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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
Senator Basic Sessional Indemnity Senators who occupy certain offices and positions are entitled to additional remuneration in accordance with the Parliament of Canada Act as listed. $135,200.00
Speaker of the Senate Salary $56,000.00
Speaker of the Senate Car Allowance $1,000.00
Speaker of the Senate Residence Allowance $3,000.00
Speaker pro tempore Salary $23,100.00
Leader of the Government in the Senate Salary $76,700.00
Leader of the Government in the Senate Car Allowance Only until July 14, 2013. $2,000.00
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Salary $36,500.00
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate Salary $36,500.00
Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Salary $23,100.00
Government Whip Salary $11,200.00
Opposition Whip Salary $6,600.00
Deputy Government Whip in the Senate Salary $5,600.00
Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate Salary $3,100.00
Government Caucus Chair in the Senate Salary $6,600.00
Opposition Caucus Chair Salary $5,600.00
Chair of Standing or Special Committee Salary excluding the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament $11,200.00
Vice-Chair of Standing or Special Committee Salary excluding the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament $5,600.00
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Updated on: 2014.03.25

Revised on: 2014.03.25

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