Remember the controversial independent commission to review MLA compensation? You know, the panel that recommended a 29 percent base salary increase and a generous defined benefit pension plan. Well, have you ever wondered how much commissioners Sue Paish, Sandra Robinson and Josiah Wood were paid to develop those recommendations? So have we. And here's the answer: according to the legislative assembly's recently released supplier payments for fiscal 2006-07, the government transferred $50,000 to each of them. The committee was given 90 days to complete its work.
July 23, 2007