Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recommended a wage increase for Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. John Vance, boosting his salary’s upper limit to $306,500.
The raise is retroactive to April 1, 2018. The raise has been approved and the salary range is $260,600 to $306,500.
“Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, fixes the remuneration and certain conditions of employment of General Jonathan H. Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, as set out in the annexed schedule, which salary is within the range ($260,600 – $306,500), effective April 1, 2018,” according to the May 9 orders in council notice.
The actual salary Vance receives is protected by the privacy act.
On October 12, 2017 the salary range for the Chief of the Defence Staff was set at $247,900 to $291,600. That raise was also backdated to July 17 of 2017. In 2015 the salary range was between $219,100 and $257,700.
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