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216 media appearances in 2024 (including 47 national appearances)
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Democracy Watch (April 15, 2024)
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DWatch in court today appealing constitutionality of too-political federal judicial appointments and promotions system

Democracy Watch (April 8, 2024)
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Democracy Watch in court today appealing ruling that let off lobbyists who helped Chrystia Freeland win election, then lobbied her officials and staff soon after

Democracy Watch (April 5, 2024)
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Democracy Watch in court today appealing ruling that blocked nine cases challenging Integrity Commissioner rulings that allowed Ford/PC Party-connected lobbyists to lobby Ford Cabinet secretly and unethically

Democracy Watch (February 29, 2024)
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DWatch to file lawsuit challenging constitutionality of too-political Ontario judicial appointments and promotions system

Democracy Watch (January 30, 2024)
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Committee must ask Interim Ethics Commissioner von Finckenstein key questions about PM’s trip, enforcement record and appointment

Democracy Watch (January 26, 2024)
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Interim Ethics Commissioner Konrad von Finckenstein has one of the worst enforcement records after only a few months on the job

Democracy Watch (January 18, 2024)
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Trudeau Cabinet hiding how Interim Ethics Commissioner Konrad von Finckenstein was appointed, and how full-term Commissioner appointment process is proceeding

Democracy Watch (June 12, 2023)
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David Johnston fiasco shows need for actually independent, merit-based appointment process for all government watchdogs

Democracy Watch (May 24, 2023)
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David Johnston’s key adviser Sheila Block seems to have donated only to the Liberal Party for years

Democracy Watch (April 24, 2023)
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Democracy Watch calls for independent ethics inquiry into PM giving contract to his friend David Johnston