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211 media appearances in 2018 (including 50 national appearances)
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Toronto Star (March 30, 2018)
News
The high cost of accessing public records is a barrier to democracy, experts say

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

Democracy Watch (October 23, 2017)
News Release
Democracy Watch and Open Government Coalition call on federal Liberals to make many key open government changes to Bill C-58

Democracy Watch (June 29, 2017)
News Release
Canadians have achieved more than 400 firsts and foremosts in the world – but as Canada’s federal government turns 150, it’s far from a world-leading democracy

Democracy Watch (June 19, 2017)
Op-Ed
If federal government was open, Norman case wouldn’t be about disclosing secrets

CBC (June 19, 2017)
News
Trudeau Liberals break almost all their open government promises

Democracy Watch (May 17, 2017)
News Release
B.C. may have a new government – will it be democratic?

Democracy Watch (May 10, 2017)
Op-Ed
B.C.’s possible minority government an opportunity for major democratic changes

Democracy Watch (September 8, 2016)
News Release
Two months later, federal Liberals still haven’t released report on public consultations for their so-called Open Government Action Plan

Democracy Watch (June 23, 2016)
News Release
Federal Liberals’ Open Government Action Plan fails to fulfill Open Government Partnership (OGP) membership requirements — fails to commit to strengthening ethics, lobbying, political finance, public consultation and whistleblower protection laws and enforcement