John McKay

Your member of parliament for


Scarborough-Guildwood

John McKay

Your member of parliament for


Scarborough-Guildwood

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My Private Members' Business

John McKay has introduced four Private Member’s Bills during his time in office. The details of ech bill can be found by clicking on the corresponding text or by scrolling down.

Under each section you will find:

C-293

Official Development Assistance Accountability Act

C-260

Amendment to Hazardous Products Act (fire-safe cigarettes)

C-300

Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act

C-474

Transparency of Payments Made by Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations to Foreign Governments Act

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C-293

 

Official Development Assistance Accountability Act

The Official Development Assistance Accountability Act, Bill C-293, was introduced and underwent its first reading in the House of Commons in May 2006. The “Better Aid Bill,” introduced by Hon. John McKay, makes poverty reduction central to Canadian development assistant. It takes into account the perspectives of the poor and is consistent with Canadian values, foreign policy and international human rights standards. Once it passed through the House of Commons, the Bill was introduced into the Senate by Hon. Roméo Dallaire in March 2007. After successful debate, the Better Aid Bill received Royal Assent on May 29, 2008.

Read the text of Official Development Assistance Accountability Act .

Click on the links below to access statements and news articles on Bill C-293.