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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

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.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Major Robert Firlotte Mr. Speaker, two years ago I had the honour of presenting Major Robert Firlotte with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Sadly, last month he passed away. ...

Didn't vote on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Scotia Bank Marathon 3:17 4th in category,Boston qualified,Dad bragging, run Caitlin Mckay run you go girl.

This week

Posted on Twitter Had a great time this afternoon celebrating the 50th Anniversary of @StUrsulatcdsb! Congratulations! @TCDSB http://t.co/gEGcQcmGnD

Posted on Twitter This must be the ultimate Scarborough selfie http://t.co/OHcb32wyvT #ScarbTO #selfie

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks @BKDuguid & @UTSC for a great tour of the fabulous #TPASC! An amazing facility for Scarborough! @tpascentre http://t.co/qAJfEpPgaG

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Ann Buller & #CentennialCollege on another brilliant & innovative project! @CentennialEDU #Groundbreaking http://t.co/ULZ241gYos

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Fall ... Thank you, Chair. I wanted to go to chapter 2, recommendation 2.50, with respect to the Canada-Alberta implementation plan, where it says, “...with due consideration for ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment There seems to be some enthusiasm for the question, Mr. Speaker. The environment commissioner, however, says that federal departments have made unsatisfactory progress in the areas ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this morning the environment commissioner stated that “the federal regulatory approach was unlikely...to meet the 2020 Copenhagen target”. We also learned that the Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, there are not that many times in the life of a parliamentarian when we get to speak on the issue of sending men and ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Chair. Listening to you, sir, I just wanted to crawl into some hidey-hole and pack it in. Now, what brought you here was the ...

Spoke in the House on Eid al-Adha Mr. Speaker, I rise today to wish Eid Mubarak to all Muslims across Canada and throughout the world celebrating the end of Eid al-Adha. I have ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I am thankful to my colleagues. I am sure that members will be much more enlightened and informed by the comments the member for ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I suppose there is some possibility that since June 19 members do not remember what profound wisdom I shared with the chamber. On the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I too have a petition on the Rouge Park from literally hundreds of people who live in and around the Rouge Park. They want ...

Posted on Twitter If you largely ignore the UN, the UN largely ignores you, @pmharper. #cdnpoli http://t.co/fwXiy27OQ5

Two months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay hosts community barbecue Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay is hosting his annual community barbecue in the riding on Saturday, Sept. 6. The barbecue will be at the Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough and will run from noon to 3 p.m.. For members of the community hoping ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Okay. The second point is with regard to the excise tax. Your big thing is to get.... Now, it seems to me that the excise tax ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks to each one of you. I'm just trying to get my head around the notion of cutting down a tree and ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Mr. Cardinal, I've just been looking at you on Google, and I'd encourage colleagues to look at Mr. Cardinal on Google. Some of the buildings you ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... Thank you. For the benefit of Mr. Sopuck, I recommend him reading the Insurance Bureau of Canada's policy report, which is where I was getting my ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Bill C-31removes the requirement to use a trademark before it can be registered and the owner can be given exclusive rights. Canadian Chamber of Commerce has ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada John McKay Apologizes To Justin Trudeau For 'Bozo Eruption' Remark John McKay apologized Tuesday after the release of a secretly recorded conversation in which the Toronto MP says he initially thought the Liberal leader's edict on abortion was "a bozo eruption" — something blurted out without thinking. On the recording ...

Mentioned by Canada.com Liberal MP John McKay secretly taped saying Justin Trudeau had 'bozo eruption ... TORONTO — Toronto Liberal MP John McKay was heard on a tape recording criticizing party leader Justin Trudeau over his edict that prospective MPs must follow the party's pro-choice position on abortion. McKay says on a recording obtained by CTV News ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to operate at a bit of a disadvantage since I'm not a regular member of this, Chair. I was interested ...

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