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  • His favourite word is offshore.

Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 35.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General said that Veterans Affairs does not educate family members on possible signs of mental illness. Is this because that if a ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Cdn Heart & Stroke Foundation President David Sculthorpe speaking on Parliament Hill. http://t.co/y8r9coa22Y http://t.co/CnXIavE8QV

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

Posted on Twitter Thanks, @patriciaarab! Hey, you heard Mike is 1st Irish-Lebanese mayor, eh? Couldn't say he was 1st Irish-Lebanese MP, though! ;-)

Posted on Twitter Conservative government's gross mismanagement results in $3.6 million in late fees http://t.co/q6eApuddfw

Posted on Twitter Congrats to #SMU President Colin Dodds, honoured at #LebaneseIndependenceDay celebration, #Halifax

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to talking about @oneNovaScotia w/ @RayIvany tomorrow 2-4 at @CdaGamesCentre. Read the report at http://t.co/OztIRjTz5J.

Posted on Twitter » Stephen Harper has wasted $750 million of your money. Wanna know how? http://t.co/YuNOvbzkpj

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government telecommunications: since January 2012, inclusive, (a) on how many occasions was a service terminated, disconnected, or otherwise interrupted due to non-payment or ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Beechville Bicentennial Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the community of Beechville on its 200th anniversary. Beechville, which was originally called Beech Hill, ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, a new gag order has been imposed on the Conservative caucus. It is all but impossible to get Conservatives to utter the phrase “income ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2014 Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, for those kind words and for allowing me the floor. Ms. Cheng, on pages 1.45 to 1.49 of volume II, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Mr. Chairman, I am sitting in today on behalf of a colleague, Dr. Hedy Fry. I don't have the medical background that she does, of course, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak to this misguided NDP motion. The motion we are debating calls on the federal government ...

Spoke in the House on Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association Mr. Speaker, the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association just celebrated 75 years of service. I was very happy to be on hand to mark this milestone. The ...

Spoke in the House on National Health and Fitness Day Act M. Speaker, it has been downhill ever since, as my colleague says. While the goal of the bill is to make Canada the fittest nation in ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government's pipeline policy has been an utter failure. One result of this incompetence has been a dramatic increase in oil shipments by ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Mike Duffy scandal: MP Geoff Regan to give Liberals' view on developments The federal Liberals are keen to draw the Mike Duffy Senate scandal back into the Prime Minister's Office. Liberal MP Geoff Regan is holding a press conference starting at 11 a.m. ET in Ottawa to offer his party's view on recent developments. Mobile users ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting ... Mr. Chairman, this deals with two things. One is non-use value, as you can see in our proposed subparagraph 11.1(1)(iii), and it also deals with the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-611 An Act to amend the Trade-marks Act (public authority)

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Let me start with Mr. Binder. Thank you all, by the way, for being here this morning. Mr. Binder, numerous ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting ... Let me pursue that for a second. What you're suggesting is that a major would pursue it despite the unlimited absolute liability, whereas a smaller player ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Yes, Mr. Chairman. This would provide that a Canadian will have a full appeal to the Federal Court in the case of citizenship revocation proceedings. Canadian ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, Vote ... So I guess you're not prepared to make a commitment today of that sort. Let me turn to another subject. Ontario has come to the table ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Opportunities for Canada to contribute to energy security in Ukraine and the ... I only have seven minutes and I wish I could have half an hour for all my questions. We've heard that Professor Mohan Malik from Honolulu ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News MP Scott Armstrong's expenses remain among lowest Central Nova MP and Justice Minister Peter MacKay had the lowest expenses at $368,140, while Halifax West MP Geoff Regan's were second lowest at $368,447 and West Nova MP Greg Kerr's third lowest at $376,260. Rodger Cuzner's expenses were the ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News MP Scott Armstrong's expenses remain among lowest Central Nova MP and Justice Minister Peter MacKay had the lowest expenses at $368,140, while Halifax West MP Geoff Regan's were second lowest at $368,447 and West Nova MP Greg Kerr's third lowest at $376,260. Rodger Cuzner's expenses were the ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News MP Scott Armstrong's expenses remain among lowest Central Nova MP and Justice Minister Peter MacKay had the lowest expenses at $368,140, while Halifax West MP Geoff Regan's were second lowest at $368,447 and West Nova MP Greg Kerr's third lowest at $376,260. Rodger Cuzner's expenses were the ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers ... Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ... Kevin Lamoureux, Dominic Leblanc, Lawrence MacAulay, John McCallum, David McGuinty, John McKay, Joyce Murray, Massimo Pacetti, Bob Rae, Geoff Regan, Francis Scarpaleggia, Judy Sgro, Scott Simms, Lise St-Denis, Justin Trudeau, Frank Valeriote ...

Mentioned by Canada.com Teen exposes epilepsy on Parliament Hill Cassidy's member of Parliament, Geoff Regan eventually drafted the Purple Day Act, which passed last year. He felt that more people needed to know about the condition and have compassion for those who have it. "People who have this aren't strange, they ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-278 An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy