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246 media appearances in 2019 (including 57 national appearances)
To download a doc listing all of Democracy Watch’s media appearances in 2019, click here.
To see summaries of past media coverage, click here.


Democracy Watch (May 17, 2012)
News Release
House Committee recommends some key changes to strengthen federal Lobbying Act and enforcement system, but fails to address huge loopholes that allow secret, unethical lobbying of the federal government

Democracy Watch (May 16, 2012)
News release
Federal Conservatives fail to initiate review of whistleblower law by legal deadline: groups fear government end-run on whistleblower law.

Globe and Mail (May 15, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Duff Conacher
Federal democracy and good government watchdogs are lapdogs in key ways — will Conservatives make much-needed changes?

iPolitics.ca (May 7, 2012)
Website article
Green Party MP May re-files Democracy Watch complaint about Conservatives’ unethical relations with Rahim Jaffer

Calgary Herald (May 2, 2012)
Website article
Elections Alberta should tighten robocall rules and limit information parties can tell voters

Vancouver Sun (May 1, 2012)
Website article
Federal Conservative spending scandals show need for stronger rules, and enforcement

Edmonton Journal (April 30, 2012)
Letter to the Editor by Tyler Sommers
Spending scandals show need for stronger rules, and enforcement

Democracy Watch (April 25, 2012)
News Release
Albertans should not be surprised at low voter turnout in provincial election

Democracy Watch (April 19, 2012)
News Release
Federal Conservatives end their five-year sham by cutting funding to secretariat of non-existent Public Appointments Commission

Democracy Watch (April 17, 2012)
News Release
Federal Conservatives’ Open Government Action Plan fails to fulfill Open Government Partnership (OGP) membership requirements — fails to commit to strengthening access-to-information, ethics, lobbying, political finance, financial administration, public consultation and whistleblower protection laws and enforcement