Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Click above to read John's question in Question Period on the Conservative government's failure to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions, cauing U.S. President Obama to hesitate on the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
On Wednesday, August 22, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau named John McKay the Liberal Party Critic for the Environment. Tell us what you think the Liberal Party's priorities on the environment should be! Send your thoughts and ideas to email@example.com. Click above to read the press release from Justin Trudeau.
Liberals raise concerns about handling of Delisle spy case – call for improved Parliamentary oversight
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Liberal Public Safety Critic Francis Scarpaleggia M.P., Defence Critics Senator Roméo Dallaire and John McKay M.P., and Foreign Affairs Critic Bob Rae today voiced their deep concern about the Delisle spy case after media reports recounted the frustration of the FBI over the handling of the case by Canadian officials. Click above to read more.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Bob Rae called on the Conservatives to take serious action against human rights violations in Sri Lanka.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
John McKay took the Defence Minister to task in question period over the Conservative proposal to cut soldiers danger pay which they receive for their hard work while in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Click above to read John McKay's question to the Minister of Defence in Question Period on mismanagement of the Department of Defence.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Click above to read John McKay's statement in the House of Commons praising outgoing Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page who has exposed numerous examples of Conservative fiscal mismanagement.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Click above to listen to John's speech in the House of Commons on the Liberal Party's history of running balanced budgets while growing the economy and creating jobs.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
During the federal election, Stephen Harper said, “We’ve been very clear. We’re not going to cut the rate of increase in transfers for healthcare, education and pensions. That is job number one.” Now the Conservatives are cutting OAS. Click above to print the petition to tell the Conservatives to reverse the cuts. Petitions with 25 signatures or more will be submitted to the House of Commons.
Thursday, June 07, 2012
Click above to read John McKay's speech supporting Liberal Finance Critic Scott Brison's motion calling on Parliament to tackle the issue of growing income inequality in Canada.
Monday, June 04, 2012
"It is all part of a disturbing larger agenda to silence dissent, and delegitimize anyone who has opinions contrary to Conservative orthodoxy. Unfortunately ad hominem viciously personal attacks are a very effective means of silencing those who have the courage to speak out." Click above to read more.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
On April 24th, 2012 John McKay MP delivered a speech in the House of Commons alleging the Conservative government knowingly misled Parliament and Canadians on the true costs of the F-35 jets. Click above to read the full transcript.
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
John McKay questions the Conservative goverment after the Auditor General for Canada released a scathing report blasting the mishandling of the F35 purchase and saying that Parliament and Canadians were misled on the true costs to taxpayers. Also enclosed: link to the AG's full report.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
John caught up with Lt. General Charles Bouchard who commanded the NATO allied forces in Libya at the Conference of Defence Associations Conference on Defence & Security, Feb. 23, 2012, and presented him with a copy of his statement in the House of Commons praising his leadership during the mission. Click above to read the text and visit the Gallery for the photo.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Click above to read John McKay's editorial against the Conservative Party's plans to raise the age of eligibility for OAS.