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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 61% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter @FdnBlkComm @TRPnow A pleasure to meet with you this afternoon. Thank you for the insightful discussion.

Posted on Twitter @SIMON_TE Thank you for the important conversation this afternoon.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @CPhAAPhC Pleasure to hear from you this morning! Thank you for the informative conversation.

This week

Posted on Twitter Great news! https://t.co/PjTNOw1e64

Posted on Twitter An informative and insightful discussion. Thank you @BogochIsaac for joining us and for your very practical advice… https://t.co/wiP3Dj3NZh

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

Posted on Twitter On today's #WhatWeGive podcast, I’m joined by Chanelle Linton, the Youth Program Manager at @PCPIcareer. She shares… https://t.co/aXbt0AGEFg

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Didn't vote on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Didn't vote on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I want to thank the member for Wellington—Halton Hills for tabling this motion, but with a caveat. In this chamber, we pretty well say ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I look forward to the opportunity to speak to colleagues in the chamber today. I am here in two capacities, one as the member ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, happy new year to you and to colleagues. I sincerely hope that 2021 is a big improvement over 2020. I will be sharing my ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, with the able assistance of our new clerk, Mark D'Amore, and after an intense two-hour debate among and between members, the minister and officials, ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Systemic Racism in Policing in Canada and National Security and Intelligence Committee ... I call this meeting to order. Thank you to colleagues for coming in. Before I call on Mr. McGuinty and Madame Marcoux, I want to update ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I think I left off on the belt and road initiative, which is a policy that seeks to strangle independent nations and bend their ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption of Debate on Address in Reply Madam Speaker, I am thankful for this opportunity to reply to the Speech from the Throne. I will be splitting my time with my good friend ...

Spoke in the House on David Smith Mr. Speaker, it has been some time since David Smith died. David was a lawyer, MP, cabinet minister, senator, chairman of the world's largest law firm ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Issue of Sytemic Racism in Policing in Canada I call this meeting to order. Welcome. I am hearing an echo in my ear. Are we good now? Okay. This is meeting number eight of ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... I call the meeting to order. It's 3:30, colleagues, and it's nice to see you. It's not so nice to see you in these circumstances, but ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's always a pleasure to see you, virtual or otherwise. Congratulations on your impending birthday. I have two petitions to present. The ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and ... You can ask your nice question offline. We do have to pass the estimates, which is the purpose for which we're here. On behalf of the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-423 An Act respecting the fight against certain forms of modern slavery through the imposition of certain measures and amending the Customs Tariff

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberal changes to foreign aid bill raise 'red flag,' say Grit MP, critics, aid groups The proposed changes are tucked into the government's omnibus budget implementation bill, and they may not be 'benign,' says Liberal MP John McKay. Liberal MP John McKay, left, sponsored the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act as a ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-369 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to both of you for appearing here today. I have the advantage and the disadvantage of not being a regular ...

Mentioned by Infosurhoy 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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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