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532 media appearances in 2017 (including 79 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
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Montreal Gazette (August 14, 2012)
Website Article
Corruption takes over Quebec election race – parties need to break from political games, make promises to clean up government, and follow through

Democracy Watch (August 12, 2012)
News Release
Democracy Watch calls for clarification on recent flawed interpretation of Canada Elections Act by Commissioner of Canada Elections

Epoch Times and Canada.com (August 9, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Public has clear right to know what political staffers are doing and what power they have

Hill Times and 404 System Error (August 6, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Hill Times headline mischaracterizes and ignores key ethics issue in Calandra conflict

Hill Times (July 31, 2012)
Website article
Federal Conservatives fail to initiate Conflict of Interest Act review by legally required deadline – Democracy Watch leads push for review and to close huge loopholes in Act and strengthen enforcement because all parties have ignored problems for decades

Hill Times (July 30, 2012)
Website article
Elections Canada needs new powers to clean up election system, and has an enforcement problem

Hill Times (July 30, 2012)
Website article
MP Paul Calandra’s fundraising events violate Prime Minister Harper’s own rules, and raise serious questions about violations of federal ethics and lobbying laws

Hill Times (July 30, 2012)
Website article
MP Paul Calandra’s fundraising events violate Prime Minister Harper’s own rules, and raise serious questions about violations of federal ethics and lobbying laws

Hill Times (July 30, 2012)
Website article
Elections Canada needs new powers to clean up election system, and has an enforcement problem

Huffington Post (July 30, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Tyler Sommers
Federal Conservative Party response to Carson charges deeply hypocritical, federal ethics rules must be applied equally to all