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Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Kudos to Cheri Wilson & HWFLA for "Have Your Say" about Climate Change (Part 3) tonight. Excellent meeting! #HopeandHardWork

Posted on Twitter Went door-to-door this afternoon in Beechville Estates. Lots of ice, snow and nice folks. #hopeandhardwork

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Chief Cameron Alexis,of Alberta, speaking for AFN, concludes wishing delegates "live long and prosper," at #PDAC2015

Posted on Twitter Mississauga-New Credit FN Knowledge & Wisdom Keeper at #PDAC opening ceremonies. With @ScottBrisonMP. http://t.co/czJArqS0jB

This week

Posted on Twitter At SupperNova multicultural community event w Molhem Hakam, Amanda Fawcett & Jennifer Robbins. #ISANS http://t.co/ZZ2gmhvrFY

Posted on Twitter Dropped in to say Xīnnián kuàilè at Canada-Hong Kong Bus. Assoc.'s Chinese New Year Gala at SMU

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, getting U.S. approval for the Keystone pipeline is very important for our economy. Unfortunately, the Prime Minister has bungled this critical file. He thought ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would also like to thank the professor. I would like to speak briefly about the added value that bioenergy ...

Spoke in the House on Figure Skating Mr. Speaker, I rise today to salute an outstanding young athlete from Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia. Olivia Rybicka-Oliver is a provincial figure skating champion, but she ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Thank you very much. Mr. O'Carroll, I'll turn to you. There have been some news articles suggesting that there's been a breakdown in the negotiations of ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, despite the superhuman efforts made by the Acadian community of Nova Scotia, it is no longer able to do more with less. It has ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, communities across Atlantic Canada have urgent infrastructure needs: water and sewer, transit and housing, roads and bridges. They are looking for the federal government ...

Spoke in the House on Wedding Anniversary Congratulations Mr. Speaker, last week was a special one for Bedford's Philip Riteman. Mr. Riteman and his wife, Dorothy, happily celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak today in the House to Bill C-46, the so-called pipeline safety act. I listened closely to the speeches ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Parks Canada, in respect of Beaubassin National Historic Site of Canada (“Beaubassin”): (a) what are the details of all expenditures, broken down by ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CTV News NS MP urges Canada Post to rethink cancelling door-to-door delivery A well-known Maritime MP is urging Canada Post to rethink its cancellation of door-to-door delivery. Geoff Regan, Liberal MP for Halifax West, is calling for a moratorium on the plan, which will ultimately see Canadians collecting their mail at community ...

Mentioned by CTV News Halifax MP urges Canada Post to rethink cancellation of door-to-door delivery A well-known Maritime MP is urging Canada Post to rethink its cancellation of door-to-door delivery. Geoff Regan, Liberal MP for Halifax West, is calling for a moratorium on the plan, which will ultimately see Canadians collecting their mail at community ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the government's failure to champion strong environmental policies is damaging our economy and killing jobs. Its neo-Conservative ideology is hindering the ability of our ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Review of propane markets in Canada There was no difference. Okay. We had a situation, of course, where in the dead of winter, some people had no supply or they had a ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, ... Well, you did certainly talk about medical isotopes, so let me ask you, what work has been done to determine the impact on global supply of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Subject matter of Clauses 102 to 142 (Industrial Design Act), 174 to ... I'm delighted to hear that's been done, Mr. Chairman, and it's a joy to enjoy your chairmanship as well, may I say. Thanks very much to ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of clauses 376 to 381 of Bill C-43, A second ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I will recommend that proposed section 29 be deleted, given the clear evidence from Mark Pearson that there is absolutely no evidence ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of clauses 376 to 381 of Bill C-43, A second ... I thank Ms. Charlton for her honesty. Mr. Chair, I'll be focusing on the extractive sector provisions here. I want to begin by making it clear ...

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, ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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