765
44,872
45,355
37,828
1,930
2,412
7,720
2,895
6,630,237
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
191
Vote 213
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE
Description
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, 1978/79
Staff $
(3,952)  134,918,491
(   461)    19,006,584
(4,413)  153,925,075
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
Road   and
repair	
Ferries 	
bridge
Staff $
maintenance    and
 (3,986) 136,733,583
 (465) 19,592,596
Total vote
-(4,451)
156,326,179
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(4,413)
82,021,010
13,254,000
2,848,000
820,400
206,800
100,500
55,000
30,999,100
960,000
14,552,000
33,937,500
3,558,000
9,560,000
195,165
307,600
39,450,000
153,925,075
(01) Salaries—esablished    (4,451)
(04) Salaries—temporary  	
(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 	
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry 	
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings 	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies	
(90) Other expenditure 	
(98) Intra-ministry rental credits —..(Credit)
84,530,166
12,790,110
3,054,225
1,162,825
241,250
113,870
75,269
29,801,543
1,833,500
15,440,000
32,101,497
6,408,661
9,660,759
202,341
126,463
41,216,300
156,326,179
 192
Vote 214
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION—CAPITAL
Description
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 authorized grants and contributions to municipalities in connection with their highway systems.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(1,148)   157,258,637
(1,148)  157,258,637
Roads   	
Bridges, ferries
Hardsurfacing .
Staff
-(861)
-(98)
Total vote
....(195)
-(1,154)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
81,339,397
26,919,240
52,000,000
160,258,637
(1,148)
22,381,413
3,191,152
2,100,000
3,400,000
127,200
60,500
20,000
12,000,000
1,500,000
15,000,000
5,450,000
88,366,672
2,341,700
1,300,000
20,000
157,258,637
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (1,154) 25,176,413
(04) Salaries—temporary     3,191,152
(10) Travel expense   3,080,000
(20) Professional and special services   4,300,000
(30) Office expense   215,000
(35) Office furniture and equipment   60,700
(40) Advertising and publications  23,000
(50) Materials and supplies  15,623,600
(55) Motor-vehicles   100,000
(60) Rentals—outside  suppliers   19,000,000
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry   7,855,000
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings  „. 77,086,672
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 4,539,300
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies   1,000
(90) Other expenditure   6,800
160,258,637
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
193
Vote 215
HYDRO DEVELOPMENT—HIGHWAYS
Description
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, 1978/79
$
11,750,000
11,750,000
900,000
70,000
750,000
2,000
500
51,000
123,500
50,000
9,801,500
1,500
11,750,000
Vote 216
Activity
Program expenditures 	
Less recoveries from British Columbia
Hydro and Power Authority 	
  (Credit)
Total vote 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
36,000,000
35,999,990
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary   940,000
(10) Travel expense   14,000
(20) Professional and special services   2,344,000
(30) Office expense   1,500
(40) Advertising and publications   2,000
(50) Materials and supplies   88,000
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   200,000
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry     93,000
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings   32,313,500
(90) Other expenditure   4,000
(99) Recoveries    (Credit) 35,999,990
, ~To
10
GOVERNMENT-OWNED RESIDENCES MAINTENANCE
Description
Provides for the maintenance and repair of Government-owned residences established and
retained primarily for the use of Government personnel in the more remote areas and smaller
communities of the Province as well as right-of-way houses.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
186,000
50,000
10,000
7,000
500
75,000
3,500
10,000
27,000
3,000
Total vote
186,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(04) Salaries—temporary 	
(10) Travel expense 	
(20) Professional and special services	
(40) Advertising and publications	
(50) Materials and supplies	
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers 	
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry 	
(70) Acquisition—land and buildings	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
50,000
17,000
3,500
300
20,200
3,000
6,000
50,000
 194
Vote 217
ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
ENGINEERING BRANCH
Description
This Branch is responsible for processing of applications, monitoring of construction and
final inspections, as well as annual inspections and certification of industrial projects subject to
the Railway Act, Pipe-lines Act, and the Industrial Transportation Act. The Branch examines
and certifies operating personnel for railway, aerial tramways, and heavy automotive equipment
on private and industrial roads and provides a close liaison with the Ministry of Energy, Mines
and Petroleum Resources and the Motor Vehicle Branch, as well as Workers' Compensation
Board, in matters of standardization of operational safety requirements.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       9) 219,485
(     15) 454,713
(     24)
674,198
Activity
Staff
Administration  (9)
Inspectional services (15)
