Exempt staff to ministers and ministers of state have all had their maximum potential salaries increase from between $5,651 and $16,957, depending on the position. These changes came into effect April 1.
Recently-updated ministerial office policies mean ministerial political staffers’ salary ranges and potential separation pay have increased.
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But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.