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479 media appearances in 2017 (including 68 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 16, 2017)
News Release
Will Liberals make key changes to stop gouging and abuse of 30 million bank consumers or continue protecting overpaid big bank executives?

CBC (March 10, 2017)
News
Democracy Watch calls for watchdog actions and changes as TD Bank employees admit to breaking the law

Toronto Star (June 2, 2016)
News
Democracy Watch calls for regulations to require banks to loan to creditworthy low-income customers with aim to stop gouging predatory lending companies

Global TV News (December 3, 2014)
Television Interview
Canada’s big banks gouge out record annual profits once again

Financial Post (June 24, 2014)
Website article
Federal government continues to fail to require Canada’s big banks to prove they are charging fair prices for basic banking services

WindsorSquare.ca (May 14, 2014)
Website article
Federal government continues to be negligent by not requiring banks to open basic banking branches in all neighbourhoods

Hill Times (March 24, 2014)
Website article
Federal Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty bailed out Canada’s big banks with tens of billions of dollars, but did not to require them provide fair service at fair prices

Globe and Mail and 8 other media outlets (all publishing Canadian Press wire article) (February 3, 2014)
Website Article
Federal NDP’s proposal to cap one bank fee won’t stop gouging, but audits of bank profits in all areas of their operations will

Democracy Watch (March 5, 2013)
News Release
As Canada’s big banks again gouge out record profits in past 3 months of $7.7 billion, nation-wide coalition broadens its letter-writing drive calling for federal government action to pass key bank accountability measures — more than 23,000 messages sent so far

Democracy Watch (December 12, 2012)
News Release
Group launches national letter-writing drive calling for federal government action to stop record big bank profits based on gouging and failing to help job-creating businesses