House of Commons photo

Track John

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • His favourite word is park.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister scored a rare double-double last week. He managed to damage both the economy and the environment. By betting on Congress rather ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to any contracting paid for by the budgets of each Minister's Office since May 1, 2011, what are the details of all contracts over ...

Spoke in the House on Terry Kelly Mr. Speaker, I regret to inform the House of the passing of Terry Kelly, from Oshawa, last month. I first met Terry when he offered me ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, to pick up on what the hon. member just said, we actually do have to account for the absurd catastrophic experience, which is why ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have been here for a good part of the day, listening to this debate, and I want to congratulate colleagues on their largely ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter On Sunday I attended the memorial for the Coptic Christians brutally murdered by ISIS terrorists. Never forget. http://t.co/8hVbjebDCS

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Snapped this pic at a lunch on the Hill this week. Is this sign referring to the food or to the House of Commons? https://t.co/3FoDe8iE4r

Spoke in the House on Climate Change Accountability Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciated the parliamentary secretary's recitation of his talking points. I think I have heard them about a dozen times before. They are in ...

Posted on Twitter First Canadian maple leaf flag to fly over the Peace Tower on February 15, 1965. http://t.co/LR8jaU3XVb

Posted on Twitter Today I spoke in support of free democratic elections in Bangladesh and against extra-judicial killings #humanrights http://t.co/DGGLvP3KTJ

Posted on Twitter Proud to join @TorontoPolice officers last week for @MornelleCourt Safe Walk program! @PCArsenault http://t.co/y2wJ2tVAu6

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Great to watch my friend @IrwinCotler honoured last night w/ inaugural @LawsocietyLSUC Human Rights Award. Congrats! http://t.co/UF6OPs0Atc

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Job Creation Mr. Speaker, the misquotes being attributed to the leader of the Liberal Party border on urban legend. I would offer the opportunity for the hon. member ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, five years ago, the government set up a bogus corporate social responsibility office to deflect criticism of its own inaction. It was mandated to ...

Three months ago

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 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 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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.

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