Governor general David Johnston was the highest paid academic in Ontario for 2010. Johnston earned $1,056,813 as president of the University of Waterloo, a post he held until being sworn in for his current role last fall. In fact, not only was Johnston the highest paid academic in the province, he was the second highest paid public servant overall, according to the government’s sunshine list which publishes the names of public employees who earn more than $100,000. Ontario Power Generation President and CEO Tom Mitchell topped the list at $1,335,000.
Governor general earned more than $1 million in 2010
As president of the University of Waterloo, David Johnston was the highest paid academic in Ontario
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