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  • His favourite word is military.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Happy to be on the set of @CBCMurdoch in Scarborough. Thank you @ShaftesburyTV for the tour. https://t.co/04BnvPuGkb

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the two recipients of @TedRogersFund Scholarship. Wishing you both a bright future! https://t.co/tk9Awg8gyB

Posted on Twitter As Cdn Co-Chair of the Permanent Joint Board on Defence I wanted to share this article. The PJBD still shapes our d… https://t.co/eyAlrKeOVU

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter While progress is being made, many families are unable to return home due to #BCWildfire. Please consider a donatio… https://t.co/AZ2COF1WCp

Posted on Twitter @Guild_Alive with Culture Arts Festival come visit us @JohnMcKayLib booth until 6 pm @ScarbTO #cdnpoli @cllrainslie https://t.co/Er01e3BjDs

Posted on Twitter Come on down to @Guild_Alive my office is at booth 3 @cllrainslie @MitzieHunter @JohnTory @GuildPark @GuildInnEstate https://t.co/LImHh1Hx2F

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, it seems that every time a program like trusted traveller or NEXUS is set up, the timelines do not actually shrink, they expand--

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on National Parks Mr. Speaker, I was delighted to see that the amendments to the Rouge National Urban Park Act received royal assent yesterday. Now the Rouge park has ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative Thank you for your charitable intentions. Thank you to all our witnesses. As the sponsor and author of the better aid bill, which is Canada's only ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative and Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Thank you for that. That's an interesting observation. I represent a riding that has pretty well every group of people known to mankind in it. I ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative Thank you, Chair. Thank you to you both. It's good to see you again, James. This is an interesting debate about what this bank wants to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I believe the hon. member's threat assessment would be very similar to my own, which is that the threat of nuclear capability is actually ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you both for your very thoughtful and excellent presentations. I adopt Madame Laverdière's views with respect to how thoughtful you actually ...

Spoke in the House on Ramadan Mr. Speaker, I would like to wish the Muslim community in Scarborough-Guildwood a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. During this month of fasting and prayer, Muslims around ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you, Chair. Thank you to you both. I have a very simple question for Mr. Wilson, which I think maybe has significant implications. The question ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Thank you, Mr. Chair, for this opportunity to share a few thoughts this evening. I am going to focus on the importance of sovereignty projection and ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy You were reading the article in The Globe and Mail article, and that article talks about the potential of having a currency clause in an agreement ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative I'm not so much worried about the board itself. I'm more concerned about the government's priority. You'll be aware that the Auditor General has been highly ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Defence Policy Review to be released June 7 The information about the June 7 date came out via a planted question by Liberal MP John McKay, who noted that as the former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defence, “I was privileged to chair a policy roundtable on behalf of the minister to ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, as a former parliamentary secretary to the minister of defence, I was privileged to chair a policy round table on behalf of the minister ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors I suppose it's entirely anecdotal on my part to hear of people, particularly smaller businesses, doing business in the States and having border difficulties. But I'm ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Don Cousens Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to pay tribute to Don Cousens, the former mayor of the City of Markham, who recently passed away. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to participate in this debate. I wish it were about some other subject matter, but it is what it ...

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.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Creation of a mining ombudsman on horizon, says Liberal MP championing the cause ... Canada says the industry is operating on an outdated, weak corporate social responsibility strategy and needs an ombudsman paired with government commitment to enforce sanctions against offending extractive companies. Liberal MP John McKay said ...

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, ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Liberal contradicts defence minister, says troops fighting ISIS are at greater risk WATCH ABOVE: Parliamentary Secretary for Defence John McKay and Conservative MP James Bezan join Tom Clark for a discussion about the changing mission for Canadian troops in Iraq, the increased risk for our troops and what this means for ...

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