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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.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) International development minister of Canada visits Ukraine's war-torn east In fact, no previous Canadian minister has been on the ground in Ukraine for as long – and none have come anywhere close to Ukraine's grey zone, according to Ukrainian Canadian Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who accompanied Ms. Bibeau ...

Posted on Twitter While in Kyiv I visited my old friend Dmytro Pavlychko, renowned poet and politician. We sat and reminisced about t… https://t.co/TuDg1Ag8GX

Posted on Twitter As much as possible with nightly shelling by Russian proxies & their Russian commanders UNHCR, Canada's partner on… https://t.co/el5ua0YdWP

Posted on Twitter On the ground in Donetsk Oblast with Minister @mclaudebibeau and our "flying bird" in the background. #Ukraine https://t.co/jILcCPamMU

Posted on Twitter After official meetings w/Govt Mins & NGOs in Kyiv, Canadian projects sponsoring farm & dairy co-ops, & humanitaria… https://t.co/jwH1upR4Yg

Posted on Twitter As part of Hon. @mclaudebibeau's fact finding mission we visited a farm cooperative in Poltava Oblast with which Ca… https://t.co/cuEjL0ZsQI

Posted on Twitter While visiting Pizza Veterano Minister @mclaudebibeau and I bumped into Andria Susak who fought on Ukraine's frontl… https://t.co/4HisZ4FiWK

A month ago

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Ukrainian community welcomes Canada's additional financial support to Ukraine Minister Bibeau made the announcement in Kyiv during her first visit to Ukraine, July 18-23. She is accompanied by Borys Wrzesnewskyj, (MP, Etobicoke-Centre), Chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, and Alexandra Chyczij, First Vice ...

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I have the honour of presenting a petition signed by Canadians from across the country. The petitioners express great ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Thank you, Chair. Listening to the introductory remarks, I can't help but think how timely this study is. Mr. O'Toole said he was surprised by some ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet and Meeting with a Delegation from ... Minister, it's a tremendous pleasure to see you and to have you come to Canada, and to speak about Moldova. It's an amazing situation. Today the ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the government has the responsibility to protect the private information of Canadians and the integrity of our critical infrastructure. Budget 2018 committed $155 million ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Friendship Group Mr. Speaker, I join all members in welcoming to Canada a delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, led by First Vice-Speaker Iryna Gerashchenko and the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Ukraine Thank you. The Kerch bridge was mentioned in the context of creating a land connection from the Russian mainland to the Crimean peninsula. An important point ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... Thank you, Chair. Minister, Canada and Ukraine have a very strong bilateral relationship, and we've been among the most steadfast international supporters of Ukraine's democratic and ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, on Monday, film director Oleg Sentsov entered the fourth week of his hunger strike in an Arctic hard-labour penal colony 5,000 kilometres from his ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... Thank you, Chair. Minister, following up on Raj's question about threats to our international rules-based order, last week during the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Warsaw, Poland, ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo Thank you. That's exactly why I asked this particular question, because in your report on Canada's involvement in Somalia there's no mention of the incredible work ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) UCC meets with Ukraine's foreign affairs minister Canada's Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk, Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko and Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke-Center) attended the meeting. Minister Klimkin was in Toronto to participate in meetings ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet I would just like to concur with Mr. Genuis's comments on the importance of the subject matter, but also, there are a number of subject matters ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Okay. In that case, I'll turn to Mr. Matas. Mr. Matas, you and Mr. Kilgour wrote a well-documented exposé that, basically, opened up the cover on ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) Canada provides $1.45 M in funding for Holodomor awareness project At the press conference announcing a Canadian government grant for a Holodomor awareness project (from left) are: Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj; Roma Dzerowicz, executive director, Holodomor National Awareness Tour; MP Arif Virani ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the answer with respect to the invitation is already very clear. In fact, the invitation should never have been sent, and once discovered, it ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Liberal MP wants to establish an ambassador of 'Women, Peace and Security' Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj wants Canada to have an ambassador of 'Women, Peace and Security.' Wrzesnewskyj introduced a private members' motion M-163 Thursday calling for the creation of the position. “Canada has played an important role in the ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, for over a century on International Women's Day, we have made pledges and given flowers. It is not enough. Internationally, we need leadership to ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) Ambassadors meet Ukraine's parliamentary interns ... Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman of Ukraine; Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale; Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj, chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group; MP James Bezan ...

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 ...

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