Conservative Attack on Charities "chilling," writes John McKay

June-04-12

"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.

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John McKay MP Appeals to House Speaker to Find Conservatives in Contempt

April-26-12

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.

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John McKay Questions Tories in Question Period over the Auditor General 's F35 Report

April-04-12

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.

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John with Lt. General Charles Bouchard, Commander of NATO forces in Libya

February-23-12

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.

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There is No OAS Crisis in Canada

February-17-12

Click above to read John McKay's editorial against the Conservative Party's plans to raise the age of eligibility for OAS.

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F35 Pilots to be Trained in Florida?

January-19-12

John McKay MP questions the government over news that F35 pilots will be trained in Florida and not in Canada, as the Conservative government had assured.

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Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner's Christmas Poem

December-20-11

Click to watch Rodger Cuzner, Liberal MP from Nova Scotia, deliver his humorous take on this Parliamentary session.

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Praise for Gerry Vandezande

November-29-11

John McKay offers his praise for the late Gerald Vandezande in the House of Commons, founder of Citizens for Public Justice, recipient of the Order of Canada and native of Scarborough.

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John McKay calls for Plan B on F35s

November-15-11

John McKay called on the Conservatives in Question Period to come up with a Plan B after U.S. Defence Secretary says they may have to scale back F35 program due to budget cuts.

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Speech on House of Commons Debate on Coptic Christians in Egypt

November-02-11

Click above to read John McKay's speech in the House of Commons on Coptic Christians in Egypt on October 27, 2011.

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SO31 Statement in the House of Commons on Lt. General Charles Bouchard

November-02-11

Click above to read John McKay's statement in the House of Commons commending Lt. General Charles Bouchard on October 27, 2011.

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John McKay's Speech on Suicide Prevention

October-26-11

Watch John McKay;s moving speech in the House of Commons on the Liberal Party's Motion on a National Suicide Prevention Strategy on October 4th, 2011. The Motion passwed with near unanimous consent.

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John McKay takes the Tories to task on F-35s

September-22-11

John McKay takes the Conservative government to task for failing to keep the costs for the F-35 jets under control, putting in jeopardy funding for other critical armed forces services like Canada's Navy.

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John McKay Speech on the NATO Mission in Libya

June-14-11

Click above to read John's speech in the House of Commons as the Liberal Party Critic for Defence on Canada's participation in the mission in Libya.

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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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