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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

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #868 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Vyshyvanka Day with parliamentary colleague @PeterFonsecaMP . https://t.co/KQapP2nQjq

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Irish Day on the Hill with my good friend and parliamentary colleague MP @j_maloney 🇮🇪 https://t.co/YEhYM9bMap

Posted on Twitter In my office with the Ukraine-Canada Parliamentary Friendship Group and Minister of Defence @HarjitSajjan . https://t.co/y8Tkrsu5xx

Posted on Twitter A great event organized by the Ukrainian War Veterans Association of Canada to thank Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk… https://t.co/vwG7TUVsxn

This week

Posted on Twitter Canadians need to be reassured that their private information is protected and secure.#Budget2018 committed $155 mi… https://t.co/NVJs0P9U3g

Posted on Twitter Attended the screening of "Cyborgs", a powerful and disturbing film about the heroes of the battle for Donetsk Air… https://t.co/MGobXDg9ZL

Voted Yes on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

A week ago

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, ...

Two weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you. What I'm getting at is that the type of sanctions that are applied clearly haven't led to denuclearization; the program seems to have accelerated. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia I'd like to come back to some of the issues raised by Mr. Grinius. When Chinese state-owned companies acquire Canadian companies, are these then run as ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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