Revised lobbyists’ code: solutions in search of problems
The existing Lobbyists' Code of Conduct has served Canada well by ensuring clear and logical rules that bolster one of the most ethical and transparent lobbying regimes in the world.
Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger, pictured. GRIC and PAAC encourage the OCL to detail precisely which ongoing, real-world problems the proposed change will address. Without these explanations, we are left with a feeling that the draft code offers solutions in search of problems, write Jason Kerr and Alex Greco. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade