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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/18/2008

More members for $100,000 club

Toronto — There were 42,527 Ontario civil servants and public sector employees who earned $100,000 or more last year, an increase of about 14,000 since 2005, according to a salary disclosure report. Paul Haggis, president and chief executive officer of OMERS Administrative, which oversees municipal employees’ pensions, tops the list at $2.24 million, followed by Ontario Power Generation president Jim Hankinson at $1.79 million. Employees from municipalities and the health-care and energy sectors dominated the list of top earners.

B.C. butts out