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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.
To see summaries of past media coverage, click here.


Democracy Watch (March 3, 2021)
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International whistleblower protection report ranks Canada tied for last out of 62 countries with protections

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

Democracy Watch (August 10, 2020)
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Democracy Watch calls for key changes to stop conflicts of interest in federal government spending

Democracy Watch (October 18, 2019)
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Report Card on the Federal Parties’ 2019 Democratic Reform Platforms

Democracy Watch (May 30, 2019)
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Report card gives Trudeau Liberal open government record an F as international summit held in Ottawa

Gobe And Mail (September 2, 2018)
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‘Process is torturous’: Federal whistleblower says Canada doesn’t protect people who speak out

CBC (March 23, 2018)
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It’s official — the Harper government muzzled scientists. Some say it’s still happening

Democracy Watch (March 15, 2018)
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Former Information Commissioner Legault rules Harper Conservatives violated policy by muzzling government scientists, and Trudeau Liberals ignoring recommendations needed to stop muzzling

Democracy Watch (January 29, 2018)
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Bill C-65 just nice words on paper – to actually protect workers Trudeau government needs to implement House Committee recommendations to strengthen protection of all workers in federal politics, and also extend protection to whistleblowers who work in federal businesses