Tuesday, February 13, 2007
The Liberal Opposition has a plan that could return as much as two thirds of the losses suffered by investors in the wake of the Conservatives' broken promise on income trusts, Liberal Opposition Leader Stéphane Dion and Finance Critic John McCallum said today.
Friday, February 02, 2007
In January, Liberal MP Michael Savage, NDP MP Alexa McDonough, Conservative MP Bill Casey, and I travelled to Kenya with Results Canada, a national non-profit group that aims to coordinate concerned individuals to fight poverty, debilitating diseases and social inequalities.
Monday, January 22, 2007
While the suffering played a major part of their trip, Liberal MP John McKay said hope and potential were equally evident amongst these Kenyans. "From the absolutely remarkable people that we've met, to the people who won't survive another day. That was our trip this week. Bouncing back from hope to despair," said McKay, who is pushing through a private member's bill in parliament which would focus Canada's official development assistance on poverty alleviation. McKay said this trip to Kenya allowed him to see the people and the programs that his bill, C-293, would actually affect.
Thursday, January 18, 2007
John McKay, M.P., has been chosen to serve the Liberal Caucus in the key role of Chair of Caucus Committee on Economic Prosperity. Mr. McKay is also a Member of Dion's new Priorities and Planning Committee which will be chaired by Mr. Dion and Deputy Leader Michael Ignatieff. Mr. McKay is the former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and a long-standing member of the Finance committee.
Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Christians in Parliament talk about their calling into politics
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
The Conservative party and its critic were either incompetent or they made their promise knowing full well the consequences of their rashness. To blame it on structural faults is just plain nonsense.
Thursday, October 19, 2006
A direct link to read the Bill in full detail.
Saturday, September 23, 2006
Centennial College tree planting extravaganza a hugh success! John was a sponsor of the event and "dug in" with the students and other volunteers.
Thursday, July 27, 2006
Liberal Critic for Crown Corporations John McKay learned recently that Canada Post has abandoned its plan to hike international shipping costs for non-paper items.
Monday, July 24, 2006
John McKay discusses difficulties inherent in Canada Post's plan to introduce its new 'light packet' mailing service
Friday, June 09, 2006
Liberal Rural Affairs Critic Robert Thibault today demanded the Conservative government act immediately to resume mail delivery on rural routes across the country.
Friday, September 30, 2005
All cigarettes manufactured or imported for sale in Canada must now meet the new national standard intended for ignition propensity which will reduce the risk of fire.