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Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 69% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Thanks for showing me what this camp is all about! It was inspiring to see these young people so engaged in this fa… https://t.co/B1U3Bo8YmE

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Happy #NationalAcadianDay to all Acadians here in Nova Scotia, and across our nation. Be proud of your culture and… https://t.co/odI5yjItAF

Posted on Twitter Bonne #FêteNationaleAcadie à tous les Acadiens ici en Nouvelle-Écosse et partout au pays. Soyez fiers de votre cult… https://t.co/KVQaJXnzfF

This week

Posted on Twitter Had a delicious lunch at #IndiaFest at north end of Halifax Forum. On all weekend. https://t.co/oD3YXsLWud

Posted on Twitter Shocked to learn the news of shootings in Fredericton, NB, this morning. My heart goes out to everyone impacted by… https://t.co/naVAjmegZ6

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great news that #Beechville, #NovaScotia has been named a provincial heritage site, with over 30 hectares of land t… https://t.co/G71Ya9ifZh

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 29, 2018 by the hon. member for Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner concerning documents published ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the points of order raised on May 29, 2018 and May 30, 2018 by the hon. member for Elmwood—Transcona ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised by the hon. member for Carleton on May 31, 2018, concerning the alleged intimidation ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised earlier today by the member for Red Deer—Lacombe regarding the notice for time allocation ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Play nice, Speaker pleads with MPs as tensions simmer Given the circumstances, it was somehow fitting that before House Speaker Geoff Regan could deliver his ruling on the privilege complaint lodged against him by New Democrat MP Bill Blaikie in the wake of the now legendary May 25 Commons meltdown, ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 25, 2018, by the member for Elmwood—Transcona concerning the rights of members. ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on two points of order raised yesterday by the hon. opposition House leader regarding government Motion No. 22. I would ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca NDP MP says argument that sparked House uproar was real, not rhetoric The New Democrat MP who sparked a raucous outburst in the Commons over a vote planned for $7 billion in federal spending says he tried at least four times to have his case heard before the confrontation with House Speaker Geoff Regan last Friday.

Spoke in the House on Canada's Olympic and Paralympic Athletes On April 26, 2018, the following motion was adopted by the House of Commons: That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, following ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on April 17, 2018 by the hon. member for Niagara Falls concerning the alleged ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Colleagues, nice to see you this morning. Members of the committee and distinguished guests, thank you for welcoming us back. ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Grit MP Casey says party conditions to avoid nomination challenges for incumbent MPs 'fair,' but he can't meet them ... Liberal MP Sean Casey says he has 'no problem' facing a nomination challenge in 2019, but says he can't knock on 3,500 doors in his riding by Oct. 1. Liberal MP Sean Casey, right, pictured with House Speaker Geoff Regan, says the party rules regarding ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Talking music, motivation and Monty Python with the Speaker of the House of Commons The Honourable Geoff Regan, was elected the 36th Speaker of the House of Commons, on December 3, 2015. He also has served as MP to Halifax West since 1993, calling it, “A fabulous city that you won't want to leave.” From 2003 to 2006, Regan was Canada ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Conservative MP reprimanded for calling finance minister a 'rooster' ... MP reprimanded for calling finance minister a 'rooster'. Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre was reprimanded on Thursday by Speaker Geoff Regan when he referred to Bill Morneau as the “rooster who thinks he made the sun come up because he crowed ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair and committee members. Thank you for welcoming us here today. I am pleased to appear before you to present the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Put the spotlight on bad behaviour in the House This scene is all CPAC viewers could see of Conservative MP Blake Richards being kicked out of the House for excessive heckling on Nov. 30. House Speaker Geoff Regan, pictured in the Speaker's chair, asked the sergeant-at-arms to remove Mr. Richards ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under House of ... Oh, oh! Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. It's a pleasure to be back before you in my role as Speaker ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am also joined today by Mike O'Beirne, Superintendent and Acting Director of the Parliamentary Protective Service; as well as Robert Graham, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be here today as part of your study on the question of privilege ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Parliamentary Protective Service Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm delighted to be back at the procedure and House affairs committee, where I spent some quality time while I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under House of Commons and Vote ... It's a pleasure to be back before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to present the House of Commons supplementary estimates (B) for the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Initiatives toward a family-friendly House of Commons and Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It's nice to be back at the procedure and House affairs committee after a number of years of absence, and in a ...

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

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