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718 media appearances in 2018 (including 117 national appearances)
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Democracy Watch (November 14, 2018)
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Democracy Watch in court today challenging Trudeau Cabinet’s biased, secretive appointment of new Ethics Commissioner

Democracy Watch (November 13, 2018)
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Democracy Watch calls on Ontario Integrity Commissioner to disclose financial interests of Premier Ford and his ministers, and impose special measures to ensure the Premier doesn’t help his family companies

Democracy Watch (November 12, 2018)
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Trudeau Cabinet doc reveals they had qualified candidates for Ethics Commissioner and Lobbying Commissioner positions in spring 2017

Democracy Watch (November 6, 2018)
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Democracy Watch in court today challenging former Lobbying Commissioner’s ruling that Aga Khan not covered by lobbying law or code so Bahamas trip gift to PM Trudeau was legal

Democracy Watch (November 1, 2018)
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Democracy Watch calls on Ethics Commissioner to delegate investigation into Prime Minister violating federal ethics law by inviting dozens of Liberal Party donors to gala dinner for Chinese Premier

Democracy Watch (October 30, 2018)
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Federal Court of Appeal ruling allows Ethics Commissioner to use conflict of interest screens to replace publicly declared recusals

Democracy Watch (October 29, 2018)
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Federal Court of Appeal suggests former Ethics Commissioner was wrong to allow Finance Minister Morneau to secretly own $30 million in shares in his family’s company

Democracy Watch (October 23, 2018)
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Groups call on CRTC to help create consumer-run telecom watchdog group using low-cost innovative method that has worked in U.S.

Democracy Watch (October 22, 2018)
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Bill C-76 must be changed to strengthen rule prohibiting baiting voters with false promises during federal elections

Democracy Watch (October 17, 2018)
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More than 85,000 call for changes to Bill C-76 to stop the unethical influence of big money in federal politics