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BC Ferries releases 23-page list of big earners

Some 900 British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. employees earn over $75,000 a year.

This according to a 23-page document the government-owned private company released today under the freedom of information process. The Vancouver Sun filed the request.

President and CEO David Hahn topped B.C. Ferries earners, receiving just under $1 million in total earnings and taxable benefits.

Documents filed with SEDAR previously showed Hahn received $1,128,139 in the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010 and $1,034,680 in the preceding year.

Fourteen B.C. Ferries employees are getting over $200,000 a year in earnings and benefits, according to today's release. Another seven who have since left the company were also making that much.

B.C. Ferries also released a three-page list of former employees receiving more than $75,000 a year from the company.

The company also released records related to an Aug. 3, 2010 collision at the Mayne Island ferry dock.

Andrew MacLeod is The Tyee’s Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria. Reach him here.

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