McKay's Rebuttal to Senator Segal's Criticisms of Bill C-293

January-09-08

John McKay, MP for Scarborough-Guildwood, Sets Out to Correct the Spurious Assertions Regarding McKay's Foreign Aid Private Member's Bill C-293 Made by Conservative Senator Hugh Segal in His Speech in the Senate last December

Read More

Fiddling with foreign aid

October-26-07

Tories' Pettiness Stalling Bill C-293 in the Senate

Read More

McKay's Foreign Aid Bill (C-293) Would Clean Up Canada's Dirty Development Accounting Practices

June-21-07

Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire is a Liberal senator and is sponsoring Bill C-293 in the Senate. In the Following opinion column, Senator Dallaire gets straight to the point on why the Senate cannot allow another opportunity to clean up Canada's foriegn aid mess to pass.

Read More

$7.7 Million Foreign Aid Cheque to the 'Celtic Tiger' Underscores Importance of Passing Bill C-293

June-19-07

The Republic of Ireland is fast becoming an economic powerhouse, yet the Department of Foreign Affairs still sees Ireland as a worthy recipient of $7.7 million worth of Canadian taxpayers money. It is this sort of unfocused aid that John McKay's Bill C-293 would correct.

Read More

John McKay sponsors Private Members’ Bill C-293

June-01-07

An Act respecting the provision of development assistance abroad. Here you will find a timeline of the bill as well as useful background documents. UPDATE: Bill is in the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee

Read More

Bill C-293 Senate Debate

June-01-07

Read More

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.

Read More

Bill C-293 Passed by an Overwhelming Majority

April-05-07

The bill has enjoyed enormous public support from Canadian MPs, development organizations and concerned individuals. The week prior to the vote, over ten thousand petitions collected from across the country were presented in the House in support of the bill.

Read More

Poverty Reduction Bill Receives Widespread Support in the House of Commons

March-29-07

Read More

Canada an `appalling laggard’ as Tories shun foreign aid bill: NDP

March-27-07

The Conservative government says it won’t honour a private member’s bill expected to pass the Commons this week that would refocus and better track billions of dollars in foreign aid.

Read More

3rd Reading Bill C-293

March-22-07

Pursuant to Standing Order 98 the recorded divisions are deferred until Wednesday, March 28 just before the time provided for private members' business.

Read More

Key NGO Websites

February-23-07

Here you will find a number of NGOs that may be of interest

Read More

Development Assistance Accountability Act Bill C-293 3rd Reading

February-20-07

"This bill has become personal to me because of my trip to Kenya with my colleagues in the House. I can still see the faces of the people who will be affected if this legislation passes." Hon. John McKay, M.P.

Read More

One World: Seeking Justice Through Faith and Policy

February-16-07

John McKay speaks on Bill C-293 at the MCC Conference in Ottawa.

Read More

The Face of Poverty

February-02-07

In January, Liberal MP Michael Savage, NDP MP Alexa McDonough, Conservative MP Bill Casey, and I travelled to Kenya with Results Canada, a national non-profit group that aims to coordinate concerned individuals to fight poverty, debilitating diseases and social inequalities.

Read More

Connect with John on:

you can keep up to date with John on these social networks

Latest Video
Watch John on:

CPAC - Canadian Public Affairs Channel

ParlVu - Bringing Parliament to your desktop