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  • His favourite word is russia.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter We are all part of modern slavery. But, Bill C-423 gives us an opportunity to make choices about the products we pu… https://t.co/lFAJldLgAR

This week

Posted on Twitter Thankyou to everyone who was able to attend our #CanadaSummerJobs info night with @ServiceCanada_E. Valuable info f… https://t.co/y8iPjfVfEo

Posted on Twitter I would like to wish everyone an enjoyable Thai Pongal! January is Tamil heritage month, which provides an opportun… https://t.co/JF4aKa2L5c

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Unlike other party leaders, the Prime Minister is not afraid to step into the lion's den and take real questions: https://t.co/tf1Ps3yynq

Posted on Twitter Interesting approach by Canadian courts as they grapple with egregious abuses of human rights in foreign countries.… https://t.co/I8PSeOpI5O

Posted on Twitter GREAT opportunity for youth interested in civic engagement and politics. The Student Leadership Program application… https://t.co/JgOtI0j2kV

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 30th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. Pursuant ...

Spoke in the House on Modern Slavery Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-423, An Act respecting the fight against certain forms of modern slavery through the imposition of certain measures and amending ...

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

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

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 29th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security regarding ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 28th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security concerning ...

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 ...

Three months 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, ...

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, ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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