John McKay
Hon. John McKay
Member of Parliament for Scarborough—Guildwood
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May 6, 2021
What We Give: Anne Gloger
This episode features Anne Gloger, the founding Director at East Scarborough Storefront and Principal at the Centre for Connected Communities. I've known Anne for many…
May 5, 2021
Community Update: May 5
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April 29, 2021
What We Give with Muhammad Iqbal Ali
On this episode of What We Give, we have Muhammad Iqbal Ali, the Vice President and Secretary of Muslim Welfare Canada (MWC). It's an organization…
April 22, 2021
What We Give with Steven MacKinnon
This episode features my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter, Counsellor Paul Ainslie, and special guest MP Steven MacKinnon, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public…
April 21, 2021
Community Update: April 21
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April 15, 2021
What We Give: Christie Gray
On today's episode, I'm joined by Christie Gray. She's the Executive Director at Sistema Toronto, a phenomenal program that not only offers free musical lessons…
April 8, 2021
Community Update: April 8
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April 8, 2021
What We Give: Imam Hamza Wardak and Shiraz Mohideen
On this episode, I'm joined by Hamza Wardak and Shiraz Mohideen, the imam and president respectively at Masjid Al Jannah. They speak to me about…
April 1, 2021
What We Give: John MacKenzie
On this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with John MacKenzie, the CEO at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). The TRCA is…
March 29, 2021
Virtual Town Hall Invite: March 31
You're invited to the next Scarborough-Guildwood virtual town hall that will take place on Wednesday, March 31 at 7:00pm. The event will feature MPP Mitzie Hunter, City Councillor…
March 25, 2021
What We Give: Dr. Isaac Bogoch
On this episode of What We Give, I’m joined by my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and Counsellor Paul Ainslie for a special feature of our…
March 25, 2021
Interview: Liberal MP is a maverick with a mission
"Parliamentarians are often derided as trained seals – interchangeable bobbleheads who always vote at their party’s call and never think for themselves at all. But…
March 24, 2021
Community Update: March 24, 2021
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March 18, 2021
What We Give with Trevor Bullen
This episode features Trevor Bullen, principal at my former high school West Hill Collegiate Institute. Trevor talks to me about overcoming some of the challenges…
March 11, 2021
What We Give with Helen Juvonen and Tyler J. Seguin
On this episode of What We Give, I'm joined by Helen Juvonen and Tyler J. Seguin, co-Artistic directors of the Guild Festival Theatre. Both Helen…
March 10, 2021
Community Update: March 10, 2021
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March 4, 2021
What We Give with Jean Augustine
On this episode of What We Give, I'm joined by the Hon. Jean Augustine, mover of the unanimous motion to designate February as Black History…
February 26, 2021
What We Give with Chanelle Linton
On this episode, I talk with Chanelle Linton, the Youth Program Manager at the Progress Career Planning Institute. She talks about PCPI's tremendous work in…
February 24, 2021
Community Update: February 24, 2021
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February 22, 2021
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Last week, Parliament officially adopted February 22 as National Human Trafficking Day in Canada. On Monday, I joined my co-chairs of the All-Party Parliamentary Group…
February 18, 2021
What We Give with Dr. Jeffrey Schiffer
In this episode, I talk to Dr. Schiffer, the Executive Director of Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, about his extensive work with Indigenous communities in Canada.  Listen here:  
February 11, 2021
What We Give: Mid-Season Trailer
In the upcoming episodes, I'll be speaking with Dr. Jeffrey Schiffer, the Executive Director of Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, and the Honourable…
February 10, 2021
Community Update: February 10, 2021
My latest community e-newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it and sign up to join my mailing list below: Sign up to…
February 4, 2021
What We Give with Seema David
In this episode, I’ll be speaking to Seema David, the co-founder of 5n2 Kitchens. Seema and her husband Roopan started the soup kitchen in 2013…
January 28, 2021
What We Give with Greg Fergus
In this episode, I’m talking to Greg Fergus, my Parliamentary buddy. Greg’s the MP for Hull-Aylmer and the Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the…
January 28, 2021
Community Update: January 28, 2021
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January 21, 2021
What We Give with Dolf DeJong
On today's episode of What We Give Podcast, I speak to Dolf DeJong, the CEO of the Toronto Zoo. He has an extensive background working…
January 19, 2021
Valentines for Veterans
This year, the Government of Canada is inviting you to send a valentine to thank our veterans in long-term care homes for their service as…
January 14, 2021
What We Give with David Rydzik
Today’s episode of What We Give features David Rydzik from the Toronto Police Service. Born and raised in Scarborough, he’s the Superintendent and Unit Commander…
January 14, 2021
Community Update: January 14, 2021
My latest community e-newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it and sign up to join my mailing list below:  Sign up to…
January 7, 2021
What We Give with Craig Stephenson
On today’s What We Give Podcast episode, I’m joined by Dr. Craig Stephenson, the President and CEO of Centennial College. He has introduced innovation and…
December 31, 2020
What We Give with Utcha Sawyer
(Picture: Utcha and I in 2019) My guest on What We Give Podcast today is Utcha Sawyers, the Executive Director of the Boys and Girls…
December 24, 2020
What We Give with Omar McDadi
Today on What We Give, I’ll be joined by Omar McDadi. He’s the Superintendent of the Rouge National Urban Park. Omar began his career with…
December 21, 2020
Holiday Office Closure
My office will be closed for the holidays from today, December 21, 2020 until January 3, 2021. We will re-open (virtually) on Monday, January 4…
December 21, 2020
Happy Holidays!
