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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 #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter This past weekend, I greeted residents at our constituency office's annual income tax preparation clinic. Thank-you… https://t.co/A5WBlLvcpe

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Syria Thank you, Chair. As-salaam alaikum. Saying thank you doesn't fully encapsulate the gratitude we need to express to you for the work you are doing. You're ...

Posted on Twitter Today I had the opportunity to meet with @JamesReedTOFire and @tpffavp from @TPFFA . Thank you for continuing to g… https://t.co/yboNcBfpLi

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to host @mefimus , Ukrainian MP and social media catalyst for the Revolution of Dignity at the Can… https://t.co/5WTzT5Z6Ki

Posted on Twitter A moving film screening. Myth is the heroic story of Wassyl Slipak who left his career at the Paris opera for Donba… https://t.co/d30tdkMaVy

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad —and because our primary interest should and ought to be to save a Canadian's life, your specialized unit will help the families or other interlocutors in ...

Posted on Twitter Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Liberal Women's Caucus to present my Motion #M163: the establishmen… https://t.co/nFmM8iZ7GG

A month ago

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) Canada provides $1.45 M in funding for Holodomor awareness project At the press conference announcing a Canadian government grant for a Holodomor awareness project (from left) are: Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj; Roma Dzerowicz, executive director, Holodomor National Awareness Tour; MP Arif Virani ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad It absolutely makes sense. Law enforcement officers may not be the best people to negotiate with criminals. There's an inherent tension in there. I'd like to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the answer with respect to the invitation is already very clear. In fact, the invitation should never have been sent, and once discovered, it ...

Posted on Twitter Gun violence is a problem in #EtobicokeCentre and across Canada.Statistics are clear; as crime rates have dropped,g… https://t.co/oAOFBvARHP

Two months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Liberal MP wants to establish an ambassador of 'Women, Peace and Security' Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj wants Canada to have an ambassador of 'Women, Peace and Security.' Wrzesnewskyj introduced a private members' motion M-163 Thursday calling for the creation of the position. “Canada has played an important role in the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Once again, I appreciate the spirit with which this amendment is proposed. I believe it actually speaks to the spirit with which ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, for over a century on International Women's Day, we have made pledges and given flowers. It is not enough. Internationally, we need leadership to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad I'd like to just clarify something that was referenced. Our government has been clear, and our minister has been clear and unequivocal, in condemning the crackdown ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Crimean Tatars Mr. Speaker, in December 1917, 100 years ago, the Crimean Tatars proclaimed their democratic republic and launched their national assembly, the Qurultay. The Bolsheviks abolished this ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I am presenting a petition signed by 60 constituents in my riding of Etobicoke Centre. The petitioners are deeply ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank our colleague from Calgary Nose Hill for all her tremendous work on this study. I would also like to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the President of Kosovo Thank you, Chair. Thank you, President. It's an honour to have you appear before the committee today. It's a special honour for many residents of Etobicoke, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Arms trade hearings set to resume next week Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj also could not be reached. A coalition comprised off nine human rights organizations and the Rideau Institute submitted a joint brief to the committee listing 10 weaknesses they saw in the bill that could undermine Canada ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Every day, as we spend time parsing through, trying to decide whether or not we should proceed, approximately 1,500 civilians are dying because of this trade, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Meeting With a Delegation From Ukraine Thank you, Chair. Prime Minister Groysman, the Donbass was historically an industrial powerhouse. Today it's a war-ravaged wasteland with almost two million IDPs who have fled ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, this past August 24, Canadian soldiers marched in Ukraine's Independence Day parade carrying the Canadian flag in downtown Kyiv, which was a clear message ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in Mogadishu Mr. Speaker, in 2005, as I walked down a dusty road in Jowhar, Somalia, a small girl walked up to me and took my hand. She ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to speak about Bill S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law). First, I would like to ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Putin's regime continues to abuse Crimean Tatars Canadian MP Member of the federal Parliament of Canada from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj wrote this on his Twitter page. "Ukraine'sCrimean Tatarsneed our support as Putin's regime continues to target and abuse Crimea's indigenous people. Crimea is ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Putin's regime continues to abuse Crimean Tatars Canadian MP Member of the federal Parliament of Canada from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj wrote this on his Twitter page. "Ukraine'sCrimean Tatarsneed our support as Putin's regime continues to target and abuse Crimea's indigenous people. Crimea is ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Putin's regime continues to abuse Crimean Tatars – Canadian MP Member of the federal Parliament of Canada from the ruling Liberal Party Borys Wrzesnewskyj wrote this on his Twitter page. "Ukraine's Crimean Tatars need our support as Putin's regime continues to target and abuse Crimea's indigenous people. Crimea is ...

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