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428 media appearances in 2017 (including 62 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)
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Globe and Mail (July 20, 2012)
Website article
Prime Minister Harper’s senior adviser takes government relations job with Air Canada, raising serious questions about violations of federal ethics and lobbying laws (Globe and Mail)

iPolitics, The Tyee, and Rabble.ca (July 19, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson ignores evidence and rules in ruling on Conservative Cabinet Minister Tony Clement

National Post (July 9, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Tyler Sommers
Federal Access to Information Act review by Commissioner is great news

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

The Epoch Times (June 21, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Tyler Sommers
Parliamentary Budget Officer needs enforcement powers

Hill Times and the Toronto Star (June 16, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Canada needs more honest, ethical, open government

National Post and 9 other media outlets (all publishing Canadian Press wire article) (June 13, 2012)
Website article
Federal Auditor General’s report on House of Commons and Senate spending disappointing, AG is required to audit MP’s expenses

Globe and Mail (June 13, 2012)
Website article
Federal Auditor General’s report on House of Commons and Senate spending disappointing, AG is required to audit MP’s expenses

CBC.ca (June 12, 2012)
Website article
Newfoundland provincial Conservative bill to expand exemptions to Access to Information requests and increase what is considered cabinet confidentiality dangerously undemocratic

iPolitics.ca (May 24, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Conservative MP’s budget concerns, and solutions