637 media appearances in 2017 (including 102 national appearances)

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Democracy Watch (July 12, 2017)
News Release
Group files complaints about Council of Canadian Innovators relationship and meetings with Liberal Cabinet officials

Democracy Watch (June 29, 2017)
News Release
Canadians have achieved more than 400 firsts and foremosts in the world – but as Canada’s federal government turns 150, it’s far from a world-leading democracy

Democracy Watch (May 17, 2017)
News Release
B.C. may have a new government – will it be democratic?

Democracy Watch (May 17, 2017)
News Release
Federal Liberals should suspend Ethics Commissioner, Lobbying Commissioner and other judicial and watchdog appointments until they make the appointment process independent and merit-based, and prohibit reappointments of any watchdog

Democracy Watch (May 10, 2017)
Op-Ed
B.C.’s possible minority government an opportunity for major democratic changes

Democracy Watch (March 28, 2017)
News Release
Group calls on federal Lobbying Commissioner to rule on May 2016 complaint about travel junkets that lobbyists have given to MPs and senators for years

Democracy Watch (December 14, 2016)
News Release
Democracy Watch files complaint with Ethics Commissioner to stop Trudeau Cabinet from appointing their own ethics and lobbying watchdogs

Democracy Watch (December 6, 2016)
News Release
Democracy Watch calls on Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson to disclose whether she has applied to be reappointed, asks for investigation and correct ruling on Cabinet minister fundraising

Democracy Watch (August 2, 2016)
News Release
PM Trudeau’s proposed Supreme Court appointment involves lots of good consultation but is still partisan because, unlike Ontario’s process, PM and Minister of Justice can still appoint whomever they want

Democracy Watch (May 8, 2016)
News Release
Group launches letter-writing campaign calling on federal Liberals, and governments across Canada, to stop patronage and cronyism with truly independent appointments committees to ensure merit-based Cabinet appointments

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