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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Time to sign off, so to speak. Congrats to new #halifaxwest MP-elect ⁦@LenaMetlegeDiab⁩ and best wishes! https://t.co/Q78BtKTEuo

A week ago

Posted on Twitter What a pleasure for my brother David and I to go door to door with @AndyFillmoreHFX yesterday! (David’s the one wit… https://t.co/xRURrX9XpM

Posted on Twitter Be a voter! Vote today! Advance voting begins today and runs until Monday, Sept 13. You can vote at your assigned… https://t.co/b9QhTodIsA

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter A friendly reminder to all those voting by special ballot this year, when writing in the name of your chosen candid… https://t.co/X6U3Nql43E

Posted on Twitter Hello Halifax West! Did you know you can vote today? You can vote at the returning office (90 Lovett Lake Ct) every… https://t.co/7bt621R0sF

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Consultations have opened earlier this week to help inform the modernization of EI. You are invited to share your… https://t.co/6KoKKtKwA2

Three months ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted No on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Economic Imperative and Long-Term Importance for Small Rural Municipalities Outside of Major ... You're one of many examples of newcomers to Nova Scotia, the Atlantic region and Canada who have come here and have new eyes and good skills ...

Spoke in the House on André Gagnon Mr. Speaker, if I may, I would like to join you in congratulating and thanking André Gagnon for his years of service to the House and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on The Deputy Speaker Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to join with the Speaker and with other colleagues in the House in congratulating and thanking you, the hon. member ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2021-22: Vote 1a under Department of Citizenship and Immigration ... Well, that's a very popular sentiment across the country, as you can imagine. A lot of people are wanting to do that. As cases drop across ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, pursuant to the motion ...

Spoke in the House on Airline Industry Mr. Speaker, throughout the past year, we have heard that the airline industry has been hit hard. Workers, regional routes and the viability of airports across ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations I call this meeting to order. Welcome to meeting number 26 of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations. Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration System and Labour Market Impact Assessment ... I represent the riding of Halifax West. I've seen reports years ago that suggested that this riding is the most diverse riding east of Montreal. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Let me try again, and I'll hopefully be speaking loud enough that you can hear me. You mentioned the temporary resident to permanent resident program. That ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration System and Labour Market Impact Assessment ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'd like to start with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, perhaps Mr. van den Heuvel. How difficult is it, in ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Mr. Couturier, I think you are in St. John's, Newfoundland. I am in Nova Scotia right now, but I expect ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Thank you very much, Madam Chair. My question is actually for all three groups, but in the short time I have, I think I'll start with ...

Spoke in the House on Purple Day Madam Speaker, today is Purple Day, a day dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy, a neurological disorder of the central nervous system, specifically the brain. My ...

Spoke in the House on First Nova Scotian NBA Player Madam Speaker, I would like to congratulate Nova Scotia's Nate Darling on achieving a professional basketball first for our province. Mr. Darling is originally from Bedford ...

Spoke in the House on Nova Scotia Election Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pride to offer congratulations to Nova Scotia's new premier, the MLA for Timberlea-Prospect, Iain Rankin. I thank former premier, Stephen ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the second report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations entitled, “The Breach of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP drops F-bomb in Commons, accuses Trudeau of not caring about Indigenous rights Speaker Geoff Regan immediately stood and told Saganash that, as an experienced member of the House of Commons, he should have known better. He invited the MP to apologize and withdraw the word. "Mr, Speaker, what is happening is so insulting, ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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