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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Mental Health Mr. Speaker, one in five Canadians is affected by some form of mental illness. That means that in this chamber, 60 or more members or families ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, it seems to be the order of the day that we speak extemporaneously, and I will do my best to do so. I want ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, as you know, Bill C-474 is the only vote that is up for tonight. It does seem like a misallocation of resources to call ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, as predicted by previous IPCC reports, Canada will continue to experience more and more extreme weather events, such as we have witnessed in Calgary, ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin This brings me to the second question. I would like to get both Mr. Sweetnam's and your comments on this. Basically, you said that Superior, Erie, ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I took the liberty of notifying the minister that I would be asking a question on the IPCC report in order to relieve her ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the IPCC released its latest report on climate change today. It shows that mitigation efforts are failing and that adaptation efforts have to begin ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge Park Mr. Speaker, this week was the 24th anniversary of the announcement of the Rouge Park by the Government of Ontario. The creation of the park was ...

Spoke in the House on Transparency of Payments Made by Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations to Foreign Governments Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the House for the opportunity to give a final summary of this debate. I want to thank all of my colleagues for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Okay. Dr. Ridal, your presentation ends with public engagement. One of the things that's true in Ontario in particular is that around lakes there's a 66-foot ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Chair. Mr. Murphy, you certainly got everyone's attention when you talked about arsenic coming down the system. I was up in Yellowknife a few ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Chair, for that seven minutes and 15 seconds. Thank you, all, for your presentations here. Our ambassador in Washington, Mr. Doer, recently said that ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Yes, it's truthful but not comforting. Second, with your invasive species issue, I agree with you on the Asian carp. That's a pretty serious issue, and ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin I just want to endorse the comment that Mr. Forbes made about the friends of various basins, rivers, watersheds, and things of that nature. They are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Election of Chair and Election of Vice-Chairs In light of the change in the composition of the committee, I wonder whether we should make changes with respect to questions as well, because we've ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Ecolog.com (subscription) Petitions call for Canada to create independent watchdog for overseas mining ... The petitions were introduced in Parliament during the week of January 27, 2014 by MP Mike Wallace, who represents Burlington, Ontario; Montreal-based MP Alexandre Boulerice, and Scarborough-area MP John McKay. “The petitioners are appalled by the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP John McKay resigned to 'glorious death' of mining transparency bill Liberal MP John McKay will finally get his chance to stand in the House of Commons Friday to debate his private member's bill calling for Canadian mining, oil and gas companies to be more financially transparent and disclose payments made to foreign ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Climate Change Reveals Cracks in Conservative Caucus Peter Braid's recent display of independent thinking might signal the beginning of the end of tight message control for the Harper Government™. Hon. John McKay is the Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Guildwood and the Liberal Party Environment ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Mulcair's environmental policies questionable, says Liberal MP McKay Mulcair's supporters may think that incoherence is preferable to Harper's indifference but neither are good choices for Canadians. Liberal MP John McKay represents Scarborough-Guildwood, Ont., and is his party's environment critic. news@hilltimes.com

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 35b and 50b under JUSTICE ... We're basically asked to engage in an exercise in suspended belief about how these cigarettes end up in the hands of criminal organizations, and aboriginal peoples ...

Mentioned by Oshawa Express Ethanol plant threat looms Liberal MP John McKay and Senator Art Eggleton toured the area where the proposed ethanol plant could be built. It is located near Second Marsh. By Lindsey Cole/The Oshawa Express. Despite no action on the Gifford Hill farmland when it comes to ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Final federal riding boundary changes made for Scarborough Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay, a Liberal, was pleased, arguing he had been “sideswiped” by the second proposal. “Any MP's going to defend his riding and I think we mounted a pretty vigorous defence,” he said. Scarborough-Agincourt Jim ...

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

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