Dear Friends, I hope you are keeping well and staying safe during this difficult time. This year, we’ll all be doing Christmas a bit differently. …
December 17, 2020
What We Give with Neil Hetherington
Today I’m sitting down with Neil Hetherington. He’s the CEO of the Daily Bread Food Bank. It supplies fresh and shelf-stable food to more than…
December 17, 2020
Community Update: December 17, 2020
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December 15, 2020
Apply Now: Summer Leadership Program
Applications are now open for the Summer Leadership Program for 2021! This program is a remarkable opportunity for youth to experience and participate in government…
December 14, 2020
Pop-Up Covid-19 Testing
Dear Friends, I hope you are staying healthy and safe.  The Scarborough Health Network is offering pop-up Covid-19 testing in our community on December 17…
December 11, 2020
5 year anniversary of welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada
Last week, I did an interview with Hanen Nanaa to mark the 5 year anniversary of welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada. She has a remarkable…
December 10, 2020
What We Give with Liz Buller
Today’s episode of What We Give features Liz Buller- the President and CEO of Scarborough Health Network- the third largest health network in Ontario. Liz…
December 7, 2020
Holiday Cards for Veterans
Parents and educators – are you looking for a holiday activity that gives back to the community? The Government of Canada is asking youth to…
December 4, 2020
What We Give with Wisdom Tettey
Today on What We Give, I speak to Wisdom Tettey-- Principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough. Wisdom’s area of expertise is in political science…
December 3, 2020
Community Newsletter Update: December 3
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November 27, 2020
What We Give with Dip Habib
Pleased to release the first episode of What We Give, featuring Dip Habib. Dip manages Volunteers, Events and Facilities at the East Scarborough Storefront and…
November 26, 2020
Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Townhall
Dear Friends, You're invited to the next Scarborough-Guildwood virtual town hall that will take place on December 3rd at 7:00pm. The event will feature my…
November 19, 2020
Community Newsletter Update: November 19, 2020
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November 18, 2020
COVID-19 Pop-Up Assessment Centres
The Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is teaming up with Toronto Public Health and the Ministry of Health to offer Pop-up COVID-19 Assessment Centres across Scarborough…
November 12, 2020
What We Give
I’m delighted to launch my podcast, What We Give. What We Give highlights the remarkable ways people are contributing to our community. Subscribe now to…
November 10, 2020
Speech on Bill S-216 by Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne
I recommend that everyone read Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne's excellent speech introducing Bill S216. If she is successful I have agreed to be its sponsor in…
November 10, 2020
Remembrance Day Thoughts
Dear Friends, It goes without saying that we are living in unprecedented times. But it also goes without saying that our veterans faced the dual…
November 6, 2020
Community Update: November 6
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November 4, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall with Mayor Tory
  Thank you to everyone who joined my colleagues and Mayor Tory for the latest Scarborough-Guildwood virtual town hall on Monday. If you missed the…
October 29, 2020
You’re Invited: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
Dear Friends, Thank you to everyone who joined us at our community health town hall on Monday. In our broad ranging discussion, we examined the effects…
October 28, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Public Health Virtual Town Hall
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the public health focused town hall on Monday.  My colleagues and I were joined by Liz Buller,…
October 26, 2020
Happening Tonight: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
Dear Friends,   I would like to remind you that the next Scarborough-Guildwood virtual town hall with my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and City Councillor Paul…
October 22, 2020
Community Update: October 22, 2020
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October 19, 2020
You're Invited: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
Dear Friends, You're invited to the next Scarborough-Guildwood virtual town hall- moderated by me and featuring my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and City Councillor Paul…
October 7, 2020
Community Update: October 7, 2020
My latest community e-newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it and sign up to join my mailing list below:  Sign up to…
October 7, 2020
Response to the Speech from the Throne
