Canadian Senate, do not need these overpriced political votes ! .. Only a few with low to $$0.00 for travel or expenses, the only few to perhaps call, Honorable !
see the link for way too much info and way too much $$$$
I know bad grammar, but golly jhesh Batman, this is so far over the top it is in the realm of the un-real
Base Salary of Canadian Senators
All Canadian Senators make a basic salary of $135,200.
Extra Compensation for Additional Responsibilities
Senators who have extra responsibilities, such as the Speaker of the Senate, the Leader of the Government and the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, government and opposition whips, and chairs of Senate committees, receive additional compensation. (See chart below.)
|Title||Additional Salary||Total Salary|
|Speaker of the Senate*||$ 56,000||$191,200|
|Leader of the Government in the Senate*||$ 76,700||$211,900|
|Leader of the Opposition in the Senate||$ 36,500||$171,700|
|Government Whip||$ 11,200||$146,400|
|Opposition Whip||$ 6,600||$141,800|
|Government Caucus Chair||$ 6,600||$141,800|
|Opposition Caucus Chair||$ 5,600||$140,800|
|Senate Committee Chair||$ 11,200||$146,400|
|Senate Committee vice-Chair||$ 5,600||$140,800|
|*The Speaker of the Senate and the Leader of the Government in the Senate also get a car allowance.
they also get Living and Travel expenses! see the first link
Some have claimed as much as $250 k .. yes 250 thousand dollars for travel alone, with an additional $30K for living expenses, bringing some of their income to about $300+ k per year, plus,,, plus… plus…