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469 media appearances in 2022 (including 43 national appearances)
To download a doc listing all of Democracy Watch’s media appearances in 2022, click here.
To see summaries of past media coverage, click here.


Democracy Watch (March 1, 2022)
News Release
MPs rushing superficial, behind-closed-doors review of their unethical ethics code

Democracy Watch (February 15, 2022)
News Release
Coalition calls for key changes to make MP ethics rules effective

Democracy Watch (January 21, 2022)
News Release
Groups and experts call for key access to information changes, Trudeau government’s public consultation report shows

Democracy Watch (January 19, 2022)
Op-Ed
Loophole-filled, weakly enforced lobbying and ethics laws a sad joke

Democracy Watch (December 23, 2021)
News Release
Trudeau Liberal government must now make access to information law changes called for in its own public consultation

Democracy Watch (November 15, 2021)
News Release
Democracy Watch files lawsuit vs. Ethics Commissioner’s ruling that ignored PM Trudeau’s clear violation in WE Charity grant approval

Democracy Watch (November 8, 2021)
News Release
Democracy Watch files six more lawsuits vs. Integrity Commissioner for letting Ford/PC Party-connected lobbyists lobby Ford Cabinet

Democracy Watch (October 19, 2021)
News Release
Democracy Watch case going ahead vs. Lobbying Commissioner rulings letting off lobbyists who helped Chrystia Freeland win election, then lobbied her officials and staff

Democracy Watch (October 18, 2021)
News Release
DWatch criticizes so-called Independent Senators Group for planning a kangaroo court hearing to expel Senator Marilou McPhedran for questioning weak, loophole-filled Senate ethics and harassment measures

Democracy Watch (September 18, 2021)
News Release
Green Party receives C- grade – best of overall bad grades in Report Card on Federal Parties’ 2021 Democratic Reform Platforms