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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 Great to meet local Rotarians and members of the business community at #Scarborough Politicians Meet and Greet host… https://t.co/hFKRu4obTz

Posted on Twitter Lt. Col. Sam Sharpe was a #solider, sitting #MP, scholar, #son, church elder & solicitor. Today, we continue to hon… https://t.co/Up0kqbjzna

This week

Posted on Twitter We literally breathe the breath of freedom because of the soldiers like Lt.Leslie Miller. Acorns he collected in Fr… https://t.co/Z7LtgpIiob

Posted on Twitter Lt. Leslie Miller gathered acorns at Vimy Ridge 100years ago & planted them on his Scarborough farm. Last week, des… https://t.co/rW4Y7NTAhq

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Trudeau visits Vimy ahead of world leaders gathering for Paris peace forum, via @NationalPost and special note to t… https://t.co/6VPoDrsGaY

Posted on Twitter Pleased to help celebrate the 10th annual banquet for the Association of Colombo Vivekananda College. Congratulatio… https://t.co/vY1sRwkQGL

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #936 on Bill C-316 Amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors)

Voted Yes on Vote #935 on Bill C-376 Designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #934 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #933 on Bill C-85 Amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Madam Speaker, I am thankful for the opportunity to participate in the debate. At times we do not recognize our blessings in our country for the ...

Spoke in the House on Association of Progressive Muslims Mr. Speaker, for years I have had the privilege of sponsoring the Association of Progressive Muslims' annual Eid dinner on the Hill. The president, Mobeen Khaja, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Brampton Centre. This initiative goes back quite a long way for me. I want ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 26th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security entitled, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Peter Adams Mr. Speaker, it is with sadness that I inform the House of the passing of Peter Adams, MP for Peterborough from 1993 to 2004. Peter loved ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, like others before me I want to express my personal sympathy to the family of Tori Stafford. It must be very difficult for them ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, if my hon. colleague's argument is that there is a right to housing, is there also, therefore, a right to adequate transit? The reason ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, when I had the honour of being the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of National Defence, we were doing the strong, secure and engaged, ...

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 ...

Three months 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.

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