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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)
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APTN (March 14, 2012)
Website article
Federal Dept. of Aboriginal Affairs using PIN messages to avoid disclosure of records to the public – loophole in Access to Information Act must be closed

Democracy Watch (December 22, 2011)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Honesty in politics is the best policy, and so it should be required by law

Democracy Watch (December 12, 2011)
News Release
Federal Conservatives’ Accountability and Democratic Reform Record Gets An “F” For Breaking Many Promises and Practising Politics As Usual

Democracy Watch (September 30, 2011)
News Release
Green Party receives D- best grade of bad overall grades in Report Card on Ontario Parties’ Good Government Platforms — Conservatives receive an E, NDP an F and Liberals an Incomplete

Democracy Watch (September 27, 2011)
News Release
Group hopes media will ask party leaders in election campaigns “If you break promises, will you resign?” and “Will you support passage of honesty-in-politics law?”

Democracy Watch (September 22, 2011)
News Release
Democracy Watch plans court challenge of Elections Ontario’s failure to inform voters of their right to decline their ballot

Democracy Watch (May 4, 2011)
News Release
Global Integrity Report lowers Canadian federal government’s score from 80 to 75 — Weak enforcement of Accountability Act’s loophole-filled rules the main reason for drop in democracy rating

Democracy Watch (April 28, 2011)
News Release
Green Party receives B- best grade of bad overall grades in Report Card on Federal Parties’ Good Government Platforms, Bloc second with C-, Conservatives, Liberals and NDP all receive F

Democracy Watch (February 24, 2011)
Op-ed by Duff Conacher
Honesty in politics is the best policy, and so it should be required by law

Democracy Watch (December 17, 2010)
News Release
Federal Conservatives’ Accountability and Democratic Reform Record Gets An “F” For Breaking Many Promises and Practising Politics As Usual