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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.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Bitter Harvest Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to inform the House about the long-awaited motion picture premier of Bitter Harvest, on February 28, at the Canadian War Museum. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague across the aisle noted that this is one of the few times we have had a trade agreement that everyone agrees is ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, as we begin our debate here this evening, I note that tomorrow morning the Canada–Ukraine free trade agreement will be debated in the Verkhovna ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Tamil Heritage Month on the Hill where I encountered a beautiful princess. #TamilHeritageMonth… https://t.co/MdwP8uYqa0

Posted on Twitter Standing in solidarity against terror at the Vigil on Parliament Hill for #QuebecCityMosqueShooting victims #cdnpoli https://t.co/432eOgZRWA

Posted on Twitter Palpable angst among attendees at my Levee today including new Canadians from "Muslim ban" affected countries. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Join me today at Neilson Park Creative Centre (56 Neilson Drive). 2 - 4pm. #etobicoke #cdnpoli https://t.co/8vVyIaS0Ue

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating our 10th anniversary with the love of my life. #10thanniversary #loveofmylife https://t.co/RYzaFGCEyQ

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Thrilled @AhmedHussenLib is our new Minister of Immigration. Looking forward to continuing our work on behalf of those suffering greatly.

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) Holodomor commemorated on Parliament Hill Borys Wrzesnewskyj (MP, Etobicoke-Center in Ontario), the chair of the CUPFG, was master of ceremonies for the commemoration. Nadia Zelem, daughter of Holodomor survivor Halyna Zelem, lit the ceremonial candle. Mr. Wrzesnewskyj recognized Ian ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) Wrzesnewskyj on Crimean Tatar genocide Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Center in Ontario) spoke on December 7 in the House of Commons on Bill C-306, the Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day Act. Following is the text of his remarks. Crimea's seductive ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Canadian MP: Annexation of Crimea violates principles of international law The fundamental principle of the inviolability of borders was defiantly violated by illegal Russian annexation of Crimea. Canadian MP, member of the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj said this at the Federal Parliament of Canada, an Ukrinform ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Canadian MP: Annexation of Crimea violates principles of international law The fundamental principle of the inviolability of borders was defiantly violated by illegal Russian annexation of Crimea. Canadian MP, member of the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj said this at the Federal Parliament of Canada, an Ukrinform ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Winnipeg North. This past July, as the chair of the Canada-Ukraine Friendship Group, and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day Act Mr. Speaker, Crimea's seductive beauty has enchanted visitors over the centuries. It is also the ancestral home of the Crimean Tatars. As blessed as Crimea is ...

Spoke in the House on Violence Against Women Mr. Speaker, for thousands of women, what ought to be the security of family, hearth, and home becomes a place of fear. On any given night, ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) Young Ukrainian triple amputee meets Prime Minister Trudeau, MP Wrzesnewskyj From left are: MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Prime Minister Trudeau, CUF Director of Humanitarian Initiatives Krystina Waler, Mykola's mother, Alla Nyzhnykovska, Mykola, Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko and CUF President Victor Hetmanczuk.

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) Canadian MPs meet with Crimean democracy advocate On the morning of November 16, MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, arranged an exclusive interview with Mr. Afanasiev and Globe and Mail reporter Michelle Zilio. (The article ... Later that day, Mr ...

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 in the House on Holodomor Mr. Speaker, 84 years ago, the horror of the Holodomor, the genocide of Ukraine's rural population, began. Stalin decreed food illegal for Ukrainian farmers. The Kremlin's ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, Canada and Ukraine share a unique bond. We stood shoulder-to-shoulder with her people during the Maidan revolution of dignity and the subsequent Russian military ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Mr. Biersteker, I'd like to continue where Mr. Levitt finished off. It was referenced earlier that at one point UN sanctions appeared to be quite effective. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance and Statutory Review ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for the opportunity, Mr. Fragiskatos. I'd like to follow up on my colleague's questions around targeted sanctions in regard to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-6 Thank you, Ms. Hubers. Before we begin the clause-by-clause study, I would like to provide the many new members of the committee with a few comments ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security and Briefing on the Campaign for Sergei Magnitsky ... Thank you, Chair. Mr. Kara-Murza, you have my heartfelt gratitude. I don't know how to put it more poignantly; it's my heartfelt gratitude that you're here ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2015-16: Votes 1c and 5c under Citizenship and Immigration ... Thank you. I'd like to follow up on my previous questions with the department officials. It's been almost four years—June of 2012—since the legislation passed allowing ...

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