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  • His favourite word is park.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #674 Private Members' Business M-168 (Net neutrality)

Voted Yes on Vote #673 on Bill C-326 Amend the Department of Health Act (drinking water guidelines)

Voted Yes on Vote #672 on Bill C-354 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood)

Voted Yes on Vote #671 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #670 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

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A week ago

Posted on Twitter This month during Ramadan, the Muslim community will fast during daylight hours and gather with friends and family… https://t.co/Z42bJTyaC8

Posted on Twitter Investing in Canada is our government’s long-term plan to invest in infrastructure. We are investing more than $180… https://t.co/Of19O9DBcw

Posted on Twitter Investing in Canada is our government’s long-term plan to invest in infrastructure. We are investing more than $180… https://t.co/NKSMHCQ8w2

Posted on Twitter Honoured to attend the retirement reception this afternoon of Prof. Bruce Kidd, beloved Principal of the University… https://t.co/viIufGzGJb

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter This week is Nursing Week 2018. Nurses play a vital role in providing front line treatment and health services to u… https://t.co/vj1367luTm

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Canada's national parks play a critical role in shaping our national identity, protecting wildlife, and preserving national heritage. Last year a record number of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, several hundred witnesses later, and 50-plus amendments, 76 briefs, and over 70 hours worth of testimony, I have the honour to present, in both ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for her speech, made ever more eloquent by the fact that she is a practising Catholic, and ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star National security adviser requests to brief committee on Trudeau's India trip Liberal MP John McKay, who chairs the public safety and National Security Committee, says Daniel Jean, “is keen to appear.” The earliest date would be April 17, because the House of Commons is currently on a break. Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives ...

Mentioned by Lifesite Even liberal MPs are breaking ranks on Trudeau's 'abortion attestation' One Liberal MP, Scott Simms, broke rank and voted with the Conservatives on their motion protesting the attestation – the NDP's David Christopherson did, as well. Now, a second Liberal MP, John McKay, has also condemned the attestation in a letter to a ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the following two reports of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security: ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, my hon. colleague for Lac-Saint-Louis gave an excellent speech and I thank him for sharing his time with me. It is very generous of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present two petitions on behalf of constituents in my riding of Scarborough—Guildwood. This is from the Somaliland expatriate community. It ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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