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Duff Conacher | While most would say that it is a conflict of interest for Prime Minister Harper's chief of staff Nigel Wright to meet and be lobbied by Barrick Gold, in almost every case the lobbying is legal.
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Democracy Watch | Today Democracy Watch called for democratic changes to Quebec's political system in response to the clear crisis of low voter turnout in the last provincial election.
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Democracy Watch | The Conservatives responded to the influence-peddling charges that former PMO adviser Bruce Carson is facing by stating that "any individual who doesn't respect our laws must face their full force."
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Democracy Watch | As has happened almost every time she has issued a ruling, federal Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has again ignored evidence in her ruling on Minister Tony Clement's conduct.
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Democracy Watch | Secret, unethical lobbying of federal politicians and officials will continue to be effectively legal unless all the loopholes are closed, and all the House Committee's recommendations are enacted.
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Democracy Watch | Democracy Watch and the national Government Ethics Coalition called on the Conservative Cabinet to finally end secret, unethical lobbying of the federal government.
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Democracy Watch | The federal Conservatives' so-called Action Plan that they will submit to the Open Government Partnership meeting in Brazil fails to increase public integrity and transparency in the government.
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Linda Leon | Thank you for your well-written and thought-provoking letter. I won't be able to address all of your comments this time. But I will reply to some key points in this, my seventh letter.
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Duff Conacher | The Canadian federal and provincial ethics rules and enforcement systems allow for unethical activities by former politicians and officials.