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  • His favourite word is pps.

Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Didn't vote on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Didn't vote on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Thanks, Ali, for sharing your story through CMHR! https://t.co/FzGCGm2jcN

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Visit today w LtG Steven Bowes, Commander JT. Ops Comm. Defence duo for Bedford Blues minor hockey, a few yrs ago ;) https://t.co/FpWb1KFuUz

Posted on Twitter The NWT Proclamation and the Statute of Westminster shaped this country. See them now on tour at… https://t.co/AWCAfeiWoI

Posted on Twitter La proclamation des TNO et le Statut de Westminster ont façonné le pays. Venez les voir à la… https://t.co/9GLF7oaN9O

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Point of Order I am now ready to rule on the point of order raised earlier today by the hon. member for Perth—Wellington concerning the supply bill that was ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Ginette Gratton and Gilles LeVasseur on receiving the #OrdreDeLaPléiade @APFfrancophonie https://t.co/mqcvQXKLnP

Posted on Twitter Félicitations à Ginette Gratton et Gilles LeVasseur, récipiendaires de #OrdreDeLaPléiade @APFfrancophonie https://t.co/KPoDM8uVTU

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act There are seven motions in amendment standing on the Notice Paper for the report stage of Bill C-22. The Chair has received a letter from the ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the points of order raised on December 12, 2016 and February 7, 2017 by the member for Carleton, related ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Before we proceed with this evening's votes, I would like to provide guidance to the House on the process respecting recorded divisions on items of private ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order On November 30, 2016, the hon. House Leader of the Official Opposition raised a point of order concerning the use of the motion to proceed to ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CTV News Can you say 'fart' in Parliament? Geoff Regan's strange year as Speaker In a year that included #elbowgate, outrage over the word “fart” being uttered in the House of Commons and plenty of the usual heckling, Speaker of the House Geoff Regan said he hopes 2017 will have a little less shouting. “It's not an easy thing to do ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised on November 23, 2016, by the hon. member for Kingston and the Islands concerning ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on November 3, 2016, by the hon. member for Essex regarding the tabling of ...

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 in the House on Canada's Olympic and Paralympic Athletes Canadians are rightly proud of our athletes. Like them, we all appreciate the years of training and sacrifice and the determination it takes to become a ...

Mentioned by The Ribbon (registration) (blog) Geoff Regan There was plenty of optimism abound when the new speaker, Geoff Regan, outlined his proposals for how the House would conduct itself under his supervision, early December. “It shouldn't be like a boys' club,” remarked the MP for Halifax West. “It ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Nova Scotia's only Speakers to share chair built for Edgar Rhodes That would leave Speaker Geoff Regan seatless when the House of Commons sits. But the Nova Scotian MP says his replacement chair holds cherished history. "When I learned that I would be sitting in the chair that was made for the only other Nova Scotia ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Plane Talk with Geoff Regan: On his political dynasty, job perks and 'cluttering' WATCH: Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan takes a flight with Tom Clark to talk about perks of the job and why he has only spent one night at the speaker's residence on parliament hill.

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Parliamentarians pay tribute to longtime MP Mauril Belanger Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pauses as he signs a book of condolence for Liberal MP Mauril Belanger, who died Tuesday, while Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan looks on, on Parliament Hill, Wednesday in Ottawa. Belanger, 61, who served ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Andrew Leslie: Liberals' Near-Miss On Air Canada Vote Too Close For Comfort ... than usual," said Liberal MP Andrew Leslie, the chief government whip, after the opposition pulled a procedural trick to bring about a snap vote on Bill C-10, which proposes changes to the Air Canada Public Participation Act. Speaker Geoff Regan ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointment of Huguette Labelle to the Position of Chair ... For your benefit, Mr. Chairman, Mr. Michael Duheme is the Chief Superintendent and Director of the Parliamentary Protective Service. Before continuing, I will give everyone time ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2015-16: Vote 1a under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, ... Let me go on to something else. When you were here on May 5 to discuss the main estimates, you told me that AECL funding for ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Votes 1 and 5 under ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES AGENCY, ... At a recent committee meeting, my friend Mr. Carmichael asked a witness about personalized medicine being an area that will be disruptive. In answer, Dr. Danial ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Merci beaucoup. Mr. Marcoccia, first of all, I appreciate your mentioning that over 50% of your research and development is being done in Canada. That's terrific. ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Thank you. Mr. Innes, we heard last week from witnesses that it's very difficult to produce competitive products from cellulose filament and crystals. There are 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