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  • His favourite word is ukraine.

Liberal MP for Etobicoke Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 53% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter This past weekend, I had the honour as vice-chair of the Canada-Kosovo Parliamentary Friendship Group to bring best… https://t.co/5UEHtqSPfV

Posted on Twitter With @BethOttawa, coordinator of @WPSNCanada this morning at the #ElsieInitiative for Women in Peace Operations dis… https://t.co/fIzlja5Y0E

Posted on Twitter Taking part in the #ElsieInitiative for Women in Peace Operations, a Canadian initiative that seeks to deploy more… https://t.co/mL3mw8315y

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Four years ago the #HeavenlyHundred, protesters who stood up for their democratic rights were shot in cold blood by… https://t.co/vvBOBua6Jw

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Posted on Twitter An inspirational round table discussion led by @anitavandenbeld on the role of women in decision-making. Ambassador… https://t.co/6riSqNSmqq

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad I'd like to just clarify something that was referenced. Our government has been clear, and our minister has been clear and unequivocal, in condemning the crackdown ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter “This isn’t a cost; it’s an investment into Canada’s future.” Today I sat down with members of the @CFSFCEE to hear… https://t.co/wyDA0uVOhE

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Crimean Tatars Mr. Speaker, in December 1917, 100 years ago, the Crimean Tatars proclaimed their democratic republic and launched their national assembly, the Qurultay. The Bolsheviks abolished this ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I am presenting a petition signed by 60 constituents in my riding of Etobicoke Centre. The petitioners are deeply ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank our colleague from Calgary Nose Hill for all her tremendous work on this study. I would also like to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the President of Kosovo Thank you, Chair. Thank you, President. It's an honour to have you appear before the committee today. It's a special honour for many residents of Etobicoke, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Arms trade hearings set to resume next week Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj also could not be reached. A coalition comprised off nine human rights organizations and the Rideau Institute submitted a joint brief to the committee listing 10 weaknesses they saw in the bill that could undermine Canada ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Every day, as we spend time parsing through, trying to decide whether or not we should proceed, approximately 1,500 civilians are dying because of this trade, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Meeting With a Delegation From Ukraine Thank you, Chair. Prime Minister Groysman, the Donbass was historically an industrial powerhouse. Today it's a war-ravaged wasteland with almost two million IDPs who have fled ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, this past August 24, Canadian soldiers marched in Ukraine's Independence Day parade carrying the Canadian flag in downtown Kyiv, which was a clear message ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in Mogadishu Mr. Speaker, in 2005, as I walked down a dusty road in Jowhar, Somalia, a small girl walked up to me and took my hand. She ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 I'll leave that line of questioning, although I'm still not quite sure that $250,000 is an adequate amount. I fully support—and I think most of us ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you. You spent a bit of time criticizing the House's unanimous passage of Bill S-226. All five parties, in a rare show of unanimity, passed ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to speak about Bill S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law). First, I would like to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Minister, for appearing before the committee today. I have a series of questions that go to the structure and how we ...

Spoke in the House on Venezuela Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Thornhill has distinguished himself in his human rights advocacy, and I would like to thank him for this important motion. ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of Peace Mr. Speaker, today is the International Day of Peace. This year's theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”. Will the Rohingya fleeing ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Putin's regime continues to abuse Crimean Tatars Canadian MP Member of the federal Parliament of Canada from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj wrote this on his Twitter page. "Ukraine'sCrimean Tatarsneed our support as Putin's regime continues to target and abuse Crimea's indigenous people. Crimea is ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Putin's regime continues to abuse Crimean Tatars Canadian MP Member of the federal Parliament of Canada from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj wrote this on his Twitter page. "Ukraine'sCrimean Tatarsneed our support as Putin's regime continues to target and abuse Crimea's indigenous people. Crimea is ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Putin's regime continues to abuse Crimean Tatars – Canadian MP Member of the federal Parliament of Canada from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj wrote this on his Twitter page. "Ukraine's Crimean Tatars need our support as Putin's regime continues to target and abuse Crimea's indigenous people. Crimea is ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Toronto gets nearly $8M from Ottawa for parks, playground upgrades Bains is joined by (left to right) Science Minister and Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan, Etobicoke Centre Councillor Stephen Holyday, Mayor John Tory, Etobicoke Centre MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Etobicoke-Lakeshore MP James Maloney and Spadina-Fort ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Frustrated by noise, residents near Pearson fear future as airport grows MP for Etobicoke-Centre Borys Wrzesnewskyj is a vocal critic of the GTAA's transparency. (Mark Bochsler/CBC). "My job as an elected representative is to make sure that my community is aware of anything that impacts on their quality of life," he said ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointment of the Honourable Stéphane Dion to the Position ... Thank you, Chair. I'd like to follow-up on Mr. Levitt's question with regard to Crimea. You may not be aware that Mr. Levitt also chairs the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-537 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (judicial interim release for offences involving firearms)