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John McKay on CIDA: No business? Then no charity for you

December-12-12

Click above to read John's article in the National Post about Canada's foreign aid spending and the Conservative's new aid priority: "Poor people are out, businesses are in."

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John McKay Delivers Speech on his "Better Aid Bill at the United Nations

July-06-12

Read John McKay's op ed published on iPolitics.ca in advance of his speech at the United Nations 2012 Development Cooperation Forum of the Economic and Social Council in New York City

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Lawsuit Launched over Government's Failure to Implement the Better Aid Bill

January-06-12

A Canadian lawyer has launched a lawsuit against the Conservative government over their failure to adhere to the guidelines laid out in Liberal MP John McKay's Private Members Bill, C-293 or the Better Aid Bill.

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Speaker Milliken Rules that CIDA Minister May Have Misled House

March-14-11

On March 9th, 2011 the Speaker of the House of Commons ruled in favour of MP John McKay’s point of privilege alleging that the Minister of International Cooperation was in contempt of the House after it came to light that she may have knowingly misled Parliament. Read more...

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EFC's Don Hutchinson on John McKay's Public Service

November-09-10

Click above to read the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada's Don Hutchinson's article praising John McKay's various contributions to Canadian public life, including his latest effort, the Responsible Mining Bill.

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John McKay Decries Conservative Cuts to CCIC

October-26-10

Click above to read John McKay's criticisms of the government cuts to the Canadian Council for International Cooperation, whose funding was ended because they criticized the Harper government.

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CCIC Review of the Conservative's 2nd ODA Report

October-26-10

Click above to read the Canadian Council for International Cooperation's review of the Conservative Government's latest Official Development Assistance Report which falls far short of fulfilling the mandate John McKay's Better Aid Bill.

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A Time to Act

June-03-10

Click above to read the Canadian Council for International Cooperation's report on the Conservative government's failure to implement John McKay's "Better Aid Bill" (unanimously passed by Parliament in May, 2008) which would bring greater transparency to Canadian foreign aid.

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"Balancing the Budget on the Backs of the Poor"

March-18-10

Hon. John McKay MP responds to Budget 2010 in the House of Commons, March 12, 2010.

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Invitation to a Roundtable on Canada’s Role in International Development Hosted by Liberal Party International Cooperation Critic Glen Pearson MP and John McKay MP

January-29-10

The Roundtable will feature panel discussions from foreign policy and development experts on the future role of Canada in International Development

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Hon. John McKay P.C., M.P. on Ian Smillie’s “It’s High Time for a Minister Who Understands the Role of Aid” (Globe & Mail, January 8, 2010)

January-29-10

"As we approach the Liberal Party’s International Development Roundtable on the Hill (February 2nd, 2010) it seems appropriate to comment on Ian Smillie’s recent article It’s High Time for a Minister Who Understands the Role of Aid (Globe & Mail, January 8, 2010) which was bang on. Unfortunately, the situation is actually much worse and ultimately a disgrace to our nation..." (click above to read more)

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Speech on C-293 at the Queen's U. Foreign Policy Conference

November-14-09

Hon. John McKay P.C., M.P. speech at the Queen's University Foreign Policy Conference on the government's failure to implement C-293, Saturday, November 7, 2009

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First-ever aid report a 'slap in the face'

October-13-09

Hon. John McKay PC, MP featured in Embassy Newspaper on the Minister of International Cooperation's report on the implementation of Bill C-293.

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John McKay Questions Minister on ODA Report

October-09-09

Hon. John McKay PC, MP questions International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda in the House of Commons on the failure of the government to implement the provisions of C-293.

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Hon. John McKay PC, MP Speech to the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation on Bill C-293 - Canmore, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2009

September-21-09

Hon. John McKay PC, MP speech at the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation AGM on the government's delayed implementation of his Private Members' Bill C-293, now The Development Assistance Accountability Act.

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