Lobbyists could have wings clipped by court decision
- March 27, 2009
- David Baker
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On March 12th of this year, the Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled in an important case launched by Bakerlaw and its client Democracy Watch that Canada’s Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct should prohibit a lobbyist from doing anything to create a private interest for a public office holder that may compete with that public office holder’s public duty.
PublicValues.ca, a news organization that reports on privatization and the preservation of public services, today reported on the case. Click here to read the full story on the PublicValues.ca website and learn more.