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131 media appearances in 2018 (including 32 national appearances)
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Hill Times (July 23, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
The Hill Times’ Terrific 25 Staffers Survey should include the ‘most ethical’ too — and huge loopholes in federal ethics rules must be closed, and enforcement strengthened

Hill Times (July 23, 2012)
Website article
Elections Canada faces serious questions about its enforcement system — must prove it has been enforcing law and holding fair elections by disclosing rulings in 3,000 complaints it has received since 1997

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