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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

Posted on Twitter Generations of the bravest among us have given the ultimate sacrifice so that we may live & love in freedom, peace… https://t.co/hyaS52VDgA

Posted on Twitter This week along with Federal Caucus Colleagues we held our inaugural meeting for the GTAA Caucus. #topoli #ontpoli https://t.co/vGdVnx5UMb

Posted on Twitter #CanadaRemembers #LestWeForget https://t.co/PCUpt3SLOx

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Hosting roundtable with @HarjitSajjan, @j_maloney, @viraniarif and the Ukrainian-Canadian community in Etobicoke.… https://t.co/18T5vYhgyg

Posted on Twitter A somber & moving Remembrance Day ceremony in Etobicoke. Our gratitude to all Ukrainian-Canadian veterans and soldi… https://t.co/M1KySpz0VM

Posted on Twitter Thank you, Minister @HarjitSajjan for your dedication and support! https://t.co/EWcoTpZ3Cv

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise to ask for the unanimous consent of the House to return to presenting reports from committees. The Standing Committee on Citizenship and ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 12th report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, entitled, “LGBTQ+ at ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Canadian MP urges to cancel visas for Ukrainians Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Member of the Parliament of Canada for Etobicoke Centre, said this, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. "It's time for Canada to study the possibility of lifting visa restrictions with Ukraine, the last Soviet heritage that ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Canadian MP urges to cancel visas for Ukrainians Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Member of the Parliament of Canada for Etobicoke Centre, said this, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. "It's time for Canada to study the possibility of lifting visa restrictions with Ukraine, the last Soviet heritage that ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 11th report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration entitled “Starting Again: ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... China, as a key member of the Security Council, technically is a partner in the sanctions regime against North Korea, so we're relying on China to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Sir, I'd like to address another question that we're grappling with. Canada is a big believer in multilateralism, especially with countries that we consider part of ...

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