Canada’s lobbying and ethics laws a sad joke that favours corporations over ordinary people

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Canada’s lobbying and ethics laws are a sad joke. Loopholes and fatal flaws in the laws governing lobbyists at the federal level are tilted to favour big businesses with deep pockets.

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Canada’s lobbying and ethics laws are a sad joke. Loopholes and fatal flaws in the laws governing lobbyists at the federal level are tilted to favour big businesses with deep pockets.

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Duff Conacher, co-founder of Democracy Watch, says proposed changes to the rules that govern lobbyists are a step in the wrong direction. (Nick Iwanyshyn / Canada's National Observer)
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