$2-3K/mnth to live on a reserve...

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Re: $2-3K/mnth to live on a reserve...

Post by C-GGGQ » Tue May 29, 2018 10:13 pm

At new min wage of $15 for bc and Ontario working at Timmies gives you 3k a month. A nurse moving up there can make 3k a week plus living expenses. Cause they are needed and won't move unless you pay through the nose.
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Re: $2-3K/mnth to live on a reserve...

Post by North Shore » Tue May 29, 2018 10:15 pm

altiplano wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 5:35 pm

What did they pay per month 19 years ago?
Can't remember accurately...I'm thinking that I got $2k/mo, housing (if you could call it that!) included.
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Re: $2-3K/mnth to live on a reserve...

Post by altiplano » Wed May 30, 2018 5:02 am

North Shore wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 10:15 pm
altiplano wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 5:35 pm

What did they pay per month 19 years ago?
Can't remember accurately...I'm thinking that I got $2k/mo, housing (if you could call it that!) included.
That's what I thought...

Pilots getting $2k/month 20 years ago... $2K/month today.

Nurses doing $3K/week!

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Re: $2-3K/mnth to live on a reserve...

Post by aeroncasuperchief » Wed May 30, 2018 9:53 am

A "summer" job in the bush is a 24/7 proposition ( I've been there) and should incur wages appropriate. The wages MUST also pay for the whole year ( did that as an AME ) Therefore, $10,000/Mo. would be appropriate for a j-3 to beaver driver, on a 6 month rotation.
Most of the northern work is in some way subsidized so who cares what the wage is, the operator just charges accordingly. ( Nurses or cops don't go up north for $10.00/Hr.)
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Re: $2-3K/mnth to live on a reserve...

Post by Rowdy » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:34 pm

I made 4k a month on a reserve ten years ago, even then it was on the low end...

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