Total vote
-(24)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
232,360
472,355
704,715
(     24)
536,658
14,500
66,940
10,000
10,500
6,600
1,000
6,500
15,000
2,000
4,500
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established
(04) Salaries—temporary
(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
-(24)
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers 	
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment
564,214
13,992
66,585
9,649
14,475
6,369
482
6,272
17,370
965
4,342
674,198
704,715
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
195
Vote 218
WEIGH SCALE BRANCH
Description
This Branch is responsible for the administration of the regulations pursuant to the
Commercial Transport Act, and in part to assist in the enforcement of the Motor-vehicle Act,
Motor Carrier Act, Motive-fuel Use Tax Act, which includes the operation of a network of
weigh scale stations throughout the Province to check commercial vehicles for compliance with
the statutes and regulations.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff
4
143)
77,532
3,107,714
(   147)      3,185,246
Administration
Operations 	
Staff
.....(4)
-(143)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
83,830
3,103,098
Total vote
-(147)
3,186,928
(   147)
2,548,046
(01)
15,400
(04)
108,200
(10)
21,500
(30)
8,200
(35)
—
(40)
250,900
(50)
38,000
(55)
15,000
(60)
180,000
(75)
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established  (147 )
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Office expense 	
Office furniture and equipment	
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies	
Motor-vehicles 	
2,603,781
14,475
115,413
24,125
7,913
482
254,277
28,950
Rentals—outside suppliers  —
Acquisition—machinery and equipment        137,512
3,185,246
3,186,928
 196 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 219
MOTOR VEHICLE BRANCH
Description
This Branch is responsible for the licensing, recording, and safety inspection and standards
of motor vehicles; determining the fitness of drivers to operate motor-vehicles; the licensing,
recording, and improvement of drivers; and for highway safety programs.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
( 8) 834,158 Administration  (10) 868,662
( 212) 5,955,306 Motor Vehicle Division  (209) 5,174,014
( 181) 3,674,497 Motor-vehicle inspection  (173) 3,652,597
( 208) 4,462,311 Drivers' Licence Division  (219) 4,514,616
(   609)    14,926,272 Total vote  (611) 14,209,889
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(   609)      9,517,573 (01) Salaries—established  (611) 9,866,335
717,063 (04) Salaries—temporary   537,206
331,400 (10) Travel expense  335,916
450,190 (20) Professional and special services  315,265
507,356 (30) Office expense  565,875
104,445 (35) Office furniture and equipment  106,092
286,000 (40) Advertising and publications  282,455
2,326,745 (50) Materials and supplies  1,595,548
33,000 (55) Motor-vehicles  27,502
25,500 (60) Rentals—outside suppliers   55,631
159,400 (75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 116,764
400,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies  386,000
67,600 (90) Other expenditure   19,300
14,926,272 14,209,889
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
197
Vote 220
MOTOR CARRIER BRANCH
Description
This Branch is responsible for the conducting of investigations into the licensing of the commercial motor carrier industry in the for-hire transportation of freight and passengers; examination 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.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       9) 208,940
(     40) 787,621
(     49)
996,561
Administration 	
Investigation and inspection service (40)
Staff
-(9)
Total vote  (49)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
213,520
812,062
1,025,582
(     49)
996,561
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
806,961 (01)
75,400 (04)
46,400 (10)
35,000 (30)
15,000 (35)
2,000 (40)
7,800 (50)
5,000 (55)
3,000 (60)
— (90)
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense 	
Office expense
-(49)
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications 	
Materials and supplies	
Motor-vehicles 	
Rentals—outside suppliers
Other expenditure	
817,336
72,761
39,951
33,774
14,475
1,930
13,510
24,125
2,895
4,825
1,025,582
Vote 221
MOTOR CARRIER COMMISSION
Description
This Branch is responsible for the economic regulation of the motor carrier industry intra-
provincially pursuant to the Motor Carrier Act of British Columbia; and extra-provincially
under delegated Federal authority pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Transport Act (Canada).
Responsible for the administration of the Telecommunications Utilities Act.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       7) 317,839
(        7)
Total vote
Staff
-(7)
170,839
Clas
(01)
12,000
(04)
28,000
(10)
95,000
(20)
7,000
(30)
4,000
(35)
1,000
(50)
317,839
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established
(04) Salaries—temporary
Travel expense.
(7)
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment	
Materials and supplies 	
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
311,660
176,560
4,825
27,020
91,675
6,755
3,860
965
311,660
 198 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE, 1979/80
Vote 222
TRANSPORTATION POLICY ANALYSIS BRANCH
Description
Provides for the development, co-ordination, evaluation, and implementation of transportation policies and programs.
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ $
Administration    (9) 731,790
Northeast Coal Development Project         500,000
Grants and subsidies  75,200
Estimated, 1978/75
Staff
$
(      10)
602,187
750,000
50,000
(      10)
1,402,187
(     10)
229,937
Clas
(01)
21,050
(04)
27,000
(10)
1,050,000
(20)
6,500
(30)
8,300
(35)
5,000
(40)
2,400
(50)
50,000
(80)
2,000
(90)
1,402,187
Total vote  (9) 1,306,990
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
Salaries—established   (9) 216,790
Salaries—temporary   21,000
Travel expense   27,000
Professional and special services  950,000
Office expense   8,000
Office furniture and equipment   2,000
Advertising and publications   5,000
Materials and supplies  2,000
Grants, contributions, and subsidies  75,200
Other expenditure  —
1,306,990
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
199
Vote 223
AIR SERVICES BRANCH
Description
Provides for administration and related operational costs of emergency air services, air
transportation, air training services, and aerial photographic services.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(     47)      2,329,282
250,000
(     47)      2,079,282
(     47)
1,004,268
36,124
25,000
25,000
6,500
5,000
1,181,390
10,000
16,000
20,000
250,000
2,079,282
Activity
Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $                       $
Program expenditures —  (48) 2,373,585
Less recoveries from ministries 	
 (Credit) 300,000
Total vote  (48) 2,073,585
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01) Salaries—established    (48) 1,027,788
(04) Salaries—temporary   33,775
(10) Travel expense  30,156
(20) Professional and special services  25,090
(30) Office expense   5,886
(35) Office furniture and equipment  1,930
(50) Materials and supplies   1,206,693
(55)  Motor-vehicles     6,755
(60) Rentals—outside suppliers   16,212
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment 19,300
(99) Recoveries  (Credit) 300,000
2,073,585
Vote 224
LOCAL AIRPORT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Description
Provides for grants and administrative costs relating to the construction or improvement
of airstrips or navigational aids at local airports.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       4) 107,723
Total vote _.
Staff
-(4)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
2,112,188
(       4)
84,723
15,000
8,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(01)
(04)
(10)
(20)
(35)
Salaries—established  (4)
Salaries—temporary 	
Travel expense 	
Professional and special services	
Office furniture and equipment	
(40) Advertising and publications 	
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies       1,930,000
84,723
30,880
14,475
48,250
1,930
1,930
107,723
2,112,188
 200 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 225
BRITISH COLUMBIA FERRIES—SUBSIDY
Description
Provides for the annual highway equivalent subsidy to the British Columbia Ferry Corporation, and lease payments and related administrative costs for ferries subleased to and operated by the Corporation.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
50,558,500 Total vote   51,386,950
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
— (20) Professional and special services  2,900
4,819,800    (60) Rentals—outside suppliers       4,819,800
45,738,700    (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies .     46,564,250
50,558,500 51,386,950
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
201
Vote 226
TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES BRANCH
Description
This Branch is responsible for co-ordination, design, provision, maintenance, and operation
of telecommunications systems required by Government ministries and certain Crown corporations and agencies. The Branch will provide rent, or engage specialized services relating to
telephones, radio, data, audio and visual communications.
Estimated, 1978/79
Staff $
(       3) 94,428
(     61)    11,040,952
(       1) 487,007
(      4) 240,287
340,000
(     69)    12,202,674
Activity
Staff
Administration    ( 4)
Telephone services (net of recoveries)
 (58)
Radio services   (1)
Data communication services  (3)
Auxiliary communication services 	
Total vote
(66)
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
119,513
14,221,628
681,495
251,115
398,303
15,672,054
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     69)
947,390
(01)
216,634
(04)
24,500
(10)
151,000
(20)
12,000
(30)
6,150
(35)
6,000
(40)
119,000
(50)
1,700,000
(60)
10,000
(70)
510,000
(75)
700,000
(99)
(99)
800,000
12,202,674
Salaries—established
Salaries—temporary
Travel expense
-(66)
Professional and special services
Office expense
Office furniture and equipment
Advertising and publications	
Materials and supplies	
Rentals—outside suppliers
Acquisition—land and buildings 	
Acquisition—machinery and equipment
Recoveries from ministries  (Credit)
Recoveries   from   Crown   corporations
and agencies  (Credit)
933,554
209,051
34,257
128,345
16,405
8,685
8,685
193,964
15,302,005
6,755
700,348
870,000
1,000,000
15,672,054
 202 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE,  1979/80
Vote 227
COMMUNICATION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION BRANCH
Description
This Branch is responsible for developing policy recommendations and administering ministerial programs to facilitate the effective development and utilization of communications 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 Telecommunication Utilities Act, and promotes extension of communications coverage to the people of
British Columbia by various means, including the administering of grants for this purpose.
