David Brown: July 29, 2012
There is a new group of one per centers in B.C. They are not the captains of private industry but rather our managers in civic and provincial government.
In Canada a One Per Center is someone with an annual income over $230,000.00. An article in Tyee scopes the number of municipal bureaucrats who are now in the privileged top 1%. They include George Duncan, the chief administrative officer of Richmond, B.C. who earns $267,613, Penny Ballem, Vancouver’s city manager at $324,110 and Kelowna’s Ron Mattiussi who makes $247,149. Nanaimo’s own Al Kenning with a salary of $223,000 has not quite made it into the Exclusive One Per center Club but he is getting close. The Tyee article also notes that since 2007 Victoria’s executive salaries have risen by up to 76 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »