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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 Did you miss our summer jobs information session? Check out a video of the presentation at https://t.co/sZDFMM89uM

A week ago

Posted on Twitter My office is hosting a Summer Jobs information session on January 11 2017 at 2 p.m. at Global Kingdom Ministry (125… https://t.co/lg9KyrCRU5

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, mefloquine is a Health Canada approved drug, and continues to be an option for malaria prophylaxis, as recommended by the Public Health Agency of ...

Voted No on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Posted on Twitter Summer Jobs 2017 is happening now. Employers can apply to help cover labour costs if they hire students https://t.co/lY1XKij0bQ

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, maybe a little Conservative history would be in order. When the Conservatives announced the F-35 purchase, it was 65 jets for $9 billion. Nine ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the hon. member's question does raise a very serious issue when contemplating peace support operations. It does demonstrate a willingness on the part of ...

Posted on Twitter Had a great time speaking at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute for #repday https://t.co/LK3lsjsHLA

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, it is more than mildly ludicrous for Conservatives to lecture this government. Their requirements went from $9 billion, to $16 billion, to $26 billion, ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence As I said earlier, Mr. Speaker, this is possibly some of the most commercially and security sensitive information in the files of the Government of Canada. ...

Posted on Twitter Getting ready for my interview on #TheWestBlock with Tom Clark. Tune in on Sunday @ 11am to hear our discussion on… https://t.co/VzGRhoRWd1

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, I appreciate that this issue is of some vexation to the minister. She finds it completely unacceptable, the way that this matter has rolled ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to point out at the outset that since no decision has been made, there is nothing to put in front of Parliament. ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Scarborough—Rouge Park for his kind remarks and for stealing all my thunder. He has been a ...

Posted on Twitter Out for a jog this past weekend with @HarjitSajjan & delegates from the Halifax International Security Forum!… https://t.co/5geUjeJQnO

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, ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Strangely enough, I want to follow on with Mr. Bezan's concern, because this is where the rubber hits the road. Admiral Robertson, I want to go ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America They apparently didn't appreciate the exchange yesterday. I wanted to pick up on one of Mr. Garrison's questions in an earlier round. It had to do ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you. The other question arises out of this strange position that we're in, the ballistic missile defence versus the cruise missile defence. If, in fact—and ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Alaska Highway News Mining companies need stronger oversight abroad says Liberal MP McKay 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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Election of Vice-Chairs I'm not aware of the minister's availability, but certainly on supplementary estimates (C) he would be expected to appear, and I think would covet the chance ...

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