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365 media appearances in 2024 (including 60 national appearances)
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Democracy Watch (May 21, 2024)
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Supreme Court should find Ford government’s third-party ad spending limits unconstitutional

Democracy Watch (May 9, 2024)
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2021-2022 donations show Ford PC Party receives most funding from wealthy donors (12% more than in 2020) and least funding by low-level donors

Democracy Watch (March 28, 2024)
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DWatch calls on inquiry to call key witnesses, ask key questions during fact-finding phase

Democracy Watch (February 21, 2024)
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Federal political donation and loan limit should be lowered to $75, public funding implemented if parties can’t raise enough

Democracy Watch (October 10, 2023)
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Elections Ontario letting parties, candidates, ridings, contestants hide whether lobbyists hold fundraising events for them

Democracy Watch (September 22, 2023)
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Democracy Watch calls on Elections Ontario to investigate gifts of tickets given by Mr. X to PC Party’s Ford fundraising dinner

Democracy Watch (May 31, 2023)
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Toronto mayoral by-election undemocratic and unfair in many key ways

Democracy Watch (May 9, 2023)
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Group calls on committee to recommend many measures to stop foreign interference

Democracy Watch (April 13, 2023)
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Group calls on Commissioner of Lobbying to disclose rulings on five violations after RCMP let lobbyists off the hook

Democracy Watch (April 6, 2023)
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41 lawyers and professors call on House Ethics Committee to reverse its position and reject Commissioner’s gutting of key ethical lobbying rules