Click above to read John's article in the latest edition of the Embassy News Magazine's Defence Policy Briefing issue.
Read John's article on the importance of tackling the issue of mental illness in Esprit de Corps military magazine.
Click above to read John McKay's article in the Conference of Defence Associations Magazine Volume 17, Number 2 on the future of the Canadian Forces.
Click above to read John McKay's latest op-ed in iPolitics.ca on the Conservative government's attempts to silence its critics.
VANCOUVER – On Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Hon. John McKay P.C., M.P., Liberal Critic for Defence, toured the Veterans Transition Program at the University of British Columbia. The program specializes in supporting soldiers and veterans experiencing operational stress injuries (OSIs) such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Click above to read John's response to the Globe & Mail's Lawrence Martin on the topic of faith and politics in Canada entitled "Harper’s ideology has little to do with his faith"; published in iPolitics on August 16, 2012
Read John McKay's op ed published on iPolitics.ca in advance of his speech at the United Nations 2012 Development Cooperation Forum of the Economic and Social Council in New York City
"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.
Click above to read John McKay's recent op-ed on the Conservatives halding of the F-35 purchase, published by Postmedia News.
After a request from John McKay MP the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) announced they will be re-calculating the cost to taxpayers of the F-35 fighter jet after the Auditor General revealed that the Conservatives misled Canadians by concealing the real cost. See enclosed for John McKay's letter to the PBO, the PBO letter to DND and the Liberal press release.
Click above to read John McKay's statement in the House of Commons commending Lt. General Charles Bouchard on October 27, 2011.
A mining watchdog agency that was supposed to hold Canadian companies accountable for their actions overseas has done little to protect communities abroad, critics say.
Embassy Magazine Editor Jim Creskey praises John McKay's efforts to improve Canada's reputation by advocating for improved human rights in the mining industry with his "Responsible Mining Bill." Click above to read the article
Click above to read Liberal Party Leader Bob Rae's statement on the passing of Parliamentarian Jack Layton.
Click above to read John McKay's statment on the VIA service at Guildwood Sation and letter to VIA officials. Officials confirm that no services will be affected at this time.
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