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Paycheque shock

Toronto Sun - April 29, 2004
By Alan Findlay

Where did all the money go?

- Hydro One president and CEO Tom Parkinson was paid $1 million in 2003.

- Ontario Power Generation acting president and CEO Richard Dicerni earned $583,000.

Would you like fries with that?

An inspection and maintenance trainee for OPG was paid $108,000 last year.

Homer Simpson in the D'oh?

While there's no one with Homer's specific title of nuclear safety inspector at OPG, one company worker whose title is Reactor Safety Support collected a sprinkle under $122,000 last year.

Problem solved

OPG's senior v-p of customer solutions earned $401,088 last year.

Ousted Conservative government appointees earned even more

- Former OPG president and CEO Ron Osborne ($8.2 million over five years);

- Former Hydro One president and CEO Eleanor Clitheroe ($5.3 million in less than four years);

- Former OPG chief operating officer Graham Brown ($4.8 million in less than four years);

- Former OPG chairman William Farlinger ($1.44 million over five years);

- Interim Hydro One chairman Glen Wright ($396,700 in two years).

- Former Mike Harris media adviser (and wife of Tim Hudak] Deb Hutton earned more than $745,000 for three years' work as Hydro One's v-p corporate strategy -- she earned $107,070 in 2003, despite quitting the job on Feb. 28.

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