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365 media appearances in 2024 (including 60 national appearances)
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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

Democracy Watch (October 11, 2018)
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More than 17,000 call on House Committee to strengthen Bill C-76 to stop secret, fake online election ads and invasions of privacy by political parties

Democracy Watch (September 28, 2018)
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Quebec party leaders and Lieutenant Governor should learn from New Brunswick election and agree on eight key rules for minority government to ensure fair post-election decisions