Why Conservation groups are fighting like the Dickens to keep Rouge Park lands out of federal hands
"Renewable Energy is the future and Harper is still betting on fossils" - Click above to read John's latest article in the Hill Times newspaper.
"One way or another, every one of us is about to start paying for climate change and its evil twin, extreme weather events. The Toronto Dominion Bank has compiled a list of the top 10 natural catastrophes since 2003. Cumulatively, the total cost is in excess of $6.2 Billion with the two biggest catastrophes happening last summer totalling more than $2.6 billion..." (click above to read more)
Press Release: Liberal MP John McKay skeptical of Government “action” on extractive industry transparency
'OTTAWA – The Government of Canada announced today that it has begun consultations on “mandatory reporting standards” for the extractive industry. In February 2013, MP John McKay tabled C-474 (the “Sunshine Bill”), which is modelled on the Cardin-Lugar amendment to the Dodd-Frank Act. It came into effect in the U.S. on September 1, 2013 and will make reporting mandatory for American extractive companies doing business outside of the U.S.' (click above for more)
Click above to read John's piece in Embassy News Magazine on the need for Canada to implement water conservation and protection strategies to address the growing demand for Canada's fresh water resources.
Click above to read John's article in iPolitics.ca on recent devastating cuts to Environment Canada made by the Conservative government.
Click bove to read John's Letter to the Editor published in Embassy Magazine on his private member's bill C-474, "The Sunshine Bill" which addresses corruption in the international extractive sector.
Click above to read John's latest article in the National Post on the Conservatives "sad" economic record, published March 7, 2014.
Click above to read CBC's feature on John McKay's "The Sunshine Bill," tackling corruption in the extractive industry. Link to video interview: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mp-john-mckay-resigned-to-glorious-death-of-mining-transparency-bill-1.2517581
Today in Question Period John McKay urged the government to ensure auto manufacturers in Ontario, who employ 93,000 workers, will be protected and get a fair deal as the Canadian government negotiates a free trade deal with South Korea.
Click above to read John McKay's latest article in iPolitics on the Conservative government's lack of action on climate change - and how taxpayers will end up on the hook for the bill.
Click above to read Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau's statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela.
Click above to read John's latest piece published in the Huffington Post.
Click above to read John's latest article on Climate Change published by the Huffington Post, "Harper's 5 Stages of Grief Over Climate Change"
Click above to read John's article published by the Huffington Post: "Harper Blames Canada's Climate Woes on...Wilfrid Laurier?"
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