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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #885 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #884 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Posted on Twitter A delightful & positive meeting between the Norwegian Justice Committee and Canadian Public Safety Committee. We di… https://t.co/KPKsy7X0SZ

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #883 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #882 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #881 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

This week

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail On the asylum seekers file, is Trudeau up to the task? Toronto Liberal MP John McKay offered a damning assessment this week of his government's handling of the influx of asylum seekers at unofficial border crossings, as Prime Minster Justin Trudeau's caucus met to prepare for the fall parliamentary session ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail On the asylum seekers file, is Trudeau up to the task? Toronto Liberal MP John McKay offered a damning assessment this week of his government's handling of the influx of asylum seekers at unofficial border crossings, as Prime Minster Justin Trudeau's caucus met to prepare for the fall parliamentary session ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The Ford gov cut to @SistemaToronto is very short-sighted. 82% of students who complete a music program graduate fr… https://t.co/PMib6ipPeJ

Posted on Twitter My fellow @liberal_party of Canada MPs from Toronto and I wrote a letter to the @TorontoStar denouncing Doug Ford's… https://t.co/MpEuP7Jbxi

Posted on Twitter A remarkably intelligent, mature group of young people talked to us today about the role & importance of… https://t.co/yCmyY327Yq

Posted on Twitter Great to have met these young talented musicians with @MitzieHunter Thank you to @SistemaToronto an after-school so… https://t.co/1TkYxJxZ2u

Posted on Twitter Big thank you to all our volunteers! Our BBQ would not be possible without the work of our dedicated volunteers… https://t.co/DJzpPqSQM1

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times John McKay and Anju Dhillon join Navy in the Arctic for more than just iceberg watching Liberal MP John McKay spent three days at sea off the coast of Nunavut in mid-August to check in on Canada's defence of its Arctic sovereignty. Mr. McKay, a former parliamentary secretary of defence from 2015 to 2017, boarded HMCS Charlottetown on Aug.

Mentioned by Hill Times John McKay and Anju Dhillon join Navy in the Arctic for more than just iceberg watching Liberal MP John McKay spent three days at sea off the coast of Nunavut in mid-August to check in on Canada's defence of its Arctic sovereignty. Mr. McKay, a former parliamentary secretary of defence from 2015 to 2017, boarded HMCS Charlottetown on Aug.

Two months ago

Mentioned by Toronto.com Scarborough Women's Centre benefits from four summer students The Scarborough Women's Centre was delighted to receive a grant from Service Canada to hire four summer students for eight weeks, at 30 hours per week. Thanks to the Honourable John McKay, Liberal M.P. of Scarborough-Guildwood and Canada ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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