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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, “'Climate change is a fact. It is a threat. It is man-made', he told the party faithful. 'We have to do something about it, ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak once again to the Rouge park bill. When I say, “once again”, it is probably my fourth, fifth, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

This week

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Liberals hint at more defence spending in upcoming budget as US demands more WATCH: Liberal MP John McKay and Conservative Garnett Genuis join Vassy Kapelos to discuss why Canada is not spending 2% GDP on defence spending in a world with increasing global security challenges.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate the member for Cypress Hills—Grasslands and the member for Mississauga—Erin Mills for doing something that I have not been able ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you for coming here. Garry Kasparov appeared before this committee a few months ago. I don't know whether he said it publicly, but he certainly ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing by Global Partnership for Education and Human Rights Situation in Burundi Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to both our witnesses. It is good to see, Ms. Gillard, that there is life after politics. You are ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights in Russia Mr. Speaker, a few months ago, Vladimir Kara-Murza came into my office to promote Canada's adoption of the Magnitsky Act. He walked with a cane. His ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I appreciate all of the hard work of the committee to arrive at some consensus, so let us dispense with the first part of ...

Posted on Twitter My statement in the House on the #poisoning of #Russian opposition activist Vladimir Kara-Murza can be heard @ https://t.co/UrHTqtZqBP

Posted on Twitter Great honour to meet & converse with former Australian PM @JuliaGillard at FAAE committee. There is… https://t.co/sur2eAeg8F

Posted on Twitter Great honour to meet and converse with former Australian PM Gillard at FAAE Committee. There is life after politics https://t.co/2JvZWneOeY

Posted on Twitter Passionate about politics? Looking for a summer job? Just a reminder applications are due today. https://t.co/6W9GsG4ze3

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Just a reminder today is the deadline for Summer Jobs application. Please make sure to submit your applications by… https://t.co/yRu4HlVKqj

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate this opportunity to participate in a debate for the first time in 2017. May I say, first, that normally I like to ...

Spoke in the House on An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the safe and environmentally sound disposal of lamps containing mercury Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today in support of Bill C-238, the national strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury ...

Posted on Twitter Was an honour to serve as PS to @HarjitSajjan- great Minister, great friend. Many thanks for the excellent experien… https://t.co/D4QyWg7Ppo

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, mefloquine is a Health Canada approved drug, and continues to be an option for malaria prophylaxis, as recommended by the Public Health Agency of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you. I want to ask you about a problem that people have approached me on, which is that the value proposition in a lot of ...

Mentioned by Charter 97 Andrei Sannikov Discusses Sanctions In Canada ... of Foreign Affairs of Canada. In particular, the politician conducted negotiations with the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Defense John McKay, MP from the Liberal Party Boris Vrezhnevsky, MPs from the Conservative Party Peter Kent ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by 24Hours Toronto Trees planted along Highway of Heroes as tribute to Canada's war dead Centennial College president Ann Buller, from left, Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay, Highway of Heroes Living Tribute chair Mark Cullen and Scarborough-Agincourt MPP Soo Wong plant a tree along the Highway of Heroes on Friday, November 4, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America It's not often I get called the honourable member. There was an interesting article in The Globe and Mail this morning about “Amerexit”. It's a triumphalist ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you both for this very interesting discussion. Just as a point of clarification, I did have a conversation with a senior procurement official yesterday, and ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Yes. Thank you, Mr. Chair. Retired Admiral Robertson came here a week or two ago. I was very impressed by his testimony. He basically described a ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Strangely enough, I want to follow on with Mr. Bezan's concern, because this is where the rubber hits the road. Admiral Robertson, I want to go ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Navy needs ships to watch Russia, says Liberal MP John McKay The Royal Canadian Navy's need for new combat ships is more urgent than ever as warming Arctic waters give Russian forces a bigger foothold in the far north, says Liberal MP John McKay. McKay, parliamentary secretary to Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America They apparently didn't appreciate the exchange yesterday. I wanted to pick up on one of Mr. Garrison's questions in an earlier round. It had to do ...

Mentioned by Optimist Mining companies need stronger oversight abroad says Liberal MP McKay - The Battlefords News CALGARY - Liberal MP John McKay is calling for stricter oversight of Canadian mining companies abroad as plaintiffs increasingly look to Canadian courts to seek justice. He says the government needs to do more because Canadian companies operating ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Canadian miners violating human rights abroad need stricter supervision, MP says CALGARY—Liberal MP John McKay is calling for stricter oversight of Canadian mining companies abroad as plaintiffs increasingly look to Canadian courts to seek justice. He says the government needs to do more because Canadian companies operating ...

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