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On April 1, 2015, members of Parliament received a 2.3 per cent pay increase, bringing the basic pay of each MP up to $167,400 from $163,700 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: $167,400

There are currently 338 MPs.

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

2016 Salary: $334,800

Car Allowance: $2,000

Liberal MP Geoff Regan (Halifax West) earns the base salary, plus $80,100 for serving as Speaker.

2016 Salary: $247,500