As exemption requests grow, critics call for lobbying-ban changes
By Marco VigliottiJun. 15, 2016
Some support a sliding-scale system in which the length of the ban would correspond with the official's position and connections.
Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd said her office had seen an 'uptick' in exemption requests to the five-year lobbying ban for public office holders following the election campaign. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
As the lobbying commissioner sees a surge in requests from ex-public office holders for lobbying-ban exemptions, the Liberal government is fielding growing calls to reform associated legislation.
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