Loophole-filled, weakly enforced lobbying and ethics laws a sad joke
The key question is: will a critical mass of MPs in the current minority Parliament situation work together to pass a bill to finally clean up this unethical mess?
Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger is pictured ahead of a December 2017 House Ethics Committee meeting. The committee has called for the Lobbying Act to do away with the 20 per cent rule for a decade, writes Duff Conacher. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade