Pope John Paul students make a difference on mining legislation

October-15-10

Click above to read the article from Inside Toronto about John McKay's recent visit to Pope John Paul II S.S. to talk to students about The Responsible Mining Bill and other Development & Peace issues.

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Amnesty International Responds to Hill Times Article on C-300

October-14-10

Click above to read Amnesty International Secretary General Alex Neve's response to John Manley's (Canadian Council of Chief Executives) criticism's of The Responsible Mining Bill that appeared in the Hill Times Newspaper

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Irresponsible Mining Companies Hindered Canada's Security Council Bid

October-13-10

OTTAWA – After losing Canada’s bid for a Security Council seat at the United Nations, Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon was questioned by the media as to whether or not the federal government’s assistance to mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo was partly responsible for the failure...

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John McKay MP in The Hill Times

October-05-10

Click above to read John McKay's rebuttal in The Hill Times Newspaper to President of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives John Manley's criticisms of The Responsible Minig Bill (C-300).

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Bill C-300 Completes the First Hour of Report Stage Debate

September-21-10

On September 20th, 2010 the House of Commons heard the first hour of Report Stage Debate on Bill C-300 or the Responsible Mining Bill. Following this debate Bill C-300 only has one further hour of debate to go, before the critical Third Reading Vote at the end of October.

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John McKay's Speech Moving 3rd Reading of C-300

September-20-10

Click above to read John McKay's speech moving the 3rd and final reading of the Responsible Mining Bill in the House of Commons.

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John McKay MP Interviewed in Emmy Award-Nominated Documentary

August-26-10

John McKay MP was recently interviewed regarding his Responsible Mining Bill (C-300) in the now Emmy Award-nominated documentary Telenoche: Glaciers, The First Veto. The film explores accusations of how Canadian mining companies have interfered with the environmental policies of foreign governments. Click above for link.

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Professor Paul Collier of Oxford University Endorses C-300

August-14-10

Paul Collier, Professor of Economics at Oxford University, England, and author of The Bottom Billion & The Plundered Planet endorses John McKay's Responsible Mining Bill (C-300). Click above to read Professor Collier's letter of support.

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Third Reading Vote for the Responsible Mining Bill to take Place in the Fall

June-29-10

The date of the third reading vote is quickly approaching as the Responsible Mining Bill Continues to gather support.

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John McKay's "Responsible Mining Bill" Featured on CTV's W5

April-25-10

Follow the enclosed link to view the Saturday, April 17, 2010 edition of CTV's W5 featuring John Mckay MP and his Private Member's Bill C-300

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C-300 Buttons

April-23-10

Email your name and address to mckayj@parl.gc.ca or call (613) 992-1447 get a C-300 button (comes in small and large sizes).

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Government's Response to John McKay's Questions About the CSR Councillor

April-22-10

The government responds to questions from Hon. John McKay M.P. about the newly created Corporate Social Responsibility Councillor.

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Speech to Mining Industry Representatives Addressing Criticisms of C-300, April 15, 2010

April-16-10

Click to read the full test of the speech by Hon. John McKay PC, MP at the National Club in Toronto to mining industry representatives addressing their concerns regarding his private member's bill C-300 (the Responsible Mining Bill).

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C-300 Cartoon

February-05-10

Visit the Gallery to see more satirical cartoons about the industry's response to John McKay's Responsible Mining Bill (C-300). To submit your own, send it to mckayj@parl.gc.ca and it might get posted!

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John McKay M.P. on CBC's Power and Politics with Evan Solomon

February-02-10

John McKay M.P. talks about Bill C-300 on Power and Politics

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