NDP REALITY CHECK: Senators named in AG report owe nearly a million dollars – but cost taxpayers almost $76 million

The full cost to taxpayers – just for salaries – of the Senators named in Auditor General’s report is a whopping $75,017,502.08

Total Senate expenses flagged by the Auditor General amount to $991,917.00

 

SENATOR

PARTY

TOTAL INELIGIBLE EXPENSES

TOTAL COST OF SALARY

APPOINTED BY

SITTING/

RETIRED

Rod Zimmer

Liberal

$176,014

$1,731,708.42

Martin

retired

Marie Charette-Poulin

Liberal

$131,434

$3,086,742.95

Chretien

retired

Rose-Marie Losier-Cool

Liberal

$110,051

$1,929,700.00

Chretien

retired

Sandra Lovelace Nicholas

Liberal

$75,227

$2,660,661.68

Martin

sitting

Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu

Conservative

$61,076

$2,194,328.73

Harper

sitting

Gerry St. Germain

Conservative

$67,588

$2,078,700.00

Mulroney

retired

Nick Sibbeston

Liberal

$50,102

$2,483,183.26

Chretien

sitting

Don Oliver

Conservative

$48,088

$2,434,800.00

Mulroney

retired

Colin Kenny

Liberal

$35,549

$3,545,883.26

Trudeau

sitting

Terry Mercer

Liberal

$29,338

$2,729,638.82

Chretien

sitting

Dennis Patterson

Conservative

$22,985

$2,162,461.68

Harper

sitting

Janis Johnson

Conservative

$22,706

$3,612,714.28

Mulroney

sitting

Joseph Day

Liberal

$19,634

$2,631,242.95

Chretien

sitting

Bill Rompkey

Liberal

$17,292

$1,797,400.00

Chretien

retired

Lowell Murray

Conservative

$16,300

$2,809,000.00

Joe Clark

retired

Vivienne Poy

Liberal

$15,317

$1,706,200.00

Chretien

retired

Robert Peterson

Liberal

$11,493

$1,027,400.00

Martin

retired

James Cowan

Liberal

$10,397

$1,731,708.42

Martin

sitting

Elaine McCoy

Liberal

$10,298

$2,340,514.28

Martin

sitting

Noel Kinsella

Conservative

$9386

$1,321,900.00

Mulroney

retired

Sharon Carstairs

Liberal

$7,528

$1,871,900.00

Chretien

retired

David Tkachuk

Conservative

$7,391

$3,235,742.95

Mulroney

sitting

Leo Housakos

Conservative

$8,319

$6,264,266.30

Harper

sitting

Pana Merchant

Liberal

$5,500

$2,220,483.26

Chretien

sitting

Terry Stratton

Conservative

$5,466

$2,213,900.00

Mulroney

retired

Donald Plett

Conservative

$4,095

$2,663,382.79

Harper

sitting

Claude Carignan

Conservative

$3,516

$5,367,125.23

Harper

sitting

Jean-Guy Dagenais

Conservative

$3,538

$2,096,686.61

Harper

sitting

Nicole Eaton

Conservative

$3,489

$1,686,242.95

Harper

sitting

Nancy Greene

Conservative

$2,800

$1,381,883.26

Harper

sitting