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Five-year ban on lobbying excessive, say former political staffers

The Federal Accountability Act, a cornerstone campaign commitment of the Harper Conservatives, introduced a five-year ban on lobbying activities for 'designated public office holders' after they left their Hill jobs.

Tight squeeze: Liberal staff, some Hill media, and other politicos, including lobbyists, gathered for a 'Wonderful Wednesday' at D'Arcy McGees Pub on Sparks Street on Nov. 4, 2015, the day the new Liberal cabinet was sworn in. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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