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386 media appearances in 2021 (including 40 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 (September 18, 2021)
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Green Party receives C- grade – best of overall bad grades in Report Card on Federal Parties’ 2021 Democratic Reform Platforms

Democracy Watch (July 29, 2021)
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Trudeau Liberal government continues to ignore key open government problems as it develops new national action plan

Democracy Watch (June 14, 2021)
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35,000 voters call on Doug Ford not to use notwithstanding clause to overrule courts and arbitrarily extend third-party ad spending limits

Democracy Watch (June 10, 2021)
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Doug Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause to overrule courts and extend third-party ad spending limits is dictatorial, and likely illegal

Democracy Watch (June 8, 2021)
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Part of Ford government’s Bill 254 that extended third-party ad spending limits ruled unconstitutional by Ontario court

Democracy Watch (May 11, 2021)
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Liberal budget proposes weak response to replace rule prohibiting false claims about candidates that court deleted

Democracy Watch (April 27, 2021)
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Commissioner of Canada Elections rolls over and lets RightNow anti-abortion group off for election law violations

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+