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  • His favourite word is matter.

Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Tree lighting, caroling, hot chocolate and more at the #HammondsPlains Community Centre on Sunday (3pm-6pm). Sounds… https://t.co/PNFm3lj0tm

This week

Posted on Twitter Nearly 2,000 people died, and another 9,000 were injured in the Halifax Explosion 101 years ago today. Let’s take s… https://t.co/BXM2yJkKZZ

Posted on Twitter Today, we remember the 14 women killed on this day in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal… for being women. C… https://t.co/hIkW5UR646

Didn't vote on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Didn't vote on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Didn't vote on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Didn't vote on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Didn't vote on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

Posted on Twitter #ParliamentHill is looking very Festive! https://t.co/plVVNZxq2Z

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great to have some Atlantic Canadian students here in #Ottawa for the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations Adv… https://t.co/0F3Xhc9vB2

Posted on Twitter A test of the public #emergency alert system will occur today at 1:55pm local time (2:55 pm ET in QC) on TV+radio+c… https://t.co/Lshakbrxpm

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on October 30, 2018, by the member for Milton regarding the government's response to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Related to the Matter of the Royal Canadian Mounted ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, members of the committee. It's a pleasure to be back before your committee in my role as Speaker of the ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on November 1, 2018, by the hon. member for Windsor West concerning the use ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised on November 1, by the hon. member for Berthier—Maskinongé concerning the response to the ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised raised on October 31, 2018, by the hon. member for Perth—Wellington, concerning the meeting ...

Spoke in the House on Point of Order Turning now to the point of order, the hon. member asked me to divide the question on the bill pursuant to Standing Order 69.1 on omnibus ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege as well as the point of order raised on October 31, 2018, by the hon. ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on October 18, 2018, by the member for Montcalm regarding an alleged misleading statement ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on a point of order raised on October 23, 2018, by the hon. member for Perth—Wellington regarding Bill C-76, an ...

Three months ago

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, ...

More than three months ago

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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