Media

Democracy Watch (April 17, 2012)
News Release
Federal Conservatives’ Open Government Action Plan fails to fulfill Open Government Partnership (OGP) membership requirements – fails to commit to strengthening access-to-information, ethics, lobbying, political finance, financial administration, public consultation and whistleblower protection laws and enforcement

Democracy Watch (April 16, 2012)
News Release -- For related Huffington Post article - click here
Elections Canada keeps rulings secret on 2,982 complaints since 1997

CBC's The Marketplace (April 6, 2012)
Television appearance - Note: Piece starts at 21 minute mark
Some of Canada’s big banks gouge seniors by failing to tell them about fee-free accounts CBC Marketplace

Rabble.ca (March 29, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Elections Canada discloses some information about robocall complaints from 2011 election, but must still disclose its rulings on more than 2,280 complaints it received since 2004, and elections law must still be changed

CTV News Channel (March 29, 2012)
Television appearance
re: LETTER-TO-THE-EDITOR: Elections Canada discloses some information about robocall complaints from 2011 election, but must still disclose its rulings on more than 2,280 complaints it received since 2004, and elections law must still be changed

CTV's Power Play (March 27, 2012)
Television appearance
Democracy Watch Board member Duff Conacher on why Conservative Cabinet minister Christian Paradis should be kicked out of Cabinet, and the changes needed to federal ethics rules and enforcement

CTV's National Affairs show (March 26, 2012)
Television appearance
Democracy Watch Board member Duff Conacher on SNC-Lavalin scandal and changes needed to laws to increase corporate responsibility and accountability in Canada

CBC's Power and Politics (March 22, 2012)
Television appearance
Federal Ethics Commissioner’s ruling that Conservative Cabinet minister Christian Paradis broke federal ethics law is a step forward, but delayed ruling and failure of Prime Minister Harper to punish Paradis are among fatal flaws in system

APTN TV (March 14, 2012)
Television appearance
re: Federal Dept. of Aboriginal Affairs using PIN messages to avoid disclosure of records to the public — loophole in Access to Information Act must be closed

APTN (March 14, 2012)
Website article
Federal Dept. of Aboriginal Affairs using PIN messages to avoid disclosure of records to the public – loophole in Access to Information Act must be closed