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MPs receive 1.6 per cent pay increase, annual salary now $160,200

More than 100 of 308 MPs also receive increases for their jobs as committee chairs and vice-chairs, whips, House leaders, Parliamentary secretaries, ministers and the Prime Minister for doing extra work on top of their MP duties.

The Hill times photograph by Steve Gerecke
House Speaker Andrew Scheer, pictured at a recent committtee meeting on the Hill, told MPs in an email on Thursday that they would be getting a $2,523 raise.

PARLIAMENT HILL—House Speaker Andrew Scheer advised all MPs on Thursday they will be getting a minimum pay increase of $2,500 each beginning Monday, April 1, to bring their basic salaries up to $160,200 annually.

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MPs receive 1.6 per cent pay increase, annual salary now $160,200

More than 100 of 308 MPs also receive increases for their jobs as committee chairs and vice-chairs, whips, House leaders, Parliamentary secretaries, ministers and the Prime Minister for doing extra work on top of their MP duties.

The Hill times photograph by Steve Gerecke
House Speaker Andrew Scheer, pictured at a recent committtee meeting on the Hill, told MPs in an email on Thursday that they would be getting a $2,523 raise.

PARLIAMENT HILL—House Speaker Andrew Scheer advised all MPs on Thursday they will be getting a minimum pay increase of $2,500 each beginning Monday, April 1, to bring their basic salaries up to $160,200 annually.

  

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The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
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The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
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GRIC directors feel the chill.
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From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
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Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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