Click above to read John McKay's article in the Vancouver Sun, the Calgary Heral and the Montreal Gazette on the Delisle spy case.
Liberals raise concerns about handling of Delisle spy case – call for improved Parliamentary oversight
Liberal Public Safety Critic Francis Scarpaleggia M.P., Defence Critics Senator Roméo Dallaire and John McKay M.P., and Foreign Affairs Critic Bob Rae today voiced their deep concern about the Delisle spy case after media reports recounted the frustration of the FBI over the handling of the case by Canadian officials. Click above to read more.
John McKay took the Defence Minister to task in question period over the Conservative proposal to cut soldiers danger pay which they receive for their hard work while in Afghanistan.
Click above to read John McKay's question to the Minister of Defence in Question Period on mismanagement of the Department of Defence.
Click above to read John McKay's editorial in the Toronto Star about Canada's role in Mali.
Click above to read John McKay's article in Postmedia News on the Conservative government's handling of the situation in Mali.
Click above to read John's article in the latest edition of the Embassy News Magazine's Defence Policy Briefing issue.
Click above to read John's Remembrance Day Message which appeared in this month's Esprit de Corps magazine.
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.
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.
Watch John McKay's question to the Prime Minister over why the Conservatives misled Canadians on the true costs and details of the F-35 purchase.
Click above to read John McKay's recent op-ed on the Conservatives halding of the F-35 purchase, published by Postmedia News.
On April 24th, 2012 John McKay MP delivered a speech in the House of Commons alleging the Conservative government knowingly misled Parliament and Canadians on the true costs of the F-35 jets. Click above to read the full transcript.
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.
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