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Lobbyists could have wings clipped by court decision

  • March 27, 2009
  • David Baker
  • Comments Off on Lobbyists could have wings clipped by court decision

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. » Read the rest