Wladyslaw Lizon was born in Nowy Sacz, Poland and holds a Master’s Degree in Mining Engineering from the AGH University of Science and Technology.
After immigrating to Canada in 1988, he became a successful entrepreneur, establishing Gomark Enterprises, which designs and supplies natural stone interior finishes.
For 8 years, Wladyslaw Lizon served as the President of the Canadian Polish Congress, which represents 240 Polish Canadian organizations across Canada and over one million Canadians of Polish heritage. He is also a founding director of Tribute to Liberty, which is building a national memorial to the victims of communism in Ottawa.
Between 2011 and 2015, he served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for the riding of Mississauga East–Cooksville.
Wladyslaw is a long-time resident of Mississauga, where he lives with his wife of over 40 years, Malgorzata. They have two children; Marcin and Kinga, and three grandchildren; Benjamin, Jan and Alexandra.