I was pleased to virtually deliver my response to the Speech from the Throne. I spoke about relief programs the federal government has implemented so…
October 5, 2020
One-Time Disability Payment 
On October 30, 2020, approximately 1.6 million eligible people will automatically start receiving the one-time payment.   Many different groups of Canadians will be eligible for this payment,…
September 30, 2020
Participating in Orange Shirt Day
I was pleased to join the Prime Minister and Caucus colleagues for Orange Shirt Day in recognition of the tragic legacy of Residential Schools and…
September 24, 2020
Community Update: September 24, 2020
My latest community e-newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it and sign up to join my mailing list below:  Sign up to…
September 18, 2020
Cybersecurity for the Remote Workplace Webinar
I was pleased to participate to the Pearson Centre's webinar: Cybersecurity for the Remote Workplace Webinar. During the webinar, I spoke up the need to define…
September 15, 2020
Back to School with Centennial College
I applaude the steps Centennial College and many educational institutions are doing to be ready for this academic year during COVID -19. A great message…
September 10, 2020
Community Newsletter Update: September 10th
My latest community e-newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it and sign up to join my mailing list below:  Sign up to…
September 9, 2020
Electric Bus Announcement with Minister McKenna
I was pleased to join my fellow Scarborough Caucus colleagues as Minister Catherine McKenna and Mayor John Tory announced 60 new all electric busses being…
September 1, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall (Back to School Edition)
During the virtual town hall on Monday, August 31st with my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and City Councillor Paul Ainslie we discussed what to going…
August 31, 2020
Happening Tonight: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
Dear Friends,    I would like to invite you to a virtual town hall on Monday, August 31st with my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and…
August 27, 2020
Community Newsletter Update: August 27th
My latest community e-newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it and sign up to join my mailing list below:  Sign up to…
August 24, 2020
You're Invited: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
Dear Friends,    I would like to invite you to a virtual town hall on Monday, August 31st with my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and…
August 12, 2020
Community Newsletter Update: August 12th, 2020
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August 9, 2020
Supporting Lebanon
I was shocked and sadden to hear about the explosion in Beirut on August 4th which has left at least 100 people dead, and thousands injured.…
August 6, 2020
Emancipation Day
August 1st each year commemorates Emancipation Day, when slavery was outlawed in the British Empire in 1834. In the nineteenth century, slavery was the economic underpinning…
July 30, 2020
Eid al-Adha Greetings
Dear Friends, Eid Mubarak to the Muslim community in Scarborough-Guildwood. As the Muslim community celebrates Eid al-Adha, this is an opportunity to reflect on the…
July 30, 2020
Eid Greeting & Community Update: July 30th, 2020
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July 28, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
On Monday July 27th, I joined MPP Mitzie Hunter, City Councillor Paul Ainslie, Scarborough Business Association President & Chair Andrea Hazell, and City of Toronto…
July 23, 2020
Community Update: July 23rd, 2020
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July 20, 2020
You're Invited: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
I would like to invite you to a virtual town hall on Monday, July 27th with my colleagues from Scarborough-Guildwood MPP Mitzie Hunter and City Councillor…
July 18, 2020
Interview on CBC Radio's The House
I was pleased to speak on CBC Radio's The House this morning about levying sanctions against China and if Canada would be prepared to handle…
July 15, 2020
Interview on The National: Pressure on Canada as Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network
Canadians are becoming increasingly  tired of bullying from the Chinese Government. China does not respect human rights, trade agreements, or democratic processes.  I encourage you…
July 14, 2020
Interview: Dozens of MPs, senators call for sanctions against China over human rights abuses
"McKay told CBC News he can't stay silent as China persecutes the Uighur minority through the "virtual enslavement and imprisonment of an entire population" and…
July 14, 2020
Conversations with Community Leaders
Interview with Dr. Craig Stephenson Dr. Craig Stephenson is the seventh President of Centennial College Interview with Liz Buller Liz Buller is the President and…
July 8, 2020
Community Update: July 8th
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July 1, 2020
Happy Canada Day!
