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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.

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter On this #NationalDayofRemembranceAndAction on Violence Against Women, let us remember the women who lost their live… https://t.co/iDBUFdoRWC

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Yesterday marked the 20th Anniversary of the #OttawaTreaty Treaty, an integral part of Canada’s #peace legacy.… https://t.co/XzrB02LW3N

Voted Yes on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to participate in the Albanian-Canadian Community Association's this weekend celebration of 105 ye… https://t.co/x9dxEz2eKB

Posted on Twitter A moving memorial held last Monday evening to mark the 84th anniversary of the #Holodomor on Parliament Hill.… https://t.co/skmzpYw3ch

Posted on Twitter Visiting the #Holodomor Mobile Classroom on the Hill last week. https://t.co/s5WsLRhxl5

Posted on Twitter A pleasure to meet the President of #Kosovo @HashimThaciRKS on Parliament Hill and an to arrange with… https://t.co/MX5Rq2bPQP

Three weeks ago

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, ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 I'll leave that line of questioning, although I'm still not quite sure that $250,000 is an adequate amount. I fully support—and I think most of us ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Ukraine Crisis Thank you. You spent a bit of time criticizing the House's unanimous passage of Bill S-226. All five parties, in a rare show of unanimity, passed ...

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 ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Minister, for appearing before the committee today. I have a series of questions that go to the structure and how we ...

Spoke in the House on Venezuela Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Thornhill has distinguished himself in his human rights advocacy, and I would like to thank him for this important motion. ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of Peace Mr. Speaker, today is the International Day of Peace. This year's theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”. Will the Rohingya fleeing ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Toronto gets nearly $8M from Ottawa for parks, playground upgrades Bains is joined by (left to right) Science Minister and Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan, Etobicoke Centre Councillor Stephen Holyday, Mayor John Tory, Etobicoke Centre MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Etobicoke-Lakeshore MP James Maloney and Spadina-Fort ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Canadian MP urges to cancel visas for Ukrainians Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Member of the Parliament of Canada for Etobicoke Centre, said this, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. "It's time for Canada to study the possibility of lifting visa restrictions with Ukraine, the last Soviet heritage that ...

Mentioned by Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news Canadian MP urges to cancel visas for Ukrainians Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Member of the Parliament of Canada for Etobicoke Centre, said this, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. "It's time for Canada to study the possibility of lifting visa restrictions with Ukraine, the last Soviet heritage that ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointment of the Honourable Stéphane Dion to the Position ... Thank you, Chair. I'd like to follow-up on Mr. Levitt's question with regard to Crimea. You may not be aware that Mr. Levitt also chairs the ...

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 ...

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