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  • His favourite word is park.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 36.20% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Check out this cool map of #scarbto from 1880 #scarborough #toronto http://t.co/HTFgWLfXWf

Posted on Twitter Is this what fiscal responsibility and corporate social responsibility looks like? http://t.co/pXs5SKCf9W #cdnpoli #hw #csr

Posted on Twitter Mental Illness affects 1 in 5 Canadian families. Let's end the stigma. #BellLetsTalk

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Had a lovely time co-hosting several GTA schools visiting the Hill to mark the beginning of #blackhistorymonth2015 http://t.co/P2kuawfEmu

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his speech, and I share his skepticism with respect to whether we will have a thorough study in committee. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With respect to the Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor in the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development: (a) is the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to meteorological services: (a) what is the name, location and identifying number or code of each terrestrial Automated Weather Observing Station which has been ...

Voted No on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today, #LPC MPs are meeting in #LdnOnt to discuss jobs and growth for middle class families. #CdnPoli #bldgtheplan

Posted on Twitter Here's my latest in @HuffPostCanada: How is it that Norway is rich and we aren't? http://t.co/Hu0n2me0Nh #oil #cdnpoli #oilsands

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, according to the Prime Minister, it is crazy to keep his Copenhagen promises and regulate the oil and gas industry at any price per ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, there does seem to be a lot of Christmas spirit around here. In a moment of Christmas spirit, I am going to give colleagues ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank you both for your thoughtful and provocative presentations. I found them quite interesting. I was looking at the Library of ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Minister of the Environment must be very pleased with herself. Yesterday, her own department contradicted her assertion that we are on target to ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, another day, another time allocation motion. The hon. member said these now total some 84 motions. I am not keeping track because I have ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials I was thinking about what you were saying and thinking about the front-end sorting. It seems to me that if I look at how we've kind ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General's report says that Nutrition North is a mess. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs agrees with the Auditor General. The MLA for ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America It's interesting when applied to the Libyan conflict where the launch point of the airplanes was quite close relatively speaking, just on the other side of ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY, votes ... Merci, Chair. The environment commissioner was pretty critical of funding programs for species at risk. He said, “Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Parks Canada ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Just before I let you go, with regard to the anaerobic exercise, I was presented with a concept. This guy was going to set up a ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh ... Ethel, it's John McKay here. Nice to hear you're having a wonderful, productive life post-politics. I'm glad to see that you're working very hard on this ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Subject matter of Clauses 102 to 142 (Industrial Design Act), 174 to ... Chair, you'll be interested in knowing that due to the efforts of the Ontario government, Toronto has not had a smog day in two years, largely ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park and Order ... I support the amendment because it does give some parameters for agricultural activity. Currently, as clause 19 reads, it does not prevent the carrying out of ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Parliament should not be turned into 'armed fortress', says Liberal MP McKay Liberal MP John McKay, left, chats with Rev. Stephen Kirkegaard and Jane Sigen during the Scarborough-Guildwood community barbecue he held last month. McKay was evacuated from the House of Commons after gunshots were fired in Wednesday's fatal ...

Mentioned by BBC News Canada parliament shooting: MP heard 'pop, pop, pop' ... and was then chased by police into the building. Video footage taken inside parliament showed police ducking for cover, as a long burst of gunfire rang out. John McKay, an MP who was evacuated from the building, told reporters what happened.

Mentioned by BBC News Canada parliament shooting: MP heard 'pop, pop, pop' ... and was then chased by police into the building. Video footage taken inside parliament showed police ducking for cover, as a long burst of gunfire rang out. John McKay, an MP who was evacuated from the building, told reporters what happened.

Mentioned by Washington Post Parliament MP describes Canada shooting A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses said. John McKay, a member of parliament, describes what he heard. () ...

Mentioned by Washington Post Parliament MP describes Canada shooting A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses said. John McKay, a member of parliament, describes what he heard. () ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Liberal MP John McKay reflects on a sobering morning on Parliament Hill Liberal MP John McKay was not locked down with the rest of the Liberal caucus, and many MPs from all parties gathering for their regular Wednesday caucus meetings, when the alleged shooter entered the Centre Block of the Parliament buildings.

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-474 An Act respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public reporting of payments made by mining, oil and gas corporations to foreign governments