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  • His favourite word is forces.

Liberal MP for Etobicoke Centre (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter .@poroshenko #VyshyvankaDay in Canada's Parliament. Liberal MPs support Ukrainian Canadians and Ukraine. #cdnpoli https://t.co/jubR5xo4tx

Posted on Twitter #VyshyvankaDay in Canada's Parliament. @JustinTrudeau and Lib. MPs support Ukrainian Canadians and Ukraine. #cdnpoli https://t.co/9aa4claIXA

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #63 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #62 That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

Spoke in the House on Crimea Mr. Speaker, in 1783, Russia first occupied Crimea and so began a tragic history of 160 years of occupation and multiple ethnic cleansings of the indigenous ...

Voted No on Vote #61 That, in the opinion of the House: ( a) it is in the public interest to protect the ...

Voted No on Vote #60 That, in the opinion of the House, given the importance of trade to Canadian jobs and long-term growth, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #59 on Bill C-10 Amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fourth report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration entitled "Apply Without ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I am presenting a petition signed by constituents in my riding of Etobicoke Centre and throughout the GTA. The ...

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

Posted on Twitter Pleased to have joined @JustinTrudeau @StevenDelDuca and @JohnTory as they announced more public transit funding https://t.co/uDUg9yPR76

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the second report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, entitled “Bill C-6, ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Shen Yun Takes 'Heart and Soul,' Says MP TORONTO—It takes more than talent to perform like the dancers of Shen Yun Performing Arts, said Borys Wrzesnewskyj, the Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre after seeing the final Toronto show April 24 at the Sony Centre. “You have to put your ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Nadia Savchenko, Ukraine's first female fighter pilot, was captured and kidnapped out of Ukraine during Russia's military invasion. In 2014, Savchenko was among the ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Ukraine facing big geopolitical challenges today – Canadian MP Ukraine at present is in the center of the most important geopolitical challenges since World War Two, MP of Canada's Federal Parliament from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj has said. “Currently Ukraine is in the epicenter of one of the ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform News Both Ukraine and Canada face threat from Russia –Wrzesnewskyj Canada has the common border with Russia, so it faces the threats which Ukraine experiences now. Such an opinion was expressed by Canadian MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. "Canada has special relations with Ukraine as ...

Two months ago

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

Posted on Twitter Dear Mrs. Ford & Family, May warm memories of @TorontoRobFord strengthen you during this time of grieving and sorrow https://t.co/iovZPthXzn

Three months ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Honouring outgoing ECFLA Pres Jim O'Rourke. He's been involved in the riding for over 35 years! #lpc #cdnpoli https://t.co/YLwhuZKymr

Spoke in the House on Boris Nemtsov Mr. Speaker, I rise in honour of the late Boris Nemtsov. When one looks at his photos, one sees a man who had a twinkle in ...

Posted on Twitter With @HonJohnMcCallum before his intro of a bill repealing C-24. A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian. #cdnpoli https://t.co/Tk11wOo7xC

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Kyiv Post ​Canadian lawmaker: No change in Canada's policy towards Ukraine, Russia There will be no fundamental change in Canada's policy towards Ukraine and Russia, Canadian Liberal member of parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj told the Kyiv Post during a Canadian delegation visit on Feb. 1. Hailing from the Etobicoke district of Toronto ...

Mentioned by Kyiv Post ​Canadian lawmaker: No change in Canada's policy towards Ukraine, Russia There will be no fundamental change in Canada's policy towards Ukraine and Russia, Canadian Liberal member of parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj told the Kyiv Post during a Canadian delegation visit on Feb. 1. Hailing from the Etobicoke district of Toronto ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) 2015: Ukrainians and Canada: A solid partnership Joining her in the caucus is Borys Wrzesnewskyj, who returned to Parliament after losing in the previous election (by 26 votes). While outgoing Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper was a huge ... Next door in Manitoba, two Ukrainian Canadians now ...

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