How Much Do MPs Make In Canada? (PHOTOS)

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With MP's cushy pensions making headlines across Canada and the Prime Minister signalling change is on the way, we decided to take a look at what our politicians in Ottawa make before they retire.

Every MP in the House of Commons is paid the same annual salary, but a member can earn extra by being named to cabinet or other positions.

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What do you think about MPs' salaries?


MP pay is adjusted on April 1 each year, with increases based on wage hikes in the private sector, as determined by the federal Department of Human Resources Development.

MP wages for 2011-2012, however, were frozen at 2010-2011 levels.

How Much Do Our MPs Make?
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