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218 media appearances in 2021 (including 15 national appearances)
To download a doc listing all of Democracy Watch’s media appearances in 2021, click here.
To see summaries of past media coverage, click here.


Democracy Watch (April 13, 2021)
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Democracy Watch calls on Integrity Commissioner to rule lobbyist who chaired Caroline Mulroney’s leadership campaign, and served in PC Party position, violating lobbying law

Democracy Watch (April 6, 2021)
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100,000+ call on Finance Minister Freeland to Make the Big Banks Help more during the coronavirus crisis, and after

Democracy Watch (March 30, 2021)
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Ford government’s Bill 254 makes undemocratic, unethical and likely unconstitutional changes that will make Ontario elections unfair

Democracy Watch (March 29, 2021)
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Ford government’s Bill 254 imposes likely unconstitutional restrictions on third party interest group ad spending

Democracy Watch (March 26, 2021)
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2020 donations show Ontario political finance system still undemocratic – almost 50% of PC donations from 20% of donors who donated $1,000+

Democracy Watch (March 24, 2021)
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Ethics Commissioner issues misleading letter in cover-up of his ruling on appointments of judges connected to Dominic LeBlanc – Democracy Watch writes back calling for public ruling based on new info

Democracy Watch (March 22, 2021)
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Whether Rogers-Shaw deal is approved, consumer-run telecom watchdog group must be created using method that has worked in U.S. (More than 35 consumer and citizen groups and the CRTC support creating the group)

Democracy Watch (March 17, 2021)
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New honesty rules needed as court and elections commissioner refuse to enforce false claims rules in federal election law

Democracy Watch (March 15, 2021)
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Democracy Watch calls on Commissioner of Canada Elections to issue public update or ruling on investigation into RightNow anti-abortion group collusion with Conservative Party candidates during 2019 election

Democracy Watch (March 11, 2021)
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Democracy Watch calls on Ford government to stop changes that will increase patronage and cronyism in Ontario’s judicial appointments