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Public Sector Compensation Disclosure 2013-2014

Please note: compensation information has been posted in the format submitted by the reporting organization.

Post-Secondary Institutions (Universities)
The Public Sector Body Designation Regulations (234-2011) enacted in 2011, designate post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia as public sector bodies required to report under the PSCDA.

Acadia University
Atlantic School of Theology
Cape Breton University
Dalhousie University
Mount Saint Vincent University
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
St. Francis Xavier University
Saint Mary's University
Université Sainte-Anne
University of King's College

District Health Authorities
District Health Authorities are public sector bodies that are members of the Government Reporting Entity and are therefore required to report under the PSCD Act.

Annapolis Valley District Health Authority
Cape Breton District Health Authority
Capital District Health Authority
Colchester East Hants Health Authority
Cumberland Health Authority
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority
Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre
Pictou County Health Authority
South Shore District Health Authority
South West Nova District Health Authority

School Boards
School Boards have a compensation reporting requirement under Section 65 of the Education Act. Specifically School Boards are required to provide an audited report of salaries and expenses for employees and Board Members earning $25,000 or more and expenses of $5,000 or more. To meet their reporting requirements under the PSCDA school boards provide to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board a copy of their compensation report prepared under Section 65 of the Education Act.

Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
Conseil scolaire acadien provincial
Halifax Regional School Board
South Shore Regional School Board
Strait Regional School Board
Tri-County Regional School Board

Government Reporting Entities (GRE)
Members of the Government Reporting Entity (GRE), as defined in the Finance Act, are public sector bodies under the PSCDA. Schedule 10, Volume 1 of the Public Accounts provides a list of GRE organizations. Members of the GRE who report compensation information in Volume 3 of the Public Accounts are exempt from the reporting requirements of the PSCDA.

3104102 Nova Scotia Limited – No compensation to report
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Arts Nova Scotia – No compensation to report
Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council – No compensation to report
Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia
Gambling Awareness Foundation of Nova Scotia
Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission
Harbourside Commercial Park Inc. – No compensation to report
- Sydney Utilities Limited
Highway 104 Western Alignment Corporation – No compensation to report
Housing Nova Scotia – No compensation to report
- Cape Breton Island Housing Authority
- Cobequid Housing Authority
- Eastern Mainland Housing Authority
- Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority
- Western Regional Housing Authority
Law Reform Commission
Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Nova Scotia Community College (includes NSCC Foundation)
Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation
Nova Scotia Innovation Corporation
- 1402998 Nova Scotia Limited
- 3087532 Nova Scotia Limited
Nova Scotia Lands Inc.
Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
Nova Scotia Municipal Finance Corporation
Nova Scotia Primary Forest Products Marketing Board – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation
- Atlantic Lottery Corporation (25% ownership)
- Interprovincial Lottery Corporation (10% ownership)
- Nova Scotia Gaming Equipment Limited
Nova Scotia School Boards Association
Nova Scotia School Insurance Exchange
- Nova Scotia School Insurance Program Association
Nova Scotia Tourism Agency – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board
Perennia Food and Agriculture Incorporated – No compensation to report
Provincial Drug Distribution Program – No compensation to report
Public Archives of Nova Scotia – No compensation to report
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Auxiliary – No compensation to report
Renova Scotia Bioenergy Inc. – Report Pending
Resource Recovery Fund Board Inc.
Schooner Bluenose Foundation – No compensation to report
Sherbrooke Restoration Commission – No compensation to report
Sydney Steel Corporation – No compensation to report
Sydney Tar Ponds Agency
Trade Centre Limited
Waterfront Development Corporation Limited

GRE - Special Purpose Funds
The following members of the GRE are special purpose funds. These funds are mainly administered by Government Departments and do not have staff of their own. Compensation paid to Departmental staff is reported in Volume 3 of the Provincial Public Accounts. Therefore, these public sector bodies have no compensation to disclose.

Acadia Coal Company Limited Fund – No compensation to report
Coal Research Agreement Fund – No compensation to report
CorFor Capital Repairs and Replacements Fund – No compensation to report
Crown Land Mine Remediation Fund – No compensation to report
Crown Land Silviculture Fund – No compensation to report
Gaming Addiction Treatment Trust Fund – No compensation to report
Habitat Conservation Fund – No compensation to report
Muggah Creek Remediation Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Coordinate Referencing System Trust Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia E911 Cost Recovery Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Environmental Trust – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Government Acadian Bursary Program Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Harness Racing Fund– No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Jobs Fund– No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Market Development Initiative Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Nominee Program Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Power Finance Corporation – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Sportfish Habitat Fund – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Strategic Opportunities Fund Incorporated – No compensation to report
Off-Highway Vehicle Infrastructure Fund – No compensation to report
P3 Schools Capital and Technology Refresh Fund – No compensation to report
Pengrowth Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Fund – No compensation to report
Public Debt Management Fund – No compensation to report
Scotia Learning Technology Refresh Fund – No compensation to report
Select Nova Scotia Fund – No compensation to report
Species-at-risk Conservation Fund – No compensation to report
Sustainable Forestry Fund – No compensation to report
Sysco Decommissioning Fund – No compensation to report
Vive l'Acadie Community Fund – No compensation to report
Waycobah School Assistance Fund– No compensation to report
3052155 Nova Scotia Limited – No compensation to report

In-active Government Reporting Entities
The following members of the Government Reporting Entity are in-active. This means there is no longer any budget associated with these entities. Therefore they have no compensation to disclose.

Bioscience Enterprise Centre Incorporated (inactive) – No compensation to report
Check Inns Limited (inactive) – No compensation to report
Democracy 250 (inactive) – No compensation to report
Nova Scotia Arts Council (inactive) – No compensation to report
Rockingham Terminal Incorporated (inactive) – No compensation to report
Sydney Environmental Resources Limited (inactive) – No compensation to report
Upper Clements Family Theme Park Limited (inactive) – No compensation to report

Government Partnerships
Some public sector bodies that are members of the GRE are government partnership arrangements and receive funding from the federal government and various provinces. These entities are subject to inter-jurisdictional governance and legal requirements. 

Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority   (approximately 55% share)
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (50% share)
Canadian Sports Centre Atlantic (approx. 14% share)
Council of Atlantic Premiers (approximately 46% share)

Not-For-Profit Public Sector Bodies
Certain not-for-profit organizations are considered public sector bodies and have a requirement to report under the PSCDA if they receive at least $500,000 in funding from one or more public sector bodies in a fiscal year or receive at least $200,000 in funding from one or more public sector bodies and that amount represents fifty-percent or more of the organization’s total revenue in a fiscal year. Public sector bodies who are not-for-profit organizations are required to submit their compensation reports to the Department of Finance and Treasury Board for publication on the Department of Finance and Treasury Board web site and publish their compensation reports to their own public web sites within six months following the end of the organization’s fiscal year end.

Breton Ability Centre
Cumberland Senior Care Corporation
Dartmouth Adult Service Centre
Northside Community Guest Home
Regional Residential Services Society

RK MacDonald Nursing Home Corporation
YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth



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