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57 media appearances in 2024 (including 14 national appearances)
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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 (August 21, 2023)
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Democracy Watch calls for ethics investigations of federal Cabinet minister and former B.C. Premier for conflicts of interest with investigation of pollution by Teck Resources’ mines

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 25, 2023)
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Group calls on House Committee MPs to co-sponsor bill making key open government changes most stakeholders want

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

Democracy Watch (March 27, 2023)
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Liberals, Conservatives and Bloc approve Commissioner of Lobbying’s proposal to gut key ethical lobbying rules

Democracy Watch (March 21, 2023)
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DWatch responds to misleading Commissioner of Lobbying letter to House Ethics Committee for secret meetings on her proposed gutting of key ethical lobbying rules