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Liberal MP for Etobicoke Centre (Ontario)

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

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter From my family to yours, best wishes for a Happy Easter. Joyeuses Pâques. Христос воскрес. Wesołych Świąt Wielkanocnych.

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Tory MP Garnett Genuis Re-introduces Organ Trafficking Bill Genuis already has Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj's support to second the bill. Wrzesnewskyj has in the past twice proposed a similar private member's bill to combat forced organ harvesting in China. “We will be cooperating and working hard to make sure ...

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted No on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted No on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Commemorating victims of the #Katyn Massacre and the #Smolensk Tragedy. @viraniarif @j_maloney @Yvan_Baker #cdnpoli https://t.co/9J6rvf2CMh

Posted on Twitter Tabled in the House just now. Honouring the memory of Sergei #Magnitsky: "Canada's Sanctions Regimes: Sergei Magnit… https://t.co/1sSpVOTOkA

Spoke in the House on Pope John Paul II Day Mr. Speaker, Sunday was Pope John Paul II Day in Ontario. As a young man, Karol Wojtyla entered an underground seminary during the Nazi occupation of ...

Posted on Twitter Glad to hear @ONgov will keep Silver Creek School open! Congratulations @Yvan_Baker and @Friends_of_SCS. #Etobicoke https://t.co/Lanz8vhPQL

A month ago

Posted on Twitter In Markham-Thornhill to support our @liberal_party candidate @mary_ng in the byelection. #voteNG @LPC_O https://t.co/IiusSrRpUi

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak at the third reading of Bill C-22, which will create a committee of parliamentarians to oversee Canada's security bodies. ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present two reports, in both official languages. The first is the ninth report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship ...

Spoke in the House on Operation UNIFIER Madam Chair, I will be sharing my time with the member for Kildonan—St. Paul. Tonight we have heard in detail about Operation Unifier in support of ...

Spoke in the House on Operation Unifier Mr. Speaker, a decade ago, Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergey Kislyak, visited Ottawa as Russian deputy foreign minister. Back then, I confronted Kislyak about Russia's cyber-attacks ...

Posted on Twitter Nominations are now open for the 2017 Exceptional Service Awards. Full details here: https://t.co/yNd0Z0pTz5… https://t.co/3UWxbsqA3T

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Senate Liberal, MPs slamming feds for not living up to transparency promises From left: Senate Liberal whip Percy Downe, Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj; Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre. Sen. Downe has called out the public service for not being transparent, Mr. Poilievre is accusing the government of blocking the release of ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Senate Liberal, MPs slamming feds for not living up to transparency promises From left: Senate Liberal whip Percy Downe, Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj; Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre. Sen. Downe has called out the public service for not being transparent, Mr. Poilievre is accusing the government of blocking the release of ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the eighth report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration entitled “Family Reunification”. ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Operation Unifier is critically important for our ally, Ukraine, whose territory has been militarily invaded and annexed. Two hundred highly respected and talented Canadian ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) “Bitter Harvest” premieres in Canada at Ottawa's Canadian War Museum At the Canadian premiere of “Bitter Harvest” (from left) are: Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Ukrainian Canadian Congress National President Paul Grod, Ukraine's Minister of Culture Yevhen Nyschuk, the film's producer Ian Ihnatowycz, Ukrainian ...

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. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)