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386 media appearances in 2021 (including 40 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.


CBC.ca (September 9, 2015)
Website article
Democracy Watch calls for changes to payments to MPs when they leave office

CBC.ca Alberta (July 21, 2015)
Website article
Former Alberta Minister of Justice violated several good governance principles by ordering public servants to change contract in every way funeral industry association wanted

TheTyee.ca (June 28, 2015)
Website article
How Prime Minister Harper’s photo-op is really an ad for the ruling party, and how to stop this waste of the public’s money

CTV News Channel (June 15, 2015)
Website video
Anniversary of the 800-year-old Magna Carta a time for reflection on struggle for full democracy in Canada

Democracy Watch (June 10, 2015)
News Release
Group calls on senators and MPs to admit Auditor General has clear legal power to audit their spending at any time, and calls on AG to use his clear power to start random, unannounced audits now

Democracy Watch (June 5, 2015)
News Release
CBC Radio’s As it Happens show interview re: Auditor General’s audit of senators shows the AG must audit senators and MPs regularly

Radio-Canada (May 12, 2015)
Website article
Democracy Watch calls on Auditor General to audit Conservative government advertising

Toronto Star (May 8, 2015)
Website article
Ontario Information Commission fails to uphold public interest by allowing LCBO to hide details of discounted liquor sales to other countries’ embassies

770 AM Calgary Talk Radio (May 4, 2015)
Radio interview & website article
Democracy Watch’s Report Card shows Alberta parties not promising enough to clean up politics

Toronto Star (May 3, 2015)
Editorial
Harper’s pre-election ad blitz is an abuse of taxpayer dollars