McKay Challenges Government to Support the Global Malaria Drug Subsidy

April-25-07

Over one million children alone die of malaria each year. A city the size or Ottawa dies annually. This is an enormous loss of human potential and I urge the government to support the global malaria drug subsidy. It is simple and it is cost effective.

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Conservatives turned Advantage Canada into Disadvantage Canada

April-18-07

These 3 polices (1) GST (2) Income Trusts and (3) interest deductibility are disastrous for Canada.

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McKay on the Income Tax Act

March-29-07

This is a Finance Minister and a Prime Minister run amok. Their budget was written by a pollster. If the “tax measure” doesn’t fit the 40% demographic, forget it, because they don’t care about the rest. This government is bad for people, it’s bad for provinces and its bad for business.

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McKay on the Budget

March-28-07

Did Canadians notice the abandonment of the second cut in the GST? It is pushed so far off into the future that we will need field glasses to see it from here to there.

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World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

March-22-07

Although TB is primarily a disease of poverty, it exists even in the wealthiest of countries, including Canada. Global mobilization is crucial. The theme of this year's TB Day is “TB anywhere is TB everywhere”. It is time that TB is nowhere.

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Engineers Without Borders - Petition: Official Development Assistance

March-22-07

In the petition that I am tabling, the petitioners request that Parliament enact legislation to ensure that all Canadian development assistance contributes to poverty reduction, takes into account the perspectives of the poor, and is consistent with Canada's human rights obligations.

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What was Harper Thinking About? Comments on the Anti-Terrorism Act

February-26-07

The Conservative government fails to make a case. Let the clauses Sunset

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The Conservatives' Incompetence, Incoherence and Idiotic Publc Policy.

February-15-07

The figure of $25 billion represents the biggest single loss to unit holders and shareholders on a Canadian stock exchange in one day. The figure of $5 billion represents the cost of a one per cent reduction in the GST. The figure of $0.5 billion represents the alleged tax leakage from income trusts.

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McKay in Question Period on The Economy

November-28-06

Will the Conservative government keep its hands off Canadian pension funds?

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Resurging Violence in Sri Lanka, November 20, 2006

November-20-06

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Bill C-25: Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

November-10-06

An Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and the Income Tax Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

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Student Exchange Program Axed

November-01-06

For the last 11 years, this program has provided opportunities for 1,200 students each year to gain valuable work experience in another part of the country.

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John speaks on Bill C-28: Budget Implementation Act, 2006, No. 2

October-27-06

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Rural Mail Delivery

June-09-06

It was moved that the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities should use his power to direct Canada Post to maintain traditional rural mail delivery and protect public safety when rural constituents are required to collect mail at designated group mailbox locations, long distances from their homes.

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McKay to Vote Against Criminal Code Bill C-10

June-09-06

Mr. Speaker, I am going to let the House in on a little secret. I will be voting against Bill C-10. The bill is one of the dumbest pieces of legislation ever to hit the floor of the House. It is absolutely dumb.

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