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Governor General Section
Salaries of the Governors General of Canada 1869 to Date
Salary Statute Royal Assent Coming into force
$270,602 S.C. 2012, c. 19, s. 2 (16) 2012.06.29 2014.01.01
There shall be payable to the Governor General for the 12-month period beginning on January 1, 2014 a salary of $270,602. (S.C. 2012, c. 19, s. 2)
$270,602 S.C. 2012, c. 19, s. 2 (16) 2012.06.29 2013.01.01
There shall be payable to the Governor General for the 12-month period beginning on January 1, 2013 a salary of $270,602. (S.C. 2012, c. 19, s. 2)
$137,500 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2012.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$134,970 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2011.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Estimates, 2011-2012
$129,800 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2010.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Privy Council Office
$127,600 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2009.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Privy Council Office
$120,800 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2008.01.01

Specific amount shown was obtained from the Privy Council Office

$117,950 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2007.01.01

Specific amount shown was obtained from the Public Accounts of Canada, 2006-2007

$114,725 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2006.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Public Accounts of Canada, 2005-2006
$114,000 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2005.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$111,700 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2004.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Public Accounts of Canada, 2004-2005
$110,126 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2003.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Public Accounts of Canada, 2003-2004
$106,175 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2002.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$108,100 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2002.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from the Public Accounts of Canada, 2002-2003
$105,700 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2001.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$103,400 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 2000.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$102,700 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 1999.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$101,500 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 1998.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$97,375 S.C. 1994, c.18, s.8 1994.06.15 1994.06.15
For the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1997, the salary payable for the twelve month period immediately preceding that twelve month period shall be deemed to be the salary payable to the Governor General. (S.C. 1994, c.18, s.8)
$97,375 S.C. 1993, c. 13, s. 9 1993.04.02 1993.01.01
For each of the twelve month periods beginning on January 1, 1993, January 1, 1994, January 1, 1995, January 1, 1996, the salary of the Governor General is the same as the salary payable to the Governor General for the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1992. (S.C. 1993, c.13, s.9)
$97,375 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1991.01.30 1992.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$92,300 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1991.01.30 1991.01.01
Specific amount shown was obtained from Government House.
$87,600 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 1990.01.01
For the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1990, and for each twelve month period thereafter, the salary of the Governor General shall be the amount obtained by multiplying a) that salary for the twelve month period immediately preceding the twelve month period in respect of which the salary is to be determined by b) the lesser of one hundred and seven per cent and the percentage that the Industrial Aggregate for the first adjustment year is of the Industrial Aggregate for the second adjustment year. (S.C. 1990, c.5, s.2) Specific amounts shown as of January 1, 1990 are obtained from Government House.
$83,800 S.C. 1990, c. 5, s. 2 1990.01.30 1989.01.01
There shall be payable to the Governor General for the twelve month period beginning on January 1, 1989 a salary of eighty-three thousand eight hundred dollars. (S.C. 1990, c.5, s.1.)
$70,000 33-34 Eliz. II S.C. 1985, c. 48, s.1 1985.12.12 1985.04.01
There shall be payable yearly, and pro rata for any period less than a year, to the Governor General for the time being of Canada, a salary of $70,000. (S.C. 1985, c.38, s.1.)
10,000 STERLING 33 Vict., c. 74 1869.08.07 1869.10.16
Payable yearly, and pro rata for any period less than a year, to the Governor General of Canada for the time being, the salary of ten thousand pounds sterling, equal to and of the value of forty-eight thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-three cents. (32 and 33 Vict. c.74, s.1.) see (33 Vict. 1870, c.74, s.1). From 1869 to 1985 the salary remained the same, see: R.S.C.1886, c.3, s.2; R.S.C. 1906, c.3, s.4; R.S.C. 1927, c.84, s.4; R.S.C. 1952, c. 139, s.4; R.S.C. 1970, c. G-14, s.4; R.S.C. 1985, c. G-9, s.4.
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Updated on: 2014.04.01

Revised on: 2014.04.08

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