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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter This morning, I met with Canada's Chief negotiator for COP20, Peru's ambassador and @CANRACCanada #cdnpoli #climate http://t.co/kjL1VUExEs

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted No on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is customary for members to stand and say it gives them great pleasure to enter into this debate and so on, but in ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Tune into @CPAC_TV right now to catch my speech on Bill C-40, The Rouge Park Act #hw #cdnpoli

This week

Spoke in the House on Adoption Awareness Mr. Speaker, November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Sadly, there are 30,000 Canadian children and youth in foster care awaiting adoption. Canada is a signatory to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter What price transparency? $800 check to the Conservative Party. No donation, no update, no questions http://t.co/ONqg9PUNJk #cdnpoli #hw

Posted on Twitter Conservative taxpayers with an extra $800 get to hear how Bay Street Joe will spend our money 1st http://t.co/HBmBIJXRtI #cdnpoli #hw

Posted on Twitter Give the CPC $800 and you get the privilege of hearing the Fiscal Update. Opposition MPs need not apply. http://t.co/HBmBIJXRtI #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the United States is going to meet its 2020 Copenhagen targets. The Government of Canada, however, is not going to meet its 2020 Copenhagen ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Catch me on Power&Politics at 6:20 with @evansolomoncbc cc:@PnPCBC We are discussing climate change agreements (or lack thereof) #cdnpoli

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census) Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for his efforts in putting together the bill. It is quite commendable. I recollect that a few ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, according to DND's annual report, the department missed 60 of its performance targets. That is six, zero. Half of all government procurements are hopelessly ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government communications since May 30, 2014: (a) for each press release containing the phrase “Harper government” issued by any government department, agency, office, ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, yesterday at a press conference with President Hollande, the Prime Minister added as a point of information that Canada had reduced its emissions from ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park Prior to this bill being tabled, there was a discussion chaired by the Honourable Peter Kent, then the Minister of Environment. The discussion paper went to ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park Thank you to each one of you for your contribution here. I want to tone down the false food fight a bit and see whether we ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America You saved the best for last, didn't you? It's been an interesting discussion, and I thank you both. I want to ask you a question about ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park You seem to be comfortable. They don't seem to be quite so comfortable. But we'll put that aside for the time being. I want to address ...

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 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.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal MP reflects on terrifying moments on Parliament Hill Liberal MP John McKay choked back emotion Wednesday morning, after witnessing first-hand as Parliament's routine was shattered by a gunman who stormed the Centre Block building before being shot dead by the House Commons sergeant-at-arms.

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials The reason I ask is that the Ontario government has been on a campaign—rightly so, in my judgment—about distracted driving, so I bought some earbuds. These ...

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