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2013.04.01


Royal Assent: 2005.04.21
Statute: S.C. 2005, c. 16
Coming into Force: Pursuant to S.C. 2005, c. 16, salaries and allowances are no longer adjusted by reference to the increase in the annual salary of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, but in accordance with the index of the average percentage increase in base-rate wages for each calendar year, resulting from major settlements negotiated with bargaining units of 500 or more employees in the private sector in Canada, as published by the Department of Human Resources Development.

Parliamentary FunctionType of IndemnitySalary
Member of the House of Commons Basic Sessional Indemnity Members who occupy certain offices and positions are entitled to additional remuneration in accordance with the Parliament of Canada Act as listed. $160,200.00
Prime Minister Salary $160,200.00
Prime Minister Car Allowance $2,000.00
Speaker of the House of Commons Salary $76,700.00
Speaker of the House of Commons Car Allowance $1,000.00
Speaker of the House of Commons Rent Allowance $3,000.00
Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons Salary $76,700.00
Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons Car Allowance $2,000.00
Minister Salary $76,700.00
Minister Car Allowance $2,000.00
Minister of State Salary $57,500.00
Secretary of State Salary $57,500.00
Leader - Other Parties Salary $54,500.00
Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons Salary $39,800.00
Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons Rent Allowance $1,500.00
Opposition House Leader Salary $39,800.00
Chief Government Whip Salary $28,800.00
Chief Opposition Whip Salary $28,800.00
Parliamentary Secretary Salary $16,000.00
Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole Salary $16,000.00
Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole Salary $16,000.00
House Leader - Other Parties Salary $16,000.00
Deputy House Leaders - Government and Official Opposition Salary $16,000.00
Whip - Other Parties Salary $11,300.00
Chief Government Whip's assistant Salary $11,300.00
Deputy Whip of the Official Opposition Salary $11,300.00
Caucus Chair - Government and Official Opposition Salary $11,300.00
Chairs of standing, special, standing joint and special joint committees Salary excluding the Liaison Committee and the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament $11,300.00
Caucus Chair - Other Parties Salary $5,700.00
Deputy House Leaders - Other Parties Salary $5,700.00
Deputy Whip - Other Parties Salary $5,700.00
Vice-Chairs of standing, special, standing joint and special joint committees Salary excluding the Liaison Committee and the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament $5,700.00
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Updated on: 2014.03.21

Revised on: 2014.03.21

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