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287 media appearances in 2021 (including 27 national appearances)
To download a doc listing all of Democracy Watch’s media appearances in 2021, click here.
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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+

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 (December 1, 2020)
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Democracy Watch calls on Transport Minister, Transport Canada and MPs to disclose lobbying by Boeing for 737 Max-8 approval

Democracy Watch (October 26, 2020)
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Illegal snap election produces (sort of) new B.C. false majority government – will it finally be democratic?

Democracy Watch (September 15, 2020)
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On International Democracy Day, Democracy Watch calls for key changes to make Canada an actual, leading democracy