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2017 Reports


Submission to Finance Canada for review of federal financial institution legislation (March 2017)

Submission to House Committee for review of federal whistleblower protection system (March 2017)


2016 Reports


Submission to Special Committee on Electoral Reform (October 2016)

Submission to Ontario legislature committee on bill changing provincial political finance system (June 2016)

Submission to the Government of Canada’s consultation on its international Open Government Partnership (OGP) Action Plan (June 2016)


2015 Reports


2015 Report Card on Federal Democratic Good Government Election Platforms — Liberals and NDP tie with B, Greens get a B- and Conservatives get a D in Report Card on the Federal Parties’ 2015 Democratic Reform Platforms

2015 Report Card on Alberta Democratic Good Government Election Platforms — Green Party gets C as best grade of overall bad grades in Report Card on Alberta Parties’ Democratic Good Government Platforms – Wildrose gets a C-, NDP and Liberals a D, Alberta Party an F, and Conservatives an Incomplete


2014 Reports


2014 Report Card on Ontario Democratic Good Government Election Platforms — Liberals and NDP get an “E” as best grade of very bad grades in Report Card on Ontario Parties’ Democratic Good Government Platforms — Greens and PCs get an “Incomplete”

Submission on Bill C-23, the “Fair Elections Act” (April 2014)

2014 Report Card on the Conservative Government’s Federal Accountability Act — Federal Conservatives’ accountability and democratic reform record gets an F for breaking many promises and practising politics as usual


2013 Reports


Summary of the 100 Undemocratic and Accountability Loopholes in Canada’s Government

2013 Report Card on British Columbia Democratic Good Government Election Platforms -- Green Party receives C- best grade of bad overall grades in Report Card on British Columbia Parties’ Democratic Good Government Platforms — Conservatives receive an D-, NDP an D- and Liberals an F

Muzzling Government Scientists: A Threat to Democracy -- Report published in partnership with the University of Victoria's Environmental Law Clinic highlighting the muzzling of federal government scientists

2013 Conflict of Interest Act review submission to House Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee -- House Committees must recommend that federal Conflict of Interest Act and MP and Senate ethics codes and enforcement be changed in 30 key ways to finally make corruption in federal politics illegal


2012 Reports


2012 Report Card on the Conservative Government's Federal Accountability Act -- Federal Conservatives' accountability and democratic reform record gets an "F" for breaking many promises and practising politics as usual

2012 Report Card on the Quebec Democratic Good Government Election Platforms -- Coalition Avenir Québec receives D+ best grade of bad overall grades in Report Card on Québec Parties' Democratic Good Government Platforms -- Parti Québecois receive a D, Québec solidaire an F and Liberals an Incomplete

2012 Submission to House Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee on the Lobbying Act -- House Committee recommends some key changes to strengthen federal Lobbying Act and enforcement system, but fails to address huge loopholes that allow secret, unethical lobbying of the federal government


2011 Reports


2011 Report Card on the Conservative Government's Federal Accountability Act -- Federal Conservatives' Accountability and Democratic Reform Record Gets An "F" For Breaking Many Promises and Practising Politics As Usual

2011 Report Card on Ontario Democratic Good Government Election Platforms -- 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

2011 Report Card on Federal Democratic Good Government Election Platforms -- 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


2010 Reports


2010 Global Integrity Report -- 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

Fourth Good Government Report Card on the Federal Accountability Act -- Federal Conservatives' Accountability and Democratic Reform Record Gets An "F" For Breaking Many Promises and Practising Politics As Usual

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