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| How to get your petition in the hands of policy makers
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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 | 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 | 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 | Federal Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has finally issued a ruling that complies with the Conflict of Interest Act when she concluded that Christian Paradis' actions were unethical.
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Jane Williams | Last year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporations are people, giving them the ability to spend unlimited amounts of money on political campaigns.
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Emma Pullman | How does Canada export asbestos, a known carcinogenic to the developing world? The key is industry & government-backed lobbying on an international scale, with Canada at the helm.
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Zach Carter | Last night, Senate Republicans proved beyond any doubt that when it comes to the economy, they stand with Wall Street and against everybody else.
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Zach Carter | Congress returns from its April recess this week with financial reform at the top of its to-do list.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | You will be shocked, shocked to hear that a Blue Dog Democrat who made a career out of undermining his own party is sucker-punching them on his way out.