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211 media appearances in 2018 (including 50 national appearances)
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Democracy Watch (May 15, 2018)
News Release
Elections Ontario decides to violate the law – refuses to inform voters of right to decline their ballot in its election ads

Democracy Watch (April 26, 2018)
News Release
Democracy Watch files complaint about Facebook lobbying and favours for politicians with federal Lobbying Commissioner

Democracy Watch (April 20, 2018)
News Release
Democracy Watch again requests new Lobbying Commissioner not make any decisions affecting Liberals because of bias – clarifies that organizations violate Lobbyists’ Code if they allow board members or others give gifts or do favours for politicians

Toronto Star (April 17, 2018)
Conflict of interest complaint against Vancouver councillor has merit: watchdog

The Record (April 16, 2018)
Elections Ontario should investigate Cambridge candidate’s husband, watchdog says

Canadian Press (April 13, 2018)
Did Chretien lobby N.S. premier about port proposal? Registrar of lobbyists wants to know

Toronto Star (March 30, 2018)
The high cost of accessing public records is a barrier to democracy, experts say

Democracy Watch (March 28, 2018)
News Release
Democracy Watch calls for changes to stop secret fake online election ads that can easily violate spending limits

CBC (March 27, 2018)
Canadian MPs accepted $620K worth of free travel from third parties, foreign entities in 2017

CBC (March 23, 2018)
It’s official — the Harper government muzzled scientists. Some say it’s still happening