Although the provincial government is the largest source of revenue for the Ministry of Health, the Ministry earns revenue from a number of different sources, including fees and licences, the federal government as well as from investments (see Exhibit 3).
Included in the Miscellaneous category is revenue earned from the sale of goods and services and the receipt of grants and contributions.
The Health Special Account represents money received from BC Lottery Corporation, which is paid to the provincial government in accordance with the Gaming Control Act.
Information about the 2011/12 revenues of the ministry was taken from the Office of the Comptroller General Public Accounts for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, go to the Public Accounts website.