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262 media appearances in 2017 (including 34 national appearances)

707 media appearances in 2016 (including 90 national appearances)
441 media appearances in 2015 (including 54 national appearances)
434 media appearances in 2014 (including 174 national appearances)
833 media appearances in 2013 (including 246 national appearances)
To see an archive of Democracy Watch’s 557 media appearances (including 165 national appearances) in 2012, click here
To see an archive of Democracy Watch’s media appearances from Sept. 1993 to Sept. 2012, click here


Democracy Watch (March 21, 2017)
News Release
21,000 petition House Government Operations Committee, and all federal parties, to Protect Whistleblowers Who Protect Canadians

(February 23, 2017)
If federal Liberals don’t strengthen whistleblower protection, they will break their open government promise

Democracy Watch (March 17, 2015)
News Release
Democracy Watch calls on Prime Minister Harper’s Cabinet to require CSIS, CSE and military staff to have a code of conduct, and to apply the whistleblower protection law to people who work at these institutions

Democracy Watch (February 22, 2013)
News Release
Federal Conservatives fail to initiate review of whistleblower law by legal deadline of last April — group planning to take Minister Clement to court

Democracy Watch (October 18, 2012)
News Release
Whistleblower charity kicked off whistleblower watchdog committee for representing the views of whistleblowers – other groups call for immediate reinstatement

Democracy Watch (October 16, 2012)
News Release
Federal Court ruling highlights lack of whistleblower protection for federal government employees – likely reason why CFIA inspectors didn’t blow whistle on XL Foods

Democracy Watch (June 28, 2012)
News release
Government whistleblower watchdog fails to deliver after five years and $30 million spent

Democracy Watch (May 16, 2012)
News release
Federal Conservatives fail to initiate review of whistleblower law by legal deadline: groups fear government end-run on whistleblower law.