I Helped Joe Comartin Move And It Didn't Cost Taxpayers $200,000

On April 1, 2016, members of Parliament received a 1.8 per cent pay increase, bringing the basic pay of each MP up to $170,400 from $167,400 the year prior.

But while that base salary is the same for every member, certain MPs are afforded the chance to make much more.

The full list of indemnities, salaries and allowances can be found here.

NDP MP Niki Ashton (Churchill-Keewatinook Aski) is an example of an MP who earns just the base salary afforded to all members.

2016 Salary: $170,400

There are currently 338 MPs.

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, however, makes double the salary of your average MP.

2016 Salary: $340,800

Car Allowance: $2,000

Liberal MP Geoff Regan (Halifax West) earns the base salary, plus $81,500 for serving as Speaker.

2016 Salary: $251,900

Car Allowance: $1,000

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose earns the base MP salary, plus $81,500 for leading the Official Opposition.

2016 Salary: $251,900

Car Allowance: $2,000

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan (Vancouver South), like other cabinet ministers, earns $81,500 on …