Activity
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
Staff $ Staff $ $
(       3) 87,787 Administration    (3) 81,156
(      4) 478,785 System development   (5) 514,053
(       4) 296,610 Regulation    (4) 299,589
(     11) 863,182 Total vote  (12) 894,798
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
(     11)         262,582 (01) Salaries—established  (12) 306,102
47,500 (04) Salaries—temporary     48,153
40,500 (10) Travel expense     46,464
200,000 (20) Professional and special services   193,000
5,400 (30) Office expense  5,404
3,600 (35) Office furniture and equipment   3,666
2,500 (50) Materials and supplies   2,509
300,000 (80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies   289,500
1,100 (90) Other expenditure   —
863,182 894,798
Vote 228
BUILDING OCCUPANCY CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Buildings Corporation for rental and
maintenance of building accommodation occupied by the Ministry.
Estimated, 1978/79 Estimates, 1979/80
$ $ $
14,531,892 Total vote   16,750,000
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
14,531,892    (60) Rentals—outside  suppliers      16,750,000
 TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGHWAYS
203
Vote 229
COMPUTER AND CONSULTING CHARGES
Description
Provides for payments to the British Columbia Systems Corporation for data processing
and management consulting services.
Estimated, 1978/79
$
4,027,555
Total vote
Estimates, 1979/80
$ $
2,646,100
Classification by Standard Objects of Expenditure
4,027,555    (25) Data systems and processing      2,646,100
—
  STANDARD OBIECTS OF EXPENDITURE 205
STANDARD OBJECTS OF EXPENDITURE
Vote expenditures are shown under the uniform classifications according to the nature of
the expenditure as outlined hereunder.
(01) Salaries—established positions.
(04) Salaries—Temporary (including seasonal staff).
(06) Allowances and expenses—Members and officers of the Legislative Assembly.
(07) Fees and allowances—Boards, Commissions, courts, etc.
(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.
(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.
(25) 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.
(30) Office expense:
The supplies and expenses required for the operation of offices.
(35) Office furniture and equipment:
Purchase of furniture and equipment, but not lease or rental.
(40) Advertising and publications:
Includes all costs associated with advertising and publications, including services of
outside agencies and consultants.
(50) 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.
(55)  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).
(62) Rentals—intra-ministry:
Charges for the use of equipment between various programs and activities within a
ministry.
(70) Acquisition—land, buildings, and works:
Cost of acquiring these physical assets through purchase or contract, but not construction by a ministry's own forces.
(75) Acquisition—machinery and equipment (not included elsewhere):
Includes purchase of aircraft, construction equipment, ships and boats, etc.
 206 ESTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE 1979/80
STANDARD OBJECTS OF EXPENDITURE—Continued
(80) Grants, contributions, and subsidies:
These are payments, other than for goods and services, made for the purpose of
furthering 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, supplementary personnel costs (superannuation, etc.), transfers to special funds, loans
and advances, etc.
(98) Recoveries—^intra-ministry:
Recoveries for the use of equipment between various programs and activities within
a ministry.
(99) Recoveries:
Cost recoveries in cash or by transfer billings to other votes, such as in the case of
the Queen's Printer operation.
 1977/78
SCHEDULE A
SUMS REQUIRED BY HER MAIESTY TO MAKE GOOD CERTAIN SUMS EXPENDED
FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE FOR THE PERIOD ENDED MARCH 31, 1978, AND
TO INDEMNIFY THE SEVERAL OFFICERS AND PERSONS FOR MAKING SUCH
EXPENDITURE
SERVICE
Amount
Ministry of Agriculture:
General administration
$72,641
Ministry of the Attorney-General:
Minister's office	
Courts 	
$1,315
143,075
Ministry of Consumer and Corporate Affairs :
Minister's office	
144,390
1,699
Ministry of Forests:
Minister's office	
4,266
Ministry of Labour:
Occupational, environment, and compensation advisory services
31,000
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing:
Minister's office	
13,678
Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry:
General administration 	
Unemployment insurance and workers' compensation
General administration—Travel Industry	
California and London offices 	
15,550
69,589
47
7,588
Ministry of Recreation and Conservation:
Creston Valley Wildlife Management	
92,774
112
$360,560
Printed by K. M. MacDonald, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
in right of the Province of British Columbia.
1979
 

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