Expenditure Estimates for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor (2021-22)
The 2021-2022 Expenditure Estimates set out details of the operating and capital spending requirements of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor for the fiscal year commencing April 1, 2021.
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The Queen of Canada, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State, represented in Ontario by the Lieutenant Governor.
The Lieutenant Governor is empowered with the constitutional and representational responsibilities of the Crown in the Province.
Ministry program summary
|1701||Office of the Lieutenant Governor Program||$1,903,500||$1,903,500||-||$1,957,011|
|Total operating expense to be voted||$1,903,500||$1,903,500||-||$1,957,011|
|Ministry total operating expense||$1,903,500||$1,903,500||-||$1,957,011|
|Ministry total operating and capital including consolidation and other adjustments (not including assets)||$1,903,500||$1,903,500||-||$1,957,011|
Office of the Lieutenant Governor Program - vote 1701
The program provides the services required by the Lieutenant Governor in performing constitutional, representational and community duties. In the constitutional role, the Lieutenant Governor represents The Queen, appoints as Premier the party leader having the confidence of the Legislative Assembly, swears in the Executive Council, outlines the Government’s plans in the Speech from the Throne, provides the Royal Assent needed for bills to become law, approves orders-in-council and appointments recommended by Cabinet, and prorogues or dissolves each session of Parliament. In the representational and community role, the Lieutenant Governor represents the people of Ontario and acts as the Province’s official host, welcoming royalty, heads of state, world leaders and members of the diplomatic corps. The Lieutenant Governor promotes and highlights issues of continuing interest to vice-regal office holders, including the relationship between the Crown and Indigenous peoples, Canadian forces, good citizenship, the arts and volunteerism. The Lieutenant Governor also promotes and emphasizes issues of personal interest, currently focused on sustainable development and Ontario in the world.
Standard account by item and sub-items
|Standard account by item and sub-items||Amount|
|1701-1||Office of the Lieutenant Governor|
Salaries and wages
Transportation and communication
Supplies and equipment
|Total operating expense to be voted||$1,903,500|
|Total operating expense for Office of the Lieutenant Governor Program||$1,903,500|