John McKay appeared on a panel discussion alongside the Conservative Party's James Moore and Thomas Mulcair of the NDP on Don Newman's 'Politics' program on CBC Newsworld on Tuesday, January 22, 2008. The panel discussed the Conservative government's mishandling of the Canadian economy, and the negative consequences its incompetence has had particularly for the crisis affecting Ontario's manufacturing sector.
As the problems that plague Canada's main agency responsible for foreign aid continue to become more widely known with the release of the Manley Report, McKay's Bill C-293 (the Better Aid Bill) is attracting greater media coverage
As it gets closer to becoming law, John McKay's Private member's Bill C-293 is attracting attention from local media in Scarborough
The desperate situation currently underway in Kenya emphasizes the need for increased foreign aid to that troubled land, and for the streamlining of Canada's overseas development assistance that would take place with the passage in Parliament of McKay's private member's Bill C-293
As Conservative Senators Continue to Practice their Tactics of Delay and Diversion to Thwart Passage of McKay's Better Aid Bill, C-293, Concerned Citizens are Speaking Out to Express Support for the Bill
The repetition in your editorial of all the reprehensible acts committed by the LTTE misses the main point of the vigil and for my attendance at the event: to urge Canadian sympathizers of both parties to this conflict to pressure those in their homeland to resume the peace negotiations, so that increased violence and more deaths in that troubled country can be avoided.
Mr. Thamilselvan's death casts doubt on the Sri Lankan government's commitment to peace. Yet its conflict with the Tamil Tigers will not be resolved through military force. Unfortunately, the National Post's editorial ignored this fact.
Bill C-293 Stalled in the Senate until Parliament Resumes in September.
DOWNLOAD PETITION! We, the undersigned residents of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada: to acknowledge that their financial justification for imposing the tax was flawed; to apologize to Canadians who were unfairly harmed by their reckless broken promise; and to repeal the 31.5% tax on Income Trusts.
Taken together, these policies are downright disastrous in their potential impact on this country’s economy.
“This campaign of deliberately misrepresenting the facts to fit their own partisan ideology has been going on since day one. They’ve said if you question our mission in Afghanistan, you’re a bad patriot. They’ve said they support gun control, but they’ve been systemically dismantling the gun registry by stealth. They’ve said if you fight for environmental responsibility, you’re going to ruin Canada.
Sometimes stories do have happy endings … On March 27, 2007, Sharif became a Canadian citizen.
The Minister's own poll on his website suggests that most Canadians find no benefits in the 2007 budget. The results which were not in the Minister's favour were subsequently taken down from the website.
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