2020 has been a year of immense challenges and not just with the pandemic. There have been other challenges we've had to face as a…
June 30, 2020
Read Now: Happy Canada Day & Community Update
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June 29, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall Meeting
This past Friday, I joined my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and City Councillor Paul Ainslie for a live town hall to answer constituent questions about…
June 24, 2020
You're Invited: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall with Guest Liz Buller
Dear Friends,   I would like to invite you to a virtual town hall on Friday, June 26th with my colleagues from Scarborough-Guildwood MPP Mitzie…
June 17, 2020
Community Update: June 17th
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June 10, 2020
Community Update: June 10th
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June 5, 2020
High School Graduation Greetings
I wish all the best to the Class of 2020 as they graduate in these uncertain times. Please view my full remarks in the video…
June 3, 2020
Community Update: June 3rd
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June 1, 2020
Filipino Heritage Month
Today marks the beginning of Filipino Heritage Month. I wish everyone in Scarborough-Guildwood a warm and happy celebration for Filipino Heritage Month. Filipino Heritage Month…
May 27, 2020
Community Update: May 27th
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May 27, 2020
Eid Greetings
Dear Friends, Eid Mubarak! I wish our Muslim friends and neighbours across Scarborough and the country a warm & happy Eid-Al-Fitr. I know many of…
May 20, 2020
Community Update: May 20th
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May 15, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
On Wednesday, I joined my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and City Councillor Paul Ainslie for a live town hall to answer your questions about the COVID-19…
May 12, 2020
Reminder: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
Don’t forget to submit your questions or concerns to [email protected] before 4:30pm today to be address during the live town hall tomorrow at 7:00pm. Click here to join…
May 8, 2020
You're Invited: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
I would like to invite you to a virtual town hall on Wednesday, May 13th with my colleagues from Scarborough-Guildwood MPP Mitzie Hunter and City…
May 4, 2020
Watch Now: Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall
I would like to thank everyone who participated in the live Scarborough-Guildwood Virtual Town Hall with my colleagues MPP Mitzie Hunter and Councillor Paul Ainslie…
April 22, 2020
Ramadan Greetings
Ramadan is a great reminder to continue to be compassionate to those less fortunate, generous to our neighbours and appreciative for all the prosperity and…
April 9, 2020
Easter Greetings
Dear Friends, This weekend, people across Canada and the world will be celebrating Easter. “For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but…
March 23, 2020
COVID-19 Update
Your health and safety continue to be my primary concern. As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, I want to inform you that our constituency office…
March 11, 2020
Prime Minister Trudeau Visits Scarborough-Guildwood
Scarborough-Guildwood has seen the largest drop in child poverty in the country! Thanks to the landmark Canada Child Benefit, we have lifted close to 20,000…
February 24, 2020
Nuclear Disarmament Breakfast
I was delighted to host Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, U.N. Under-Secretary-General & High Representative for Disarmament Affairs at a meeting of parliamentarians to discuss nuclear arms…
February 13, 2020
Article Feature: Proposed Bill Would Require Canadian Companies to Disclose Forced Labour in their Product Production
Canadian companies should be required to disclose whether their products are made through forced labour, three parliamentarians said as they introduced new legislation in the…
February 4, 2020
Media Advisory: All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking to Table Modern Slavery Bill
All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Groupe parlementaire multipartite de lutte contre l’esclavage moderne et la traite des personnes   ALL-PARTY…
February 3, 2020
Speech on Bill C-4: An Act to Implement the New NAFTA
A good trade deal is good security & good security is a good trade deal
January 29, 2020
Article Feature: Budget, Foreign Affairs, and Fighting Climate Change Among Top Cabinet Priorities as Parliament Returns
The governing Liberals will focus on their most high-profile election promises in this minority 43rd Parliament when the House returns on Jan. 27 to continue…
January 29, 2020
Article Feature: Signs of Political Opportunism Emerge as MPs on Canada-China Relations Committee Urge Collaboration
MPs of all political stripes argue that the upstart special committee dealing with Canada’s relationship with China is not a place to score political points.…
March 3, 2017
Funding Announcement at Centennial College
How often do we hear about the mismatch between jobs and skills? Employers are desperate to find qualified workers, and qualified workers are desperate to…
January 4, 2017
Canada Summer Jobs 2017 Information Session
Attention all small business owners, not for profit corporations and charitable organizations. Summer jobs application deadline is fast approaching and my office will be hosting…
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