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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 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #CPC policy not connected with reality. And this is news? http://t.co/qL9AG1rdvq

Posted on Twitter Firefighters teaching home safety at Bedford Fire Station Open House . http://t.co/7TbqKn16Ez

This week

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to casting a line with Little Fishers at DeWolf Park in Bedford tonight! Come by for a beautiful evening on the pier.

Posted on Twitter #QP Safety measures required for oil shipped by rail http://t.co/rzu5EhtwcA

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted No on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter "A fundamental question of honour" http://t.co/JeIU5JLdRu

Posted on Twitter "A fundamental question of honour" http://t.co/NhwpupOcAI

Voted Yes on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Spending Mr. Speaker, this inept government squandered more than $280,000 because it could not pay its cell phone bills on time. Taxpayers are not happy to see ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in debate on Bill C-587 and to follow my colleague from Montreal, who has spoken very eloquently, as always. ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure and an honour to be here today, in the House of Commons, to speak to Bill C-22. The Conservative government ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to departmental procurement through CORCAN between fiscal year 2005-2006 and fiscal year 2012-2013: (a) what departments have purchased products through CORCAN; (b) what was ...

Two 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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the joint review panel on the northern gateway warned that this project would cause adverse effects on a number of valued ecosystems. Obviously the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a number of petitions. The first group of petitions are on behalf of a large number of Quebec residents who ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Opportunities for Canada to contribute to energy security in Ukraine and the ... Mr. Sorensen, we just heard a minute ago from the gentleman from Poland about the issue of pricing in Ukraine and how it's low and is ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America You also wrote that, “There is some question whether the NSPS—” —that's the national shipbuilding procurement strategy, for those who might be listening— “—will actually be ...

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