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The Honourable John McKay serves as the Member of Parliament for Scarborough—Guildwood. He was re-elected in October 2015 to serve his seventh term in the House of Commons after having first been elected in 1997.
Throughout his long record of public service, John has served in numerous key roles in government and opposition. He has served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance from 2003 to 2006 and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence from 2015 to 2017. He has served as Chair of the Ontario Liberal Caucus, Chair of the Canada-Taiwan Parliamentary Friendship Group, Chair of the Canada-Caribbean Parliamentary Friendship Group and Chair of the Standing Committee on Government Operations. Between 2006 and 2015, John was the Official Opposition Critic for Small Business and Tourism, Official Opposition Critic for Crown Corporations, Liberal Party Critic for the Environment and Liberal Party Critic for Defense.
Prior to his parliamentary career, as a practicing lawyer John McKay was president of the Durham Law Association and executive member of the County and District Law Presidents’ Association. He is the recipient of the UTSC Alumnus of the Year Award 2000, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, and the University of Toronto Arbor Award.
Born and raised in Scarborough, John and his wife, Carolyn, have five children and three grandchildren.
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