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Police Chief Paul Pedersen tops Sunshine List for emergency services in Greater Sudbury

Six of 10 highest paid public sector employees at city are with police services
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Chief Paul Pedersen was the highest paid municipal employee in the emergency services sector. (Arron Pickard/Sudbury.com)

Six of the 10 highest paid public sector employees at the City of Greater Sudbury are employees with Greater Sudbury Police Service.

There are 375 emergency services employees out of 527 total employees under the Municipalities and Services sector on the Sunshine List in Greater Sudbury. 

The city's top cop is the highest paid public sector employee in emergency services in Greater Sudbury.

Police Chief Paul Pedersen was paid $252,887 in 2019.

First services technician Luc Soenens was next on the Sunshine List for emergency services in Greater Sudbury. He was paid $242,585 in 2019.

Greater Sudbury Police Service CAO Sharon Baiden and Deputy Chief Al Lekun were both paid $215,188 in 2019, making them the third highest paid public sector employee in emergency services.

Greater Sudbury Police Deputy Chief Sheilah Weber was paid $198,482 in 2019, while Insp. Marc Brunette was paid $197,001.

There are 527 employees with the City of Greater Sudbury on the Sunshine List. The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act makes Ontario's public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers, said the province. The Act requires organizations that receive public funding from the province to make public, by March 31, the names, positions and salaries of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.


 




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