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469 media appearances in 2022 (including 43 national appearances)
To download a doc listing all of Democracy Watch’s media appearances in 2022, click here.
To see summaries of past media coverage, click here.


Democracy Watch (December 6, 2022)
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Democracy Watch in court today vs. Lobbying Commissioner rulings letting off lobbyists who helped Chrystia Freeland win election, then lobbied her officials and staff

Democracy Watch (November 29, 2022)
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21 groups with 1.5 million+ supporters oppose Lobbying Commissioner’s gutting of key ethical lobbying rules – House Ethics Committee should also reject proposed changes

Democracy Watch (November 7, 2022)
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DWatch in Federal Court today challenging constitutionality of too-political federal judicial appointments and promotions system

Democracy Watch (October 26, 2022)
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Group calls on House Committee to recommend key open government changes most stakeholders have wanted for years

Democracy Watch (August 15, 2022)
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Democracy Watch in court today appealing ruling that blocked nine cases challenging Integrity Commissioner rulings that allowed Ford/PC Party-connected lobbyists to lobby Ford Cabinet secretly and unethically

Democracy Watch (July 21, 2022)
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Democracy Watch calls on Ottawa police to investigate obstruction of SNC-Lavalin prosecution by Trudeau Cabinet officials as RCMP lacks independence from Cabinet

Democracy Watch (June 23, 2022)
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14 groups with 1 million+ supporters call on federal Lobbying Commissioner to stop gutting ethical lobbying rules

Democracy Watch (June 15, 2022)
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Appeal court should find Ford government’s third-party ad spending limits, and his notwithstanding clause, unconstitutional

Democracy Watch (June 14, 2022)
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Lobbying Commissioner gutting lobbying ethics rules to allow for corrupt favour-trading that has been illegal since 1997

Democracy Watch (June 6, 2022)
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Ontarians should not be surprised at low voter turnout in provincial election