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

Democracy Watch (May 11, 2017)
News Release
B.C. party leaders and Lieutenant Governor should agree on eight key rules for minority government

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

Democracy Watch (May 8, 2016)
News Release
Group launches letter-writing campaign calling on federal Liberals, and governments across Canada, to stop patronage and cronyism with truly independent appointments committees to ensure merit-based Cabinet appointments

Democracy Watch (December 3, 2015)
News Release
Liberals’ new Senate appointment process has some good merit criteria but advisory board lacks independence and is tainted as Liberals will choose majority of members

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

Hill Times (March 2, 2015)
Website article
Omnibus bills violate the rules of Parliament and should be prohibited

Democracy Watch (June 19, 2014)
News Release
Democracy Watch announces summer blockbuster opening across Canada – StopTheSuPremos.ca

Democracy Watch (February 20, 2014)
Op-ed by Duff Conacher
Trudeau’s next smart moves on Senate reform should include House and elections reform