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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @snapdScarb 2nd Annual #BlackHistoryMonth2018, “I Am Woman Hear Me Roar: See Me!” event @janiseone… https://t.co/koSR2GHBLY

A week ago

Posted on Twitter National Flag of #Canada Day is celebrated every year on February 15. This year, as celebrations are taking place w… https://t.co/b860SpIFjD

Spoke in the House on Mining Industry Mr. Speaker, nine years ago this month, I introduced a bill on corporate accountability, Bill C-300. It proposed the withdrawal of consular and financial support from ...

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to mark #BlackHistoryMonth with the Hon. Jean Augustine, Canada's first Black woman to serve as a Cabinet Min… https://t.co/nlV9KXG6LE

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Posted on Twitter Lacing up my skates for the @CentennialEDU Community Skate Day with the Environmental Student Society, SETAS and th… https://t.co/aQtE2jMvgC

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Honoured to have been elected Vice-Chair of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group. I look forward to p… https://t.co/AUmtXLKEeu

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter This tax season, we're improving income tax filing, making it easier and more accessible. #ScarbTO #IncomeTax https://t.co/e54YZyZ27I

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, before I present the report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, I want to acknowledge the member for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke, who ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to follow my colleague, who is a very able contributor to the public safety and emergency preparedness committee. I did not ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Child Labour and Modern Slavery Thank you. I appreciate it. As Mr. Lewchuk and Mr. Messenger know, I'm fairly persuaded that this is a good initiative. Canada ties itself up in ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, in 2016, the unemployment rate for recent immigrants was 11%, while Canadian-born people had an unemployment rate of just 5%. That is a significant ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada helps internationally trained dental technologists get their credentials recognized in Canada SCARBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Helping internationally trained newcomers join the Canadian workforce faster will help grow the economy and strengthen the middle class. That's why today, the Honourable John McKay, Member of Parliament for ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada helps internationally trained dental technologists get their credentials recognized in Canada SCARBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Helping internationally trained newcomers join the Canadian workforce faster will help grow the economy and strengthen the middle class. That's why today, the Honourable John McKay, Member of Parliament for ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security entitled ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Epoch Times The Next Steps for Canada's Magnitsky Act Sergei Magnitsky's widow, Natalia, and their son, Nikita, speak at a press conference in Ottawa on Nov. 1, 2017, while former MP and minister of justice Irwin Cotler (R), Senator Percy Downe (C), and MP John McKay listen in the background. (Limin Zhou ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... I understand the symmetry one might want as a tax official, but again, the reality and the practicality is maybe something less than that. Finally, I ...

Mentioned by The Epoch Times The Next Steps for Canada's Magnitsky Act Sergei Magnitsky's widow, Natalia, and their son, Nikita, speak at a press conference in Ottawa on Nov. 1, 2017, while former MP and minister of justice Irwin Cotler (R), Senator Percy Downe (C), and MP John McKay listen in the background. (Limin Zhou ...

Spoke in the House on Everyday Political Citizen Award Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise in the House today to recognize the nomination of Jan Rowan for the Samara Everyday Political Citizen award. ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 14th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security concerning ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on October 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin placed one of his fiercest critics, Bill Browder, on Interpol's most wanted list for the fifth time. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Ironically, Mr. Chair, I am going to do it in an unusual fashion. Normally I ask very short questions and ask for answers, but this time ...

Mentioned by UpNorth Canadian Parliamentarian Calls Out Pro-Kremlin Organization Senior Canadian, Liberal Member of Parliament, John McKay, called out a Russian organization operating in Canada in a speech about Canada's Magnitsky Legislation, which is set to be voted on in The House of Commons on Wednesday, October 4th. Once ...

Mentioned by UpNorth Canadian Parliamentarian Calls Out Pro-Kremlin Organization Senior Canadian, Liberal Member of Parliament, John McKay, called out a Russian organization operating in Canada in a speech about Canada's Magnitksy Legislation, which is set to pass The House of Commons on Wednesday, October 4th. Once adopted ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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