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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

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

A week ago

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

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @KarinaGould. Looking forward to working with her on democratic renewal. @Liberal_Party @CdnDemocracy #MyDemocracy #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter A heartfelt congratulations to our new Minister of Foreign Affairs @cafreeland. @CanadaFP @Liberal_Party #cdnpoli

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Spreading Christmas Joy at Scarlett Manor Community Housing with my team of volunteers. #MerryChristmas @TOHousing https://t.co/Mt0AgdaWXG

A month ago

Posted on Twitter I wish you a #MerryChristmas and a #HappyNewYear. Je vous souhaite #JoyeuxNoel et #BonneAnnee. https://t.co/G89ts9hvV2

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Two 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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

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)