MPs need to stop changing their unethical ethics code behind closed doors
The public has a clear right to know how each MP is voting on any proposed changes, and whether the committee is even having a serious discussion of the many unethical flaws and loopholes in their ethics code.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters before the Liberal caucus meeting in West Block on Feb. 16. When governments, political parties, and politicians see that the media does not think an issue or policy-making process is newsworthy, they know they will face little public accountability for making bad decisions, writes Duff Conacher. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade