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583 media appearances in 2017 (including 89 national appearances)

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CBC News (May 25, 2017)
News
Nigel Wright broke ethics rules during Mike Duffy affair – Democracy Watch will now prosecute Wright

Democracy Watch (May 24, 2017)
News Release
Democracy Watch files complaint with Ethics Commissioner raising questions about violations of federal ethics law by BlackRock and the federal Cabinet

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 11, 2017)
News Release
B.C. party leaders and Lieutenant Governor should agree on eight key rules for minority government

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

Globe and Mail (May 8, 2017)
Letter to the Editor
Senate is a kangaroo court – Senate Ethics Officer should not only rule on alleged violations by senators but should also be empowered to impose penalties (or, better yet, just shut down the Senate)

Democracy Watch (May 8, 2017)
News Release
Democracy Watch files complaint with Ethics Commissioner raising questions about violations of federal ethics law by Finance Minister Morneau and members of his Advisory Council on Economic Growth

Democracy Watch (May 3, 2017)
News Release
Premier Clark in court arguing nothing corrupt about more than $630,000 in Kinder Morgan pipeline donations and her Liberal Party salary because, she claims, she didn’t approve the pipeline

Democracy Watch (April 26, 2017)
News Release
Ethics Commissioner reveals she is not investigating Trudeau Cabinet fundraising events, refuses to investigate Aga Khan’s trip gifts to Trudeau in 2014 and to Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan in 2016, and refuses to respond about Murray Edwards’ trip gift to Conservative Party Interim Leader Rona Ambrose