Governor-General cleared over $1-million in salary in 2010

Former U of W president second highest-paid public sector worker in Ontario

Governor-General David Johnston made over $1-million dollars as president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo, making him the second highest paid public sector worker in Ontario. All told, Mr. Johnston made $1,056,813 in salary and bonuses in 2010. Tom Mitchell, President and CEO of Ontario Power Generation, topped the list, making $1,335,000 last year. The Ontario Government’s ‘Public Sector Salary Disclosure’ list contains the names and salaries of 71,478 public sector workers in the province making at least $100,000.

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