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922 media appearances in 2019 (including 114 national appearances)
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Globe and Mail (August 17, 2012)
Website Article
Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson ignores evidence and rules in refusing to investigate Conservative MP Paul Calandra

Democracy Watch (August 16, 2012)
News Release
Quebec election date unfair and undemocratic — bad timing will likely result in low voter turnout

Montreal Gazette (August 15, 2012)
Website Article
If Quebec politicians are serious about fighting corruption they must target Bill 48 and close major loopholes that allow politicians to be unethical

Montreal Gazette (August 14, 2012)
Website Article
Corruption takes over Quebec election race – parties need to break from political games, make promises to clean up government, and follow through

Democracy Watch (August 12, 2012)
News Release
Democracy Watch calls for clarification on recent flawed interpretation of Canada Elections Act by Commissioner of Canada Elections

Epoch Times and Canada.com (August 9, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Public has clear right to know what political staffers are doing and what power they have

Hill Times and 404 System Error (August 6, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Hill Times headline mischaracterizes and ignores key ethics issue in Calandra conflict

Hill Times (July 31, 2012)
Website article
Federal Conservatives fail to initiate Conflict of Interest Act review by legally required deadline — Democracy Watch leads push for review and to close huge loopholes in Act and strengthen enforcement because all parties have ignored problems for decades

Hill Times (July 30, 2012)
Website article
Elections Canada needs new powers to clean up election system, and has an enforcement problem

Hill Times (July 30, 2012)
Website article
MP Paul Calandra’s fundraising events violate Prime Minister Harper’s own rules, and raise serious questions about violations of federal ethics and lobbying laws