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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 60% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter With my MP colleagues Salma Z Gary A. Minister Duguid and municipal councilors looking at Mayor's Scarborough trans… https://t.co/gHivgEI9H4

Posted on Twitter Mayor Tory makes the excellent case for Scarborough transit https://t.co/CTs4Gb4Pef

This week

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Discussing need to est. ombudsperson to investigate #Humanrightsviolations connected to Cdn mining companies abroad… https://t.co/wMl0MJgohc

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter A few highlights from yesterdays Scarborough Subway Transit townhall https://t.co/rTpCEFmTZM

Posted on Twitter A few highlights from yesterdays Scarborough Subway Transit townhall https://t.co/BZ3dsnZ2Xq

Posted on Twitter Get Ready for the 2017 Tax-Filing Season - https://t.co/RAwsCXfIYL

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you. Thank you, sir, for your testimony. I want to go back to the role that China is playing and the emerging role, if you ...

Spoke in the House on Automotive Industries Association Mr. Speaker, how often do we hear about the mismatch between jobs and skills? Employers are desperate to find qualified workers, and qualified workers are desperate ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak to this motion, but regrettably, this motion has been rendered moot by virtue of the minister's commitment to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, “'Climate change is a fact. It is a threat. It is man-made', he told the party faithful. 'We have to do something about it, ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak once again to the Rouge park bill. When I say, “once again”, it is probably my fourth, fifth, ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Liberals hint at more defence spending in upcoming budget as US demands more WATCH: Liberal MP John McKay and Conservative Garnett Genuis join Vassy Kapelos to discuss why Canada is not spending 2% GDP on defence spending in a world with increasing global security challenges.

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Let's take your argument at its face value. There has been some disappointment with joining the EU and the economies have not performed, but that doesn't ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate the member for Cypress Hills—Grasslands and the member for Mississauga—Erin Mills for doing something that I have not been able ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you for coming here. Garry Kasparov appeared before this committee a few months ago. I don't know whether he said it publicly, but he certainly ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing by Global Partnership for Education and Human Rights Situation in Burundi Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to both our witnesses. It is good to see, Ms. Gillard, that there is life after politics. You are ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights in Russia Mr. Speaker, a few months ago, Vladimir Kara-Murza came into my office to promote Canada's adoption of the Magnitsky Act. He walked with a cane. His ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I appreciate all of the hard work of the committee to arrive at some consensus, so let us dispense with the first part of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate this opportunity to participate in a debate for the first time in 2017. May I say, first, that normally I like to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you. I want to ask you about a problem that people have approached me on, which is that the value proposition in a lot of ...

Mentioned by Charter 97 Andrei Sannikov Discusses Sanctions In Canada ... of Foreign Affairs of Canada. In particular, the politician conducted negotiations with the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Defense John McKay, MP from the Liberal Party Boris Vrezhnevsky, MPs from the Conservative Party Peter Kent ...

Mentioned by 24Hours Toronto Trees planted along Highway of Heroes as tribute to Canada's war dead Centennial College president Ann Buller, from left, Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay, Highway of Heroes Living Tribute chair Mark Cullen and Scarborough-Agincourt MPP Soo Wong plant a tree along the Highway of Heroes on Friday, November 4, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America It's not often I get called the honourable member. There was an interesting article in The Globe and Mail this morning about “Amerexit”. It's a triumphalist ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you both for this very interesting discussion. Just as a point of clarification, I did have a conversation with a senior procurement official yesterday, and ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Yes. Thank you, Mr. Chair. Retired Admiral Robertson came here a week or two ago. I was very impressed by his testimony. He basically described a ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Navy needs ships to watch Russia, says Liberal MP John McKay The Royal Canadian Navy's need for new combat ships is more urgent than ever as warming Arctic waters give Russian forces a bigger foothold in the far north, says Liberal MP John McKay. McKay, parliamentary secretary to Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, ...

Mentioned by Optimist Mining companies need stronger oversight abroad says Liberal MP McKay - The Battlefords News CALGARY - Liberal MP John McKay is calling for stricter oversight of Canadian mining companies abroad as plaintiffs increasingly look to Canadian courts to seek justice. He says the government needs to do more because Canadian companies operating ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Canadian miners violating human rights abroad need stricter supervision, MP says CALGARY—Liberal MP John McKay is calling for stricter oversight of Canadian mining companies abroad as plaintiffs increasingly look to Canadian courts to seek justice. He says the government needs to do more because Canadian companies operating ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-680 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (microbeads)

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