The Economy: Government Spreads Fiscal Fairy Dust

June-08-06

Mr. Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to participate in the debate on the motion. It is an important motion and reflects a lot of thinking on the part of my colleague from Dartmouth. It reflects in some great measure his concern and abilities with respect to the post-education file.

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Constituents want Child Care Agreements Honoured

May-31-06

Mr. Speaker, like the two members before me, I too have a petition calling upon the government: first, provide provinces and territories with annual funds of at least $1.2 billion to build a high quality, accessible, affordable community-based child care system; and second, to ensure fair and effective income support programs for Canadian families.

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The Propaganda Bill - C-9

May-29-06

Mr. Speaker, the government would like to believe, notwithstanding the propagandists on the other side, that Canada is being inundated with crime and therefore we need to take extraordinary measures to deal with this scourge on our society. The truth, however, is far removed from the propaganda. The propaganda says that crime is up. The truth is that crime is down

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Crown Corporation Exposed

May-16-06

Mr. Speaker, the minister will know that Canada Post is pursing injunctions against a number of small Canadian businesses that are in the business of international re-mailing, some of which have been in business for 20 years. Thousands of employees will lose their jobs, hundreds of businesses will close and Canada will lose $150 million in business.

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The Budget: Politically Popular, Poor Public Policy

May-15-06

I do not know if anyone read the Globe and Mail this morning but there is an article by Norman Spector, a man who is hardly a great friend of the Liberal Party of Canada, having been Brian Mulroney's chief of staff and a former ambassador to Israel. Regardless of whether we agree or disagree with him, he is a noted commentator on the political scene in Canada.

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Response to Speech from the Throne

April-10-06

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Debate on Afghanistan

April-10-06

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Street Level: The Ottawa Manifesto

April-10-06

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Fire Safety Bill

November-25-05

John McKay M.P. speaks in the House of Commons on the necessity for fire safe cigarette regulations

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Bill C-271: Act to Amend Income Tax Act (Tuition Credit)

October-27-05

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Intergenerational Transfer of Farms: Motion M-225

October-20-05

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Bill C-66: Energy Costs Assistance Measures Act

October-19-05

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Amendment to Income Tax Act Regulations: Motion M-273

October-06-05

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

October-05-05

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An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Public Transportation)

September-28-05

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