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237 media appearances in 2020 (including 25 national appearances)
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Globe and Mail and 8 other media outlets (all publishing Canadian Press wire article) (February 3, 2014)
Website Article
Federal NDP’s proposal to cap one bank fee won’t stop gouging, but audits of bank profits in all areas of their operations will

Democracy Watch (March 5, 2013)
News Release
As Canada’s big banks again gouge out record profits in past 3 months of $7.7 billion, nation-wide coalition broadens its letter-writing drive calling for federal government action to pass key bank accountability measures — more than 23,000 messages sent so far

Democracy Watch (December 12, 2012)
News Release
Group launches national letter-writing drive calling for federal government action to stop record big bank profits based on gouging and failing to help job-creating businesses

CBC.ca (August 30, 2012)
Website article
With big banks posting record breaking profits Democracy Watch calls for regular audits to ensure banks aren’t reaping excessive profits from gouging and cutting services to Canadians

Global News (August 30, 2012)
Website Article
With big banks posting record profits an independent financial consumer watchdog group and regular audits are required to ensure banks are not reaping excessive profits through gouging and cutting services (Globalnews.ca)

CBC's The National (August 30, 2012)
Television Piece
With big banks posting record profits an independent financial consumer watchdog group and regular audits are required to ensure banks are not reaping excessive profits through gouging and cutting services (CBC’s The National)

Global News (August 30, 2012)
Website article
With big banks posting record breaking profits Democracy Watch calls for regular audits to ensure banks aren’t reaping excessive profits from gouging and cutting services to Canadians

CBC's The Marketplace (April 6, 2012)
Television appearance - Note: Piece starts at 21 minute mark
Some of Canada’s big banks gouge seniors by failing to tell them about fee-free accounts CBC Marketplace

Global TV (March 13, 2012)
Television appearance
As banking fees increase yet again, federal government action needed to ensure record big bank profits not based on gouging and ignoring job-creating businesses — Bill S-5 too weak — Comprehensive audits, and new Financial Consumer Organization needed for effective bank and financial services industry accountability, and for financial literacy