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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 It was great meeting these budding young scientists and their instructors at @CentennialEDU's STEM summer camp this… https://t.co/aErapXAjIo

This week

Posted on Twitter Saturday crew @JohnMcKayLib #team ready to #knockondoors on #DayofAction2018 #positivepolitics @liberal_party… https://t.co/He1zrOUhzT

Posted on Twitter Our plan to invest in Canadians in order to grow our economy is working. In June alone, over 31,000 jobs were creat… https://t.co/hq4KLAEzJh

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to see everyone from #Scarborough #Guildwood at @MitzieHunter volunteer appreciation event @ScarbTO… https://t.co/S5adnx7Qqi

Posted on Twitter Had a great time at the Knights of Rizal community BBQ this past Sunday. Thank you for inviting me. @ScarbTO… https://t.co/pHvS2EYbaR

Posted on Twitter Great crew out to canvass today. @liberal_party #DayofAction https://t.co/QvIvnbj2II

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the 25th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security entitled ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 22nd report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, entitled ...

Mentioned by Hill Times The sorry spectacle of Canada's legislative process being hijacked by the gun lobby's agenda Not only is Bill C-71 devoid of any bold measures to combat the upward trends of gun-related crime, homicides and suicides, it barely fulfills the Liberal election promises. Liberal MP John McKay, chair of the Public Safety and National Security ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 21st report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security concerning ...

Mentioned by CTV News Ford victory sets Trudeau Liberals on 'collision course' with Ontario: Liberal MP OTTAWA - A longtime Liberal member of Parliament says Doug Ford's Conservative election victory in Ontario puts the Trudeau government on a "collision course" with the province in the battle over climate change. But Toronto-area MP John McKay says, ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Ford win puts Ottawa on a 'collision course' with Ontario: MP Liberal MP John McKay says Doug Ford's Conservative election victory puts the Trudeau government at odds with Ontario over climate change. Ford pledged to scrap Ontario's cap-and-trade carbon pricing system. The Canadian Press. Latest Videos.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Federal Liberal MP warns of collision with Ontario over carbon tax A longtime Liberal member of Parliament says Doug Ford's Conservative election victory in Ontario puts the Trudeau government on a “collision course” with the province in the battle over climate change. But Toronto-area MP John McKay says, ultimately ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, one of the delightful privileges of this job is the joy of meeting and working with people so accomplished as to make one wonder ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberals drawing up gun bill amendments, cannabis bill enters home stretch Liberal MP John McKay, left, chairs the House Public Safety Committee, which is wrapping up its study this week of Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale's (centre) gun safety bill, C-71. Liberal MP Pam Damoff, a member of the committee, is working on at ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, for the sixth time, Bill Browder was arrested on an Interpol arrest warrant. Mr. Browder has been tireless in his advocacy of the Magnitsky ...

Spoke in the House on Lifetime Achievement Award Mr. Speaker, I have seldom met a politician more skilled in the art of politics and policy than Bob Rae. On May 16, the Canadian Association ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for his thoughts. Indeed, he is one of the hardest-working members on the committee. He offered many thoughtful amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 20th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security entitled ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by National Post National security adviser to brief committee on Trudeau's India trip OTTAWA — National security adviser Daniel Jean has made a formal request to appear at a House of Commons committee to brief MPs on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's state visit to India. Liberal MP John McKay, who chairs the public safety and national ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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 ...

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