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Robert MacDermid

Expert in municipal government and Canadian politics

Associate Professor

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies - Department of Political Science

N811, Ross - ROSS
Keele Campus
Phone (Office): (416)736-2100 Ext. 77298

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TVO - Civic institutions on Mute
National Post -‘Orgy of spending’ expected in lead up to federal election as political parties stockpile tens of millions
YouTube - Campaign finance research
National Post - Taxpayer-funded per-vote subsidy to federal political parties to top $266M before it is eliminated
Global News - Activists say developers wield too much influence in municipal elections
Simcoe - Outsiders looking in: what Barrie's new MPs can expect in Ottawa
The Globe and Mail - Hydro One players paid for exclusive access to Ontario cabinet ministers
Toronto Star - In democracy, as in life, sometimes less is more: Cohn
Toronto Star - Developer donations influence local election outcomes, study finds
The Globe and Mail - Pressure grows to hold Ontario Liberals to account on fundraising activities
CBC News - Banning corporate donations
CBC News - Municipal elections in 2018 may look very different for donations, ballots
Toronto Star - Wynne scraps private fundraisers with high rollers, urges rivals to do the same
Toronto Star - Ontario political leaders must work together to reform fundraising: Cohn
The Globe and Mail - Ontario Liberals held more than 90 cash-for-access fundraisers in two-year span
The Globe and Mail - Ontario campaign finance bill fails to address cash-for-access fundraisers
CBC News - Ontario political donations surge, plunge around key policy decisions, Radio-Canada finds
The Globe and Mail - Ontario campaign finance reforms don’t go far enough, critics say
York Region Media Group - King councillor salaries some of lowest in York Region


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