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211 media appearances in 2018 (including 50 national appearances)
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The Globe and Mail, Macleans, the Huffington Post, and 30 other media outlets (all publishing Canadian Press article) (October 21, 2012)
Website Article
Potential overspending situation shows need for key changes to Elections Canada’s powers and enforcement (

Democracy Watch (October 19, 2012)
News Release
Democracy Watch launches national letter-writing and petition drive, and Facebook group, for laws to stop the unjustified shutdowns of legislatures across Canada (October 19, 2012)
Website Article
Whistleblower charity kicked off watchdog committee — groups call for immediate reinstatement

Ottawa Citizen (October 19, 2012)
Website Article
Democracy Watch launches anti-prorogation campaign

Democracy Watch (October 18, 2012)
News Release
Whistleblower charity kicked off whistleblower watchdog committee for representing the views of whistleblowers — other groups call for immediate reinstatement

CBC News (October 17, 2012)
Television Interview
Interview re Premier Dalton McGuinty proroguing the legislature

CTV News (October 16, 2012)
Television Interview
CTV News Re: Clear rules needed around prorogation of legislatures

Democracy Watch (October 16, 2012)
News Release
Federal Court ruling highlights lack of whistleblower protection for federal government employees – likely reason why CFIA inspectors didn’t blow whistle on XL Foods

Hill Times (October 15, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Bank account and gift auditing needed, as UN requires, to help stop corruption

Globe and Mail (October 7, 2012)
Website Article
Lobbying code prohibits lobbyists from giving gift of travel to MPs, but MPs code allows it