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Liberal MP for Etobicoke Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 53% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter We as Canadians must confront the culture of #ViolenceAgainstWomen. #stopviolenceagainstwomen #whiteribbon #cdnpoli https://t.co/ynuHbXZHk2

This week

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, ...

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted No on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted No on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

A week ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter With my friend @RomeoDallaire at the presentation of his new book "Waiting for First Light". This book is an act of… https://t.co/mBVoOORrJv

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter #Budget2017 Consultation with @j_maloney @KirstyDuncanMP and me happening now at the Etobicoke Civic Centre #cdnpoli https://t.co/EsPN4yY44i

Posted on Twitter Today we remember the victims of the #Holodomor famine genocide. To the victims let us pledge "Never Again" https://t.co/wEaycQxR6d

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Parliament of Canada to commemorate victims of Holodomor in Ukraine The members of the Parliament of Canada will commemorate the 83d anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine. MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, the event organizer, said this in a commentary to an Ukrinform correspondent. The ceremony, which is organized in ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Etobicoke resident Leslie Webb inducted into the Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur for his W… https://t.co/Rkh6ZAVWhp

Posted on Twitter #RemembranceDay Ceremony at Etobicoke Civic Centre. #RememberThem https://t.co/d5F594MAzL

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 in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration entitled “After the ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Conservative MP wins vote on Yazidis Meanwhile, Rempel had some quiet — and some not-so-quiet — support from Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who had been one of four Liberals to break ranks and vote in favour of a failed Conservative motion in June declaring the atrocities committed by ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, following the usual consultations among all parties, I believe you would find unanimous consent for the following motion: That the Sixth report of the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, there have been consultations and the usual arrangements among the parties, and I believe that you will find unanimous consent for the following motion: ...

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 in the House on 1956 Hungarian Revolution Mr. Speaker, yesterday marked the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution. Courageous Hungarians took to the streets throughout their country, demanding freedom and democracy. By ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) UCC congratulates Trudeau on historic visit to Ukraine Prime Minister Trudeau was accompanied by Canada's Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland, Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj (chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group) and a delegation of community leaders from the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Time to change refugee law, says immigration committee chair Members of the House Immigration Committee, including chair Borys Wrzesnewskyj and vice-chairs Michelle Rempel, centre, and Jenny Kwan will spend their summer studying how to fix a refugee system in Canada that isn't designed to deal with internally ...

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)