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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.

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #892 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating 70 years of Plast Toronto last weekend. To commemorate the occasion, I presented a framed & signed phot… https://t.co/5rLwpC7lyd

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic and Child Labour and Modern Slavery You touched on an issue that we're grappling with: all of these overlaying claims of sovereignty by different countries, and the indigenous claims. We also have ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is proud to have a feminist foreign policy. Gender equality produces greater prosperity and a more peaceful and secure world. At the ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Incredibly proud of @cafreeland's announcement creating Canada's first #WomenPeaceSecurity ambassador. Thank-you, M… https://t.co/9Lml3pm8lM

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca MPs to debate creating new ambassador for women, peace and security A Liberal MP will move a motion later today to create a new ambassador for women, peace and security. The private member's motion is being presented by Borys Wrzesnewskyj and it calls on the government to come up with a plan to appoint what he calls a ...

Spoke in the House on Women, Peace and Security Ambassador moved: That the House: (a) recognize that Canada has a rich tradition of peacekeeping, peace-making and peacebuilding; (b) recognize that Canada is a world leader in ...

Posted on Twitter HAPPENING NOW: My Private Member’s Motion #M163 to establish an Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security is up for… https://t.co/7DZ3ucSdGj

Posted on Twitter UPDATE: Tonight's debate may begin earlier than expected, at 4:30pm. Tune in to @CPAC_TV to watch my Private Membe… https://t.co/IQViw3hT0J

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Maybe it's not a nuclear threat, but is it not a challenge to sovereignty? The Russians have done something that many people laughed at. They went ...

Posted on Twitter Tune in to @CPAC_TV tomorrow at 5:30 to watch my Private Member’s Motion, #M163 to establish an Ambassador for… https://t.co/ea5lK7ZFre

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad That's a communicated response. What about the response in removing Canadians? Do we have standards? We know Canadians love the Caribbean, love Florida. Do we have ...

Posted on Twitter Fantastic weekend at the @TorUkrFestival and Roncesvalles @PolishFestival. PM @JustinTrudeau reaffirmed the importa… https://t.co/t0k9AO1tGP

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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