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365 media appearances in 2024 (including 60 national appearances)
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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

Democracy Watch (March 6, 2023)
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32 lawyers and professors call on House Ethics Committee to reject Lobbying Commissioner’s proposed gutting of key ethical lobbying rules

Democracy Watch (March 2, 2023)
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Lobbying Commissioner’s proposed gutting of key ethical lobbying rules will make China and other foreign-government interference easier

Democracy Watch (February 28, 2023)
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Democracy Watch calls on Commissioner of Canada Elections to investigate interference by China in 2019 and 2021 elections

Democracy Watch (February 23, 2023)
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Democracy Watch calls on Ontario Integrity Commissioner to investigate Premier Ford for accepting family gifts from lobbyists and developers at stag-and-doe party

Democracy Watch (December 14, 2022)
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Environmental Defence, Democracy Watch call for OPP investigation of insider information leaks to sprawl developers in advance of Greenbelt land removals

Democracy Watch (June 15, 2022)
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Appeal court should find Ford government’s third-party ad spending limits, and his notwithstanding clause, unconstitutional

Democracy Watch (May 31, 2022)
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2021 donations show Ford PC Party supported most by wealthy donors – Ford made Ontario political finance system more undemocratic

Democracy Watch (May 30, 2022)
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Doug Ford’s PC Party has very unethical, undemocratic F fail record in past four years, Report Card